Sony Music Latin

  1. EMI Music, ARPA Musical, More Take Top Awards at Billboard Bash in Miami

    April 24, 2013 10:18 PM EDT Publishing, imprint and label winners were announced during the Billboard Bash at Cameo Nightclub in Miami on Wednesday evening as part of the Billboard Latin Music Conference & Awards, presented by State Farm in association with Pepsi.   Th ...

  2. Backbeat: Gerardo Ortiz, Regional Mexican Singer, Attracts Celebs and Sony Execs to Milestone Show at Nokia Theatre in L.A.

    October 11, 2011 11:54 AM EDT A handful of years ago, Gerardo Ortiz was unknown in regional Mexican music--then he was discovered on YouTube. Now, the singer/songwriter is becoming such an established name that even major celebrities in the genre are showing up at his concerts ...

  3. Backbeat: Gerardo Ortiz Showcases New Music at L.A. Album-Release Party

    September 07, 2011 6:36 PM EDT Purgatory: Gerardo Ortiz performed live at L.A's Conga Room at a CD release party for his new album "Entre Dios y el Diablo"/"Between God and the Devil" (Photo: Eddie Sakaki/The Conga Room) Regional Mexican singer/songwrit ...

  4. Latin Power Players: Afo Verde

    August 01, 2011 10:08 PM EDT Afo Verde President of Latin region, Sony Music Afo Verde took over the reins of Sony's entire Latin operation -- including the United States and Latin America -- in October 2009. Since then, he has been intent on establishing the label as &q ...

  5. Label Vet George Zamora Joins Latin Indie Top Stop Music

    March 23, 2011 4:00 PM EDT Veteran record label executive George Zamora has been named VP of label operations and A&R at indie Latin label Top Stop Music. Top Stop was launched by producer Sergio George and George Elias. Zamora, who in the past worked as president of Wa ...

  6. Chayanne Re-Ups With Sony Music Latin

    September 03, 2009 12:00 AM EDT After nearly two years out of contract, Puerto Rican superstar Chayanne is close to re-signing with his longtime label, Sony Music Latin, sources say. Chayanne had been reportedly speaking with other labels after his contract expired in 2007. Now, ...

  7. Industry Exec Zamora Launches Label

    July 01, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Veteran Latin industry executive George Zamora has launched a new label, Zamora Music Group (ZMG). ZMG will be distributed by Sony Music Latin, which has an equity interest in the upstart label and is backing it. Zamora describes ZMG as a "bo ...

  8. Sin Bandera’s Schajris Signs With SESAC

    June 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Noel Schajris, one half of soulful Mexican pop duo Sin Bandera, has signed a deal with performance society SESAC for representation of public performance of his works in the United States and Puerto Rico. Born in Argentina and naturalized as a Mex ...

  9. Sony BMG Names Mexico Chief

    October 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Roberto López has been appointed managing director, Sony BMG Mexico and Central America. Roberto López has been appointed managing director, Sony BMG Mexico and Central America. López -- who reports to Kevin Lawrie, president of Sony BMG ...