The arrest in México 1
According to the Mexican press, Gerardo Ortíz was arrested at the Guadalajara airport for exhalting crime in the video of his song "Fuiste Mía," which shows a breakup gone horribly wrong. While the lyrics are typical of a heartbreak. The images show how a drug lord kills the woman who left him and then burns her body.
The release 2
The Mexican American singer was released hours later, after paying a fine of $2,696.
The scandal 3
The protests against the video erupted in March 2016 in Mexico and in the U.S. When it was banned by Vevo and YouTube in April of 2016, it already had more than 20 million views.
Banda El Recodo is attacked 5
On July 11, 2016, criminals attacked one of Banda El Recodo tour buses. In a message posted on social media, the famous band of música norteña explained that it was a robbery attempt. A member of their staff was hit by a bullet.
Singer of Banda MS is shot in México City 6
On July 1, 2016 Alan Ramírez, the lead singer of la Banda MS, was shot in Mexico City when the group was going back to their hotel after a concert. While the injuries were serious, the artist is now on recovery. The attack has been deemed a robbery attempt.
Juan Gabriel suffers injury during a concer 7
The Mexican legend suffered a bad fall during a concert in México, in June 2016. According to his doctor, the 66 year-old star has a degenerative problem in one of his knees, which caused the fall. He suspended his tour.
Julión Álvarez legal problems 8
In May 2016, the Mexican star was sued for allegedly inappropiate use of the name "Julión Álvarez y su norteño banda." The source of the lawsuit: businessman Germán Chávez, who launched his career.
Diana Reyes reveals her domestic violence drama 9
When presenting her new song "Ni Un Golpe Más," the Mexican singer revealed she had suffered emotional abuse by a boyfriend when she was younger. During a press conference in Miami, in May 2016, she credited her parents for opening her eyes and helping her to get out of the situation.