Capitol Music Group (CMG) and Universal Music Latin Entertainment (UMLE) have signed singer Carmen DeLeon to a worldwide recording agreement, it was announced today by CMG Executive Vice President Jeremy Vuernick and UMLE President Victor Gonzalez who jointly signed her to their respective companies.
DeLeon, who is represented by Jared Paul and Janelle Lopez of Faculty Management, was born in Caracas, Venezuela and relocated to Tampa and later to Barcelona when she was in her early teens. While in Spain she found success on that country’s edition of The Voice, drawing a devoted fan base with her infectious energy and unforgettable voice. DeLeon broadened her local following with a series of successful concerts and online covers, and the 18-year-old artist is now completing work on her U.S. debut that will be released later this year.
According to Jeremy Vuernick and Sergio Vega, Carmen is a truly talented artist with an unmistakable voice and undeniable charisma. We are approaching her development from a global perspective that’s befitting to her ability to sing flawlessly in both English and Spanish. This will allow her to further bridge the gap between Latin and Anglo audiences. We are incredibly excited to be welcoming her to the Capitol family.
Victor Gonzalez said, “We warmly congratulate Carmen DeLeon on joining our newly created synergy between UMLE/Capitol. It is a privilege to include her unique talent in our roster of a new generation of Latin singers, writers and performers. We wish her much success in this electrifying new stage of her professional career.”
About Capitol Music Group: Capitol Music Group (CMG) is comprised of Capitol Records, Virgin Records, Motown Records, Blue Note Records, Astralwerks, Harvest Records and Capitol Christian Music Group, as well as Capitol Studios and the company’s independent distribution and label services arm, Caroline. Capitol Music Group is based in Hollywood, California in the iconic Capitol Tower.
Artists that record for CMG labels include: Erykah Badu, Banks, The Beach Boys, The Beatles, Beck, Bee Gees, Jon Bellion, B.J. The Chicago Kid, Rosanne Cash, Christine and the Queens, Neil Diamond, Robert Glasper, Halsey, Don Henley, Hillsong United, Niall Horan, Illenium, Judah And The Lion, Tori Kelly, Kem, Lil Baby, Lil Yachty, Charles Lloyd, tobyMac, Paul McCartney, Vic Mensa, Migos, Ne-Yo, NF, Norah Jones, Katy Perry, Gregory Porter, Rich Homie Quan, Maggie Rogers, Calum Scott, Bob Seger, Troye Sivan and Chris Tomlin. For the U.S. 5 Seconds Of Summer, Bastille, Disclosure, Empire Of The Sun, Glass Animals, MNEK and Sam Smith.
About Universal Music Latin Entertainment: Universal Music Latin Entertainment (UMLE) is the world’s leading Latin entertainment company with operations in the United States and Mexico. The company is home to some of the most prolific names in Latin music, including J Balvin, Sebstian Yatra, Juanes, Luis Fonsi, Karol G, Christian Nodal, Mon Laferte, Alejandro Fernandez, Los Tigres del Norte, Don Omar, Juan Gabriel and Gloria Trevi amongst many others. UMLE’s labels include Universal Music Latino, Machete Music, Capitol Latin, Fonovisa, Disa, Aftercluv, Universal Music Mexico and GTS, the company’s artist management and booking division.