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Tommy Torres

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Santurce, Puerto Rico (2001 – present)

Tommy Torres is a Latin Grammy Award winning producer, singer and songwriter from Puerto Rico. Named as the #1 Hot Latin Tracks producer of 2007 by Billboard Magazine, Torres has written and produced songs for many artists such as Ricardo Arjona, Ednita Nazario, Jaci Velásquez, and Ricky Martin.

Born in Santurce, Puerto Rico, Torres learned to play the violin and keyboards at a young age. He started composing when he was in high school. He then enrolled in Berklee College of Music where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with a dual major of “Music Production & Engineering”and “Commercial Arranging”. Torres lived in New York for a while working as a studio assistant at the famed Sony Music Studios and later moved to Miami, Florida in 1998.

His first recorded composition was “No Puedo Olvidar” by pop group MDO on 1999. The song made it to #1 on the Billboard Hot Latin Tracks chart. That same year, another one of his compositions, “Llegar A Ti” was recorded by christian artist Jaci Velasquez and quickly climbed to the #1 on the Billboard Hot Latin Tracks chart, earning him an ASCAP Song of the Year award. On June 19, 2001, he became a solo artist with the release of a self-titled album. The album included the Billboard Top 20 singles “Como Olvidar” and “Hoy Te Vas”. Later that same year, his production of “Cuando Seas Mia” by group Son By Four also made it to the #1 spot on Billboard.

His work on “Acustico” by Ednita Nazario as co-producer, songwriter, and featured artist, earned his first Latin Grammy Awards nomination on 2002. Later that year, he produced the critically acclaimed “Encuentro” featuring singer-songwriter’s Juan Luis Guerra, Ruben Blades, and Robi Draco Rosa.

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