Press Release
  • June 30, 2017

LUIS FONSI RECEIVES A SPECIAL RECOGNITION FOR THE HISTORIC ACHIEVEMENTS OF “DESPACITO” AROUN

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* #1 IN 89 COUNTRIES

* DIAMOND CERTIFICATION IN 11 COUNTRIES

* MULTIPLATINUM CERTIFICATION IN 25 COUNTRIES

* 4 BILLION STREAMS

 

THE INTERNATIONAL SUPERSTAR ATTENDED A PRESS CONFERENCE IN SPAIN, WHERE HE WILL KICK OFF HIS ANTICIPATED LOVE + DANCE WORLD TOUR” TOMORROW, JULY 1st.

 

THE WORLD TOUR WILL TRAVEL THROUGH EUROPE, ARGENTINA, CHILE, AND THE UNITED STATES (TICKETS ON SALE THROUGH

http://WWW.LUISFONSI.COM)

 

MADRID, SPAIN (June 30, 2017). – Today, international superstar and creator of the global smash “Despacito” Luis Fonsi attended a press conference in Madrid, Spain, to offer details about his anticipated  Love + Dance World Tour.  The tour will kick off tomorrow July 1st and will travel through 19 cities in Spanish territory as well as Portugal, Italy and Sweden.

During the conference, Fonsi received a surprise from his label Universal Music and was awarded a plaque in recognition of the unprecedented success achieved with “Despacito,” the first single from his upcoming studio album.  Among them reaching #1 in 89 countries, Diamond Certification in 11countries and Multiplatinum Certification in 25 countries.

Visibly moved, Fonsi thanked the public and the media for their support and of course his collaborators Daddy Yankee, Erika Ender, Andres Torres, Mauricio Rengifo and Justin Bieber. He also said he was very excited to kick off his tour in Spain where “Despacito” has remained at #1 since its release in January.

“It’s been an incredible adventure. This celebration is for all of you, I’m very grateful” commented Luis Fonsi

“Fonsi is undoubtedly the protagonist behind all of this success. This is one more step (‘pasito’) in his career, which will continue to grow and showcase what he has to offer as an artist” concluded Jesús López (Chairman & CEO, Universal Music Latin America & Iberian Peninsula)

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Love + Dance World Tour, which will also travel through Argentina, Chile and the United States  (tickets already on sale through http://www.luisfonsi.com), will showcase the best of Fonsis music, which spans almost two decades. Through an extensive repertoire that  combines his greatest ballads such as “No Me Doy Por Vencido,” “Aquí Estoy Yo,” “Nada Es Para Siempre,” “Imagíname Sin Ti,” among others, with his uptempo songs like “Por Una Mujer,” “No Te Cambio Por Ninguna,” “Corazón En La Maleta” and of course his global smash hit “Despacito.

“Despacito,”  remains at the top of multiple Billboard charts with remarkable runs at #1 on the Hot Latin Songs Chart for 23 consecutive weeks, the Hot 100 Chart for its 7th consecutive week and the recently published Summer Songs Chart where it has has remained at #1 since the chart’s reinstatement 4 weeks ago, further confirming its position as the undisputed song of the summer and adding to the monumental feat a Latin song/artist that hadn’t been reached in over 20 years. 

Currently, the single sits at # 1 on Spotify and Shazams Global Charts. On Spotify the single has passed 1 Billion streams while the original music video has just broken another YouTube record by reaching 2 billion views in record time, generating more than 19 million views daily and making it the most viewed Spanish video and the fastest all-time video to reach 2 billion views in history. 

 

“Love + Dance World Tour” will travel through the following cities:

JULY

FECHA              CIUDAD                                                               VENUE

                        Andújar, España                                           Campo de futbol de la Safa

6                         Huelva, España                                             Foro Interamericano La Rabida

8                         Palma de Mallorca, España                        Plaza de Toros

10                       Laguna Del D uero, España                        Campo de futbol de Laguna del duero

11                        Gijón, España                                              Pabellón de Deportes La Guía

13                        Murcia, España                                          Plaza de Toros

14                       ValenciaEspaña                                         Auditorio Marina Sur

15                       BenidormEspaña                                      Plaza de toros

17                       Pesaro, Italia                                                RDS Summer Song

18                       LisboaPortugal                                          Bull Fight Arena 

19                       Gondomar, Portugal                                   Pavilhao Multiusos

21                       Las Palmas, España                                    Anexo al estadio Gran Canaria

22                       Tenerife, España                                          Recitno Portuario

23                        La Palma, España                                      Puerto de Tazacorte

25                        VigoEspaña                                               Ifevi

27                        SantanderEspaña                                     Campa de la Magdalena

28                        Lucca, Italia                                                Lucca Sumer Festival

30                        Madrid, España                                          Teatro Real

31                        Ibiza, España                                               Recinto Ferial

AUGUST

2                           Marbella, España                                        Auditorio Starlite

3                           Sanlucar De Barrameda, España             Teatro Municipal

5                           Cap Roig, España                                      Jardin Botánico

6                           Salou, España                                             Pl Comunitat Autonomas

12                         Stockholm, Suecia                                    Ericsson Globe / Stockholm Live

23                         Mendoza, Argentina                                  Arena Sancor Seguros Stadium

25                         Cordoba, Argentina                                  Orfeo Superdomo

26                         Rosario, Argentina                                   City Center

28                         Tucumán, Argentina                                 Club Central

30                         Corrientes, Argentina                               Club Juventus

SEPTEMBER

1                            Buenos Aires, Argentina                         Luna Park       

2                            Buenos Aires, Argentina                         Luna Park       

3                            Buenos Aires, Argentina                         Luna Park                        

8                            Las Vegas, NV                                          The Pearl Concert Theater

9                            Los Angeles, CA                                      The Wiltern

10                          Phoenix, AZ                                               Comerica Theatre     

13                          El Paso, TX                                                Abraham Chavez Theatre 

15                          Irving, TX                                                  The Pavilion at Irving Music Factory

16                          San Antonio, TX                                      Majestic Theatre

17                          Sugar Land, TX                                       Smart Financial Centre      

20                          Clearwater, FL                                         Ruth Eckerd Hall

22                          Hollywood, FL                                         Seminole Hard Rock Live Arena

23                          Orlando, FL                                              Hard Rock Live

24                          Atlanta, GA                                              Roxy Theatre

26                          Rosemont, IL                                           Rosemont Theatre    

28                          Brooklyn, NY                                           Kings Theatre

29                          Mashantucket, CT                                   Foxwoods Resort Casino Grand Theater

30                          Atlantic City, NJ                                       Caesars Atlantic City – Circus Maximus

To view the dates, visit: http://www.luisfonsi.com