Gustavo Laureano Selected As MTV Tr3s Descubre & Download Artist Starting May...

Gustavo Laureano Selected As MTV Tr3s Descubre & Download Artist Starting May 1

Exclusive free download of "Si Me Hablaras" available at MTVTr3s.com


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New York, NY–(HISPANIC PR WIRE)–May 2, 2007–“Descubre and Download,” MTV Tr3s’ multi-platform destination dedicated to promoting a new generation of Latino artists, has selected Gustavo Laureano, singer of the successful Puerto Rican rock band La Secta Allstar, as its featured artist May 1 – June 10, 2007. Gustavo will be given MTV Tr3s’ full multi-screen treatment with high profile placement on multiple platforms including MiTRL, MTVTr3s.com, MTV Tr3s Radio, MTV.com, and MTV Networks’ URGE digital music service and viewers will get several exclusives including:

— Exclusive free download of Gustavo’s first single, “Si Me Hablaras”

— 2 minute video vignettes throughout MTV Tr3s programming

— Appearance on Mi TRL on May 3rd at 4:30 PM Eastern

— Artist Page on MTV.com

— Gustavo Laureano artist page on MTVTr3s.com, complete with video, bio, photo gallery, EPK excerpts, and more on MTVTr3s.com

— Link to Urge.com artist page, including Gustavo’s personal playlist

— Gustavo Laureano vignettes streamed via wireless carriers on MTV Tr3s Mobile

— Interviews and commentary on MTVTr3s Radio

Following a successful run with La Secta Allstar, Gustavo has embarked on a solo career and will soon release his début album as a soloist, “KINGCALLERO DEL AMOR,” which is produced by Marteen (well known Argentine producer, who has worked with Fobia and Circo among others). Gustavo wrote the lyrics, composed the melodies and created the musical base, while Marteen functioned as the co-author on a majority of the songs. The album is a fusion of electronic, urban, lounge, rock, soul and pop sounds.

“Gustavo Laureano’s first solo record is an ambitious project that takes musical chances in production and delivery, without forgetting the most important thing: great songs. On stage and on record, Gustavo shines with passion and talent. He mixes genres in an organic way, which is a reflection of what MTV Tr3s is all about,” says Jose Tillán, SVP of Music and Talent Strategy for MTV Tr3s.

MTV Tr3s is the most-widely distributed TV network dedicated to superserving today’s bicultural Latino youth. MTV Tr3s’ programming is rooted in the fusion of American and Latino music, cultures, lifestyles and languages. Music programming is at the core of MTV Tr3s and the channel features hitmakers, emerging artists and new sounds that resonate with young U.S. Latinos. In addition to music programming, MTV Tr3s programming slate also features lifestyle series, news, documentaries and other long-form programs that celebrate US Latino hybrid identity and culture.

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Gustavo Laureano Selected As MTV Tr3s Descubre & Download Artist Starting May 1