Just about everyone connects with music, but where we live plays a big part of how we listen to, buy and engage with our tunes.

If you like Salsa, the Fania All Stars and dancing, the name Cheo Feliciano is synonyms with Greatness.  Cheo Felicano passed away after be involved in an accident in Puerto Rico.

Terra, a global digital media company and content producer with a presence in 19 countries, is proud to announce "Terra Live Music in Concert" with Juanes, an exclusive live-streaming music performance featuring the vibrant Grammy-winning superstar Juanes, on Wednesday, March 12th at 10:00pm ET to debut his upcoming new album "Loco de Amor" ("Crazy from Love") which will be released globally the day prior.

Rebecca Drucker who has enjoyed a career in the US Hispanic advertising and marketing industry with several media companies such as Univision, Telemundo, Terra.com and the William Morris Agency has joined Ricky Martin’s management team.

U.S. Hispanics Over-Index Other Demographics in most Social Media, Entertainment,  & Mobile Usage.   by Peggy Dold / Navigation Partners LLC

{Why it is crucial to connect the dots between the consumer, music discovery, music consumption, and copyright monetization}  by Peggy Dold / Navigation Partners LLC

Oscar D'León, Juan Formell, Roberto Menescal, Totó La Momposina, Palito Ortega, Eddie Palmieri, and Miguel Ríos will be honored with The Latin Recording Academy's Lifetime Achievement Award, and Mario Kreutzberger aka "Don Francisco" and Pedro Ramírez Velázquez are the recipients of the prestigious Trustees Award, it was announced by The Latin Recording Academy.

From live local newscasts via mobile to time-shifted season finales in the living room, the rising wave of streamed content continues to engage our eyes and ears. And digital music plays a big part of the swell, keeping our toes tapping and heads bobbing

Last night I had the treat of attending an intimate concert with Gloria Estefan at the New World Center in Miami. She performed songs from her upcoming album, The Standards, accompanied by the Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra under the direction of Shelly Berg. It was a perfect evening of timeless music beautifully and impeccably performed at a world-class performing arts venue. And it was great to hear Gloria sing better than ever.

As Internet-radio listening rose among this age group, listening to AM/FM radio, which now accounts for 24 percent of music-listening time, declined 2 percentage points. In the 36-and-older age group, by contrast, Internet radio accounted for just 13 percent of music listening, while AM/FM radio dominated listening methods with a 41 percent share.

Music is the universal language that fans speak fluently. In fact, a recent Nielsen study found that 40 percent of U.S. consumers—those classified as fans—are responsible for 75 percent of music spending. These fans, who spend between $20 billion and $26 billion on music each year, could spend an additional $450 million to $2.6 billion annually if they had the opportunity to snag behind-the-scenes access to the artists along with exclusive content.

The longest running Latin music awards show in the U.S. was broadcast LIVE from the AmericanAirlines Arena featuring 18 star-studded production numbers, and recognizing musical excellence across various categories including tropical, pop, regional Mexican, rock alternative and urban.

Billboard and Telemundo announced the finalists for the 2013 Billboard Latin Music Awards presented by State Farm® during a press conference at the Gibson Showroom in Miami, Florida.

The Soulfrito Music Festival announced its return and partnership with Sun Life Stadium.
 

Terra will present Terra Live Music in Studio with Matt Hunter Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. ET on http://www.Terra.com/musica/live-music/> . 
 

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