Reyes in 2016
Úrsula Sofía Reyes Piñeyro
September 25, 1995
|Warner Music Latina|
Reyes was born in the northern Mexican city of Monterrey, Nuevo León, and like several established recording artists, she was discovered on YouTube. The young musician, who started singing and playing piano when she was under ten years old, would upload videos of herself covering songs, which eventually managed to capture the interest of many, including Latin American singer Prince Royce, who went on to sign Reyes with his then newly created music label D'León Records. As the first ever singer to be signed to the label which Royce created in partnership with Warner Music Latina in order to "support other young talent in their development," Reyes launched her debut single "Now Forever" (featuring American rapper Khleo Thomas) in 2013.
Reyes, who is known for her upbeat bilingual (Spanish and English) lyrics, afterwards got together with Puerto Rican singer Wisin and German producer Toby Gad to co-write the single "Muévelo," which was released on August 2014. Her subsequent single "Conmigo (Rest of Your Life)" was launched the following year. The music video for the latter song sees American singer/actor Kendall Schmidt of Big Time Rush and Heffron Drive making an appearance as Reyes' love interest on a secluded beach. In early 2016, Sofia released her third single "Solo Yo", a heartfelt ballad and her first singing collaboration with mentor Prince Royce. Both are featured in the official music video.
- Louder! (2017)
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Sofía Reyes.|
- Sofia Reyes – Biography Billboard.com. Retrieved 30 August 2015
- Prince Royce Launches D'León Records and Signs Mexican Pop Singer Sofia Reyes Billboard. Retrieved 30 August 2015
- Sofia Reyes Teams With Wisin on 'Muevelo': Watch Billboard. Retrieved 30 August 2015
- Sofia Reyes & Kendall Schmidt of Big Time Rush Cozy Up in 'Conmigo (Rest of Your Life)' Video Billboard. Retrieved 30 August 2015
- Sofia Reyes Feat. Prince Royce in 'Solo Yo': Exclusive Video Premiere. Billboard (12 February 2016).
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