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MARTY JAMES HONORED AT THE BMI LATIN AWARDS

MARTY JAMES HONORED AT THE BMI LATIN AWARDS

Grammy-nominated songwriter Marty James was honored last night at the 25th annual BMI Latin Awards for his work on Luis Fonsi’s record-breaking, multi-platinum, worldwide hit “Despacito” (feat. Daddy Yankee & Justin Bieber). The song was named “Contemporary Latin Song of the Year” and also recognized as one of the “Most-Performed Latin Songs of the Year”. “Despacito” topped the charts of 47 countries and it became the first song primarily in Spanish to top the Billboard Hot 100 since “Macarena” (Bayside Boys Mix) in 1996. It... Read More

Luis Fonsi’s “Despacito” Remix Hits #1 On Billboard Hot 100

Luis Fonsi’s “Despacito” Remix Hits #1 On Billboard Hot 100

Luis Fonsi’s “Despacito” featuring Daddy Yankee had already been a hit when it was first released earlier this year. When a remix of the track (co-written by PULSE client Marty James) featuring Justin Bieber was released, the song has become a global phenomenon simultaneously topping the Billboard Hot 100 chart, the Spotify global chart, and the iTunes top songs chart, making it the first mostly Spanish-language song to achieve that feat in over 20 years. Download Luis Fonsi’s “Despacito” remix feat. Justin Bieber on... Read More

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