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Grammy® 2014: Draco, Aleks Syntek, Intocable, and Rafa Arcaute are SESAC Latina's nominees
Honoring the finest music of the year, the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS) has announced its nominees for the 56th Annual Grammy® Awards. And SESAC Latina-affiliated artists have earned four nominations in three categories.
In the category of Best Latin Pop Album, SESAC Latina nominees include the recent Latin Grammy® winner Draco Rosa for "Vida" and Aleks Syntek for "Syntek." Both artists are signed to Sony Music Latin.
In the category of Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album, SESAC Latina is represented by the nomination of Illya Kuryaki and The Valderramas for "Chances," produced by our affiliated artistRafa Arcaute. The group recently won the Latin Grammy® for Best Urban Song with "Ula Ula."
In the category of Best Regional Mexican Album, the legendary group Intocable is nominated for "En Peligro De Extinción" (In Danger of Extinction), featuring the chart-topping single written by group co-founder and SESAC Latina affiliate Ricky Muñoz, "Te Amo (Para Siempre)" (I Love You Forever).
SESAC Latina-affiliated songwriters and artists are nominated in three of the five Latin music categories at the upcoming Grammy®.
The 2014 Grammy® Awards will be telecast live 8-11:30 p.m. ET, Sunday, January 26, on CBS, live from Los Angeles' Staples Center.
With a selective policy of affiliation that's unique in the industry, SESAC represents the best composers and publishers. In so doing, SESAC has built a repertoire of quality that covers all genres and the most popular music of today. Artists affiliated with SESAC include such icons as Bob Dylan, Neil Diamond, Mumford & Sons, Lady Antebellum, Bryan Michael Cox, Swizz Beatz, Rico Love, RUSH, Cassandra Wilson, MGMT, Alice In Chains and many more. SESAC Latina represents such prestigious artists as Draco Rosa, Carlos Baute, Enrique Bunbury, Rayito, Rafa Arcaute, Reik, Jencarlos Canela, Luz Casal, Intocable, Joey Montana, Luciano Luna, Calibre 50, Aleks Syntek, Fonseca, América Sierra, among many others. www.sesaclatina.com
As the first Latin music-focused division to be created by a performance-rights society originally founded in 1930, SESAC Latina is also recognized as a leader in technology, which allows it to process royalty payments more quickly and accurately. SESAC is the only society offering its affiliates monthly radio performance royalty payments.