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This has been an incredible year for music and we want to thank all of you for being a part of our universe. We experienced a wonderful year of growth, great projects and welcomed many new labels, artists, publishers and writers into our family. We look forward to serving all of you even better in 2013. As the music industry becomes increasingly complicated, it is also becoming more valuable. Never has our mission to manage your rights been more important.
We wish you and your family a wonderful holiday and look forward to getting back to work with you upon our return.
The Latin Recording Academy Announces Nominees
Miami Beach, Florida (Studio 270/CdA Distribution/Life's A Beach Music) - The Latin Recording Academy announced the nominees for the XIII Latin Grammy Awards today. We are proud to congratulate Studio 270's Chief and Life's A Beach songwriter Carlos "El Loco" Bedoya for his work as Producer on ChocQuibTown's "Eso Es Lo Que Hay", which was nominated for Album of the Year, and "Calentura", which was nominated for Record of the Year. We also want to congratulate CdA Distribution's newcomer Bareto for being nominated for Best Recording Package for "Ves Lo Que Quieres Ver".
Congratulations also go out to J. Alvarez and our partner Nelflow Records for being nominated for Best Urban Music Album for the latest album release from J. Alvarez, "Otro Nivel De Música Reloaded". We are proud to have started the journey with Nelflow and J and distribute his albums "El Dueño del Sistema" and "El Movimiento: The Mixtape" as well as singles "Regalame Una Noche" featuring Arcangel and his latest single release "Volver Amar" where he is featured with Baby Rasta y Gringo. He can also be found on EME Music's release "Los Duros" on two different tracks.
Also a warm congratulations to Miguelito and partner W & D Records for their nomination for Best Latin Children's Album for "Tiempo de Navidad". We are proud to have his album "Todo el Mundo" as part of our catalogue.
Click on any of the CdA distributed album titles above to purchase on iTunes.
Artist of the Week: VOTE for Bareto!
Miami Beach, Florida (CdA Distribution) - As MTV Tr3 continues to have Bareto's "Camaleón" video on rotation, MTV Iggy has posted a great article on our boys from Peru. Tagging them as "Peruvian Chicha for the 21st Century", Iggy seems to really capture the essence of what Bareto is all about, making favorable comparisons to artists such as Manu Chau and Cultura Profetica. Read the entire article here.
Iggy has also put the guys in the running for Artist of the Week so please get your vote out! You can vote for them by clicking here.
New Single from Baby Rasta & Gringo featuring J Alvarez Hits Stores Worldwide
"Volver Amar" is the Latest from Baby Rasta & Gringo and Features J Alvarez
Baby Rasta & Gringo Wrap up Filming the Video for "Luna Llena" as it Runs up the Billboard Charts
Baby Rasta & Gringo Continue Touring the US and Latin America
Miami Beach, FL (CdA Distribution) - Even as Baby Rasta & Gringo continue to promote their latest album, Los Duros, the dynamic duo releases a new single featuring one of the fastest rising stars in the urban genre, J Alvarez. "Volver Amar" is laden with the lyrical flow that the artists are known for and was produced in Puerto Rico by Santana (Shakira, Alejandro Sanz, Angel y Khriz).
Meanwhile, they just wrapped up filming two videos out in Los Angeles for Los Duros singles Luna Llena and Llamala. Check out the video preview for Luna Llena as it aired on Al Rojo Vivo. All this as the tireless duo continues visiting their fans in Philadelphia, North Carolina, Washington, Ecuador, Argentina, Peru, Chile, Colombia and more.