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BMI Congratulates its 2018 Latin American Music Award Winners


BMI is very proud to congratulate its affiliates who walked away with well-earned trophies from last month’s Latin American Music Awards, which …

Daddy Yankee to Receive Icon Award at 2018 Latin American Music Awards


Fresh off of his successful visit to China, where fans taught him how to sing “Despacito” in Chinese, Daddy Yankee wil…

Wildly Eclectic Latinx Fare in America's Heartland on Day 1 of Los Dells Festival


When Dominican singer Sharlene took the stage at Los Dells on Saturday, September 1st, she exclaimed, “Hi Wisconsin! I never thought I’d b…

Chile's Santaferia Celebrates Its Anniversary With A New Documentary


Santaferia has had an amazing 2018. After debuting in the U.S., playing at The Mayan in Los Angeles and across Latin America, the Chilean band is head…

The Times Have Changed: What 'I Like It' Hitting No. 1 Means to Latin Music


 Much has been made of the fact that Cardi B is the first female rapper with two Billboard Hot 100 No. 1s.  &n…

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


  The Latin Grammy Cultural Foundation presented Nicolle Horbath with a 4-year scholarship starting in September. The Latin Grammy Cultural F…

10 Qualities of the Average Latin Music Listener, According to Nielsen Insights


Exactly who is the typical Latin music fan?  Most of them are millennials or Gen-X. They prefer to speak Spanish. They believe their cultural her…

Latin Connection Podcast: Victor Manuelle on the Evolution of Salsa & 25 Years in the Business


In this edition of Latin Connection, salsa star Victor Manuelle remembers his beginnings as a shy schoolboy, his father’s advice and his inspira…

Bad Bunny, Steve Aoki & More Announced as Panelists for Billboard Latin Music Week


Billboard’s Latin Music week, taking place April 23-26 at The Venetian in Las Vegas, will feature panels highlighting the biggest and most influ…

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.  …
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