ENRIQUE IGLESIAS ADDS ANOTHER HIT TO THE LIST: #1 INTERNATIONAL SONG IN BRAZIL THE ONLY SPANISH LANGUAGE SONG IN THE CHART
MIAMI (July 26, 2016) – Global superstar Enrique Iglesias achieved another accolade by reaching the #1 position in Brazil’s International Radio chart this week.
He also received his first nomination with “DUELE EL CORAZÓN” to this year’s Premios Tu Mundo in the category “Best Party Song”.
“DUELE EL CORAZÓN” (feat. Wisin) became Enrique’s 27th #1 on Billboard’s Hot Latin Songs Chart – the most by any artist and its currently on its 6th week at #1 in said chart. Plus he holds the record for “Most #1 Debuts on Billboard’s Latin Airplay Chart,” marking his fourth #1 entry. The song debuted at #1 on the Latin Airplay Chart and earned the “highest single week audience for a song since 2008 with 18.6 million listeners” according to Billboard.com.
Online, the original Spanish version of “DUELE EL CORAZÓN” continues to make a major impact. The track has sold over 1 million track equivalent sales worldwide, reached #1 in 25 digital stores around the world and has over 115 million streams on Spotify. The official video and lyric video have accumulated nearly 350 million views combined.
Enrique recently performed “DUELE EL CORAZÓN” for the first time on television on Premios Juventud. Earlier this year, he took home seven awards out of eleven nominations at the 2016 Billboard Latin Music Awards. These include “Hot Latin Song of the Year,” “Vocal Event,” “Airplay Song of the Year,” “Digital Song of the Year,” “Streaming Song of the Year” and “Latin Rhythm Song of the Year” for “El Perdón” with Nicky Jam. He also won “Latin Pop Songs Artist of the Year, Solo.”
Enrique Iglesias has sold more than 100 million albums (albums and singles combined) worldwide, released ten studio albums plus two greatest hits compilations, and is a multiplatinum artist in almost every country around the world. Enrique has headlined ten 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 26 #1 singles on the Billboard Latin Songs Chart as well as having multiple #1’s across the Billboard charts with a combined total of 74 #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. Since 2011, Enrique sold out arenas in 109 major cities around the world spanning across five continents selling over 2 million tickets and landed the “Euphoria Tour” the #1 tour, twice, on Billboard’s Hot Tours list.
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 honors and many more totaling in 197 awards. Enrique Iglesias continues to be one of the most successful artists in modern music holding the record for most weeks at #1 on Billboard’s Hot Latin Songs chart with his hit “Bailando” at 42 weeks, and the music video has gained over 1.3 BILLION views on YouTube. For the past two years, Enrique has been touring the world on his SEX AND LOVE Tour and most recently teamed up with Nicky Jam for the Latin Grammy Award winning track “El Perdón,” which hit #1 in over 40 countries around the world, achieving over 4 million sales and 300 million streams worldwide.