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Stevie Wonder Pays Tribute to Nelson Mandela at Show in Sao Paulo

Stevie Wonder Pays Tribute to Nelson Mandela at Show in Sao Paulo

U.S. pop music star Stevie Wonder thrilled concertgoers in Sao Paulo on the weekend with a show at which he honored the memory of former South African President Nelson Mandela, who died Dec. 5 and to whom the singer dedicated his number "Keep Our Love Alive." continue reading »

Billboard Names Bruno Mars Artist of the Year

Billboard Names Bruno Mars Artist of the Year

The singer of Puerto Rican descent, Bruno Mars, closes the year 2013 as Artist of the Year, according to the music industry magazine Billboard, another honor added to his four Grammy nominations and the resounding hit of his world tour. continue reading »

Bands Pay Tribute to Jenni Rivera at Location of Her Last Show

Bands Pay Tribute to Jenni Rivera at Location of Her Last Show

A dozen musical groups are offering a big concert in the Arena Monterrey to pay tribute to singer Jenni Rivera, who died a year ago in a plane crash after performing in the same venue. continue reading »

ASCAP Welcomes Arturo Sandoval Into Jazz Wall of Fame

ASCAP Welcomes Arturo Sandoval Into Jazz Wall of Fame

Cuban-American trumpet player Arturo Sandoval entered ASCAP's Jazz Wall of Fame in a year the musician will never forget - he had already received the Medal of Freedom from President Barack Obama and had won his ninth Grammy Award. continue reading »

Reggaeton Singer Yandel Injured in Mexico, Currently Hospitalized

Reggaeton Singer Yandel Injured in Mexico, Currently Hospitalized

Reggaeton singer Yandel, 34, was injured in an accident in Mexico on the set of “La Voz Mexico” and remains hospitalized. continue reading »

Draco Rosa Returns to Performing After Cancer Battle

Draco Rosa Returns to Performing After Cancer Battle

Puerto Rican singer-songwriter Draco Rosa's pair of weekend concerts here will mark his first performances on the island since he announced his victory over cancer at the end of last year. continue reading »

Mexican Singer Alejandra Guzman Prepares For U.S. Tour in 2014

Mexican Singer Alejandra Guzman Prepares For U.S. Tour in 2014

Mexican singer Alejandra Guzman said she was planning a tour of several cities in the United States in early 2014 to promote her "En primera fila" album. continue reading »

Jenni Rivera Album with Final Performance Goes on Sale

Jenni Rivera Album with Final Performance Goes on Sale

Just a few days before the anniversary of singer Jenni Rivera's death a year ago, a disc with the last performance of "La Diva de la Banda" will go on sale, the Universal Music Latin Entertainment/Fonovisa label said. continue reading »

Singing Icon Vicente Fernandez Releases Biography “Pero Sigo Siendo el Rey”

Singing Icon Vicente Fernandez Releases Biography “Pero Sigo Siendo el Rey”

The idol of Mexican ranchera music Vicente Fernandez has presented a biography entitled "Pero Sigo Siendo el Rey," illustrated with more than 200 previously unpublished photos. continue reading »

Lucero’s Newest Album Retrospective on 33 Year Career

Lucero’s Newest Album Retrospective on 33 Year Career

Mexican singer Lucero says her newly released live album provides a look back at her 33 years in the music business and contains all her best-loved recordings since she first took the stage as a young girl. continue reading »

Daddy Yankee Found Liable for $6 Million for Cancelled Argentina Tour

Daddy Yankee Found Liable for $6 Million for Cancelled Argentina Tour

Reggaeton star Daddy Yankee was ordered to pay $6 million to an Argentine promoter in connection with the Puerto Rican singer's aborted 2010 tour of the South American nation, attorney Edwin Prado said Monday. continue reading »

Mexican Tenor Rolando Villazon Returns to Met to Regain Past Glory

Mexican Tenor Rolando Villazon Returns to Met to Regain Past Glory

Tonight Mexican tenor Rolando Villazon will seek to regain past glory by returning to New York’s Metropolitan Opera (Met) the place where his beautiful voice collapsed, nearly five years ago. continue reading »

Colombia’s Carlos Vives Wins 3 Latin Grammys

Colombia’s Carlos Vives Wins 3 Latin Grammys

Carlos Vives won three awards and seemed on his way to a sweep at the 14th Latin Grammys, until Draco Rosa and Marc Anthony jumped in and took the trophies for Album of the Year and Record of the Year, respectively. continue reading »

Coming Soon: Mariachi Music Programs in Chicago Public Schools

Coming Soon: Mariachi Music Programs in Chicago Public Schools

Thanks to the passion of one man and the efforts of his Mariachi Heritage Foundation, mariachi music education programs will soon become a reality in Chicago Public Schools (CPS). continue reading »

Arturo Sandoval and Dr. Mario Molina Amongst Medal of Freedom Medal Winners

Arturo Sandoval and Dr. Mario Molina Amongst Medal of Freedom Medal Winners

Jazz musician Arturo Sandoval and Nobel Prize winner Dr. Mario Molina were amongst the sixteen Presidential Medal of Freedom winners at the White House today. continue reading »