There aren’t too many bigger names in Bachata and Latin music than Romeo Santos. The American began his journey to the top of the mountain in the mid 1990s and now ranks alongside the biggest names in the business.
Santos knew right from the very beginning that his music is his biggest strength. He knew that if he made music that was good enough to resonate with the masses, then he will be fine. Those convictions have come true. Now to celebrate the release of his latest album, he will be going on the much anticipated “Golden Tour.” The road trip will kick off at the famous Madison Square Garden and is scheduled to last till April. Join the ride by booking your Romeo Santos tickets.
The Aventura Years
Romeo Santos’ father was Dominican while his mother was from Puerto Rico. At the age of thirteen, he joined a church choir and that is when he discovered his exceptional vocal abilities. He then went on to form a group Los Teenagers which got very popular among the youngsters from the Dominican-American background.
In the year 1999, Los Teenagers signed a recording deal with Platinum Latin and they changed their name to Grupo Aventura. To bring Bachata to mainstream audiences, the band decided to fuse R&B, hip hop and pop music with bachata. The group came out with its debut album titled “Generation Next” and it did quite well among their fans in New York.
They were just getting started.
Aventura then went on to release their next album “We Broke the Rules” in July of 2002. It also contained the track Obsesion that turned out to be a big hit. It went on to top the charts in multiple countries worldwide.
Aventura released three more albums after that. One of them was certified platinum while the other two went quadruple platinum (Latin) in the United States. The band also released two Live Albums in total with one of them being certified six times platinum (Latin) and the other one getting an eight time platinum (Latin) certification. Romeo Santos then decided to try his luck as a solo artist in 2011.
Romeo Santos Goes Solo
The time he spent with Aventura gave him the platform to kickstart his career as a solo performer. He began his solo journey by releasing the track You which also featured on his debut album “Formula, Vol. 1.” The song became a massive hit that went on to the top of the Tropical Songs and the Hot Latin Songs charts. The next track was a collaborative effort with Usher and was titled Promise. The song went to the number one spot on the Tropical Songs and the Hot Latin Songs charts too.
Formula, Vol. 1 hit the music stores on November 8, 2011 and it went on to peak at the first spot on both the Top Latin Albums and the Tropical Albums chart. It also peaked at the ninth position on the US Billboard 200. The record was certified triple platinum (Latin) in the US and went gold in Mexico and Venezuela. Formula, Vol. 1 also brought Romeo Santos a Grammy nomination and won him three Billboard Latin Music Awards in the process.
More Epic Albums
Santos then released his second album titled “Formula, Vol.2” on February 25, 2014. The record climbed to the first spot on both the US Top Latin Album and the US Tropical Albums chart. It also peaked at the fifth position on the US Billboard 200. The album charted in multiple countries around the world and was certified eleven times platinum (Latin) in the United States. It was also certified platinum across the border in Mexico.
Santos’ latest album was titled “Golden” and it was released on July 21, 2017. Just like its two predecessors, it went to the first spot on the US Top Latin Albums and the US Tropical Albums charts. It went as high as the fifth position on the US Billboard 200. The record also climbed to the first spot in Mexico.
Romeo Santos Tour Tickets
Now the time has come for Santos to hit the road once again. The Golden Tour will see him perform all across the US and his fans can now see one of the most famous Latin music singers on the planet perform live and exclusive only for them. Grab your Romeo Santos tour tickets and catch him in concert.