Once again, dozens of top entertainment personalities will gather in Miami on Thursday, February 7th, 2002, to attend the 14th edition of the Premio Lo Nuestro A La Música Latina 2002, the foremost Hispanic music award in the U.S.

Daniel Rodriguez has quickly become "America's tenor," and makes his long-awaited debut on Manhattan Records' The Spirit of America, featuring twelve songs that capture a shared sense of determination and hope in these historic times.

Jupiter Media Metrix reports that regardless of the current market downturn, US digital music sales -via digital subscription models and single paid downloads -will generate $1.6 billion in revenue by 2006, with $1.0 billion, or nearly 63 percent, coming from subscriptions alone.

One of the finest rhythm and blues singers, Mary J. Blige, will combine with pop/salsa singing sensation Marc Anthony, to sing "America the Beautiful" prior to Super Bowl XXXVI at the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans Sunday, Feb. 3, the NFL announced today.

Sony Discos/Columbia Records is releasing Libre, the first Marc Anthony album since his 1999 English language debut (the RIAA triple platinum Marc Anthony) and the salsa-pop singing sensation's first salsa album since 1997's Contra La Corriente.

The Universal Music Group announced the donation of a $2 million gift to the R&B Foundation for the establishment of the Motown/Universal Music Group Fund in order to provide grants for financial assistance to R&B recording artists who were formerly affiliated with UMG or any of its wholl

Grammy-winning recording artist Shakira will release LAUNDRY SERVICE, her first album of English material on Epic
Records, on November 13, 2001.

Live stream from Press Conference at the Conga Room in Los Angeles to announce Recipients of Latin GRAMMY Awards.

The Recording Academy will stage the 44th Annual Grammy Awards on February 27, 2002 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, it was announced by Academy President/CEO Michael Greene.

Univision Music Group, a division of Univision Communications Inc. announced that Disa Records recording artists have captured the top three spots on the SoundScan Latin Album Sales charts for the week ended September 30, 2001.

The three-year labor contract between the Joint Policy Committee on Broadcast Talent Union Relations of the ANA/AAAA (JPC) and the American Federation of Musicians (AFM) expires on Tuesday, October 16, 2001.

BMI announced the winners of the 2001 Urban Awards. The awards presentation has been postponed. A new date will be announced.

The Recording Academy and Latin Recording Academy reported that it is simply impossible to reschedule a live, international show of this magnitude. They currently are determining the best way to award the winners their Latin GRAMMYs and will be making an announcement regarding this very soon.

The Telemundo Network announced it has entered into an agreement with the CBS Television Network to be the exclusive Spanish-language partner covering The 2nd Annual Latin Grammy Awards.

The Latin Recording Academy (LARAS) has announced the 17 honorees to inaugurate the newly launched Latin GRAMMY Hall of Fame.

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