Brytiago, Justin Quiles, Greeicy and Javiera Mena have been added to Deezer NEXT 2018, which focus on new emerging talent with a special emphasis on Latin artists. The Deezer NEXT program includes 12 months of profile development, playlisting and taking part in creative artist marketing campaigns.
The latest artist to join the rooster is Brytiago who is signed to Daddy Yankee’s El Cartel Records and is the first Latin artist to be named a local Deezer NEXT act in both the US and in Latin America. The Puerto Rican singer was endorsed by the “big boss.”
“I am always looking for artists with longevity over an ‘in the moment’ artist without lasting power,” said Yankee. Brytiago will be joined by fellow breakout Latin artists including Justin Quiles, Puerto Rican reggaeton singer and songwriter for top Latin artist including Yandel, Annita and J Balvin; Javiera Mena, a Latin Grammy Nominee and Chilean Indie electro-pop musician; and Greeicy, a Colombian actress, singer-songwriter.
“I am excited for the journey with Deezer NEXT and look forward to being able to bring my songs to more people than ever before,” said Brytiago.
Deezer Next 2018 Latin class also includes Irie Kingz, a Colombian duo comprised of Oliva and Yeyo mixing Spanish and English known for “Me Want Party” and Mike Bahía, a Colombian popstar. Both acts were announced early this year.