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Once viewed as a backwater, improvements in technology, infrastructure and standards of living have triggered a digital music gold rush in Latin America and made it a destination for big stars to tour When he took to the stage the room was not quite full. But in the whoops and the whistles, the way they …

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Urban and bachata’s rule leaves stars like Carlos Vives and Luis Fonsi facing “new cultural reality.” Commercial Latin music was once synonymous with romantic pop, from ballads to uptempo. Recently, however, the chart has been monopolized by Marc Anthony’s return to salsa, bachata stars Romeo Santos and Prince Royce, and urban vet Daddy Yankee. In …

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Miguel Bose, Enrique Iglesias, Juanes, J Balvin, Calibre 50, Roselyn Sanchez, Ana Torroja, Fonseca, La Mala Rodriguez, La Santa Cecilia, Banda Los Recoditos and Frankie J Were Some of the Artists in Attendance at the Star-Studded Event. LOS ANGELES, CA–(Marketwired – Dec 2, 2013) – The stars were shining bright last Thursday night in Las …

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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Zumba Fitness instructors worldwide are not only using a Latin-heavy song lineup in their classes, they’re also creating new fans for artists such as Pitbull, Daddy Yankee and Don Omar. Omar’s “Zumba” has remained high on Billboard’s Hot Latin Songs chart for nearly a year, peaking at No. 2. In Greece, …

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Lucero, Carlos Vives and more are set to perform on the April 25 broadcast. Some of the biggest names in Latin music including Don Omar, Gerardo Ortiz, Michel Telo, Lucero and Carlos Vives are scheduled to perform at the 2013 Billboard Latin Music Awards during an April 25 broadcast on Telemundo. Presented by State Farm, …

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Pepsi and Net10 Wireless to Serve as In Association Sponsors CHICAGO and MIAMI, March 18, Mar 18, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) — For the fourth consecutive year, State Farm will present the highly anticipated Billboard En Concierto, an annual, invitation-only concert series featuring live performances by some of Billboard’s most unique, chart-topping Latin artists. …

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3Ball MTY

For the fourth consecutive year, Billboard will present its annual Billboard en Concierto concert series in the lead up to the Billboard Latin Music Awards. The acclaimed-seven city, invitation only music series kicks off April 2 and will feature live performances by chart-toppers 3BallMTY and tropical superstar Tito El Bambino. Billboard Latin Music Awards: See …

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Billboard Latin Music Awards 2013

The Billboard Latin Music Conference has officially opened its entries for the third annual Latin Music Marketing Awards. The awards, which recognize the integration of music and marketing by honoring agencies and labels that had successful campaigns during the past year, will be held as part of the 24th annual Billboard Latin Music Conference (www.billboardlatinconference.com), …

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Billboard Latin Music Awards 2013

Celebrating its 15th anniversary, on Tuesday morning the Billboard organization announced the new list of nominees for its 2013 Latin Music Awards. Puerto Rican singer Don Omar came up with 18 nominations, but the greatest surprise of the day was the 11 nominations obtained by late Mexican American singer Jenni Rivera. Rivera died last December 9th in …

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Gloria & Emilio Estefan

One of the most successful, popular and loved Latin couple in the music industry and business world have another endeavor to pursue. Gloria and Emilio Estefan hope to take their autobiography to Broadway as it was announced Tuesday. The couple along with the Nederlander Organization and Bernie Yuman will have the task to create a …

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Nacional Records

As the hours ticked down to the Latin Grammy Awards in Las Vegas in November, the pheromone level was rising fast at the Eyecandy Lounge. Mexican pop stars cooed and preened for the cameras. Spanish-language TV reporters burbled into their microphones about which celebs were wearing whose designer labels. A DJ detonated blasts ofrock en español across the cavernous Mandalay …

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Pepsi

As part of its renewed Hispanic marketing efforts under its new “Viva Hoy” platform, Pepsi is one key sponsor of an Alejandro Sanz concert to be live-streamed internationally on Dec. 6 by Terra Live Music. The event will mark the first time that Pepsi’s U.S. Hispanic and Latin American marketing teams have worked together on …

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Tony Bennett

Legendary entertainer and 17-time Grammy Winner Tony Bennett will become the first non-Hispanic celebrity personality to star in a primetime broadcast special on Univision – the country’s leading Hispanic television network. Set to air on Sunday, December 9th at 10:00pm ET, “Feliz Navidad Con Los Nuestros…Tony Bennett y Sus Amigos” is a unique mix of …

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Tony Bennett

“I’m fortunate and blessed,” says Tony Bennett of Viva Duets, his just-released set featuring some of music’s biggest Latin stars, including Christina Aguilera on “Steppin’ Out With My Baby”and Mexican superstar Vicente Fernandez on “Return to Me.” Bennett isn’t stopping there – he’s already finished a back-to-basics LP and is planning a jazz record with …

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“Dancing With the Stars” got some mambo love Tuesday night, as Tito Puente Jr. took over the ballroom with his timbales filling the air with Latin music beats. The son of the great, late music legend Tito Puente performed a rendition of “Guantanamera,” a song which has become associated with Puente’s late friend and iconic …

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