Sony Music Publishing Signs Julio Reyes To Global Deal15 March 2023 - Press release
Sony Music Publishing today announced the signing of legendary Colombian songwriter, producer and composer Julio Reyes Copello to a multi-year worldwide publishing deal.
One of Latin music’s most respected producers, songwriters, and musicians, Julio Reyes has worked with renowned talent including Marc Anthony, Jennifer Lopez, Ricky Martin, Thalia, Chayanne, Kany Garcia, Alejandro Sanz, Laura Pausini, Pablo Alborán and many others. Among his many career accomplishments, Julio has won eleven GRAMMY and Latin GRAMMY awards and achieved forty-eight total nominations – including five for Producer of the Year – and has over ten ASCAP awards. Julio most recently won a 2022 Latin GRAMMY for Producer of the Year and won a 2023 GRAMMY award for Best Tropical Latin Album thanks to his work on Marc Anthony’s Pa'lla Voy.
Currently Julio is working on upcoming releases with Pablo Alborán, Marc Anthony and Alejandro Sanz, among many others.
Julio said, “I am thrilled to be starting this new phase of my creative life as part of the great Sony Music Publishing family. I am very grateful for the belief, respect, and enthusiasm that Jorge Mejia and his team have shown, which will be essential in order to find new outlets and homes for my music.”
In addition to his songwriting career, Julio has been discovering and developing emerging talent through his company Art House Records including Joaquina, Riza, and Ela Taubert, among others. Julio has also partnered with the Abbey Road Institute to establish the Art House Academy, a venture that offers courses and training to develop and educate the next generation of musicians, producers and engineers.
“I have known and admired Julio for many years. He is widely respected as a musician’s musician, with a deft touch at the piano and a sensitivity as a producer and songwriter, that makes all manner of artists and writers feel right at home whenever they work with him. It is a dream come true, therefore, to finally be able to work directly with Julio, as well as the artists and songwriters he’s developing. I can’t wait for what comes next,” said Sony Music Publishing President & CEO, Latin America and U.S. Latin Jorge Mejia.
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