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THE WORLD’S BIGGEST MUSICAL ACTS TOURING TOGETHER SUMMER 2012 Los Angeles, CA (April 30, 2012) – Pop and Latin music icons don’t get any bigger than this! ENRIQUE IGLESIAS,...Expand
THE WORLD’S BIGGEST MUSICAL ACTS TOURING TOGETHER
Los Angeles, CA (April 30, 2012) – Pop and Latin music icons don’t get any bigger than this! ENRIQUE IGLESIAS, JENNIFER LOPEZ and WISIN Y YANDEL announced today they will tour together this summer hitting nearly 20 cities nationwide starting July 14, 2012. The State Farm® presented tour, promoted by AEG Live will go on sale beginning Friday, May 4, 2012 at www.ticketmaster.com or check local venue for ticketing information including select VIP packages.
With combined album sales of almost 125 million, Enrique Iglesias, Jennifer Lopez and Wisin Y Yandel are more than just superstars, they are some of the most dominant powerhouses in music today tallying countless chart-topping hits, sold out tours, and accolades from around the world. Known for their spectacular and engaging stage shows, each artist plans to give fans the ultimate summer concert experience.
Fans can also get special VIP packages that will include amazing seats, VIP pre-show parties, autographed memorabilia and exclusive merchandise. Check www.ticketmaster.com for more information about ticketing and VIP package offers.
“I’m so excited to be spending this summer out on the road. There is no better feeling then being out on stage in front of all my fans,” said Enrique Iglesias. "This tour is one of those rare triumphs of great entertainment and selfless camaraderie that could only be possible when three superstars join forces to create the ultimate, must-see package. Enrique Iglesias, Jennifer Lopez, and Wisin y Yandel on the same stage is a dream for their fans and a milestone of AEG Live," said Randy Phillips, President and CEO of AEG Live.
"We are beyond excited for this tour to take off so we can light up the stage alongside our friends and colleagues Enrique and Jennifer. We are more than ready to give the fans our all and help make this the very best show they have ever experienced," Wisin Y Yandel
“State Farm is proud to present one of the hottest music tickets of the summer. Just as fans are passionate about their music, State Farm is passionate about being there for them,” Tim Van Hoof, Assistant Vice President Marking, State Farm. This concert lineup of Latin superstars is just the ticket for a summer to remember. We’ll be helping fans experience the tour’s excitement on our State Farm Latino Facebook page.”
About Jennifer Lopez
International icon, Jennifer Lopez is an entertainer, recording artist, film actress, producer, fashion designer, entrepreneur and philanthropist. Lopez has sold over 55 million records worldwide and has starred in multiple # 1 box office films including The Wedding Planner and Monster-In-Law. She has achieved global landmark success and broken records when it come to her music. Last year, "On The Floor" became the Most Watched Music Video by a female artist in the History of YouTube, with a staggering 1/2 billion views! JLO's music has impacted every continent in the world, transcending borders and languages. The music and her celebrity has struck a common thread with all generations and all "walks of life." With #1 singles, #1 albums, #1 music videos, #1 TV series, #1 box-office smashes, Jennifer Lopez is the definition of an icon. The Wedding Planner was the nation's top grossing film, in 2001, while her album, JLO, was #1 on the Billboard Top 200 Chart. The two simultaneous #1 honors made Lopez the first woman in history to have a #1 movie and album in the same week. Lopez set the standard for celebrity branding in fragrance, apparel and accessories. She has launched world-wide campaigns as the ambassador of L'Oreal and Venus Gillette and many more. In 2011, the successful launch of an exclusive fashion collection with Kohl's was another milestone. Her new fragrance, Glowing, marks the 18th successful launch of a string of fragrances with combined sales exceeding $1 billion. Jennifer founded her "Maribel Foundation" along with her sister, Lynda and for years has been dedicated to improving the health and well-being of women and children and raising the level of medical care available to them. Coming full circle, Jennifer has been named the spokeswoman of the Boys & Girls Club of America, the same organization where she enjoyed the benefits as a girl growing up in the Bronx. 2012 will mark another first, embarking on the most extensive concert tour of her career.
About Enrique Iglesias
Enrique Iglesias has sold more than 70 million albums worldwide, released nine studio albums plus two greatest hits compilations, and is a multiplatinum artist in almost every country around the world. Enrique has headlined eight world tours throughout his career having performed in literally every corner of the world including New York, Mexico, Madrid, London, Sydney, as well as going to cities such as Cairo, Latvia, Minsk, Morocco, Istanbul and Cape Town. Undeniably the biggest Latin recording artist in music history, Enrique has 22 #1 singles on the Billboard Latin Songs Chart as well as having multiple #1’s across the Billboard charts with a combined total of 68 #1 charted positions. Enrique’s 11th #1 Dance Club Song, “Tonight (I’m Loving You),” made him the king of the chart beating out Michael Jackson for the most #1’s in Billboard history. Enrique’s last album Euphoria boasts six #1 hit singles and has sold more than 18 million songs. In 2011, Enrique sold out arenas in 58 major cities around the world spanning across five continents selling over 650,000 tickets. His sold-out, 20-night “Euphoria Tour” last Fall in the US, sold over 240,000 tickets including three sold-out nights in the New York area (two shows at Madison Square Garden), and landed the “Euphoria Tour” at #1, twice, on Billboard’s Hot Tours list. Enrique has been celebrated with just about every award an artist can receive including, multiple Grammy’s for his recordings, Billboard awards for sales, and ASCAP honors for writing. Enrique Iglesias continues to be one of the most successful artists in modern music and is currently in the studio working on his next release. For more information: www.enriqueiglesias.com
About Wisin Y Yandel
Worldwide top-selling Latin urban music artists, Wisin Y Yandel have been hugely successful during their 13 year career as a duo. They have garnered numerous multi-platinum certifications in the United States and Latin America and dozens of prestigious awards including a Grammy and two Latin Grammys. On tour, Wisin Y Yandel have proven to be a force to be reckoned with, becoming the only artists in the Urban Latin Music genre to sell out both the The Staples Center and Madison Square Garden in the US. Wisin Y Yandel’s shows are nothing short of exhilarating. The duo travels with their 10 piece band, 8 dancers, and a state-of-the art audiovisual show; but the true stars, absolutely are Wisin Y Yandel and their unique brand of Latin urban music, a fusion of genres and styles delivered with a power and passion that no one in their musical genre can match. The duo's next album "Lideres" will be released in June and features collaborations with superstars Jennifer Lopez, Chris Brown, T-Pain and Timberland. For updated information on Wisin & Yandel, visit: www.wisinyandelpr.com, www.facebook.com/wisinyyandel, or www.twitter.com/wisinyyandel.
Tour Itinerary:Friday, July 20Newark, NJPrudential Center
|Saturday, July 14||Montreal, QC||Bell Centre|
|Tuesday, July 17||Toronto, ON||Air Canada Centre|
|Wednesday, July 25||Boston, MA||TD Garden|
|Saturday, July 28||Washington DC||Verizon Center|
|Sunday, July 29||Atlantic City, NJ||Boardwalk Hall|
|Friday, August 3||Chicago, IL||United Center|
|Wednesday, August 8||San Jose, CA||HP Pavilion at San Jose|
|Saturday, August 11||Anaheim, CA||Honda Center|
|Thursday, August 16||Los Angeles, CA||STAPLES Center|
|Saturday, August 18||Las Vegas, NV||Mandalay Bay Resort|
|Thursday, August 23||San Antonio, TX||AT&T Center|
|Saturday, August 25||Dallas, TX||American Airlines Center|
|Sunday, August 26||Houston, TX||Toyota Center|
|Wednesday, August 29||Atlanta, GA||Philips Arena|
|Friday, August 31||Miami, FL||American Airlines Arena|
*More Dates To Be Announced
About AEG Live
AEG Live, the live-entertainment division of Los Angeles-based AEG, is dedicated to all aspects of live contemporary music performance. AEG Live is comprised of touring, festival, exhibition, broadcast, merchandise and special event divisions, fifteen regional offices and owns, operates or exclusively books thirty-five state-of-the-art venues. The current and recent concert tour roster includes artists such as Taylor Swift, American Idol, Bon Jovi, Usher, Carrie Underwood, Daughtry, Justin Bieber, Leonard Cohen, Wisin & Yandel, Kenny Chesney, P!nk, Enrique Iglesias and Paul McCartney. The company is also currently producing residency shows at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas including Celine Dion, Rod Stewart and Shania Twain opening in December and is the exclusive promoter at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas. Our exhibition at portfolio boasts the most successful exhibition of all time, Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs, which has attracted more than 8 million visitors since 2005. AEG Live is also the largest producer of music festivals in North America from the critically acclaimed Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival to Stagecoach Country Music Festival and New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. www.aeglive.com
About State Farm®
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