1. Carlos Vives' 'Fruta Fresca' 20 Years Later: A Song That Started a Movement and 'Represents Us All'

    August 23, 2019 9:22 AM EDT 0 0 0 Mixing and melding Latin American tropical and folkloric roots music with pop, rock and urban grooves is hardly surprising to us today, but twenty years ago with “Fruta Fresca,” Colombian superstar Carlos Vives wrote the first chapters of that music ...

  2. Ozuna, Carlos Vives, Lunay & More Join Los Dells 2019 Festival Lineup: Exclusive

    July 10, 2019 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Los Dells organizers are going all out for the third annual festival, promising an “unforgettable experience” for fans. This year’s lineup is headlined by Ozuna , Billboard can exclusively reveal on Wednesday (July 10). Coined as Los Dells Tres on s ...

  3. Abraham Mateo as a Toddler, Greeicy's First Onscreen Kiss & More Latin Music #TBTs

    June 13, 2019 5:06 PM EDT 0 0 0 Every Thursday, Billboard Latin goes on a mission of scouting for the best TBTs of the week shared by Latin artists on social media. This week, check out throwback posts and videos, including Abraham Mateo ’s adorable toddler photo, Greeicy’s first ...

  4. Natti Natasha as a Teen, Carlos Vives Revisits a Classic, Maluma in 1999 & More #TBTs in Latin Music

    May 30, 2019 1:39 PM EDT 0 0 0 Every Thursday, Billboard Latin goes on the mission of scouting for the best TBTs of the week shared by Latin artists on social media. This week, we discovered many blasts from the past including a photo of J Balvin with a fan when he was kicking of ...

  5. Shakira & Carlos Vives Cleared of Plagiarism Over 'La Bicicleta' in Spanish Court

    May 16, 2019 3:18 PM EDT 0 0 0 A Spanish court has cleared Colombian singers Shakira and Carlos Vives of a plagiarism claim after rejecting a lawsuit brought against them by a Cuban-born singer and producer. The court in Madrid issued its ruling in favor of Shakira and Vives on T ...

  6. Carlos Vives, Sebastian Yatra & More to Perform at 2019 UEFA Champions Festival

    May 16, 2019 8:59 AM EDT 0 0 0 Colombian singer Carlos Vives will perform at the 2019 UEFA Champions Festival in Madrid, Spain, as it was announced Thursday (May 16) morning by UEFA and Pepsi. This is also the first time in history that the festival will feature performances by L ...

  7. Billboard Latin Music Awards: Carlos Vives, Wisin & Yandel's Deliver Grand Finale Performance

    April 25, 2019 11:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 Colombian star Carlos Vives and Puerto Rican urban rappers Wisin & Yandel closed the Billboard Latin Music Awards with a charming and vibrant performance of "Si Me Das Tu Amor." Two different acts from different parts of the world unit ...

  8. Team Fonsi's Jeidimar Rijos Wins 'La Voz,' Luis Fonsi and Ozuna Perform & More Highlights From the Finale

    April 22, 2019 10:31 AM EDT 0 0 0 The inaugural season of Telemundo's La Voz found its winning voice on Sunday night (April 22). Eighteen-year-old Jeidimar Rijos from Dorado, Puerto Rico emerged victorious alongside her coach, Puerto Rican superstar Luis Fonsi. "Bravo to J ...

  9. Sebastián Yatra & Reik Hit No. 1 On Latin Airplay Chart With 'Un Año'

    April 18, 2019 12:53 PM EDT 0 0 0 Plus, Miguel and Anitta debut on the Latin Pop Albums chart. Sebastian Yatra and Reik ’s “Un Año” hits No. 1 on the Latin Airplay chart dated April 20 as it surges 16-1 in its eighth week. It dethrones Pedro Capo and Farruko’s “Calma” from its one-w ...

  10. Who Are The Finalists on the First Season of Telemundo's 'La Voz' (The Voice)?

    April 15, 2019 10:14 AM EDT 0 0 0 Alejandra Guzman , Carlos Vives , Luis Fonsi and Wisin have already fulfilled their rolea as coaches on Telemundo’s La Voz (The Voice). Now, their finalists are in the hands of the audience, who will choose a winner for the first season of the show, ...

  11. Sebastian Yatra on New 'Fantasia' Album: 'It Felt Right to Take a Risk'

    April 12, 2019 10:03 AM EDT 0 0 0 Sebastián Yatra started singing when he was 12 years old. He landed the lead role as Troy Bolton in a middle school production of High School Musical , and it immediately made him think, “This is what my life is going to be.” Raised in Miami, the Co ...

  12. Nicky Jam & Ozuna's 'Te Robaré' Debuts in Top 10 On Hot Latin Songs Chart

    April 04, 2019 1:38 PM EDT 0 0 0 Plus, Danny Ocean scores first Top Latin Albums top 10 with album debut '54+1.' Nicky Jam and Ozuna earn their 15th and 17th top 10s on Hot Latin Songs , respectively, as their new collaboration “Te Robaré” debuts at No. 10 on the Hot Lati ...

  13. Shakira, Carlos Vives Testify in 'Bicicleta' Plagiarism Case

    March 27, 2019 7:21 AM EDT 0 0 0 Shakira attracted a crowd of photographers outside a Madrid courthouse this morning (March 27) when she appeared with fellow Colombian star Carlos Vives to testify in a plagiarism case filed against them by Livám, a Cuban singer and songwriter. Livá ...

  14. Marc Anthony Logs 30th No. 1 On Tropical Songs Airplay Chart

    March 21, 2019 11:04 AM EDT 0 0 0 ‘Tu Vida En La Mia’ is the act’s first leader as a solo act since 2014. Marc Anthony earns his 30th No. 1 on the Tropical Songs airplay chart as his new single “Tu Vida En La Mía” bumps 2-1 in its fourth week, on the chart dated March 23. It’s the f ...

  15. Viva Friday Playlist: Listen to New Latin Music From Carlos Vives, Wisin, Nacho & More

    March 01, 2019 2:10 PM EST 0 0 0 Viva Friday is a compilation of the best new Latin songs, albums and videos recommended by the Billboard Latin editors. This week on the Viva Friday playlist, we've got  Carlos Vives and Wisin ’s “Si Me Das Tu Amor,” ”Nadie es Indispensable” by ...

  16. Enrique Iglesias' First Song Ever, Rosalia in Cute Pigtails & More Latin Music #TBTs

    February 07, 2019 4:57 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Latin scoured social media to see what #TBTs Latin music stars were posting this week, and we discovered that Natti Natasha , Rosalía and Juanes all shared adorable photos of when they were kids. Meanwhile, Enrique Iglesias shared a fun an ...

  17. Carlos Vives Will Donate Land For New Railway Museum in Colombia

    January 31, 2019 9:56 AM EST 0 0 0 With the objective of telling the history and evolution of the train system in Colombia from 1836 to present day, Carlos Vives will donate land to build a railway museum in Bogota. The project goes back to 23 years ago, when in 1996, the Colombian s ...

  18. Colombian Tropipop Playlist: Listen to Picks From Carlos Vives, Fanny Lu, Fonseca & More

    January 24, 2019 11:57 AM EST 0 0 0 Colombia is home to some of the most popular Latin music artists today, such as Karol G , Maluma , and J Balvin .   Besides the country’s successful urban scene, there’s also the colorful world of Tropipop, know in the industry as Colombian pop. Dev ...

  19. Sebastian Yatra Tops Latin Airplay, Latin Pop Songs & Latin Rhythm Airplay Charts With 'Ya No Tiene Novio'

    December 11, 2018 9:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Mau & Ricky-assisted song earns the brothers their first No. 1 on any Billboard chart. Sebastian Yatra scores his second No. 1 on the Latin Airplay chart (dated Dec. 15) as “Ya No Tiene Novio” with Mau & Ricky takes over the chart, sprin ...

  20. Romeo Santos' 'Centavito' Hits No. 1 on Latin Airplay Chart

    November 28, 2018 4:38 PM EST 0 0 0 As Romeo Santos ’ “Centavito” hits No. 1 on the Latin Airplay chart (dated Dec. 1), he scores his 15th leader on the tally. With the achievement, he breaks out of a four-way tie he previously held with Carlos Vives, Shakira and Wisin for the third-m ...

  21. Latin Grammys 2018: Watch Carlos Vives Discusses His Performance & Honeymoon

    November 17, 2018 2:08 PM EST 0 0 0 On the red carpet at the 2018 Latin Grammys, Carlos Vives stopped by Billboard ’s station to talk about his performance with Catalina from Colombian group Monsieur Periné at the annual award show. Both singers were set to perform "Pinta Sensual ...

  22. Carlos Vives and Monsieur Perine Show-Off Colombia's Musical Talent at The 2018 Latin Grammys

    November 15, 2018 11:28 PM EST 0 0 0 Carlos Vives and Monsieur Perine sang “Hoy Tengo Tiempo” on the Latin Grammys stage Thursday night, (Nov. 15). Vives and Monsiuer Perine’s lead singer, Catalina Garcia, mixed pop sounds with Afro-Colombian fusions. The two sang, danced, and even joi ...

  23. Carlos Vives Sings a Few Lines of "Hoy Tengo Tiempo" | Billboard Latin

    November 15, 2018 8:22 PM EST 0 0 0 Carlos Vives sings a few lines of "Hoy Tengo Tiempo" in preparation for his special performance at the Latin Grammys 2018. 2018 , Billboard , carlos vives , Latin Grammys , interview , music , 2018 , Billboard , billboard latin , Latin Lat ...

  24. Carlos Vives Sings a Few Lines of "Hoy Tengo Tiempo" | Billboard Latin

    Carlos Vives Sings a Few Lines of "Hoy Tengo Tiempo" | Billboard Latin

    November 15, 2018 8:22 PM EST 0 0 0 Carlos Vives sings a few lines of "Hoy Tengo Tiempo" in preparation for his special performance at the Latin Grammys 2018. 2018 , Billboard , carlos vives , interview , Latin Grammys , music , 2018 , Billboard , billboard latin , Latin Lat ...

  25. Carlos Vives Sings a Few Lines of "Hoy Tengo Tiempo" | Billboard Latin

    November 15, 2018 8:22 PM EST 0 0 0 Carlos Vives sings a few lines of "Hoy Tengo Tiempo" in preparation for his special performance at the Latin Grammys 2018. 2018 , award show , Billboard , billboard latin , hoy tengo tiempo , Latin , Latin Grammys , 2018 , award show , Bil ...

  26. Every Song of the Year Nominee at the 2018 Latin Grammys

    November 09, 2018 2:45 PM EST 0 0 0 The 2018 Latin Grammys ceremony is getting closer. This year, the song of the year category is stronger than ever. Ten songs have been chosen under this category and only one will win the prestigious award, which is given to the track's songwri ...

  27. Bad Bunny and Drake's 'MIA' Debuts in Top 10 On Hot Latin Songs Chart

    October 18, 2018 11:19 AM EDT 0 0 0 “MIA” by Bad Bunny  featuring Drake  is an instant success on the  Hot Latin Songs chart (dated Oct. 20) as the track debuts at No. 9 after its Oct. 11 release. The tune bounds onto the tally from just one day of sales and streaming activity, and fo ...

  28. Hispanic Heritage: The Evolution of Colombia's Vallenato

    October 10, 2018 6:15 AM EDT 0 0 0 Stars of Colombia’s storytelling genre, from Alejo Duran to Carlos Vives to Silvestre Dangond. Writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez once famously called his 100 Years of Solititude a “350-page vallenato.” Colombia’s storytelling country music was born in t ...

  29. Shakira & Maluma's 'Clandestino' Tops Three Latin Airplay Charts

    September 26, 2018 5:28 PM EDT 0 0 0 Shakira and Maluma 's "Clandestino" vaults 7-1 on the Latin Airplay chart (dated Sept. 29), earning Shakira her 14th leader and Maluma his 10th. The track lifts with a 27 percent boost in audience impressions (to 13 million) in the we ...

  30. Carlos Vives' 'Hoy Tengo Tiempo (Pinta Sensual)' Rockets to the Top On Latin Airplay Chart

    September 19, 2018 10:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 Plus, Shakira and Maluma's 'Clandestino' hits the top 10. Carlos Vives leads the Latin Airplay chart with “Hoy Tengo Tiempo (Pinta Sensual)” as the song zooms 10-1 on chart dated Sept. 22. It flies to No. 1 with a 51 percent gain in a ...

  31. Carlos Vives Confirmed as Fourth Coach on Telemundo's 'La Voz'

    September 13, 2018 5:16 PM EDT 0 0 0 Carlos Vives has been confirmed as the fourth superstar to join the coaching lineup for Telemundo’s La Voz (The Voice), Billboard has learned. The Colombian legend of vallenato music completes the panel of coaches alongside Luis Fonsi, Alejandra Guz ...

  32. Luis Fonsi's 'Calypso' Hits No. 1 on Latin Airplay Chart

    September 12, 2018 4:49 PM EDT 0 0 0 Plus: J Balvin, Zion & Lennox and Carlos Vives log new top 10s across Latin charts. Luis Fonsi ’s “Calypso” vaults 5-1 on the Latin Airplay chart (dated Sept. 15), securing his ninth No. 1 on the list. The song takes the week’s Greatest Gainer h ...

  33. J Balvin Performs in Japan, Olga Tañon Announces Tour and More Latin Notas

    August 20, 2018 12:26 PM EDT 0 0 0 This week in Latin Notas, see what went down when  J Balvin performed for the first time in Japan. Plus,  Carlos Vives renewed his marriage vows in Colombia, and  Olga Tañon announced tour dates. Check out the newest edition of Billboard 's Lat ...

  34. Carlos Vives' Music Video Evolution, From 1993 to 2019: Watch

    August 07, 2018 2:12 PM EDT 0 0 0 Carlos Vives has been blessing us with traditional vallenato and cumbia sounds since the beginning of his music career in 1986. For the past 33 years, his songs such as “La Gota Fria” and “Tierra del Olvido” have become timeless pieces that transcen ...

  35. Maluma, Shakira, J Balvin and More Colombian Stars Celebrate World Cup Game Victory

    June 25, 2018 3:12 AM EDT 0 0 0 #Vamos Colombia: See how artists celebrated on social media An emotional Shakira toasted Colombia’s euphoric 3-0 win over Poland Sunday onstage in Bordeaux, France. Carlos Vives cheered the national team on at home in Colombia with his extended fami ...

  36. Carlos Vives Scholarship Awards $200,000 for Study at Berklee College of Music

    June 05, 2018 4:54 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Latin Grammy Cultural Foundation presented Nicolle Horbath with a 4-year scholarship starting in September. The Latin Grammy Cultural Foundation has awarded the Carlos Vives Scholarship to Colombian-born Nicole Horbath, who begins attending clas ...

  37. Carlos Vives, Sebastian Yatra & More Strike Measured Tone On Twitter During Contentious Colombian Elections

    May 28, 2018 10:23 AM EDT 0 0 0 As Colombians voted in the first round of a contentious presidential election, artists remained either silent or neutral on social media before and after conservative candidate Ivan Duque emerged as the clear winner and frontrunner with nearly 40% o ...

  38. Piano Man Arthur Hanlon Performs Piano Covers for moms of Carlos Vives, Elvis Crespo, Silvestre Dangond & More: Watch

    May 13, 2018 9:49 AM EDT 0 0 0 On Mother’s Day weekend,  Arthur Hanlon seized social media networks to carry out a special plan. The pianist/arranger/composer pleased a few musical colleagues and friends by playing a piano version of their moms' favorite song. During last we ...

  39. Maluma's 'Colors,' J Balvin's 'Positivo' or '90 Minutos' by Prince Royce: Vote For Your Favorite 2018 World Cup Anthem

    May 10, 2018 10:43 AM EDT 0 0 0 The World Cup series fever has already started, and many artists have released anthems to honor fútbol (soccer) fans. Maluma joined Jason Derulo for the Spanglish version of “Colors,” which is the official FIFA World Cup Song by Coca-Cola, while Car ...

  40. Vallenato Festival Recap: Carlos Vives Performs, Premieres New Video

    May 01, 2018 1:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Latin star known for his fusion of traditional Colombian music and pop invited 18 artists to the stage during a three-hour concert. Carlos Vives paid homage to the greatest composers of the vallenato genre at Colombia’s 2018 Festival de la Leyen ...

  41. Enrique Iglesias Lands 30th No. 1 on Latin Airplay Chart With 'El Bano' Feat. Bad Bunny

    March 27, 2018 6:27 PM EDT 0 0 0 Plus, La Adictiva Banda San Jose de Mesillas notches its fifth chart leader. Enrique Iglesias extends his record for the most No. 1s in the 23-year history of the Latin Airplay chart, as “El Baño,” featuring Bad Bunny , hops 6-1 (on the March 31-dat ...

  42. Carlos Vives, Soledad Shine at Latin Grammy Acoustic Sessions in Buenos Aires

    March 07, 2018 5:03 PM EST 0 0 0 The Latin Recording Academy presented the Acoustic Sessions at Buenos Aires on Feb. 27 with a performance by <a href="/music/Carlos-Vives">Carlos Vives</a> -- 11-time Latin Grammy recipient and two-time Grammy honoree -- and So ...

  43. The 10 Best Latin Summer Songs Ever

    August 16, 2017 9:00 AM EDT What would summer be without good Latin songs to dance to? We put our heads (and feet) together to come up with the most irresistible Latin summer songs in recent memory and drafted quite the list. [readmore:7897123] From Shakira ’s hips to Carlos ...

  44. 20 Songs to Celebrate Colombian Independence

    July 20, 2017 2:02 AM EDT 0 0 4 Born-in-Colombia sounds like cumbia, vallenato, currulao and champeta (to name just a few), and, of course, Colombia’s hot recipe for salsa, make the country's music patriotic by nature. The South American country has a tradition of songs whose ...