Marco Antonio Solís

  1. Marco Antonio Solis Re-Ups With Universal

    June 12, 2013 5:14 PM EDT Singer/songwriter Marco Antonio Solís, one of Latin music’s most storied artists, has renewed his contract with Universal, this time through Universal Music Latino, the label’s pop imprint.  Solís new album of pop material, Gracias Por Estar Aqu ...

  2. Jenni Rivera's Family Asks Radio Stations to Play 'La Gran Senora' at Noon Thursday

    December 19, 2012 6:54 PM EST The family of Jenni Rivera asking radio programmers to play Rivera's hit "La Gran Señora" tomorrow (Thursday) at noon, PT. "All of you contact all of the radio stations," Gustavo Rivera, Jenni's brother, told the audi ...

  3. Jenni Rivera's Album Sales Gain 1,014% and Claim Top Three Slots on Latin Chart

    December 18, 2012 9:54 PM EST The late Jenni Rivera's presence is felt strongly on many of Billboard's music charts this week following her tragic death on Dec. 9. With the most recent Nielsen SoundScan tracking week ending on Dec. 16, the new Billboard charts reflec ...

  4. Jenni Rivera's Sales Soar

    December 13, 2012 3:13 PM EST Though news of Jenni Rivera's fatal plane crash broke on Dec. 9, the last day of the SoundScan tracking week, her passing still rocked the charts. In that single day, even before Rivera was officially declared dead, her albums sales rose 334% ...

  5. Jenni Rivera Reflects on Her Struggles & Triumphs in 2011 Billboard Interview

    December 10, 2012 1:26 PM EST In this candid interview with the late Jenni Rivera from Billboard's Dec 3, 2011 issue, the Mexican-American banda queen discusses the many challenges she faced -- including domestic violence, being a single-parent of three, and working in th ...

  6. Marc Anthony, Chayanne, Marco Antonio Solis' GIGANTE3S Tops Billboard Hot Tours Chart

    September 17, 2012 7:00 AM EDT The Latin music GIGANT3S Tour scores a No. 1 ranking on this week's lineup of Hot Tours with over $10 million in ticket sales reported from a late-summer trek. The show, which featured the major star power of Marc Anthony, Chayanne and Marco ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Homero Patron, Mexican Composer and Producer, Dead at 61

    July 07, 2012 12:41 PM EDT Mexican composer, arranger and producer Homero Patrón, known for his elegant renderings of Mexican music, passed away July 4 in Los Angeles. He was 61 years old. An unfailingly polite man who worked with a wide array of acts-including Marco Antoni ...

  9. Backbeat: 360 Group, AJ Music, Cardenas Execs Wind Down at La Salsa Vive Party

    April 25, 2012 12:30 PM EDT The scene at the "La Salsa Vive" party, which closed out day one of the Billboard Latin Music Conference. (Photo: Michael Seto) With video footage of Celia Cruz and Johnny Pacheco performing "Quimbara" as a backdrop and N' ...

  10. Marc Anthony, Chayanne, Marco Antonio Solis Announce 14-City U.S. Tour

    April 23, 2012 1:49 PM EDT Three of the biggest names in Latin music-salsa singer Marc Anthony, romantic balladeer Marco Antonio Solis and pop vocalist Chayanne-are teaming up for a U.S. tour that will take them to 14 cities, the trio announced during a press conference at ...

  11. Shakira, Prince Royce Win Big At Premio Lo Nuestro Awards

    February 17, 2012 2:06 PM EST MIAMI (AP) - With four awards each, Shakira and Prince Royce were the top winners on Thursday's Premio Lo Nuestro, although the Colombian star was not there during the evening, which was full of colorful performances but not both awards. The ...

  12. Gloria Estefan First Woman To Debut Atop Hot Latin Songs Chart

    January 03, 2012 4:31 PM EST Gloria Estefan becomes the first woman in the 25-year history of Billboard's Hot Latin Songs chart to debut at No. 1, as "Hotel Nacional" launches at the summit. The second single from Estefan's first album in four years, " ...

  13. Shakira, Calle 13, Marco Antonio Solis To Perform at Latin Grammys

    October 24, 2011 4:10 PM EDT Multi-nominee Calle 13, Venezuelan troubadour Franco de Vita with Mexican rocket Alejandra Guzman, rockers Mana with Prince Royce (who performed last year but is featured in a remake of Mana's current single, "El Verdadero Amor Perdona&q ...

  14. Marco Antonio Solis, Ana Gabriel Announce Co-Headlining Tour

    May 10, 2011 11:18 AM EDT Mexican artists Marco Antonio Solis and Ana Gabriel today (May 10) announced in Miami a co-headlining U.S. tour, dubbed "Haciendo Historia" (Making History). Both artists have long careers that straddle both pop and regional Mexican real ...

  15. Ralph Mercado III Completes Acquisition Of Father's Company, RMP

    March 03, 2011 5:11 PM EST Ralph Mercado III, the son of the late label and promotions executive Ralph Mercado, has fully acquired his father's promotion company, RMP (Ralph Mercado Presents). Mercado III had already taken the helm of the company in 2007, when his fath ...

  16. 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 ...

  17. Fonovisa To Host Second Web Chat With Marco Antonio Solis

    October 06, 2010 12:00 AM EDT For only the second time ever, Fonovisa is hosting a Web chat for one of its artists as part of the regional Mexican's label continued efforts to establish its acts in the digital realm. Marco Antonio Solís, one of the biggest names in region ...

  18. UPDATED: New Albums From Don Omar, Shakira, Juanes Among Others

    August 17, 2010 12:00 AM EDT UPDATED SEPT. 2. The release date of Shakira's upcoming release is Oct. 19, not Nov. 2. The Latin marketplace is preparing for a hectic fall release schedule that includes albums by some of the genre’s top selling names. The lineup: Don Omar, ...

  19. Marco Antonio Solis, Wisin y Yandel Confirm Billboard Latin Music Awards Performances

    April 15, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Nelly Furtado, Ricardo Montaner, Wisin y Yandel, Luis Fonsi, Marco Antonio Solis, Jencarlos Canela, Banda Los Recoditos, and Gilberto Santa Rosa have confirmed performances for the 2010 Billboard Latin Music Awards presented by State Farm, broadca ...

  20. Live Nation Confirms 2010 'Los Tres' Line-Up

    February 03, 2010 12:00 AM EST Mexican superstars Alejandro Fernández, Marco Antonio Solís and Joan Sebastian will team for a nine-city U.S. tour that kicks off April 10 in Anaheim, Calif. The “Los Tres” tour will be produced by Live Nation and tickets go on sale Feb. 12. The & ...

  21. Latin News Briefs: Marco Antonio Solis, Monte Negro

    June 11, 2009 12:00 AM EDT -Marco Antonio Solis has signed with independent publisher Hugo Gonzalez for administration of his catalog in Mexico. The singer-songwriter’s Marco Musical publishing will be administered by Gonzalez’ Hip Latin Music S.A. de C.V. Solis’ compositio ...

  22. Solis, Sebastian Take ASCAP Songwriting Honors

    March 03, 2009 12:00 AM EST Two regional Mexican icons - Marco Antonio Solis and Joan Sebastian - won the songwriter of the year award at the 17th annual ASCAP Latin Music Awards held tonight at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Sebastian's song "Par ...

  23. Finalists Announced For Billboard Latin Music Awards

    February 17, 2009 12:00 AM EST A varied list of artists, from veteran to newcomers, dominates the finalists for the 11th annual Billboard Latin Music Awards, taking place April 23 in Miami. Icons Vicente Fernandez, Marco Antonio Solis and Mana, along with pop star Enrique Igles ...

  24. Feliciano's 'Navidad' Maintains Top ASCAP Latin Xmas Spot

    December 18, 2008 12:00 AM EST José Feliciano’s “Feliz Navidad” leads the list of ASCAP’s most-played Latin Chirstmas songs of the year. The ASCAP tally, which measures airplay from Oct. 1, 2008 through Dec. 11, 2008, found that, as in years past, “Feliz Navidad” is by far the ...

  25. Solis Sets Record

    October 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT With the No. 1 debut this week of "No Molestar," Marco Antonio Solis sets a record for the most No. 1 albums on the Billboard Top Latin Albums chart, with nine of Solis' albums topping the chart to date. The Fonovisa release was als ...

  26. Regional Mexican Summit: Q&A With Marco Antonio Solis

    October 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT A clown, a singer or a priest. Those were the careers that Marco Antonio Solis had in mind as a child growing up in Michoacan, Mexico, before becoming a superstar singer-songwriter. The normally press-shy Solis revealed his creative process and ap ...

  27. Solis Set For Billboard Regional Mexican Summit

    September 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Latin superstar Marco Antonio Solís has been confirmed as one of the star Q&A artists for the Billboard Regional Mexican Music Summit, taking place Oct. 6-8 at the Wilshire Grand Hotel in Los Angeles. The Solis Q&A takes place Oct. 8, one ...

  28. Marco Antonio Solís Tops Latin Albums Chart Again

    July 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT In a week with a soft Latin release slate, Mexican superstar Marco Antonio Solís comfortably maintained his No. 1 spot on the Billboard Top Latin Albums chart for the third consecutive week with "Una Noche En Madrid" (Fonovisa). The live ...

  29. Sony/ATV, Solis Take ASCAP Latin Honors

    May 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Sony/ATV Music Publishing was named publisher of the year and Marco Antonio Solis won songwriter of the year at the 16th Annual ASCAP Latin Music Awards. Sony/ATV took home publisher of the year Friday (May 16) with 43 songs among the performing r ...

  30. Miguel Makes Chart History With 'Complices'

    May 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Mexican crooner Luis Miguel has notched his eighth No. 1 on the Billboard Top Latin Albums chart with "Cómplices" (Warner Music Latina), giving him the crown for most No. 1's in the history of that chart. He was previously tied for ...

  31. Ratings Spike For Billboard Latin Awards

    April 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Bolstered by a star cast of performers that included Enrique Iglesias, Juanes, Marco Antonio Solís, Ricardo Montaner, Juna Luis Guerra and Wisin & Yandel, the 2008 Billboard Latin Music Awards saw their ratings rise by 43% in comparison to the ...

  32. Solis Wins Big At ASCAP Latin Awards

    March 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Mexican singer/songwriter Marco Antonio Solis was named songwriter of the year at the 15th annual ASCAP Latin music awards. The ceremony, held March 21 at New York City's Nokia Theatre, also honored Venezuelan Franco de Vita and Mexico's ...

  33. Solis Tapped For 'Latin On Ice'

    December 29, 2006 12:00 AM EST Mexican crooner Marco Antonio Solis will join Olympic ice skaters in a music/ice skating TV special dubbed "Latin On Ice." The two-hour show airs Jan. 7 from 4-6 p.m. on NBC. It features a series of skaters, including Naomi Lang and Pete ...

  34. Billboard To Fete Solís, Guerra

    March 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Two of Latin music's biggest stars, Marco Antonio Solís and Juan Luis Guerra, will receive special honors at the 2005 Billboard Latin Music Awards on April 28 at the Miami Arena. Two of Latin music's biggest stars, Marco Antonio ...

  35. Solís Leads Billboard Latin Awards Finalists

    February 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Show set for April 28 in Miami. The diversity of Latin music is evident in the list of finalists for the 2005 Billboard Latin Music Awards, which will air live April 28 on Telemundo. The awards will bring to a close the 16th annual Billboard Latin ...