Jordi Finazzi Pallares has been appointed Managing Director of PRISA Música with the main responsibility of promoting growth and leadership in the music business with the leading media and communications group in Spanish and Portuguese language.

Latin music's most prestigious awards telecast, the 12th Annual Latin GRAMMY® Awards, returns once again to Las Vegas' Mandalay Bay Events Center on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011, and will air live on the Univision Network  from 8 – 11 p.m. ET/PT (7 p.m. Central).

Music sales in the U.S. are up 1.6 percent in 2011, according to The Nielsen Company, as digital album and track sales saw dramatic growth through May 8. While physical albums saw a decline in year-over-year sales from the same period in 2010, digital album and track purchases went up 16.8 percent and 9.6 percent, respectively. Digital retailers received more than half of all music transactions, propelling a 12.4 percent growth in sales over last year.

SALSEEK.com hits the salsa scene. SALSEEK.com focuses on highlighting the professional and brilliant side of the industry, while attracting not only the Hispanic population, but a diverse community who share the same love and interest for the Latin culture, dance and music.

David Renzer, Chairman & CEO, Universal Music Publishing Group ("UMPG"); Eddie Fernandez, Senior Vice President, Latin America, Universal Music Publishing Group; Gloria Estefan; and Emilio Estefan, Jr., Chairman of Estefan Enterprises, Inc.

Sony/ATV Discos Music Publishing was named ASCAP Latin Music Publisher of the Year for the ninth consecutive year and Sony/ATV songwriter Tito el Bambino won the prestigious Songwriter of the Year award at the 19th Annual ASCAP Latin Music Awards held on March 24 in Miami Beach, FL.

Spain's global superstar, Alejandro Sanz, has signed an exclusive, long-term recording agreement with Universal Music Group.

Univision announced the additional stars who are confirmed to appear at this year’s star-studded “Premio Lo Nuestro®” Latin Music Awards.

During its first-ever primetime nominations gala special, “Premio Lo Nuestro 2011: Gala de Nominados,” the Univision network kicked-off the countdown to the upcoming “Premio Lo Nuestro 2011” Latin Music Awards.

VEVO and Univision Interactive Media, Inc. announced a syndication partnership bringing VEVO’s music video catalogue to Univision Interactive Media’s new Música site and across its local TV and radio station websites.
 

Grupo PRISA’s radio division - Unión Radio - announced the nominees to this year’s edition of “Premios 40 Principales” Awards.

Univision Interactive Media, Inc. announced the launch of its new music site, Música (www.UnivisionMusica.com).

Three-time Latin GRAMMY winner, nine-time GRAMMY winner, and internationally renowned tenor Placido Domingo will be honored as the 2010 Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year, it was announced today by The Latin Recording Academy.

The winner of the coveted Moon Man will be announced on Tr3s on September 18th at 5pm during the transmission of the 2010 MTV VMAs.

Terra Music Fest, a day-long concert experience headlined by Nelly Furtado, Fefe Dobson and Belanova this fall in Los Angeles, will expand Terra's stateside foray into the music scene-both live and online via the new Live & Loud platform.

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