1. Jose Lugo, The Surprise Latin Winner at the Grammys

    February 12, 2017 11:35 PM EST 0 0 0 Three out of the four categories in the Latin field were a toss-up. Best Latin Pop Album? Jesse & Joy won for Un Besito Más , but it could have easily gone to Academy fave Gaby Moreno or the iconic international singer Laura Pausini .  Best Lati ...

  2. Vicente Fernandez to Host A Hillary Clinton Debate 'Fiesta' in Las Vegas

    October 18, 2016 4:39 PM EDT 0 0 9 After Vicente Fernández  officially endorsed presidential nominee Hillary Clinton with a personal corrido back in September, it was only fitting that the music icon be the guest of honor during Clinton's official debate fiesta Wednesday night i ...

  3. Joss Favela Calls Vicente Fernandez 'A Warrior & Inspiration to Many Young People': Guest Column

    September 08, 2016 7:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 The up-and-coming regional Mexican singer/songwriter reflects on the Mexican icon's legacy as he releases "Un Azteca En El Azteca" -- which is said to be Don Vicente's last LP ever. Ahead of Vicente Fernández 's  Un Azteca E ...

  4. Vicente Fernández: Exclusive BTS Clip Of 'Un Azteca En El Azteca' Concert in Mexico City

    Vicente Fernández: Exclusive BTS Clip Of 'Un Azteca En El Azteca' Concert in Mexico City

    September 08, 2016 3:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billing it as his last concert ever, Mexican icon  Vicente Fernández gave an emotional and historical performance back in April in Mexico City's Estadio Azteca where he sang all his classics including "El Rey," "Acá entre nos,&qu ...

  5. 'Mi Viejo,' 'Amigo' & More Latin Songs to Dedicate to Dad on Father's Day

    June 17, 2016 8:03 PM EDT As Father's Day approaches (Sunday), we've put together a list of 10 dad-related Latin songs you can dedicate to your papá  on this special occasion. From Vicente Fernández 's ranchera version of the father anthem "Mi viejo,&quo ...

  6. Ha*Ash, Rio Roma & More Latin Stars Pay Tribute to Vicente Fernandez Ahead of His Final Concert

    April 12, 2016 3:38 PM EDT Mexican music legend Vicente Fernández will be playing his last concert on Saturday in the iconic Estadio Azteca in Mexico City. Vicente Fernandez Prepares to Take the Stage for His Final Shows & Tour The "El Rey" singer will close a ...

  7. 13 Things to Know About the Billboard Charts This Week: Selena Gomez Is Revived

    October 23, 2015 4:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 This week's charts saw Selena Gomez score her second No. 1 album, One Direction extending records and more. Here are 13 things you need to know about the  Billboard  charts this week: Selena Gomez Scores Her Second No. 1 Album on Billboard 200 ...

  8. Vicente Fernandez Earns Sixth No. 1 on Top Latin Albums

    October 21, 2015 3:41 PM EDT Also: "Empire" star Jamila Velazquez arrives & La Adictiva Banda rises. Mexican star Vicente Fernandez arrives at No. 1 on Top Latin Albums (chart dated Oct. 31) with Muriendo de Amor (1,000 copies sold in the week ending Oct. 15, ...

  9. Mother's Day Playlist: 10 Latin Songs All About Amor

    May 08, 2015 12:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 When it comes to showing their Mamis some love, Latins aren’t shy about their displays of affection. The same thing applies to songs made for moms, which tend to be unabashedly, well, loving. Here are 10 tracks that we’ll be playing for Mother’s Day ...

  10. Feliz Cinco de Mayo! 10 Songs for Your Party Playlist

    May 05, 2015 2:42 PM EDT 0 0 0 Lest you think this much celebrated date is just about partying and good food, think again. The date is observed to commemorate the  Mexican army 's unlikely victory over French forces at the  Battle of Puebla  on May 5, 1862. And while Cinco d ...

  11. Rolling Stones Top Hot Tours, Grossing $23.6 Million (And Counting...) Down Under

    November 16, 2014 11:07 AM EST The Rolling Stones land on the weekly Hot Tours tally (see list below) after a four-month break from the road. The act takes the No. 1 slot with ticket sales reported from the first three cities on the 14 On Fire tour’s final leg, a trek throug ...

  12. Luis Miguel Announces West Coast Tour with SBS Entertainment

    June 20, 2014 9:00 AM EDT Latin pop star Luis Miguel, who earlier this year took home the Billboard Latin Music Award for Tour of the Year, is teaming up with SBS Entertainment for a 5-city west coast tour launching Sept. 17 in Phoenix, Ariz. The 44-year-old Grammy winning ...

  13. Mexico Ranchero Star Vicente Fernandez Accuses Club Promoter of Money Laundering

    December 20, 2013 11:34 AM EST One of Mexico's most famous singers, Vicente Fernandez, is suing a concert organizer that is also being investigated in Spain for allegedly laundering drug money through concerts in Spain, Latin America and the United States.   Mexican Singer ...

  14. Carlos Vives, Sergio George, Julio Reyes Win Big at Latin Grammys

    November 22, 2013 12:40 AM EST The green carpet never happened as rain fell over Las Vegas, but there were no dampened spirits during the 14th edition of Latin Grammys which celebrated the well-known faces of music and some of the newer voices. The night belonged to two tropica ...

  15. Carlos Vives, Marc Anthony and Draco Rosa Win Big at Latin Grammys

    November 22, 2013 12:40 AM EST The green carpet never happened as rain fell over Las Vegas, but there were no dampened spirits during the 14th edition of Latin Grammys which celebrated the well-known faces of music and some of the newer voices. More Latin Grammys Latin Grammys: ...

  16. Sergio George, Natalia Lafourcade Early Winners at Latin Grammy Pre-Telecast

    November 21, 2013 8:26 PM EST Despite rain and the cancellation of the famous green carpet, the 2013 Latin Grammy pre-telecast opened with a highly spirited performance by Venezuelan band La Vida Bohème, who later took the prize for best rock album. Sergio George was crowned p ...

  17. Alejandro Fernandez Posts His Biggest Sales Week Ever

    September 05, 2013 2:37 AM EDT Veteran Mexican singer Alejandro Fernandez notches his best sales week in his 20-plus year career as his 15th studio album, "Confidencias," out on Universal Music Latino, debuts at No. 1 on Top Latin Albums with 21,000 copies, according ...

  18. Alejandro Fernandez Posts His Biggest Sales Week Ever

    September 05, 2013 2:32 AM EDT Veteran Mexican singer Alejandro Fernandez notches his best sales week in his 20-plus year career as his 15th studio album, "Confidencias," out on Universal Music Latino, debuts at No. 1 on Top Latin Albums with 21,000 copies, accordin ...

  19. Vicente Fernandez Breaks Record on Latin Albums Chart

    May 16, 2013 5:46 PM EDT Vicente Fernandez, currently celebrating his 45th year in the business with a farewell tour, breaks the record for most top 10s for a solo act on Top Latin Albums. His latest set, Hoy , enters at No. 3. The album becomes his 22nd top 10, break ...

  20. Mexican Singer Vicente Fernandez Prepares To Take The Stage For His Final Shows and Tour

    February 15, 2013 11:33 AM EST Mexican ranchera star Vicente Fernandez is returning to complete eight U.S. shows that were canceled in October following an announcement that the artist had a small lump on his liver, requiring major medical attention. After a series of medical ...

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  22. Vicente Fernandez Cancels Remaining 2012 Shows To Undergo Surgery

    November 02, 2012 3:37 PM EDT Mexican singer Vicente Fernández, 72, has cancelled the remainder of his 2012 tour as he prepares to undergo surgery to remove a lump from his liver , according to his rep. In October, the singer announced that doctors had found a lump in his live ...

  23. Vicente Fernandez Has 'Small Lump' on Liver, Cancels Shows

    October 26, 2012 9:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 Iconic Mexican Singer, Featured on Tony Bennett's New Duets Album, Undergoes More Testing Vicente Fernández , the iconic Mexican singer known for his popular ranchera songs, has canceled two early November shows in Mexico due to issues with his ...

  24. Billboard Mexican Music Awards Winners List

    October 18, 2012 11:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 The second annual Billboard Mexican Music Awards aired live Thursday on Telemundo from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, with young acts -- specifically DJ trio 3BallMTY -- dominating the winners column. Read About 3BallMTY's Big Night Here ...

  25. 3BallMTY, Gerardo Ortiz Dominate Billboard Mexican Music Awards

    October 18, 2012 11:00 PM EDT (Photo: Michael Buckner/Getty Images) Young talent and a bold new musical trend dominated the second annual Billboard Mexican Music Awards, with 3BallMTY, the edgy tribal music troupe, winning nine awards, including New Artist of the Year, Artist ...

  26. 3BallMTY, Gerardo Ortiz Dominate Billboard Mexican Music Awards

    October 18, 2012 10:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 Young talent and a bold new musical trend dominated the second annual Billboard Mexican Music Awards, with 3BallMTY, the edgy tribal music troupe, winning nine awards, including New Artist of the Year, Artist of the Year, Duo or Group; Song Artist o ...

  27. Celebrating Mexican Music's Best Artists

    October 15, 2012 6:40 AM EDT Trio 3BallMTY tops ranks of finalists. A rich array of artists are finalists for the second Billboard Mexican Music Awards. Presented by State Farm, the awards can be seen on Telemundo live from Los Angeles on Oct. 18. Finalists-and winners-are ...

  28. Young Acts Lead Finalists For Second Annual Billboard Mexican Music Awards

    September 11, 2012 9:30 AM EDT A trio of young acts that espouse different, bold sounds dominates the list of finalists for the second annual Billboard Mexican Music Awards, which will be broadcast live from Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium on Telemundo Oct. 18. Presented by ...

  29. Tapia Plays To A Different Beat

    August 24, 2012 8:00 AM EDT Regional Mexican star Roberto Tapia releases 11th album, moving from drug tales to more positive tunes. Performing since the age of 9, regional Mexican singer/songwriter Roberto Tapia was born to be an entertainer. It's quite literally in his ...

  30. Tony Bennett To Release Latin Music 'Duets' Album in October

    August 02, 2012 11:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 'Viva Duets' to feature collaborations with Marc Anthony, Chayanne, Gloria Estefan and more. After a pair of "Duets" albums allowed Tony Bennett to revisit classic songs with the help of some younger stars, the 85-year-old singin ...

  31. Gustavo Dudamel, Ruben Blades and Franco De Vita join for 'Viva la Musica' Event

    July 19, 2012 7:48 PM EDT 0 0 0 Los Angeles Philharmonic conductor Gustavo Dudamel , pop star Franco De Vita and actor and salsa icon Ruben Blades will perform as part of a massive concert in Venezuela called "Viva la Musica," which is being billed as a "concert for ...

  32. Gustavo Dudamel, Ruben Blades and Franco De Vita Join For 'Viva la Musica'

    July 19, 2012 6:30 PM EDT Los Angeles Symphony conductor Gustavo Dudamel, pop star Franco De Vita and actor/salsa icon Ruben Blades will perform as part of a massive concert in Veneuzlea on July 22 called "Viva la Musica," which is being billed as a "concert ...

  33. Joan Sebastian, Pepe Aguilar, Shaila Durcal To Play September Tour Dates

    July 13, 2012 5:28 PM EDT Promoters for a major Latin music co-headlining tour featuring Mexican stars Joan Sebastian, Pepe Aguilar and Shaila Durcal say originally announced Sept. dates will take place despite the fact that the tour's initial eight summer dates have ...

  34. Vicente Fernandez and Budweiser Partner for Farewell Tour

    May 04, 2012 2:01 PM EDT As part of its three-year sponsorship deal with ranchera icon Vicente Fernández, Budweiser will, for the third consecutive year, sponsor the singer's U.S. Tour. The Budweiser-Fernández deal, reported by Billboard in 2010 (Billbord.biz, July 1 ...

  35. Latin Conference: Univision's Jose Valle Says Latin Artists Need To Push Into Mainstream Radio Market

    April 25, 2012 12:15 PM EDT Univision Radio president Jose Valle speaks during his Q&A at the Billboard Latin Music Conference. (Photo: Michael Seto) Radio has changed with social media and with the evolving demographics of music lovers. That's one thing radio execu ...

  36. Latin Grammys: Calle 13 Makes History in Star-Studded Night

    November 10, 2011 11:55 PM EST 0 0 0 The 12th annual Latin Grammys, which were telecast live from the Mandalay Bay, made it a night the Puerto Rican rapping duo Calle 13 will not soon forget as they dominated the awards show with a staggering nine wins including record of the year, bes ...

  37. Gerardo Ortiz Sweeps Billboard Mexican Music Awards

    October 21, 2011 2:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Corridos and Romance Coexist at Inaugural Awards, to Air Oct. 27 on Telemundo Hardcore corrido singer Gerardo Ortiz was the big winner at the inaugural Billboard Mexican Music Awards , taking home six honors, including Artist of the Year, New Artist ...

  38. Billboard Mexican Music Awards Finalists

    July 01, 2011 10:00 AM EDT FULL LIST OF REGIONAL MEXICAN AWARD FINALISTS: Artist of the Year: Larry Hernandez Intocable Gerardo Ortiz Espinoza Paz Artist of the Year, New: Julion Alvarez Y Su Norteno Banda Gerardo Ortiz Roberto Tapia Voz De Mando Artist of the Year, Male: L ...

  39. Latin Grammy 2010 Predictions: And the Winner Is...

    November 10, 2010 5:00 PM EST 0 0 0 It's time again for us to make our annual predictions for the Latin Grammy Awards, which will take place at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas on Thursday night (Nov. 11.) Alejandro Sanz , Juan Luis Guerra , Jorge Drexler and Camila le ...

  40. Marco Antonio Solís Makes Latin Chart History With 'En Total Plenitud'

    October 20, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Singer/songwriter Marco Antonio Solís' No. 1 debut this week on Billboard's Top Latin Albums chart makes him the artist with most No. 1s -- a whooping 10 -- on the history of the chart. Solís' "En Total Plenitud" (Fonovisa ...

  41. Alejandro Sanz, Juan Luis Guerra Lead Latin Grammy Nominations

    September 08, 2010 12:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Latin Grammy darlings Alejandro Sanz and Juan Luis Guerra , along with past nominee Jorge Drexler , led the nominations for the 11th edition of the awards with four nods each, tying Mario Domm, the lead singer and songwriter of pop group Camila . Th ...

  42. Chart Beat Thursday: Rihanna, Alicia Keys, Sting

    July 22, 2010 4:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 'LOVE' IS ...: As previously reported , Eminem 's "Love the Way You Lie" rises 2-1 on the Billboard Hot 100 , becoming the rapper's fourth chart leader. The song's coronation is likewise noteworthy for featured art ...

  43. Budweiser, Vicente Fernandez In Sponsorship Deal

    July 01, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Ranchera icon Vicente Fernandez will be the new face of Budweiser in the U.S. for the next three years, in a deal that includes tour support and a national Spanish-language advertising campaign, Billboard.biz has learned. Budweiser will be the pre ...

  44. Vicente Fernandez Cancels Phoenix Concert

    June 02, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Ranchera icon Vicente Fernandez has canceled his July 18 show at the US Airways Center in Phoenix. Live Nation didn't respond to inquiries at press time about the specific reason for the cancellation. But it comes in the wake of other Latin a ...

  45. Cypress Hill, Pitbull, Mexican Artists Cancel Arizona Concerts In Protest

    May 18, 2010 10:53 AM EDT 0 0 0 Arizona's tough new immigration enforcement law isn't scheduled to take effect until late July. But fear and anger stirred by the law are already beginning to take a toll on concerts in the state, particularly on events featuring regional ...

  46. Marc Anthony, Los Temerarios To Be Honored At Billboard Latin Music Awards

    April 14, 2010 8:46 AM EDT 0 0 0 Superstar Marc Anthony and iconic Mexican group Los Temerarios will be honored with the Billboard Spirit of Hope and Billboard Lifetime Achievement Awards, respectively, during the 2010 Billboard Latin Music Awards presented by State Farm, airing li ...

  47. 50 Latin Stars Gather To Record 'Somos El Mundo'

    February 22, 2010 7:40 AM EST 0 0 0 The atmosphere at Miami's Bongo's restaurant, perched on top of the American Airlines Arena, was almost festive as an endless stream of Latin acts began to file inside. They were there to record "Somos el Mundo," the Spanish-lang ...

  48. Hot Tours: Miley Cyrus, Vicente Fernandez, Taylor Swift

    February 11, 2010 1:35 PM EST 0 0 0 Pop star Miley Cyrus reigns atop the latest Hot Tours rankings based on totals from December European performances of her Wonder World Tour. Reported by promoter AEG Live, box office grosses totaled $21.9 million (US$) for 11 shows in four markets. ...

  49. SanDisk Releases 500-Song Latin Music Memory Card

    December 16, 2009 12:00 AM EST SanDisk has released a new Billboard-branded slotRadio memory card pre-loaded with 500 songs from top Latin artists including Shakira, Banda El Recodo, Enrique Iglesias, Valentin Elizalde, Intocable, Vicente Fernandez, Gilberto Santa Rosa, Flex, W ...

  50. Hot Tours: U2, Bruce Springsteen, Vicente Fernandez

    November 05, 2009 10:31 AM EST 0 0 0 Live Nation has reported the last six dates on the fall leg of U2 's "360 Tour" including the sold out performance at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif. (Oct. 25) that set a new record for highest attendance (97,014) by a solo headline ...

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