Latin powerhouse vocalist LEYO in collaboration with British Producer J2, releases a re-imagination of the legendary romantic track “Sabor a Mi.”
This will be the first single from J2’s forthcoming album “The Iconic Series Latin Vol 1.”“Sabor a Mi” Single:
LEYO and J2 aimed to reinvent the song with a contemporary twist, while maintaining the authentic feeling of romance the lyrics provide.
The 1959 classic by composer and singer Alvaro Carrillo was popularized by the Latin trio, Los Panchos. This new “Sabor A Mi” pays homage to Carrillo and iconic artist covers by Jose Jose, Javier Solis and Luis Miguel.
Even today the song remains as one of the most beloved Spanish songs of all time.Both Leyo and J2 have been riding waves of popularity. Leyo recently released the single “Enamorado” and partnered with the Ford Motor Company and BYGMusic to fund a new musical project that was supported by thousands of fans.
J2 has been creating enormous buzz in the industry with the tracks “Adrenaline” and “We are the Warriors”, which were featured in the trailers for HBO’s “Ballers” and the latest Bruce Lee film “Birth of a Dragon” respectively.“Sabor a Mi” was released on Oct. 26 on iTunes, Google Play and Spotify.
LEYO (Leonardo Mendez) was born in Orange County, California. Growing up in a Mexican household, he listened to the greats of Spanish romance music and discovered his deep connection to the genre. LEYO has been greatly influenced by artists such as Juan Gabriel, Luis Miguel, Christian Castro, Luis Fonsi, George Michael, Josh Groban and Ricky Martin. His deep, rich tone and wide vocal range allows him to tell the story of the greatest ballads with immense intimacy, tenderness, and power. Leyo who has been gaining the attention of veterans in the music industry as a Latin star on the rise recently released the single “Enamorado.” which is gaining immense popularity amongst his fans. Leyo is currently in the studio, putting his final touches on his debut EP that is to be released later this year. Ford Motor and BYG Music have partnered with LEYO in a grassroots campaign to support emerging Latin Artist.
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Jay Singh, known professionally as ‘J2’, is a self-taught British artist, music producer, and composer. He brings his stylistic signature sound to music across all genres His work has been featured in numerous entertainment properties and campaigns and is known for his hit single Dare “La La La” on Shakira’s 10th studio album which was also the official “FIFA 14” world cup song. J2 has entrenched himself in the highly-coveted film and TV trailer market. His sublime emotional intense productions can be heard in many blockbuster movies, trailers, video games, prime-time television shows, and advertisements, including “Grey’s Anatomy”, “The Hunger Games,” “Tomorrowland,” and “Django Unchained.” J2 has created a brand for his unique renditions and epic productions of modern songs called “The Iconic Series.” which engage millions of listeners around the globe. His forthcoming album, “The Iconic Series Latin Vol 1” will be his most unique yet featuring “Sabor A Mi” and many reimagined versions of treasured Latin classics.
For more information about J2 visit j2producer.com
FORD MOTOR COMPANY PARTNERS WITH LEYO FOR NEW MUSICAL PROJECT AND GIVE FANS A CHANCE TO WIN $30K TOWARDS A NEW VEHICLE
The Ford Motor Company and singer/songwriter Leyo have joined forces to help fund his new musical project via a BYGMusic social media effort and give fans a chance to win $30,000 towards a new Ford vehicle.
Beginning the week of June 19 until the week of Sept. 12, fans will have to respond to a series of call-to-action posts on Leyo’s official Facebook, Instagram and Twitter pages (@OfficialLeyo on all platforms) in order to enter the contest. Official Link: bygford.com/leyo
Current Single “ENAMORADO”:
Entering is easy.
Fans are to click on a link that will direct them to Leyo’s personal Ford landing page created by BYGMusic (available in both English and Spanish) and will then be asked to enter their information (name, e-mail and zip code) to become eligible to win the $30,000.
While submitting their information, fans will also be given the option to “Opt In,” agreeing to become a Ford Hand Raiser.
It is crucial for fans to “Opt In” in order for Leyo to receive the maximum amount per action.
Fans will also be asked to watch a short 30-second video for an additional five entries, for a total of 6 after submitting their information.
Fans must be 18 years old to enter the contest.
“It’s an artist’s dream to have a huge brand that you grew up admiring and still believe in, believe in you,” Leyo said. “Having Ford support my Latino culture and my artistry esta padridismo.”