Sony Music Publishing announced today that it has renewed its worldwide publishing agreement with renowned, Latin GRAMMY® winning songwriter, producer and artist Tainy. The deal extends the company’s longstanding relationship with the hitmaker, which began in 2005.
Tainy said, “I am grateful that my career has allowed me to reach new heights not only on the artistic and creative side, but also on the business side – and I appreciate having such great partners on the publishing end. Excited for the next chapter with the SMP family.”
Marco “Tainy” Masís is widely recognized as one of the most successful and globally influential songwriters, producers and artists in music today. A pioneer of modern Latin Urban music, Tainy was named one of the 21st century’s Top 10 Producers by Billboard and has spent a record-breaking 118 weeks at No. 1 on Billboard’s Latin Producers chart thanks to No. 1 hits including “Dakiti” by Bad Bunny and Jhay Cortez, “Telepatia” by Kali Uchis, and “China” by Daddy Yankee, Ozuna, Anuel AA and Karol G, to name a very few.
Most recently, Tainy produced nine songs on Bad Bunny’s record-breaking album Un Verano Sin Ti, including chart topping hits “Ojitos Lindos” and “Party.” He is currently working on Myke Towers’ upcoming record. His latest cuts also include “Yonaguni” by Bad Bunny; “Ley Seca” by Jhay Cortez and Anuel AA; “Oh Na Na” by Camilla Cabello and Myke Towers; and “La Fama” by Rosalia and The Weeknd.
Sony Music Publishing President & CEO, Latin America and U.S. Latin Jorge Mejia said, “Tainy is one of the leading songwriters, artists, and producers in music today. He also happens to be a fantastic human being – as humble as he is talented, I have seen firsthand how he works with other artists and brings out the best in them, while at the same time adding just the right touch to the production or song to make it a lasting global hit. As an artist, he continues to rack up success after success. We are truly honored to have Tainy be part of our Sony Music Publishing family and cannot wait to see what’s next in his stellar career.”
NEON16 CEO Lex Borrero said, “As Tainy’s trendsetting creative vision continues to expand to different sectors of the entertainment industry, we are happy to have partners that understand our vision for his career. Looking forward to continuing to make history together!”
Since launching his career in 2005, Tainy has worked with some of the biggest artists in Latin music including Bad Bunny, Daddy Yankee, J Balvin, Anuel AA, Wisin & Yandel, Jhay Cortez, Don Omar, Nicky Jam, Zion & Lennox and more. Tainy has also achieved crossover success with mainstream artists including Cardi B (“I Like It”), Selena Gomez (“I Can’t Get Enough”), Dua Lipa (“UN DIA”) and Shawn Mendes (“Summer of Love”).
As an artist, Tainy has amassed over 28 million monthly listeners on Spotify on the strength of his collaborations with Bad Bunny (“Callaita” with nearly 1 billion streams), Anuel AA (“Adicto” with 500M+ streams), J Balvin (“Agua” featured in the 2020 SpongeBob film) and many others. His most recent single “Lo Siento BB:/” featuring Bad Bunny and Julieta Venegas peaked at No. 2 on Billboard’s Hot Latin Songs chart and currently has over 427 million streams. He is currently finalizing his forthcoming album.