Alejandro Sanz is one of the major international Latin artists globally renowned. Writer and composer of all his songs, Sanz has sold more than 22 million records being the only Spanish act which holds 19 Grammy awards (16 Latin and 3 American accolades). Alejandro has released 15 albums throughout his career- 9 studio albums- all of them are certified Platinum in Spain, USA and Latin America.
Sanz is also one the more supported Latin artists in social networks with more than 8 million fans in Twitter in addition of his over 2 million Facebook followers.
Alejandro has along all these years collaborated with names such as Shakira, Alicia Keys, The Corrs, Calle 13´s René, Joaquín Sabina, Dani Martin, Ivete Sangalo or the legendary Tony Bennett to name a few.
Sanz started his career in the ´90s releasing his debut album "Viviendo Deprisa" (1991), the top seller record of the year in Spain. "Si tú me miras" (1993) and "Alejandro Sanz 3" (1995) followed with great success but his true breakout was the internationally acclaimed "Más" (1997) selling more than 5 million units. "El alma al aire" (2000), "No es lo mismo" (2003) and "El tren de los momentos" (2006) were followed by "Paraíso Express" (2009) that received an array of accolades and was supported with one of the biggest tours of 2010: more than 800,000 fans enjoyed TOUR PARAÍSO concerts in major venues all over Spain, USA and Latin America.
In 2011 Sanz was honored by the Spanish Ministry of Culture with the Fine Arts Merit Distinction, in addition he received from The White House the Hispanic Heritage Foundation´s Premio Visión in recognition to his altruistic labor and the ASCAP award (American Society of Composers Authors and Publishers) for his decisive contribution to Latin Music. Sanz is especially comitted to social causes and actively supports organizations such as Doctors without Borders, Save The Children or Greenpeace among others. He personally promoted Doctors without Borders´ album "Positive Generation" the same year, with the aim to fight AIDS among children inZimbabwe.
His latest album, La música no se toca, was released on 25 September 2012. This record was produced by Alejandro himself, along with the famous producer and arranger Julio Reyes Copello, a winner of 2 Grammys and 9 ASCAP Awards. Before its release, La música no se toca was already reaping huge success with its first single, “No Me Compares”, which debuted in the number 1 slot on the iTunes charts in 17 countries around the world and hit the top of the radio charts in theUnited States,Puerto Rico,Mexico,Spain,Argentina,Colombia,ChileandEcuador, among others.
“Se vende”, his second single, has also been extremely well received, positioning itself at the top of the radio, television and digital download lists in a number of different countries.
Alejandro Sanz’s latest release “La música no se toca” has shaken up the scene with stunning sales figures that come as a welcome surprise considering record launches in recent years. The album has gone Quadruple Platinum in Spain, Double Platinum in Mexico, Double Platinum Colombia, Platinum in Venezuela, Platinum in Argentina, Gold in the US and Puerto Rico, Gold in Chile and Gold in Central America.. Alejandro Sanz’s new record has been certified nationally and internationally as the biggest-selling Spanish language album of 2012.
The artist set off around the world with his “La música no se toca” tour in October 2012. Alejandro Sanz kicked off the first leg of the tour inMexico, performing 10 well-attended concerts and selling out his shows in every province. He also gave a historical performance at the Foro Sol (Mexico City) before more than 50,000 people.
The artist has recently visitedColombia, participating with a spectacular concert in the annual Manizales Fair. From February on, he will resume his international tour “La música no se toca” visiting Lima, Montevideo, Rosario, Buenos Aires, Santiago de Chile, Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, among other cities.
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