It’s a holiday tradition that’s as important as trying to untangle strands of knotted lights, scouring the internet for the hottest tech device and kissing under the mistletoe–changing our listening habits to a steady diet of holiday ditties gives us the perfect soundtrack to the season of giving

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Terra Live Music brings you closer than ever to Alejandro Sanz, who will perform for the first time in a digitally live-streamed concert, broadcasted internationally on Thursday, December 6 at 7:00 p.m. ET( pre-show starts at 6:30 p.m. ET).

Rolling Stone announced its first-ever Latin music special section, featuring a magazine back cover and a bilingual editorial package celebrating Latin artists and culture. The issue will be available on newsstands November 9, and received advertising support from marketing communications agency Lápiz.

So far this year, digital album sales in the U.S. are up 15 percent from the same period last year. And Americans have already purchased one billion digital tracks, a pace that is set to break 2011’s record of 1.3 billion sold, according to Nielsen. A look back at music sales over the past few years found that the explosion of devices on the market– such as smartphones and tablets– and their increasing role in consumers’ everyday lives has played a major factor in the growth of digital music.

Telemundo announced the list of finalists for the 2012 Billboard Mexican Music Awards Presented by State Farm to air live on Thursday, October 18 at 7pm/6c from The Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California.  The list of finalists of the only award show that honors the albums, songs and most p

Guitar Center announced the upcoming induction of multi-platinum and Grammy winning Latin rockers Mana, into the retailers' historic RockWalk. The induction ceremony, which is by invitation only, will take place on Monday, Sept. 17 at 2 p.m. at Guitar Center's Hollywood location on Sunset Boulevard.

Comcast announced that it has teamed up with Music Choice, the multi-platform video and music network, to bring Xfinity TV MultiLatino customers access to the most extensive collection of Hispanic music videos and original artist content ever On Demand.

In the mid-90s, Alberto “Beto” Perez was on his way to teach an aerobics class in Cali, Colombia when he realized he’d forgotten his traditional aerobics music. With no time to turn back, he improvised the class with a mix of salsa and merengue tapes from his backpack. The change of music inspired him to try something new: to focus on being moved by the rhythm instead of counting reps. His energy electrified the room -- and his students loved the class. That day, Zumba Fitness was born. By Tr3s Insights

Legendary performer Tony Bennett, who celebrates his 86th birthday on Friday, August 3rd, releases his latest CD, Tony Bennett: Viva Duets, worldwide on Tuesday, October 23rd on Columbia Records.

Sirius XM Radio announced that Latin rocker Juanes will host an exclusive monthly special on SiriusXM's Caliente and La Kueva commercial-free music channels.
 

PRISA Radio launched Buluba.com, the first legal website in Spanish of totally free lyrics, offering, as of today, a catalogue of 70,000 songs of all time and all styles, written by the most prestigious songwriters and performed by the greatest singers from then and now.

Legendary Puerto Rican cuatro player Jomo Toro died late Saturday after a long battle with cancer. He was 78. The cuatro master was the first to integrate the local instrument into salsa. His musical credits include a legendary turn on “Asalto Navideño,” a beloved Christmas album headed by Willie Colón and Héctor Lavoe.

National Latino Broadcasting, LLC (NLB) announced the launch of Latin GRAMMY En Vivo, a daily show airing on SiriusXM EN VIVO channel 147. Hosted by industry veteran Kike Posada, Latin GRAMMY En Vivo is jointly produced by NLB and The Latin Recording Academy, the non-profit organization that recognizes excellence in the recorded arts and sciences through its annual Latin GRAMMY Awards.

MIXTO Music, a Miami based music production and supervision firm, has opened it‚s doors during to this week;s AHAA conference.

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