SESAC revealed its 2022 Latin Music Award winners yesterday at its in-person ceremony in Los Angeles, California, and Sony Music Publishing Latin was named Publisher of the Year. The achievement marks the seventh consecutive year that SMP has won Publisher of the Year.
Sony Music Publishing songwriters took home awards for popular hits such as “La Curiosidad” by Jay Wheeler, DJ Nelson, and Myke Towers; “Pareja Del Año” by Sebastian Yatra and Myke Towers; “Fan De Tus Fotos” by Nicky Jam; “+Linda (Remix)” by Dalex, Arcángel, Manuel Turizo, De La Ghetto, and Beéle; and “SEJODIOTO” by Karol G. In addition, SMP songwriter Nicky Jam was awarded Songwriter of the Year.
Upon accepting the award, Jorge Mejia, Sony Music Publishing President & CEO, Latin America and U.S. Latin stated, “I am tremendously grateful to SESAC for this recognition and to our Sony Music Publishing Latin team, who have made it possible. I also couldn’t be more grateful to our songwriters, who year after year entrust us with their songs and their dreams. We are humbled by what you do day after day and are so happy to be able to be your publishing company of choice – thank you.”
Sony Music Publishing honorees include Nicky Jam, Manuel Turizo, Julian Turizo, Lenny Tavarez, and many more.