March 11, 2015

Claudia Brant and Romeo Santos Named Songwriters of the Year at 23rd Annual ASCAP Latin Music Awards

La Original Banda El Limon De Salvador Lizárraga Receives ASCAP Latin Heritage Award; David Bisbal Honored with ASCAP Voice of Music Award; Mario Domm Presented with ASCAP Golden Note Award

“Bailando” Named Latin Song of the Year


Sony/ATV Discos Music Publishing and WB Music Corp. Named Publishers of the Year

Mayimba Music Named Independent Publisher of the Year


Los Angeles, CA, March 11, 2015: Claudia Brant and Romeo Santos were named Songwriters of the Year at the 23rd annual ASCAP Latin Music Awards, held tonight at The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles, CA. ASCAP President Paul Williams presented the award to Claudia Brant. This is the second time that Brant has received the Songwriter of the Year award and Romeo Santos’s fifth win in that category.

Williams also presented several exclusive ASCAP Latin honors at the ceremony: the ASCAP Latin Heritage Award went to La Original Banda El Limón de Salvador Lizárraga in recognition of their unique and enduring contributions to Latin music; David Bisbal received the ASCAP Voice of Music Award for songwriters and artists whose music gives voice to the spirit of a generation; and Mario Domm received the Golden Note Award for his extraordinary career milestones.

The songwriters and publishers of ASCAP’s most performed songs in Latin Music in 2014 were also recognized during the invite-only awards ceremony.

ASCAP’s Executive Vice President of Membership John Titta and Vice President of Latin Membership Alexandra Lioutikoff presented the Publisher of the Year award to Sony/ATV Discos Music Publishing and WB Music Corp. and the Independent Publisher of the Year to Mayimba Music. The Latin Song of the Year award went to “Bailando” (written by Descemer Bueno, Alexander Delgado Hernandez, Enrique Iglesias & Randy Malcolm Martinez; published by BMG Gold Songs, EIP Music, EMI April Music & Sony/ATV Tunes).

Telemundo’s network TV personality Elva Saray hosted the all-star gathering, which featured performances and the participation of some of Latin music's hottest stars, including:

Christian Daniel, Alejandro Lerner, Alex Da Kid, Andres Castro, Beto Cuevas, Carlos Marmo, Chris Jeday, Daniel Santacruz, Estela Mora, Gerardo Ortiz, Gianmarco Zignago, Jerry Demara, Miguelito, Maffio, Natalia Jimenez, Noel Schajris, Prince Charlez, Ruben Rabasa, Sergio Zavala and others.

Awards were presented throughout the evening in the following categories: Pop, Tropical, Regional Mexican, Urban and Television. See below for the full list of winners. 

About ASCAP

The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) is a professional membership organization of songwriters, composers and music publishers of every kind of music. ASCAP’s mission is to license and promote the music of its members and foreign affiliates, obtain fair compensation for the public performance of their works and to distribute the royalties that it collects based upon those performances. ASCAP members write the world’s best-loved music and ASCAP has pioneered the efficient licensing of that music to hundreds of thousands of enterprises who use it to add value to their business – from bars, restaurants and retail, to radio, TV and cable, to Internet, mobile services and more. The ASCAP license offers an efficient solution for businesses to legally perform ASCAP music while respecting the right of songwriters and composers to be paid fairly. With 525,000 members representing more than 10 million copyrighted works, ASCAP is the worldwide leader in performance royalties, service and advocacy for songwriters and composers, and the only American performing rights organization (PRO) owned and governed by its writer and publisher members. www.ascap.com

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2015 ASCAP LATIN MUSIC AWARDS WINNERS

REGIONAL MEXICANO

“Así Ya No”
compositor: Moisés Arellanes
editora: Ser-Zeri Music
interpretada por: La Maquinaria Norteña

“La Historia De Mis Manos”
compositor: Gumaro Cabrera Inunza
editora: De Calibre Music
interpretada por: Banda Carnaval

“La Niña Más Linda”
compositor: José Alberto Inzunza (Joss Favela)
editora: House Of Badsin Publishing
interpretada por: Kevin Ortiz

"Mi Segunda Vida"
compositora: Claudia Brant
editoras: Brantunes
Sony/ATV Discos Music Publishing
interpretada por: La Arrolladora Banda El Limón De René Camacho

“Mujer De Piedra”
compositor: Gerardo Ortiz
editoras: Del World Song
House Of Badsin Publishing
interpretada por: Gerardo Ortiz

“Quién Se Anima”
compositor: Gerardo Ortiz
editoras: Del World Song
House Of Badsin Publishing
interpretada por: Gerardo Ortiz

“Se Que Lloraré”
compositor: Moisés Arellanes
editora: Ser-Zeri Music
interpretada por: La Maquinaria Norteña

"Te Hubieras Ido Antes"
compositor: José Alberto Inzunza (Joss Favela)
editora: Norban Publishing
interpretada por: Julión Álvarez Y Su Norteño Banda

"Tenerte"
compositora: Luna Díaz
editora: Del World Song
interpretada por: Luis Coronel

"Tus Latidos"
compositora: Luna Díaz
editora: De Calibre Music
interpretada por: Calibre 50

"Y Así Fue"
compositores: Alfonso De La Cruz
Guadalupe De La Cruz
editora: Norban Publishing
interpretada por: Julión Álvarez Y Su Norteño Banda

URBANO

“6AM”
compositor: Farruko
editora: Carbón Fiber Music Publishing
interpretada por: J Balvin con Farruko

“A Que No Te Atreves”
compositor: Tito 'El Bambino'
editoras: Sony/ATV Discos Music Publishing
Tito El Patrón Publishing
interpretada por: Tito 'El Bambino'

“Alócate”
compositores: Alexis
Fido
Giencarlos Rivera
Jonathan C. Rivera
editoras: Alexis & Fido Music Publishing
KOB Publishing
Sony/ATV Discos Music Publishing
WB Music Corp.
interpretada por: Alexis & Fido

“El Duelo”
compositores: J Álvarez
Montana
editoras: Montana The Producer Publishing
On Top Of The World Music
Sony/ATV Discos Music Publishing
interpretada por: J Álvarez

“La Nueva Y La Ex”
compositores: Jesús Benítez
Daddy Yankee
editora: Cangris Publishing
interpretada por: Daddy Yankee

“La Temperatura”
compositores: Kevin Jiménez Londono (SAYCO)
Eliezer Palacios Rivera
Giencarlos Rivera
Jonathan C. Rivera
Gabriel J. Rodríguez
Bryan Snaider Lezcano (SAYCO)
editoras: KOB Publishing
Secret Code Music Publishing
WB Music Corp.
interpretada por: Maluma con Eli Palacios

“Moviendo Caderas”
compositores: Eliezer Palacios Rivera
Giencarlos Rivera
Jonathan C. Rivera
Gabriel J. Rodríguez
Daddy Yankee
editoras: Cangris Publishing
KOB Publishing
Secret Code Music Publishing
WB Music Corp.
interpretada por: Yandel con Daddy Yankee

“Passion Whine”
compositores: Farruko
Sean Paul
editoras: Carbon Fiber Music Publishing
Dutty Rock Music
EMI April Music
interpretada por: Farruko con Sean Paul

"Tú Me Quemas"
compositores: Julio Galindez
Carlos 'Maffio' Peralta
editoras: Alkatraks Entertainment
Spanglish Global Publishing
interpretada por: Chino y Nacho con Gente De Zona y Los Cadillacs

TELEVISIÓN

“El Perdedor”
compositores: Descemer Bueno (SGAE)
Enrique Iglesias
editoras: EIP Music
EMI April Music
Sony/ATV Tunes
programa: Lo Que La Vida Me Robó
interpretada por: Enrique Iglesias con Marco Antonio Solís

“Mi Tesoro”
compositores: Jesse Huerta (SACM)
Joy Huerta (SACM)
editora: WB Music Corp.
programa: Qué Pobres Tan Ricos
interpretada por: Jesse & Joy

"Tema Principal y Música Incidental"
compositores: Agustín Barreto
Carlos Marmo
editora: Nuestro Music
programa: Premios Latin Grammy 2014

POP

“Adrenalina”
compositores: Chris Jeday
Luis Ortiz
editoras: Jedy Squat Music
WB Music Corp.
interpretada por: Wisin con Jennifer López y Ricky Martin

“Apnea”
compositor: Ricardo Arjona
editoras: Arjona Musical
Sony/ATV Discos Music Publishing
interpretada por: Ricardo Arjona

“Chica Ideal”
compositor: Pedro Ortiz
editora: Xuanlu Music
interpretada por: Chino y Nacho

“Control”
compositores: Chris Jeday
Luis Ortiz
editoras: Jedy Squat Music
WB Music Corp.
interpretada por: Wisin con Chris Brown y Pitbull

“Corazón En La Maleta”
compositora: Claudia Brant
editoras: Brantunes
Sony/ATV Discos Music Publishing
interpretada por: Luis Fonsi

“Creo En Mí”
compositores: Claudia Brant
Jayson M. DeZuzio
Natalia Jiménez (SGAE)
editoras: Brantunes
EMI April Music
Have A Nice Jay Music
Kidinakorner Music
Sony/ATV Discos Music Publishing
Universal Music Corporation
interpretada por: Natalia Jiménez

“Decidiste Dejarme”
compositores: Mario Domm (SACM)
Lauren K. Evans
Mónica Vélez (SACM)
editoras: Almo Music Corporation
Laurel Krown Music
Sony/ATV Discos Music Publishing
interpretada por: Camila

“El Perdedor”
compositores: Descemer Bueno (SGAE)
Enrique Iglesias
editoras: EIP Music
EMI April Music
Sony/ATV Discos Music Publishing
interpretada por: Enrique Iglesias con Marco Antonio Solís

“Humanos A Marte”
compositor: Fernando José Montesinos Guerrero (SGAE)
editoras: Sony/ATV Discos Music Publishing
Sony/ATV Music Publishing Spain (SGAE)
interpretada por: Chayanne

“La Noche Es Tuya”
compositor: Sergio Zavala
editoras: Del World Song
Latin Power Music
interpretada por: 3Ball MTY con América Sierra y Gerardo Ortiz

“Llegaste Tú”
compositora: Claudia Brant
editoras: Songs Of Saraswati
Universal Música
interpretada por: Luis Fonsi con Juan Luis Guerra

“Lo Poco Que Tengo”
compositor: Ricardo Arjona
editoras: Arjona Musical
Sony/ATV Discos Music Publishing
interpretada por: Ricardo Arjona

"Mi Peor Error (Primera Fila)"
compositor: Pablo Preciado (SACM)
editora: Universal Music - MGB Songs
interpretada por: Alejandra Guzmán

“Mi Tesoro”
compositores: Jesse Huerta (SACM)
Joy Huerta (SACM)
editora: WB Music Corp.
interpretada por: Jesse & Joy

TROPICAL

“Cambio De Piel”
compositores: Yoel Henríquez
Julio Reyes
editoras: Cosas Mías Music Publishing
Eareye Songs
Universal Música
interpretada por: Marc Anthony

“Cuando Nos Volvamos A Encontrar”
compositor: Andrés Castro
editoras: Baluarte Music Publishing
Sony/ATV Discos Music Publishing
interpretada por: Carlos Vives con Marc Anthony

“Desde El Primer Beso”
compositor: Santana
editoras: Ramírez López Music Publishing
WB Music Corp.
interpretada por: Gocho 'El Lápiz de Platino' con Wisin

“Eres Mía”
compositor: Romeo Santos
editoras: Mayimba Music
Palabras De Romeo
interpretada por: Romeo Santos

“Flor Pálida”
compositor: Fernando Borrego Linares (SGAE)
editora: Ruminating Music
interpretada por: Marc Anthony

“La Foto De Los Dos”
compositor: Andrés Castro
editoras: Baluarte Music Publishing
Sony/ATV Discos Music Publishing
interpretada por: Carlos Vives

“Odio”
compositores: Drake
Karen Rodríguez
Romeo Santos
Noah '40' Shebib
editoras: EMI April Music
Is Love And Above
Kobalt Songs Music Publishing
Mayimba Music
Palabras De Romeo
Roncesvalles Music Publishing
interpretada por: Romeo Santos con Drake

“Prometo Olvidarte”
compositores: Yoel Damas
Eliot José Feliciano
Raphy Pina
editoras: Damas Music Global
Los Magnifikos Music
Sony/ATV Discos Music Publishing
WB Music Corp.
interpretada por: Tony Dize

“Se Fue”
compositores: Ignacio Ballesteros (SGAE)
Federico Cavalli (SIAE)
Pietro Cremonesi (SIAE)
Arcangelo Valsiglio (SIAE
editora: Universal Polygram International Publishing
interpretada por: Laura Pausini con Marc Anthony

“Soy El Mismo”
compositor: Daniel Santacruz
editoras: Mayimba Music
Penluis Music Publishing
interpretada por: Prince Royce

CANCIÓN DEL AÑO

“Bailando”
compositores: Descemer Bueno (SGAE)
Alexander Delgado Hernández (SGAE)
Enrique Iglesias
Randy Malcolm Martínez (SGAE)
editoras: BMG Gold Songs
EIP Music
EMI April Music
Sony/ATV Tunes
interpretada por: Enrique Iglesias con Descemer Bueno y Gente De Zona

EDITORA INDEPENDIENTE DEL AÑO
Mayimba Music
Cancioncitas De Amor
Eres Mía
Esta Noche
Loco
Odio
Soy El Mismo
Yo También

EDITORAS DEL AÑO

Sony/ATV Discos Music Publishing

A Que No Te Atreves
Adiós
Alócate
Apnea
Bailando
Corazón En La Maleta
Creo En Mí
Cuando Nos Volvamos A Encontrar
Darte Un Beso
Decidiste Dejarme
Duele
El Duelo
El Gran Perdedor
El Perdedor
Ella Es Mi Fiesta
Humanos A Marte
Imagínate
La Foto De Los Dos
Lo Poco Que Tengo
Loco
Mi Segunda Vida
Nací Aquí
Odio
Passion Whine
Perdón
Por Lo Que Reste De Vida
Prometo Olvidarte
Quédate Con Ella
Soledad
Sólo Busco Amor
Vida
Vivir Mi Vida

WB Music Corp.

Adrenalina
Alócate
Bajo La Tormenta
Control
Desde El Primer Beso
Dónde Está El Amor
Duele Menos
En La Oscuridad
Hey
La Botella
La Flaca
La Más Fuerte
La Temperatura
Mi Tesoro
Moviendo Caderas
Ole Brazil
Olvidar
Para Ayudarte A Reir
Para Mí (Primera Fila)
Por Fin
Prometo Olvidarte
Que Viva La Vida
Quédate
Quiero Saber
Te Pienso Sin Querer (Primera Fila)
Te Viví
Tocando El Cielo
Tu Princesa
Una Vez Más
Víveme
Vivo
Y Tú Te Vas (Vuelve En Primera Fila)

COMPOSITORES DEL AÑO

Claudia Brant

Corazón En La Maleta
Creo En Mí
Llegaste Tú
Mi Segunda Vida
Olvidar
Quédate Con Ella

Romeo Santos

Cancioncitas De Amor
Eres Mía
Loco
Odio
Propuesta Indecente
Yo También

VOICE OF MUSIC AWARD
David Bisbal

LATIN HERITAGE AWARD
La Original Banda El Limón De Salvador Lizárraga

GOLDEN NOTE AWARD
Mario Domm