JULY 19, 2021 - Kobalt has signed Ovy on the Drums to a global publishing deal. The deal includes a full range of creative, synch, and administration services for his catalog and future works.
Colombian Daniel Echavarria Oviedo, aka Ovy On The Drums, is one of the most sought out Latin urban songwriter/producers. The immensely talented artist, songwriter, and producer was behind Karol G’s rise to international superstardom, creating her sound since the beginning of her career in 2014. Ovy’s mega hits with Karol include the #1 International hit “Tusa” ft. Nicki Minaj, which won Song Of The Year at the ASCAP Latin Awards. Ovy was also the producer behind Paulo Londra’s and Micro TDH’s sound since the beginning of each of their careers in 2018, including global hits like “Adan y Eva” and “Te Vi”. Ovy has also collaborated with other Top artists and released numerous hits that include ”Ahora Me Llama” (Karol G and Bad Bunny), “Futbol y Rumba” (Anuel AA and Enrique Iglesias),“The Other Side (from Trolls World Tour) -Ovy on The Drums Remix” (Justin Timberlake, SZA & Ovy On The Drums). As a recording artist, Ovy has released numerous singles including “Miedito O Que” ft. Karol G and Danny Ocean, and “Sigo Buscandote” by Mau Y Ricky.
Commenting on the deal, Nestor Casonu, President of Kobalt Music Latin America, said: “We are thrilled to extend our relationship with Ovy on the Drums and hope to have him in the Kobalt family for years to come. I personally feel very proud to have had the opportunity to witness Ovy’s impressive talent and trajectory not only as a producer but also as a songwriter and artist whose success continues to unfold. It brings us great joy to believe in an artist from the beginning and that feeling multiplies when admiring their continued success, of which we are very proud. We look forward to continuing to support Ovy as his star continues to rise.”
Added Leslie Ahrens, SVP Creative, Kobalt Music, "Ovy On The Drums is one of the top and most sought after songwriter/producers in the international Latin market. He is able to produce with new and developing artists and turn them into megastars with his trademark sound heard all over the world. We believed in Ovy from the very beginning of his career and are proud to be part of his successful journey along with his manager Stephanie Chopurian for many more years to come.”
Ovy On The Drums, upon signing the agreement, said: “I am very excited to continue being part of the Kobalt family, especially with Leslie Ahrens and Néstor Casonu, who have always been by my side as they continue to believe in me as a producer, composer and artist, which has been one of my biggest goals since the beginning of my career. I'm excited for everything that is about to happen. We are a team and together we have built my career globally. What comes next is to keep writing great music and bringing happiness to the world!"
Ovy On The Drums’ manager, Stephanie Chopurian, added: "We are very happy to continue Ovy On The Drums’ partnership with Kobalt as they have always believed in Ovy. Leslie, Néstor and their entire team understand that Ovy On The Drums is not a traditional producer, songwriter and artist and have shown their interest in helping him continue to establish himself as a world class producer and composer in addition to a global singer. We can't wait for what comes next."