This fall, the Verizon Music Festival will feature Wynton Marsalis & the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, Joshua Redman Quartet, Me’Shell Ndegeocello, McCoy Tyner, John Mayall & The Bluesbreakers, Daniela Mercury, and David Clayton-Thomas and Blood, Sweat & Tears. announced the latest addition to its string of hits with the launch of a music and movies shop on the chart-busting site. Consistently ranked in the top 10 by consumers and industry analysts, recently added more than 65,000 CDs, videos and DVDs to the site.

ACDelco is building on its exposure to the Hispanic market by being the premier sponsor of the 21st Annual Tejano Music Awards, the largest Tejano music event in the world. The event was held in April at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas.

Mexico's qualifying series to the prestigious Copa Libertadores de América soccer tournament returns to the U.S. with the continued support and title sponsorship of Sears, Roebuck and Co.

General Motors (GM) announced a partnership with the "King of Mexican Music" Vicente Fernandez and his son, 2000 Latin Grammy winner Alejandro Fernandez, in an effort to raise money for the Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF). As title sponsor of the Fernandez' 2001 Western U.S.

Continental Airlines is supporting U.S. high school and college-age student volunteers representing the Amigos de las Américas (AMIGOS) organization who will spend up to eight weeks this summer working with rural Latin American communities on public health projects.

Netmí, the online subsidiary for Hispanic Broadcasting Corporation and KLTN, 92.9 Estereo Latino in Houston, Time Warner, and Southwest Airlines announced their sponsorship of a contest to give away tickets to the world super welterweight championship fight between Oscar de la Hoya and Super

Terra Lycos announced a strategic marketing alliance between its award-winning children's site, Lycos Zone ( and The Dannon Company, Inc.

Terra Lycos announced the successful results of the ParentsConnected program, a joint initiative with Hewlett-Packard, designed to narrow the digital divide, de-mystify technology and keep parents connected with their children.

KVEA-TV Channel 52, the O&O of Telemundo in Los Angeles, celebrates the first duopoly in the Los Angeles television market with the acquisition of KWHY-TV Channel 22.

Pepsi-Cola Company announced a global sponsorship and advertising agreement with Shakira, the Latin pop sensation and Grammy award winner who's been thrilling music fans in Latin America and the U.S. for seven years., S.A. de C.V. and Grupo Elektra, S.A. de C.V. announced the expansion of Todito-branded Internet kiosks to 450 Elektra stores located throughout Mexico. The Todito-branded kiosks sell computers and Todito's Internet connection service.

Ford Focus has launched its online MixMaster on its website Now visitors can use the jam-making, house-quaking MixMaster turntables to create their own Detroit Techno music anytime.

Corona Extra Beer is hoping to add to the sizzle with its latest U.S. Hispanic-market promotion, "El Ritmo del Verano con Corona y Paulina." Corona, the No. 1 import beer in the United States, has signed hot international Latin music star Paulina Rubio to anchor the promotion.

An impressive line-up of guest speakers joined Banco Popular to announce the winners of the third annual Banco Popular Banking on the Moon Essay Contest. Over 200 Chicago public school students gathered at Roberto Clemente High School to learn about the contest prizes valued at $200,000.