Sony/ATV inks deals in Latin genre

Elvis Crespo, David Cabrera among artists

Sony/ATV Music Publishing has signed four worldwide co-publishing agreements with songwriters and producers in a wide range of Latin genres.

The signings include Juan Jose Hernandez, author of Gilberto Santa Rosa's hit "Conteo Regresivo," as well as songs recorded by Elvis Crespo and El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico. Also newly signed to Sony/ATV is David Cabrera, Ricky Martin's lead guitar player and musical director, who produced the artist's "Black & White Tour" DVD.

Biingual songwriter, producer and engineer Baltazar Hinojosa has worked with Ximena Sarinana and Luis Fonsi, among others. Sony/ATV signee Arthur Hanlon is an instrumental artist whose "La Gorda Linda" topped Billboard's tropical songs chart and whose upcoming album on Universal Music Latin Entertainment includes duets with Ricardo Montaner, Sergio Vallin (of Mana), Fonsi and Alexandre Pires.