Porfirio Piña announced the launch of his new artist management and consulting agency, "Porfirio Pina Entertainment, Inc." by latinvision media
NEW YORK, NY (August 16,
2012) – New York City-based agency, PORFIRIO PINA ENTERTAINMENT, INC., is proud
to announce it will start operations today. The company will focus in artist
management and consulting in music publishing, branding, marketing and promotin.
Porfirio Pina Entertainment,
Inc. was founded by Porfirio Piña, a music business executive with a 20+ year
experience in the industry. Piña recently held the position of Senior Director
of Writer/Publisher Relations at Broadcast Music Inc. (BMI).
One of the key players in
the Latin recording industry, Porfirio Piña earned great prestige and
recognition thanks to his professionalism, awareness of market trends, network
of contacts and remarkable vision for discovering, supporting and promoting new
Porfirio Pina Entertainment,
Inc. starts operations with an artist roster that includes such names as
renowned producer Pavel De Jesús (Proyecto Uno, Ilegales, Sandy & Papo MC,
Joselito y KMW); Richy Peña (Chino & Nacho, Don Omar, Matt Hunter); Vladimir
Dotel (Ilegales)—who recently landed 3 singles on Billboard’s Tropical Charts”:
“Yo No Soy Un Monstruo”, by Elvis Crespo feat. Ilegales (# 1), “Ayantame” by
Ilegales featuring El Potro Álvarez (#6) and “Tu” by Omar Enrique featuring
Ilegales (#7). Another main star in the company’s lineup is New York based
bachata sensation J´Martin, who composed the hit singles “Inténtalo” alongside
Magic Juan, “Aprende a ser infiel” and “No Soy tu tipo” alongside Melina León
and his latest hit “Por Ella” (Louie Padilla).
Piña was responsible for
signing to BMI such celebrated acts as 24 Horas, Alex Sensation, Baby Ranks, Boy
Wonder (Chosen Few), Chencho & Maldy (Plan B), Cosculluela, Cucu Diamantes,
Denise Quiñones (Miss Universe, 2001), DJ Crème, Dyland & Leny, Doble T & El
Crok (Los Pepes), Don Miguelo, Eli Jas, Fuego, Gio D´Oleo, J. Álvarez, Javier
Joffre, Jean Rodriguez, Salsa legend Jimmy Sabater, Jose Alberto "El Canario",
Jose Esparza (El chichicuilote), Jowell & Randy, K Rose, Latin Fresh, Litzi
Dominguez, Luisito Quintero, Marlow Rosado, teen sensation Matt Hunter, Milton
Restituto (A&X), Natti Natasha, Nely, Omega, Pavel De Jesús (Proyecto Uno,
Ilegales, Sandy & Papo MC), Pavel Núñez, Pitbull, Prince Royce, Richy Peña
(Chino & Nacho), Rommil & Remmil Renna (Salserin), Sensato, Tainy, Taxi
Amarillo, Vakero, Vicente García, Víctor Delgado (Predikador), Vladimir Dotel (Ilegales),
Wisin & Yandel, Yunel Cruz and Zawezo.
Piña will remain close to
BMI as president of the BMI Foundation, Inc, a not-for-profit corporation
founded in 1985 dedicated to encouraging the creation, performance and study of
music through awards, scholarships, internships, grants, and commissions.
Back in 1989, Piña started
his career as President and Co-Owner of PNP Productions. There, he formed and
managed Proyecto Uno as the first ever merengue-hip-hop group. The first two
albums of Proyecto Uno were a major commercial success and sold 2 million copies
worldwide, reaching #1 in USA, Mexico, Central America, Venezuela, Colombia,
Ecuador, Chile and Spain.
His professional development
in the music industry was nurtured by the involvement in countless conferences
and speaking engagements at multiple key events of the recording industry and in
schools and universities nationwide. In 2008, Piña was recognized by US Latin
newspaper El Diario - La Prensa as one of the Successful Latinos in the USA.
Piña is also a Voting Member at
the Recording Academy (Grammy), the Latin Recording Academy (Latin Grammy) and
the National Academy of Popular Music, and a member of the NYC Latin Media and
Entertainment Commission and the Association of Independent Music Publisher,
among other professional organizations.
Porfirio Pina Entertainment, Inc.