Universal Music Group (UMG) and Univision Communications Inc., the leading Spanish-language media company in the U.S., announced a definitive agreement under which UMG will acquire Univision Music Group, including its music recording and publishing division.

Legendary Mexican recording artist/motion picture star Vicente Fernández will join the all-star lineup of Latin music superstars who will perform on the gala 20th edition of “Premio Lo Nuestro a la Música Latina” (Lo Nuestro Latin Music Awards) and be honored with the coveted “Premio a la Excelen

Batanga's free RadioByMood application is perfect for the hopeless romantic, the jilted lover, or the secret admirer. Just in time for Valentine's Day, RadiobyMood offers 16 commercial-free playlists where visitors can listen to songs that match
their mood. Enjoy mood stations ranging from Romantico and Caliente to Guilty and Betrayed.

Some of Latin music’s biggest stars have been added to the list of performers and presenters scheduled to appear on the gala 20th edition of “Premio Lo Nuestro a la Música Latina” (Lo Nuestro Latin Music Awards), television’s longest-running music awards show.

The music and video sharing habits of teens and college students have been highlighted by the music industry’s continued legal efforts to root out illegal music file sharing; however, a new report by the NPD Group suggests that while a majority of kids surveyed are using legal means to download m

The Univision Network announced the nominees for the 20th annual "Premio Lo Nuestro a la Musica Latina" (Lo Nuestro Latin Music Awards) during a live broadcast honoring the show's remarkable 20-year history.

Univision Music Group (UMG) is in the middle of being sold off.

Who’s to blame? The artists? The recording companies? The Internet? All of the above?

The global recording industry is struggling in a rapidly changing marketplace.

Microsoft Corp.’s Zune team announced that a Zune music player produced in collaboration with Latin Grammy-nominated artists Wisin y Yandel, Machete Music and Wal-Mart Stores Inc. will go on sale exclusively at Wal-Mart retailers.

If you ever read about the music industry in Rolling Stone or Billboard, you hear all about the ways that digital media is killing the record industry -- but when you surf around the Web, all the cool stuff you see is being embraced and taken advantage of by fans of music and the musicians themse

MTV Latin America announced the nominees for the sixth annual “Los Premios MTV Latin America 2007.” Mexican pop artist Belinda tops the list with five nominations, followed by Spain’s Alejandro Sanz and Argentina’s Babasonicos with four nominations.

The 8th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards nominations were announced at a press conference attended by national and international media at Mansion in South Beach.

Coca-Cola North America brings the passion for fútbol and the Mexican National Team (MNT) to Hispanic consumers in the U.S. through the new “2007 Mexican National Team Digital Sticker Collection,” an online album of fan collectibles.

Internationally renowned GRAMMY and Latin GRAMMY-winning singer/songwriter Juan Luis Guerra will be honored as the 2007 Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year, it was announced today by The Latin Recording Academy.

There is little debate that U.S. sound recordings are “pirated” in vast numbers in the U.S. and in international markets. Piracy of these works harms the intellectual property owner, who loses the revenue that would have been gained had the legitimate recording been purchased. These “direct” losses, however, represent only part of the story. Piracy also causes significant and measurable harm to the “upstream” suppliers and “downstream” purchasers who also would have benefited from the sale of legitimate, copyright protected sound recordings. Indeed, the harms that flow from pirate activities produce a cascading effect throughout the economy as a whole. These harms include lost output, lost earnings, lost jobs and lost tax revenues.

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