Global Icon Enrique Iglesias Named Top Latin Artist of All Time
Named Top Latin Artist of All Time
MIAMI (October 19, 2020) – Global icon singer-songwriter Enrique Iglesias will be recognized as the “Top Latin Artist of All Time” at the 2020 Billboard Latin Music Awards—as announced today by Telemundo and Billboard. The show airs live from the BB&T Center in Sunrise, FL on October 21 and will be broadcast on Telemundo.
Iglesias has released over 40 smash hits, sold more than 180 million records, surpassed 19 billion streams and 17 billion video views, and concerts in every corner of the world with an attendance of 10 million people and gross sales of one billion dollars.
Enrique continues to dominate numerous Billboard Latin Charts, setting historic records. He holds the record for the most no. 1’s on the Hot Latin Songs chart with 27 and having 39 songs hit Top 10’s on that chart. He stands out as the record holder for both the most no. 1 titles on the Latin Airplay chart with 31 and the most Top 10’s on the Latin Airplay chart with 40. He also holds the record for the most No. 1 titles on Latin Pop Airplay, with 24, and for the most top 10 hits on Latin Pop Airplay, with 43.
Additionally, in the Billboard Dance Club chart, Enrique Iglesias holds the record for the most no. 1 among Latin male acts, with 14, and the record for the most Top 10s for a Latin act, with 25. He has held 25 entries in the Hot 100 chart, with two no. 1s and five Top 10s; 14 entries in the Billboard 200 chart with three Top 10s; and one no. 1 on the Pop Songs Airplay chart, with seven Top 10s. Enrique has also won the most awards in the history of the Billboard Latin Music Awards, with 47.
Because of all of this, Enrique is undoubtedly the Biggest Latin Artist in history earning him the title of the King of Latin Pop.
“Enrique is an iconic artist, a global star, a high-class professional, and more importantly and amazing human being. His music has transcended generations. This much-deserved award is a testament to his continued impact and influence. It is an honor for us at Sony Music to work with him. Congratulations, Enrique!” said Afo Verde, Chairman and CEO, Sony Music Latin Iberia.
Recently, LiveNation announced the new rescheduled dates for his mega-anticipated tour with Ricky Martin set for 2021. The 25-show tour kicks off September 3, 2021 at Gila River Arena in Glendale, AZ, and will play in major markets and legendary venues coast-to-coast, concluding at Amway Center in Orlando, FL on October 30, 2021.
In addition to his music, he has passionately lent his support towards disaster relief efforts with Save The Children. Enrique and his fans from all over the world have rallied to support his favorite cause through online contributions, fundraisers, auctions, merchandise and meet and greets that contributed to over $400,000 and counting.
Get ready for additional major news coming soon.
2021 Tour Dates with Ricky Martin:
9/3 Glendale, AZ Gila RiverArena
9/4 El Paso, TX Don Haskins Center
9/8 Edinburg, TX Bert Ogden Arena
9/10 San Antonio, TX AT&T Center
9/11 Houston, TX Toyota Center
9/12 Dallas, TX American Airlines Center
9/16 Los Angeles, CA Staples Center
9/17 Los Angeles, CA Staples Center
9/21 San Jose, CA SAP Center At San Jose
9/23 Sacramento, CA Golden 1 Center
9/25 Las Vegas, NV Grand Garden Arena
9/30 Rosemont, IL Allstate Arena
10/1 Rosemont, IL Allstate Arena
10/5 Boston, MA TD Garden
10/7 Toronto, ON, CAN Scotiabank Arena
10/8 Toronto, ON, CAN Scotiabank Arena
10/9 Montreal, QC, CAN Bell Centre
10/13 Philadelphia, PA Wells Fargo Center
10/14 Washington, DC Capital One Arena
10/16 Newark, NJ Prudential Center
10/17 New York, NY Madison Square Garden
10/22 Miami, FL American Airlines Arena
10/23 Miami, FL American Airlines Arena
10/29 Atlanta, GA State Farm Arena
10/30 Orlando, FL Amway Center
About Enrique Iglesias:
Enrique Iglesias is one of the most successful singer-songwriter in music history with more than 180 million albums sold worldwide, released ten studio albums plus two greatest hits compilations, and is a multiplatinum artist in almost every country around the world. He has headlined ten world tours to more than 10 million fans throughout his career having performed in literally every corner of the world from New York to Sydney to Cape Town to Minsk to London to Belgrade to Santiago to Mexico among many more.
Undeniably, the biggest Latin recording artist in music history, Enrique has 31 #1 singles on the Billboard Latin Airplay Chart as well as having multiple #1’s across all the Billboard charts with a combined total of 105. His track, “Duele El Corazón” got him his 14th #1 Billboard Dance track making him the king of the chart beating out Michael Jackson for the most #1’s in Billboard history.
Enrique has been celebrated with just about every award an artist can receive including multiple GRAMMYs®, Billboard Awards, World Music Awards, American Music Awards, Premios Juventud, ASCAP and BMI honors and many more totaling over 200. Enrique celebrates his success by helping create awareness of the incredible work of Save The Children.
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