After profitable the 2019 Latin Grammy for finest new artist, New York-based Venezuelan singer Nella has signed to Sony Music Latin, Billboard has discovered.
At the time of signing with Sony Music Latin’s president Alex Gallardo, she was accompanied by her mentor, Grammy and Latin Grammy-winning producer Javier Limón.
“Nella is a unique voice,” Gallardo mentioned in a press release. “She was born in Margarita, Venezuela, but it could well have been in Seville or Cádiz. In it, tradition and modernity mix perfectly. She found the perfect ally in producer Javier Limón and with him she has brought us a delicious and unmistakable artistic proposal. The Latin Grammy for best new artist attests to this.”
Nella added, “As a Latina, and a young artist, joining the Sony family is a dream. I know that our dedication and passion will take us to places we can’t imagine.”
Nella (actual identify: Marianella Rojas) is a Berklee College of Music graduate whose music fuses her nation’s folklore roots with modern sounds and melodies from the Andalusian area. In 2019 she launched her debut album Voy — composed of music and manufacturing by Limón — and he or she has carried out with top-notch artists akin to Alejandro Sanz, Carlos Vives, and plenty of extra.
Last yr, Nella additionally gained finest new artist on the 20th annual Latin Grammys, beating out rising nominees akin to Paulo Londra, Greeicy and Cami.
After receiving the golden gramophone from Angela Aguilar, De La Ghetto and Rudy Mancuso, Nella thanked her household, her producer and mentor Limón, and her nation for the accolade. “This is for everybody who, like me, comes from one other nation searching for new alternatives,” she mentioned.
Nella will quickly launch her debut single below Sony Music Latin.