MYKE TOWERS, MULTI-PLATINUM HITMAKER WINS SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR AWARD; COLOMBIAN POP SENSATION CAMILO WINS SONGWRITER/ARTIST OF THE YEAR AT ASCAP LATIN MUSIC AWARDS 2022

“Dákiti” wins Latin Song of the Year Sony Discos Music Publishing receives Publisher of the Year

Camilo joins SMP Latin America & US Latin President/CEO Jorge Mejia for a special conversation about the ASCAP experience on May 25

NEW YORK , May 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) announce today the winners of the ASCAP Latin Music Awards 2022. Throughout today and tomorrow, the performing rights company recognizes the top-selling songwriters, producers and publishers behind the biggest Latin music hits of the past year across its media channels. social, including @ASCAPLatino on Instagram and @ASCAP on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.

Rising star of urban music Myke Towers conquered the Latin music charts with his heartfelt raps and multiple hits. Towers wins the 2022 ASCAP Latin Songwriter of the Year award for his triple platinum single “Bandido”; his contribution to Sebastián Yatra’s “Pareja del Año” chart; and other songs with artists including Jay WheelerWisin, Los Legendarios, MTZ and Rauw Alejandro.

Award-winning international star Camille receives the ASCAP Award for Latin Songwriter/Artist of the Year. The five-time Latin Grammy winner and two-time Grammy nominee topped the Billboard Latin Airplay, Pop Airplay and Rhythm Airplay charts with “Despeinada,” his collaboration with Ozuna. Camilo released his critically acclaimed second album, Mis Manosin 2021, which includes three more ASCAP-winning hits, “BEBÉ”, “Millones” and “Void of Rico.”

“Dákiti”, co-written by Jhay Cortez and Moreis the ASCAP Latin Song of the Year. The song, which also won a 2022 ASCAP Pop Music Award, landed No. 1 on Billboard’s Year-End Hot Latin Songs chart after spending 27 consecutive weeks at the top spot. Earlier this year, the video for the song reached over a billion views on YouTube.

the Latin ASCAP Editor of the Year price goes to Sony Discos Music Edition. The publishing powerhouse wins the prestigious honor for the second consecutive time for its best Latin hits of 2021, including “De Vuelta Pa’ La Vuelta”, “Ram Pam Pam”, “Bandido”, “El Problema”, “Mi Niña , ” “Void of Rico,” “Volvi,” “Eternal loveand “Botella Tras Botella” among other iconic songs.

Camilla and President/CEO of Sony Music Publishing Latin America and Latin America Jorge Mejia will discuss Camilo’s career and his unique creative philosophy in The Road to Latin Success: A Conversation with Camilo and Sony Jorge Mejia. The special ASCAP experience the conversation takes place on Wednesday May 25 to 3 p.m. ET/ 12 p.m. PT on YouTube @ASCAP. More information about the ASCAP experience is available at www.ascapexperience.com.

The Latin music community can join in the celebration of the ASCAP Latin Music Awards from 10 a.m. ET / 7:00 a.m. PT Mondayon May 23 via @ASCAPLatino & @ASCAP on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook, using the hashtags #ElPremioASCAP and #ASCAPAwards.

The ASCAP Latin Music Awards honor songwriters and publishers of the most performed songs of the past year in Latin music. Winning songs are determined by data for terrestrial and satellite radio, and for actual scheduled and on-demand audio streams, which is provided by Luminate (formerly P-MRC Data) in accordance with ASCAP’s publicly available rules .

The full list of winners is available on the ASCAP website: http://www.ascap.com/latinawards22.

About ASCAP
The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) is a professional organization comprised of songwriters, composers, and music publishers of all types of music. ASCAP’s mission is to license and promote the music of its members and foreign affiliates, to obtain equitable remuneration for the public performance of their works, and to distribute the royalties it collects on the basis of these executions. ASCAP members write the world’s most loved music, and ASCAP has pioneered the efficient licensing of this music to hundreds of thousands of companies who use it to add value to their business – from bars, restaurants and retail to radio, television and cable, internet, mobile services and more. The ASCAP license provides an effective solution for companies to legally perform ASCAP music while respecting the right of songwriters and composers to be paid fairly. With more than 850,000 members representing more than 16 million copyrighted works, ASCAP is the global leader in performance royalties, songwriter services and advocacy and the only organization American Performing Rights (PRO) owned and governed by its member authors and publishers. Learn more and stay in touch at www.ascap.comon Twitter and instagram @ASCAP and on Facebook.

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