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Karol G Enjoyed 'Graduate Together' Performance 'As If It Were My Own Graduation'

The last voice heard on 'Graduate Together'? That was Karol G, who put the parting notes to “X,” her collaboration with the Jonas Brothers. → Read More

Coliseo de Puerto Rico Preps First Post-Covid Show With Rauw Alejandro

Everything on how Rauw Alejandro's livestream from Coliseo de Puerto Rico was executed post Covid-19. → Read More

Made In Casa: How One Brainstorm Session Became a Seven-Hour Livestream

How Sony Latin's "Made In: Casa" became a 60-artist fest. → Read More

From Don Omar to Gabriela, Here Is Every Collab on Bad Bunny's Surprise New Album

From Don Omar to Gabriela, here is every collab on Bad Bunny's surprise new album, 'Las Que No Iban a Salir.' Listen. → Read More

Natalia Lafourcade Talks Finding Her Roots & Watching 'E.T.' Under The Stars During Lockdown

Natalia Lafourcade on Un Canto Por Mexico, her dad, and how she spends time in lockdown → Read More

New SGAE President Antonio Onetti Talks Next Steps, COVID-19 & Regaining Members' Trust

After 30 years as a member of Spain’s General Society of Authors and Editors (SGAE), Antonio Onetti, a 58-year-old playwright and screenwriter from Sevilla, in southern Spain, was named the gigantic organization's seventh president in a decade. → Read More

How We Work Now: 'Despacito' Director/Founder of Elastic People Carlos Pérez

In a new series amid the coronavirus pandemic, Billboard is asking individuals from all sectors of the music business to share stories of how they work now, with much of the world quarantined at home and unable to take in-person meetings, attend conferences or even go into the office. Submissions for the series can be sent to HowWeWorkNow@Billboard.com. Read the full series here. This… → Read More

Spain’s Scandal-Plagued SGAE Taps New Leader

Spain’s embattled SGAE has yet another new leader in Antonio Onetti, a playwright and TV screenwriter, the collecting society's seventh president in a decade. → Read More

Ana Gabriel Remembers 'Quien Como Tu' 30 Years Later: Exclusive

Ana Gabriel remembers her No. 1 hit, "Quien Como Tu" which reached No. 1 on the charts 30 years ago today (May 5). → Read More

U.S. Latin Music Revenues Hit Highest Level Since 2006, Far Outpacing Rest of Market

Latin registered a 28% jump in revenues year to year, according to the RIAA's year-end report. → Read More

Back to the Classroom: Top Latin Musicians Teach Online to Make Ends Meet

Sony Music and Art House Launch Desde Casa Estudio for Latin musicians. → Read More

How Carlos Vives Pulled Off 'Calling' a Quarter-Million Fans for 'No Te Vayas' Stay-at-Home Campaign

In times of COVID-19, Carlos Vives has figured out a way to parlay the title of his new single into a pandemic-suitable message and an innovative digital campaign. → Read More

Bad Bunny Manager Noah Assad on Launching a Label, Landing the Super Bowl & His Near-Deal With Interscope

Noah Assad fell first for the voice: a deep bass with the ductile consistency of brown taffy, rapping over sparse trap beats. Then he discovered the voice belonged to a grocery bagger who called himself Bad Bunny. → Read More

Maluma Talks Quarantine Routine, Yearning For True Love and How Mom (Kind of) Spoils Him: Watch

Maluma talks mom, dishes and love under quarantine. → Read More

Maluma Grows Old Next to His True Love in Soulful 'ADMV' Video

We’re used to seeing Maluma looking hot in his videos, often surrounded by hordes of girls. But the video for "ADMV" -- which stands for “Amor De Mi Vida,” or Love of My Life -- showcases a completely different Maluma: introspective, hopelessly in love and... old. → Read More

Gente de Zona & Becky G Talk 2020 Cinderella Story 'Muchacha' in First Stream+ Interview: Exclusive

Cuban duo Gente de Zona (Alexander Delgado and Randy Malcom) play two princes to Becky G’s modern-day Latina Cinderella in their new single “Muchacha” (Girl). → Read More

Guaynaa Signs Publishing Deal With Sony/ATV Latin: Exclusive

Guaynaa, the Puerto Rican breakout artist made his Billboard charts debut last November with his catchy "ReBoTa," has signed a publishing deal with Sony/ATV U.S. Latin, Billboard has learned. The exclusive, multi-year worldwide agreement includes "ReBoTa" as well as recently released single "Rompe Rodillas." Featured as a Billboard Artist on the Rise, Guaynaa stands out for his brand of more… → Read More

Watch Marc Anthony's Emotional (and Fantastic) Home Performance of a Soul Classic

After listening to many live performances for the past month, Marc Anthony’s rendition of Donny Hathaway’s “A Song For You” raises the bar to a whole different level. Recorded impromptu during a karaoke night at his home on Wednesday (April 22), this is Anthony being Anthony: No filters, mixing or editing. Judging from Marc's words, this will not be the last time we see him performing like this.… → Read More

That Pitbull Yell? It's Now a Trademarked Sound and You'd Better Not Use It

Pitbull’s signature “EEEEEEEYOOOOOO” yell also has a sound trademark, joining the ranks of fewer than 40 sounds that fall under trademark protection. Pitbull’s legal team believes his now trademarked “EEEEEEYOOOOO” is the first trademarked call sign by a music artist. → Read More

Argentine Musician, Actor & Comedian Horacio Fontova Dies at 73

Beloved Argentine actor, composer, writer, illustrator and musician Horacio "El Negro" Fontova -- who carved a career on the stage and the television screen -- has died after a long battle with cancer. He was 73 years old. → Read More