Creating the Latin-music trends that captivate young music-lovers in the United States and Puerto Rico, the artists of SESAC Latina are well-represented among the nominees for the 2015 edition of Premios Juventud (Youth Awards), produced by UnivisiÃ³n.
This awards ceremony takes a different approach with distinctive categories such as “The Perfect Combination” (collaborations), ringtones and “Vein-Cutting Song” for the track that most effectively moves our emotions.
The songwriters and artists of SESAC Latina set the pace among youth culture with nominations in important categories.
Testifying to the diversity of this performing-rights organization’s catalog, the nominees for the 2015 Premios Juventud include urban artists such as Nicky Jam and Gente D’ Zona (SGAE), along with the chart-dominating Regional Mexican group Calibre 50.
The 2015 Premios Juventud will be televised live, Thursday, July 16, by UnivisiÃ³n.
The complete list of SESAC Latina nominees is as follows:
Â°Â Gente D’ Zona, as featured performers on “Bailando” (Dancing) with Enrique Iglesias and Descemer Bueno, in CombinaciÃ³n Perfecta (Perfect Combination),Â The Catchiest (La Mas Pegajosa), My Favorite Video (Mi Video Favorito), and My Favorite Ringtone (Mi Ringtone Favorito)
Â° CombinaciÃ³n Perfecta: Nicky Jam, writer and performer of “El PerdÃ³n” (Forgiveness), featuring Enrique Iglesias.
Â° CombinaciÃ³n Perfecta: EdÃ©n MuÃ±oz, writer and vocalist of “QuÃ© Tiene De Malo” (What’s Wrong With It?), performed by his group Calibre 50 alongsideÂ El Komander.
Â° Tu CD Favorito (Your Favorite CD): Luciano Luna, writer of several tracks on the Luis Coronel albumQuiero Ser Tu DueÃ±o (I Want to Be Your Man), including the first single “Tenerte” (To Have You).
Â° La MÃ¡s Pegajosa (The Catchiest): Nicky Jam, writer and performer of “El PerdÃ³n,” featuring Enrique Iglesias.
Â° La MÃ¡s Pegajosa: JosÃ© Alfredo Iturbe Parra, writer of “Cuando La Miro” (When I See Her), performed by Luis Coronel.
Â° Mi Video Favorito (My Favorite Video): Luciano Luna, writer of “Tenerte,” performed by Luis Coronel.
Â° Mi Video Favorito: JosÃ© Alfredo Iturbe Parra, writer of “Cuando La Miro,”Â performed by Luis Coronel.
Â° CanciÃ³n Corta-Venas (Vein-Cutting Song): Edwin Giovannie Bonilla Soto, writer of “Como Quiero Odiarte”(How I Want to Hate You), performed by Favela.
Â° Mi Letra Favorita (My Favorite Lyrics): EdÃ©n MuÃ±oz and JosÃ© Luis Roma, writers of “Contigo” (With You), performed by Calibre 50. This song is in its ninth week at No. 1 on the Billboard Regional Mexican Songs chart.
Â° Mi Ringtone: JosÃ© Alfredo Iturbe Parra, writer of “Cuando La Miro,” performed by Luis Coronel.
With a selective policy of affiliation that’s unique in the industry,Â SESACÂ represents the best composers and publishers. In so doing,Â SESACÂ has built a repertoire of quality that covers all genres and the most popular music of today. Artists affiliated withÂ SESACÂ include such icons as Bob Dylan, Neil Diamond, Kurt Cobain’s Catalog, Mariah Carey, Zac Brown, Mumford & Sons, Lady Antebellum, Bryan Michael Cox, Swizz Beatz, Rico Love, RUSH, Cassandra Wilson, MGMT, Alice In Chains, PSY and many more.Â Â SESAC LatinaÂ represents such prestigious artists as Draco Rosa, Nicky Jam, Gente D’ Zona, Reik, Jencarlos Canela, Carlos Baute, Enrique Bunbury, Rayito, Rafa Arcaute, Luz Casal, Gaby Moreno, Intocable, Joey Montana, Luciano Luna, Calibre 50, Aleks Syntek, Fonseca, AmÃ©rica Sierra, among many others.Â www.sesaclatina.comÂ
As the first Latin music-focused division to be created by a performing rights society originally founded in 1930,Â SESACÂ is also recognized as a leader in technology, which allows it to process royalty payments more quickly and accurately.Â SESACÂ is the only society offering its affiliates monthly radio performance royalty payments.