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Warner/Chappell Named Music Publisher of the Year at ASCAP Latin Music Awards

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  • March 07, 2018
    Warner/Chappell Named Music Publisher of the Year at ASCAP Latin Music Awards

    Eduardo Cabra Receives Prestigious Vanguard Award

    Company’s Songwriters Pick Up 12 “Most Performed Song” Awards;

    Publisher Hailed for Industry-Leading 40 Latin Chart Hits in 2017

    Warner/Chappell Music (WCM), the music publishing arm of Warner Music Group, was named Publisher of the Year at ASCAP’s 26th annual Latin Music Awards, held last night at the Marriott Marquis in New York City. WCM songwriters picked up 12 ASCAP “Most Performed Song” awards, while the company was also lauded for having 40 songs on the Latin charts in 2017. In a special presentation, WCM songwriter Eduardo Cabra - aka Visitante of Calle 13 and Trending Tropics - was honored with the prestigious ASCAP Vanguard Award in recognition of his impact on new and developing musical genres that have shaped the future of music.

    “We are extremely proud to receive this honor from ASCAP,” said Gustavo Menendez, President, Warner/Chappell Music, Latin America. “This award belongs to all of our amazingly talented songwriters, who are doing what they love every day, and delivering music that is inspiring fans in Latin America and across the globe.”

    “We are grateful to ASCAP for recognizing the creativity and accomplishments of our incredible Latin songwriters, who dominated the charts last year,” said Warner/Chappell Chairman & CEO Jon Platt. “Gustavo and his team are nurturing an outstanding roster of talent, proving that by putting our songwriters first, we will continue to lead the industry.”

    The following is a complete list of WCM songs and songwriters that received “Most Performed Song” awards at this year's ASCAP Latin Music Awards ceremony:

    POP

    • “3 AM" by Jesse, Joy, Tommy Torres
    • “Báilame” by Mauricio Rengifo
    • “Hermosa Ingrata” by Sky
    • “Súbeme La Radio” by Chris Jeday and Luis Ortiz

    URBANO

    • “Ahora Dice” by Chris Jeday and Luis Ortiz
    • “La Rompe Corazones” by Chris Jeday
    • “Mi Gente” by Beyoncé, Sky, Rolo, Willy William, The Dream, Ashadally Adam
    • “Mi Tesoro” by Chris Jeday and Luis Ortiz
    • “Quiéreme” by Albaro Lennier, Jacob Forever, Alejandro Urra and Farruko
    • “Sigo Extrañándote” by Sky and Bull Nene
    • “Te Quiero Pa’ Mi” by Luis Ortiz

    TROPICAL

    • “Robarte Un Beso” by Mauricio Rengifo 
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on March 7, 2018 - 12:00am

Eduardo Cabra Receives Prestigious Vanguard Award

Company’s Songwriters Pick Up 12 “Most Performed Song” Awards;

Publisher Hailed for Industry-Leading 40 Latin Chart Hits in 2017

Warner/Chappell Music (WCM), the music publishing arm of Warner Music Group, was named Publisher of the Year at ASCAP’s 26th annual Latin Music Awards, held last night at the Marriott Marquis in New York City. WCM songwriters picked up 12 ASCAP “Most Performed Song” awards, while the company was also lauded for having 40 songs on the Latin charts in 2017. In a special presentation, WCM songwriter Eduardo Cabra - aka Visitante of Calle 13 and Trending Tropics - was honored with the prestigious ASCAP Vanguard Award in recognition of his impact on new and developing musical genres that have shaped the future of music.

“We are extremely proud to receive this honor from ASCAP,” said Gustavo Menendez, President, Warner/Chappell Music, Latin America. “This award belongs to all of our amazingly talented songwriters, who are doing what they love every day, and delivering music that is inspiring fans in Latin America and across the globe.”

“We are grateful to ASCAP for recognizing the creativity and accomplishments of our incredible Latin songwriters, who dominated the charts last year,” said Warner/Chappell Chairman & CEO Jon Platt. “Gustavo and his team are nurturing an outstanding roster of talent, proving that by putting our songwriters first, we will continue to lead the industry.”

The following is a complete list of WCM songs and songwriters that received “Most Performed Song” awards at this year's ASCAP Latin Music Awards ceremony:

POP

  • “3 AM" by Jesse, Joy, Tommy Torres
  • “Báilame” by Mauricio Rengifo
  • “Hermosa Ingrata” by Sky
  • “Súbeme La Radio” by Chris Jeday and Luis Ortiz

URBANO

  • “Ahora Dice” by Chris Jeday and Luis Ortiz
  • “La Rompe Corazones” by Chris Jeday
  • “Mi Gente” by Beyoncé, Sky, Rolo, Willy William, The Dream, Ashadally Adam
  • “Mi Tesoro” by Chris Jeday and Luis Ortiz
  • “Quiéreme” by Albaro Lennier, Jacob Forever, Alejandro Urra and Farruko
  • “Sigo Extrañándote” by Sky and Bull Nene
  • “Te Quiero Pa’ Mi” by Luis Ortiz

TROPICAL

  • “Robarte Un Beso” by Mauricio Rengifo