One of the most promising young singer-songwriter recording artists within the prominent Regional Mexican music genre joins the ranks of the stellar cast at the international label Universal Music Latin Entertainment. We are referring to JESÚS MENDOZA who signed a contract with the leading Regional Mexican powerhouse FONOVISA, a division of UNIVERSAL MUSIC LATIN ENTERTAINMENT, making him an exclusive artist with the company thus fulfilling one of his long time dreams.
General Manager FONOVISA-DISA U.S. & Mexico, Antonio Silva stated, “we, the Universal Music family, are proud to have Jesús Mendoza join us as we continue fostering the growth of a new generation of Regional Mexican artists & we look forward to a long, successful career.”
“I’m happy to have reached my dream of signing to UMLE. As always I’ll keep giving my heart and emotions in each one of my songs,” says Jesús Mendoza.
At only 22 years of age, Jesús Mendoza, a native of Michoacán, Mexico, started his career at the as a teen, after his parents immigrated to the U.S when he was only two years old. When he turned 16, he asked for his parent’s support to record a demo; this marked the start of his musical career. He recorded the demo at his friend’s house, covering songs by popular artists such as Valentin Elizalde and Adan Sanchez and then started knocking on doors until he reached his current management company Perfect Touch. Since then, Jesus Mendoza has shared the stage with many Regional Mexican greats such as: El Chapo de Sinaloa, La Arrolladora Banda Limón, Roberto Tapia, Espinoza Paz, Larry Hernández, La Banda El Recodo, Banda MS, Luis Fonsi and Cristian Castro to name only a few.
The new contract was signed in Las Vegas, Nevada during the 15th edition of Latin GRAMMY® week on November 20, 2014 at The MGM Grand Hotel. Also present for the signing in addition to Jesus Mendoza were: Gustavo López, Executive Vice President, Brand Partnerships & Digital, Universal Music Latin Entertainment; Sergio Perez VP of Promotion & Marketing USA, Martha Ledezma, Marketing Director, FONOVISA-DISA U.S. & Mexico and from Jesus Mendoza’s team: Edgar Orjuela – Business Manager, Alexander Henríquez – Manager, Lilly Henríquez – Public Relations y Ricardo Santos –Road Manager.
JESÚS MENDOZA is currently putting the finishing touches on his new studio album which will be released early next year and promises to appease the public with its vibrant repertoire.
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