Singer Enrique Iglesias will be recognized as ‘Top Latin Artist of All Time’ at the 27th Annual Billboard Awards. The ceremony will be broadcast live on Telemundo next Wednesday, October 21 from the BB&T Center in Sunrise (Florida).
Enrique has composed more than 40 hits within his record work, with 180 million albums sold, 19,000 million ‘streams’ and 17,000 million reproductions of his videos, according to his record company. In addition, he has performed throughout his career for more than 10 million people, reaching a ticket sale of 1,000 million dollars.
Iglesias has achieved several records on the Billboard Latin music charts: more number one on Hot Latin Songs (27) and Latin Airplay (31), more Top 10 on Latin Airplay (40), more number one titles on Latin Pop Airplay (24) and more Top 10 in Latin Pop Airplay (43). In addition, it has placed 39 songs in the Top 10 of Hot Latin Songs.
In addition, he also holds the record for having the highest number of number one titles on Billboard’s Dance Club chart (14) and the record for being the Latin artist with the highest number of Top 10 on this same list (25). He has also achieved 25 entries on the Hot 100 list, with two titles at No. 1 and five in the Top 10.
“Enrique Iglesias is an iconic artist, a global star, a professional, but more importantly, he is a great human being. His music has transcended generations. This well-deserved award is a testament to his continued impact and influence. It is an honor to work with him. “, said Afo Verde, Chairman and CEO of Sony Music Latin Iberia.
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Enrique Iglesias has supported Save The Children in raising funds for assistance in humanitarian crises. He and his fans around the world have contributed to the cause through donations, auctions and merchandise sales, raising more than $ 400,000 to date.