SBS Entertainment, the entertainment division of Spanish Broadcasting System, Iinc. (SBS), announced Mi Casa Es Tu Casa Live Music Series, launching Friday, April 24. The series will feature one-hour of commercial-free live music and positive messages by top Latin artists across some of SBS’s leading regional Mexican and Latin urban radio stations in key Hispanic markets and LaMusica app. The star-studded line-up includes Pitbull and Calibre 50, who will kick-off the series respectively, as well as Christian Nodal, Maluma, Natti Natasha, Gerardo Ortiz, Banda MS, Sebastian Yatra and many others.
The Latin GRAMMY Cultural Foundation, the philanthropic arm of The Latin Recording Academy, has appointed Raquel “Rocky” Egusquiza as Executive Director of the organization, effective immediately.
TelevisaUnivision has acquired the rights from dick clark productions to the Latin American Music Awards (Latin AMAs), the biggest cultural celebration of contemporary Latin music.
Much of the rule-breaking sound and style of punk’s music and political attitude was created and defined by Latinx punk pioneers in the U.S. and Latin America, starting with Question Mark and the Mysterians, the sons of Mexican migrant workers who formed the first band ever to be described as "punk rock" in a music magazine.
Uforia presents “Uforia Celebra Explosión Urbana – La Época de Oro” (Uforia Celebrates Urban Explosion: The Golden Age) a televised music special that dives deep into the Latin Urban movement that has taken over the world, featuring exclusive concert footage and interviews with the artists that have propelled a ‘Golden Era of Latin Music.’
The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) released a report that shows that in the first half of 2019, the U.S. Latin music business continued to grow at a double digit pace.
Republica Havas Co-founder, Chairman and CEO Jorge A. Plasencia has been selected to serve on the judging panel for the 2019 Clio Music Awards. The awards celebrate the visceral power of music to connect consumers and brands around the world.
NGL Collective announced a multi-platform partnership with Universal Music Latin Entertainment offering advertisers turn-key access to top Universal Music Latin Entertainment artists.
Many are pressing play, but who’s willing to pay? In the past year, digital video viewing is on the rise for both free and paid content. And more teens are willing to pay for digital content, with 63% saying they purchased digital video in the past year, up from just 45% in 2016.
At Columbia Records, I had the chance to work with incredible talent. Adele. Beyoncé. Rachel Platten. One Direction. Passion Pit. Ruth B. The lifeblood of the music business is talent. It’s about discovering talent and then letting that talent connect with an audience. At the label, everyone, no matter how big or small their role, exhibited a real sense of pride about making an artist successful. By Elliot Lum, head of talent acquisition at the ANA’s Educational Foundation
As part of Univision Communications Inc.’s (UCI) expanding integrated music strategy, Uforia Music has partnered with Casa Limon to launch U-LAB, a Music Innovation Center.
First it was 8-track tapes, then cassettes, then compact discs and now, it’s digital. And for a long time, it looked like digital auditory advancements would ultimately kill off vinyl–perhaps the most potent, transcendent and game-changing form of music content discovery to date.
TouchTunes, an in-venue interactive entertainment platform in North America, released its annual Year-End Music Charts reporting on the top played songs and artists of 2014. Based on songs played across its domestic network of over 60,000 jukeboxes, TouchTunes’ Year-End review provides unique insight into the music choices of bar and restaurant patrons regionally and nationwide.
Juanes’ New Album “Loco de Amor” in his First On-Stage Concert Streamed Online with “Terra Live Music” [VIEW VIDEO]
Terra presented Latin music Superstar Juanes for the first on-stage performance of his new album “Loco de Amor” (Crazy from Love) in a world-wide digitally-streamed concert that took place earlier this month in Miami.
Three-faceted music: Crossbreeding, Syncretism and Hybridization in Latin America, offering a visual and acoustic perspective on the indigenous, Hispanic and African cultural roots of Latin American music.
There’s no way around it—the music industry faces a serious challenge in maintaining revenues in the digital era. Audiences are consuming music through new channels that are still in the process of being monetized, such as online radio, and piracy remains a steady threat to the bottom lines of music companies across the globe.