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2010-08-02 09:22:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Music Latin Entertainment (UMLE), the world's leading Latin music company, today announced that it has expanded its lineup of mobile offerings for consumers with the launch of MOVIHITS, a new ringtone subscription service that it has created in partnership with m-Wise (OTC Bulletin Board: MWIS), the innovative mobile content technology company. The announcement was made today by Jesus Lopez, Chairman & CEO of Universal Music Latin...

2009-06-11 05:00:00

Latin Music Powerhouse Earns 8 of the Top 10 Albums in the Country including the Entire Top 5 MIAMI and LOS ANGELES, June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second time in less than a year, Universal Music Latin Entertainment (UMLE), a division of Universal Music Group (UMG), the world's leading music company, has charted unprecedented success by earning 8 of the Top 10 Latin albums in the country, including the entire top 5, according to SoundScan. The albums include Wisin Y Yandel's 'La...

2009-05-12 13:30:00

MIAMI, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Music Latin Entertainment (UMLE), the world's leading Latin music company, has promoted Skander Goucha to Senior Vice President of Digital. The announcement was made today by Jesus Lopez, Chairman & CEO of Universal Music Latin America & Iberian Peninsula and head of UMLE, Walter Kolm, President of Universal Music Latino and Machete, and Gustavo Lopez, President of Disa and Fonovisa. Formerly, Mr. Goucha served as Vice President of Digital for...

2008-09-12 06:00:26

MIAMI and LOS ANGELES, Sept. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Music Latin Entertainment (UMLE), a division of Universal Music Group (UMG), the world's leading music company, has charted unprecedented success this week with 8 of the Top 10 Latin albums in the country, according to SoundScan. The albums include Luis Fonsi's "Palabras Del Silencio" (#1) (Universal Latino); Alacranes Musical's "Tu Inspiracion" (Fonovisa) (#2); Daddy Yankee's "Talento de Barrio" (#3) (Machete); Wisin y Yandel's...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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