SESAC Latina honored the successes of its songwriters and publishers with a virtual SESAC LATINA MUSIC AWARDS celebration, rolled out across the organization’s website and social media channels. For the announcement, SESAC Latina recognized its songwriters with performance awards and top honors to applaud their achievements of the past year.
“We are thrilled to celebrate SESAC Latina’s esteemed affiliate family once again, albeit in a new way,” said Sam Kling, Senior Vice President of Creative Operations, SESAC Rights Management. “Their incredible talent and endless energy for the art of songwriting is needed now more than ever. We are proud to honor our songwriters who have carried our spirits during these very difficult times. We look forward to celebrating many more of their successes in the future... hopefully in person.”
“This year has been like no other, and I’m overwhelmingly excited to not only recognize SESAC Latina’s best and brightest but Latin music’s continued global success,” said Celeste Zendejas, Associate VP of SESAC Latina. “It’s exciting to see Latin music expand further globally and into the mainstream, and I could not be more pleased to celebrate our affiliates and their many accomplishments.”
SESAC Latina affiliate Nicky Jam received top honor as Songwriter of the Year for the second year in a row. In the category of Song of the Year, which is determined by the longevity of a song’s presence on the charts, the SESAC Latina Award went to “Otro Trago (Remix)”, recorded by Sech ft. Darell, and co-written by Jam and Juan Diego Medina. In addition, SONY/ATV was named Publisher of the Year.
Below you will find a complete list of winners. In addition, you can click here to find an Awards page with photos and special messages from SESAC Latina honorees.
Songwriter of the Year:
Publisher of the Year:
Song of the Year:
OTRO TRAGO (REMIX)
Recorded by: Sech, Ozuna, Anuel AA, Darell & Nicky Jam
Written by: Nicky Jam, Juan Diego Medina
Published by: La Industria Music Publishing, Sony/ATV Sounds LLC