Disney Music Group’s Hollywood Records has signed Martina Stoessel, the star of the global franchise, Violetta.
President of DMG Ken Bunt said of the signing: “Martina is a fantastic talent and even more impressive as a person. I have no doubt that her new music will continue to establish her as a major star around the world.”
Martina Stoessel said: “I couldn’t be more excited to begin my journey with Hollywood Records, a company I’ve always dreamed of working with. I’d like to thank everyone who has supported me up until now and can’t wait to take my music to the next level.”
Violetta has more than 1.4 billion YouTube views globally, has sold 3 million soundtracks, and over 7 million books and 4 million diaries.
The 2015 Violetta Live Concert tour is underway, selling over 1 million tickets in EMEA alone, and over 400,000 tickets in Latina America.
Violetta airs on Disney Channels throughout Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Russia, reaching nearly 140 countries, having been dubbed into eighteen languages.
[Pictured left – right]: Ken Bunt (president, Disney Music Group), Martina Stoessel, Mio Vukovic (senior vice president A&R and creative, Disney Music Group)