Universal Music Group Distribution (UMGD) has promoted Nydia Laner to Senior Vice President of Latin Sales & Marketing for Universal Music Distribution (UMD). The announcement was made by Amanda Marks, Executive Vice President and General Manager of UMD. Formerly, Ms.

Horacio Salgado – AKA – “Pelos Parados” is one of the most popular DJs in the DFW area. In the business for the last 9 years, Horacio has made quite a name for himself. Currently working for Mega 107.5, the top rated Hispanic radio station in the Dallas-Ft. Worth area; he attracts thousands of listeners every night while hosting his show, and on the weekends during his “Mega Mix”. Horacio also DJs at various events, makes special appearances, and hosts private parties. As if all this wasn’t enough, he is also the host of the new TV show “Metro Tour” broadcasted on Telemundo 39. It’s a program featuring the most happening clubs, music and movies in the DFW area. You could say, Horacio “Pelos Parados” is in touch with today’s urban youth audience and an expert on what’s in and out. He is here today to talk with us a little about this subject. To listen to podcast CLICK above on El Blog.

Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. (SCEA) announced the release of SingStar Latino for Latin America, the latest installment in the multi-million selling SingStar franchise, available for both PlayStation3 (PS3(TM)) and PlayStation2 computer entertainment systems.

Candido Camero, Beth Carvalho, Charly Garcia, Tania Libertad, Marco Antonio Muniz, and Juan Romero will receive the 2009 Latin Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award. Jose Antonio Abreu and Roberto Cantoral will be honored with the Latin Recording Academy Trustees Award.

Yahoo! En Espanol has created a special page available at http://www.yahoo-pazsinfronteras.com/> , which will feature LIVE video coverage of Colombian singing sensation Juanes' "Paz Sin Fronteras" concert this Sunday.

Internationally renowned and iconic singer/songwriter/performer Juan Gabriel will be celebrated as the 2009 Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year, it was announced today by The Latin Recording Academy.

In the decade since Napster’s launch, selling recorded music has become as much of an art as making the music itself.

MTV Latin America announced that it will rock multiple cities in Latin America and the US with a revamped version of its annual international award show, Los Premios MTV Latin America 2009.

An all-new season of V-me’s hit music-interview series Estudio Billboard, hosted by Leila Cobo, kicks off on June 23 at 9:00pm (et) with Aleks Syntek, the award-winning, platinum-selling Mexican artist who has created a string of keyboard-driven rock & pop international hits.

The tryouts have not been boffo.

Three pillars of the entertainment industry—music, movies and video games—are facing economic challenges due to the disruptive influences of digital distribution.

Universal Music Latin Entertainment (UMLE) has promoted Skander Goucha to Senior Vice President of Digital.

The Latin Recording Academy, Univision Network, Mandalay Bay, and the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority today announced that the 10th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards will take center stage at the Mandalay Bay Events Center on Thursday, Nov. 5, 2009.

Verizon announced an expansive relationship with Fonovisa/UMLE recording artists, Los Tigres del Norte.

Telemundo announced the launch of the official site of the 2009 Billboard Latin Music Awards, presented by State Farm.

Eventus announced that the Geneva-based World Intellectual Property Organization's (WIPO) Arbitration and Mediation Center, ruled in favor of Eventus' claim to have the rights to the domain name celiacruz.com revert to the Queen of Salsa's estate.

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