-- Angel Kaminsky has been named VP of Latin artists marketing for Universal Music Latin America, replacing Jose Puig, who was appointed last week to the post of GM for Universal Music Mexico. Kaminsky, who has an extensive background in marketing and artist development, was previously VP of marketing and content for Warner Music Mexico/U.S. He will be based in Miami, reporting directly to Jesus Lopez, chairman Universal Music Latin America/Iberian Penninsula. In his new post, Kaminsky will coordinate marketing efforts region-wide for Universal’s Latin artists, including Alejandro Fernandez, David Bisbal and Don Omar.

-- BMI will honor Juanes at its 17th annual Latin Awards, set for Mar. 4 at Las Vegas’ Bellagio Hotel. Juanes will receive the performing rights society’s President’s Award, which in the past has been awarded to Emilio and Gloria Estefan, Willie Nelson, Brian Wilson, Pete Townshend, Taylor Swift and Brooks & Dunn.