Virgin Music Group & Island Records Score Global Partnership with Carín León

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Virgin Music Group and Island Records have formed a global partnership with Socios Music, the record label of Carín León. Here’s the latest.

Carín León has amazed fans and critics alike with a discography of globally charting songs that blends genres, including “Como Lo Hice Yo,” “Ni Me Debes Ni Te Debo,” “Te Lo Agradezco,” and “No Es Por Acá” among others. The new partnership’s first release is Carín León’s Boca Chueca Vol 1., which debuted on May 30. The album is Carín León’s highest first-week performance to date, debuting at #5 on Billboard’s Regional Mexican Albums chart and #8 on its Top Latin Albums chart.

“Carín León has established himself as one of the most exciting and creative artists in the world today,” adds JT Myers and Nat Pastor, Co-CEOs of Virgin Music Group. “He has also assembled around him a world-class team and together we are already building upon the amazing work they’ve done throughout his incredible career.”

“Carín León is a true outlier,” continues Justin Eshak and Imran Majid, Co-CEOs of Island Records. “He transcends not only stylistic and sonic boundaries, but also cultural boundaries. We’re thrilled to work with Carín León and manager Jorge Juarez via this new partnership with Virgin Music Group and Socios Music. There’s no limit to what we can accomplish together.”

Boca Chueca Vol. 1 features 19 songs and showcases Carín experimenting with a variety of genres, incorporating rock, country, and pop. Carín blends music he has been lsitening to throughout his life into his own personal style, representing a deep exploration of his essence.

“We are proud to have assembled an incredibly collaborative team at both Virgin Music Group and Island Records to work alongside us to take Carín’s career to even greater heights,” says Jorge Juarez, Carín León’s manager and business partner at Socios Music. “We are already seeing huge benefits from this new partnership and are excited for the future.”

Carín León recently made history as the first Latin artist to perform at both Coachella and Stagecoach in the same year. He recently opened for The Rolling Stones and made his debut performance at the iconic Grand Ole Opry in Nashville.