1. Latin Grammy Special Awards Highlight Musical Legacies In Touching Tributes

    November 21, 2013 2:25 AM EST Colombian crooner Carlos Vives, who presented one of the trophies, appropriately set the tone during the Latin Grammy Awards special awards presentation at the Four Seasons Las Vegas. “We feel like kids since so many of our heroes are in the room, ...

  2. Backbeat: La Santa Cecilia’s La Marisoul Walks on Ceiling at La Cita Bar Signing Party

    February 20, 2013 3:33 PM EST Above: La Marisoul of La Santa Cecilia walks on the ceiling during a show at La Cita Bar in downtown L.A. where the band celebrated signing to Universal Music Latino. ( Photo: Chicano Batman) The line was long, down the street and around the corn ...

  3. En Breve

    August 30, 2012 12:55 PM EDT Luis Miguel, Latin Music Video Network Debuts, and Lokixximo Luis Miguel tops Texas Fest Pop singer Luis Miguel will headline the People en Español Festival Sept. 1-2 in San Antonio. The Warner Music artist, who rarely performs at festivals, will ...

  4. LAMC Wraps-Up With Big Hopes for Latin Alternative as 'Demographic Growing Exponentially'

    July 16, 2012 4:45 PM EDT The LAMC "Licensing in 2012: Are Advertising, Games & Synchs the New Radio?" panel. (Photo: Marlon Bishop) The 13th Latin Alternative Music Conference in New York City wrapped up on Friday and Saturday with three panels on topics ran ...

  5. BACKBEAT: Plácido Domingo, Marcos Wit, Sebastian Krys and More Celebrate La Gota de La Vida

    September 21, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Plácido Domingo ; Los Angeles mayor Antonio Villarraigosa ; Christian music star Marcos Witt ; pianist Arthur Hanlon and producer Sebastian Krys were among the celebs present at the Sept. 7 premiere of “La Gota de La Vida,” the song and video reco ...

  6. Fonsi Steps Up His Sound

    July 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Luis Fonsi began his career as a classic Latin balladeer, a purveyor of romantic songs with lyrical lines adorned by singing strings. On the eve of his fifth album, he boasts an updated sound. "Pas ...

  7. El Otro Lado de Mí

    March 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Do not make the mistake of describing Soraya as a mellow, acoustic singer/songwriter. In her follow-up to "Soraya," her comeback album after a bout with cancer, she presents herself not only as assert Do not make the mistake of describing ...

  8. Soraya Reveals A Different Side On New Set

    February 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. When Soraya won the 2004 Latin Grammy Award for best singer/songwriter album, she was caught off guard. The artist was up against some of Latin music's most venerable songwriters, including Joan Ma ...

  9. Hot Product

    September 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Gloria Estefan That's A 'Wrap' Gloria Estefan's new album, "Unwrapped," arrives this week from Sony Music. The set will be Estefan's first English-language studio album in nearly six years, and her most intimate al ...

  10. Gloria Gets Personal

    July 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Reinvention is often seen as essential for longevity in pop music. But for Gloria Estefan, the more things change, the more her personal life and public persona seem to stay the same. It's a parado ...

  11. Estefan Gets Personal On New Album

    July 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Gloria Estefan's new album, "Unwrapped," will be released Sept. 23 worldwide by Sony Music. The set will be Estefan's first English-language studio album in nearly six years, and her most intimate alb Gloria Estefan's new al ...

  12. Carlos Vives Comes Back To Life

    November 08, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Two years ago, Carlos Vives seemed to have passed his prime. After his spectacular success with "Clasicos de la Provincia" and its follow-up -- albums that introduced vallenato, the traditional accord Two years ago, Carlos Vives seemed to ...