IThe enormous diversity of Latin music was clearly evident tonight at the 13th annual edition of Premio Lo Nuestro a la Música Latina, the nation's longest-standing and most successful Latin

Jennifer Lopez has made history, claiming the number one spot - with her new album "J.Lo" and her new feature film "The Wedding Planner", in the same week.

The Recording Academy has teamed up with Capitol Records to release this year's 2001 GRAMMY Nominees albums, the 7th edition in the best-selling series that honors many of the year's GRAMMY-nominated artists and songs.

All across America, music artists and bands are waiting for their big break. Soon, the wait will be over for the winner of the first-ever New Music Award as the American Music Awards presents the debut of the "Coca-Cola New Music Award" competition.

Premio Lo Nuestro A La Música Latina launched its own Web site. The new site, which can be accessed by logging onto http://www.univision.com, chronicles the history of the award, as well as past winners and this year's nominees.

"Singing 'The Cup of Life' at George Bush's inauguration is like playing the fiddle while Rome burns," said an angry Robi Draco Rosa who wrote the hit song and numerous other tracks for Martin, including the breakthrough smash "Livin' La Vida Loca".

World welterweight boxing champion, Olympic Gold Medalist and EMI Latin recording artist Oscar De La Hoya can now add Grammy nominee to his list of accolades.

Executives at Universal Records and FB Entertainment, an affiliate of FUBU The Collection, announced that they have brokered a joint venture deal to share marketing, distribution and promotion duties for FUBU Records, a new imprint which is an entity of FB Entertainment.

With a remarkable six nominations in two separate categories - Tropical and Pop -- Latin boy band Son by Four is poised to become a big winner of next month's 13th annual Premio Lo Nuestro a la Música Latina, to be held at Miami's James L. Knight Convention Center.

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