LOS ANGELES (CelebrityAccess) — DEL Records, one of the leading Latin indie label groups in the U.S., has signed a new long-term global partnership with BMG.
Under the terms of the new deal, BMG will become the worldwide publishing administrator for each of DEL’s publishing entities DEL Melodies (BMI), DEL World Songs (ASCAP), and DEL New Music (SESAC). BMG has been the publishing administrator of the DEL catalog since 2016.
Founded in 2008 by CEO Angel del Villar, DEL Records focuses on Regional Mexican music, DEL focuses primarily on regional Mexican music and has served as the launching point for the recording careers of artists such as Gerardo Ortiz, Luis Coronel, Ulices Chaidez y Sus Plebes, and Regulo Caro.
This year, DEL Artists had numerous nominations at the 2019 Billboard Latin Music Awards, including Regional Mexican Artist of the Year, Solo (Gerardo Ortiz); Regional Mexican Artist of the Year, Duo or Group (T3r Elemento); Regional Mexican Airplay Label of the Year, Regional Mexican Airplay Imprint of the Year, Regional Mexican Albums Label of the Year, and Regional Mexican Albums Imprint of the Year.
“As a record label that moves markets, Del Records has always been a leader in digital optimization, monetization and marketing. This deal speaks to the great history we have had together on that front, as well as the optimism we have about continuing to lead in our genre, further expand the business model and create new opportunities with partners like BMG,” said Luca Scalisi, President, DEL Records.