Part of learning another language is learning to make the connections between the language and culture you are learning about and how they connect to your own life in the world outside the classroom.
This presentation asks students to become familiar with current popular music in Spanish-speaking countries. Students enjoy music and they tend to find something they've heard on the radio or on TV before. This was one of the favorites!
I had every level student do this bi-weekly (so the dates are predictable).