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.

Following a successful series of Latin Rap Conferences in the past few years, this high anticipated event arrives in the City of Angeles this year.

American Bible Society has released their much-anticipated Christian reggaeton album, A Fuego Con La Palabra, which features some of the industry's best-known artists.

MTV Tr3´s, Music World Entertainment, Columbia Records and superstar Beyoncé have teamed up to offer Beyoncé’s Latino fans an exclusive 8 song compilation EP/DVD, Irreemplazable (Irreplaceable), which contains the Spanish version of Irreplaceable and Listen as well as duets with Alejandro Fernand

Produced by her husband, Emilio Estefan, the collection of newly recorded original Spanish language songs pays tribute to the roots of Cuban music while infusing a modern influence into the traditional rhythms.

A dazzling, effects-filled, industrial “musical factory” was the setting for the fourth edition of Univision’s “Premios Juventud” youth awards show presented LIVE from the BankUnited Center at the University of Miami at 8 p.m. ET/PT (7 p.m. Central).

Kat DeLuna, the 19-year-old star-on-the-rise, has been selected as MTV Tr3s’ “Descubre & Download” Artist and will get high profile placement on “MiTRL,” MTVTr3s.com, MTV Tr3s Radio, MTV Tr3s Mobile, MTV.com, VOD, and MTV Networks' URGE digital music service.

JupiterResearch has found that although US consumers are continuing to acquire music-capable mobile phones, only few take advantage of those capabilities.

Gordito Musica & Publishing announce the formation of Gordito Branding. Gordito Branding is designed to provide corporations with music and lifestyle marketing to better help them reach the ever growing Latin youth market through music.

The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce announced that GRAMMY winning multi-platinum superstar Ricky Martin will receive a Star on the iconic Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Mega TV WSBS-22, an affiliate of Spanish Broadcasting System (SBS) announced the appointment of Deborah Von Brod as the Director of Music and Media Licensing.

Two of the leading names in Christian Reggaeton, CanZion Group recording artists Manny Montes and Dr. P will perform during the 2007 Expolit Convention in support of American Bible Society's "La Biblia Es Mi Guía" ("The Bible is My Guide") campaign.

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