Spanish court clears Shakira, Vives of plagiarism

Europe 05/16/19, 09:10

A Spanish court has cleared Colombian singers Shakira and Carlos Vives of a plagiarism claim after rejecting a lawsuit brought against them by a Cuban-born singer and producer.The court in Madrid issued its ruling in favor of Shakira and Vives on Thursday.Livan Rafael Castellanos had accused Shakira and Vives of ...

Shakira defends her song against plagiarism in Spanish court

Entertainment 03/27/19, 05:33

Colombian singers Shakira and Carlos Vives have appeared in a Madrid court to answer allegations by a Cuban-born singer and producer that they plagiarized his work in their award-winning hit "La Bicicleta".Shakira smiled as she entered the court in downtown Madrid on Wednesday. She didn't answer reporters' questions.Shakira and Vives ...

Spanish court summons Shakira to answer tax evasion charges

Europe 02/26/19, 08:42

A Spanish court investigating Shakira for possibly evading 14.5 million euros ($16.4 million) in taxes has called on the pop music star to testify in mid-June.Prosecutors charged the singer in December for not paying taxes in Spain between 2012 and 2014, when she lived mostly in the country despite having ...

Gerard Pique’s investment group buys tiny club FC Andorra

Sports 12/30/18, 05:38

The investment group headed by Barcelona defender Gerard Pique has purchased FC Andorra, a soccer club in the small country of Andorra that plays in Spain's lower leagues.Pique said in a statement Saturday that investment group Kosmos has taken over after club members approved the sale.FC Andorra, founded in 1942, ...

Spanish prosecutors file tax evasion charges against Shakira

Business 12/14/18, 09:17

Spanish prosecutors are charging pop music star Shakira with tax evasion, alleging she failed to pay more than 14.5 million euros ($16.3 million) between 2012 and 2014.The charges Friday allege Shakira listed the Bahamas as her official residence for tax purposes during those years but was in fact living in ...

Mana to be honored as Latin Grammys’ Person of the Year

Entertainment 11/14/18, 17:11

Mexican rock band Mana will be honored in a star-studded tribute concert in Las Vegas in the eve of the Latin Grammy Awards ceremony.A variety of stars will perform some of the band's hits Wednesday to honor Mana's selection as the Latin Recording Academy's Person of the Year.Mana has won ...

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