Luz CasaL inks SESAC Latina deal Spanish pop-rock singer Luz Casal, who will receive a lifetime achievement honor at the Latin Grammy Awards in November, has signed with SESAC Latina for the United States and Puerto Rico. In a statement, Casal said she signed with the organization because of the hands-on support its artists receive. SGAE, Spain's main collecting society for songwriters, composers
One of the biggest Latin Grammy Award honors goes to those who have created some of the most memorable songs of the year. It's a category that recognizes the creative process by honoring the songwriter, as opposed to record of the year, which is bestowed to the recording artist and producer.
The 13th edition of the Latin Grammy Awards returns to Las Vegas this year and will air live from the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino on Univision on Nov. 15. The Spanish-language broadcast -- which will air 8 p.m.-11 p.m. ET/PT (7 p.m. CT) -- is one of TV's most-watched nights and features some of the biggest names in Latin music. The awards show, and events that take place during the week, are a partn
This year's best new artist Latin Grammy Award nominees originate from Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Cuba, Mexico, Spain, Venezuela and the United States. Each contender qualifies for a nomination in this category based on albums that "first establish their identity to the public as performers," according to the Latin Recording Academy.
Latin Recording Academy Honors Hitmakers The Latin Recording Academy celebrates several legendary artists for Latin Grammy week, which begins Nov. 14, including veteran Spanish singer/songwriter Luz Casal, Argentine crooner Leo Dan, Puerto Rico-born Rita Moreno and Brazil's Milton Nascimento. The ceremony, held at the Four Seasons in Las Vegas, will also recognize singer/actress Daniela Romo, jazz
Luis Miguel Tops Texas Fest Pop singer Luis Miguel will headline the People en Espanol Festival Sept. 1-2 in San Antonio. The Warner Music artist, who rarely performs at festivals, will be joined at the Alamodome by Daddy Yankee, Prince Royce, Tito "El Bambino," Larry Hernandez, 3BallMTY and DJ Juan Magan, among others. During the day, the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center will host presentatio