Saban Music Group (SMG), the $500 million-backed firm launched last year by multi-billionaire media mogul Haim Saban, has revealed its latest undertaking, entitled KYEN?ES?.
Los Angeles-based Saban is the creator of cult ’90s TV sequence Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers. He’s additionally the top of funding home, Saban Capital Group.
Derived from the Spanish phrase ‘Quien es?’ SMG explains that the KYEN?ES? concept is predicated across the songs, sounds, and tradition that comprise “the experience” of music.
The first undertaking beneath the KYEN?ES? banner is EL CARNAVAL DE CELIA: A TRIBUTE, which pulls inspiration from iconic Latin singer, La Reina de la Salsa (the queen of salsa), Celia Cruz.
Three of her hit songs shall be featured, together with La Vida Es Un Carnaval, La Negra Tiene Tumbao, and Rie y Llora.
Haim Saban tells MBW that KYEN?ES? “will stay true to spotlighting iconic musical works through reimagination and reinterpretation”.
“I am thrilled to introduce our KYEN?ES? concept. We are pioneering something new, that is fresh and exciting.”
In an interview with MBW final 12 months, Saban stated that “what Sir Lucian [Grainge] has built at Universal Music Group is nothing short of remarkable, and ground-breaking” and in January we found that SMG had inked a world distribution and advertising take care of UMG.
Grainge acknowledged in flip that their partnership will ship “groundbreaking new artists and music to fans around the globe”.
In June, we additionally learnt that the company had signed an unique world administration settlement with Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG).
SMG operates throughout recorded music, publishing, touring, administration and acquisitions.
The firm’s world artist roster consists of Static & Ben El (Israel), Mergui (Israel), Marie Monti (France), Chesca (Puerto Rico), and Reykon (Colombia), to call a number of.
Speaking to MBW, Haim Saban stated: “I am thrilled to introduce our KYEN?ES? concept. We are pioneering something new, that is fresh and exciting.
“With Celia Cruz being the first artist we honor in our concept, it is with great pleasure that we celebrate her life’s work on the anniversary of her passing, re-imagined as a performance that will captivate audiences worldwide.
“KYEN?ES? will stay true to spotlighting iconic musical works through reimagination and reinterpretation.”Music Business Worldwide