Batanga, the country’s largest Latin Internet radio network and the publisher of a magazine, has signed a distribution agreement with Media Solutions, the exclusive distributor for Books-A-Million.

This is Batanga’s third major distribution deal this year and puts the magazine into 7,000 retail stores across the country.

Books-A-Million is a book retailing chain in the Southeast and the third largest in the U.S., operating 207 stores in 18 states.

Other distribution agreements Batanga signed in 2003 are with Source Interlink Companies and Anderson News Company, which are distributing to Wal-Marts, Kmarts, Barnes & Nobles, Tower Record and B. Dalton Bookseller and other retail stores.

Batanga Magazine is geared to Hispanic youth and covers the Latin music scene. It also incorporates opinions and thoughts from over 1 million monthly U.S. Hispanic unique listeners of Batanga Internet radio, which has almost 20 stations.