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Global Superstar Luis Fonsi to be Honored at the 25th Annual BMI Latin Awards


The Singer/Songwriter behind “Despacito” and Many Other Hits Will Receive the BMI President’s Award March 20 in Beverly Hills BMI i…

A Bunch of Cool Latin Acts Are Hitting the Stage at Coachella 2018


The Coachella 2018 lineup is finally here and, to our delight, there's a bevy of acts of Latin American descent -- spanning the genres of cumbia, rock…

BMI and Rebeleon Entertainment Bring 7th Annual Los Producers Charity Event to Las Vegas


BMI and Rebeleon Entertainment presented its 7th annual Los Producers live music gala on Wednesday, November 15, featuring performances from this year…

U.S. Latin Music Revenues Are Up 44 Percent In First Half of 2017


Unsurprisingly, given the record-breaking success of Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee's song of the summer "Despacito," Latin music revenue in th…

The Latin Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award Honorees


On September 13th the Latin Recording Academy®® announced that Lucecita Benítez, João Bosco, Ilan Chester, Víctor Heredia…

18th Annual Latin Grammy Award Nominees



Gaby Moreno Signs With peermusic


Gaby Moreno has signed an exclusive global publishing deal with peermusic. Yvonne Drazan, the West Coast Vice President of peermusic’s Latin Div…

Justin Timberlake, Maluma, Ricky Martin, More Confirmed for Festival Presidente


In what could be one of the most ambitious A-list lineups in recent memory, Justin Timberlake, Ricky Martin, Maluma, Carlos Vives, Wisin, J Balvin, Ni…

5 Must-See Shows at the Latin Alternative Music Conference 2017


The Latin Alternative Music Conference brings its yearly offering of eclectic taste-making concerts to New York City from July 11-15.  Click here…

Midem Report: Daddy Yankee on 'Despacito' Success & Remaining Independent


When Luis Fonsi sent “Despacito” to Daddy Yankee, Yankee heard a hit. But still, he felt there could be even more. “Fonsi sent me…

Latin Sales Are Steadily On The Rise In The U.S.


After a decade of brutal declines, Latin sales are steadily on the rise in the US. Luis Fonsi’s ‘Despacito’ featuring Daddy Yanke…

2017 Billboard Latin Music Conference Announces 'The Life of Jenni Rivera' Panel


The Telemundo-sponsored panel "The Life of Jenni Rivera" is set to take place at the annual 2017 Billboard Latin Music Conference in Miami o…

2017 Billboard Latin Music Conference Announces Power Players Panel Feat. Latin Music's Top Movers & Shakers


Latin music’s top movers and shakers will powwow in a rapid-fire question session at the newly announced "Power Players Panel," taking…

Billboard Latin Music Awards - finalists announced


Telemundo will announce the finalists for the 2017 Billboard Latin Music Awards on Tuesday, Feb. 7 via live stream on the network's official Facebook …

What Happened In Latin Music In 2016?


Latin album sales are down (as with everyone else) and Latin digital song sales are down (as with everyone else) in 2016. But buoyed by strong streami…

Universal Music Publishing and Roc Nation Latin partner for the Latin Market


Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG) will administer the publishing catalog of the newly created Roc Nation Latin, Billboard has learned.  …

Gilberto Santa Rosa Sets Guinness World Record for Most No. 1s on Billboard's Tropical Albums Chart


Gilberto Santa Rosa became a Guinness World Records record-holder on Saturday night in New York when he was recognized for having the most No. 1s on B…

Latin American Music Awards 2016: Idina Menzel, Franco de Vita, La Santa Cecilia & more set to perform


Just days away from the second annual Latin American Music Awards, award-winning singer and actress Idina Menzel is confirmed to perform at the awards…

Emily Estefan to Receive Special Award at La Musa Awards 2016


The Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame and WorldArts will recognize emerging artist Emily Estefan, daughter of Gloria and Emilio Estefan, with the first a…

Anitta 'Never Imagined' She'd Be Performing at Rio Olympics Opening Ceremony


All eyes will turn to Brazil on Friday, August 5th when the 2016 Rio Olympics kick off with a three-hour opening ceremony featuring Brazilian supersta…

All the Artists Behind Rio Olympics Anthem Are Brazilian


All the artists behind the official 2016 Rio Olympics theme song are Brazilian, Billboard has learned. Samba star Thiaguinho will be the lead sin…

Meet Pablo Villegas, Global Ambassador of the Spanish Guitar


The rambling man in a tuxedo will play Brooklyn's National Sawdust before joining Placido Domingo tribute.   Pablo Villegas performs Thursday (J…

Billboard Latin Music Awards 2016


The Top Artists, The Top Trends, The Top Name in Music. The Billboard Latin Music Conference & Awards is the BIGGEST and longest-running event ded…

Latin Artists Who Are Helping Kids Get A Better Education


Ricardo Arjona is the latest artist to add a new school for kids in Latin America. As part of the work he does with his foundation called Adentro, he …

Latin Artists Cover Morrissey for 'Mexrrissey' Album


 No Manchester, the first album from Camilo Lara’s Spanish-language, rock-souled and Mariachi-accented Morrissey cover project Mexrrissey, …
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