#1 ON US LATIN RADIO WITH SINGLE “LAS COSAS PEQUEÑAS”
SOLD OUT CONCERT AT CHILE’S MOVISTAR ARENA DAYS AFTER HIS SUCCESSFUL VIÑA DEL MAR PERFORMANCE
MIAMI, Florida (March 5, 2012). Prince Royce’s phenomenal success continues to impress in the United States and Latin America. . . After an astonishing performance at the Viña del Mar Music
Festival where he earned top honors on Sunday, February 26th, and being nominated for twelve Latin Billboard Awards two days later; the twenty-two year old artist closed the week this past Saturday, March 3rd with a
completely SOLD OUT concert at the Movistar Arena in Santiago, Chile to the euphoric delight of over 12,000 fans. To top all of this off, Royce returns from South America to the news that his latest single, “Las Cosas Pequeñas” is the #1 song on US Latin radio.
“Las Cosas Pequeñas” is the first single off Royce’s second bachata album “Phase II”, to be released worldwide on April 10th. The song debuted on radio on January 16th and immediately rose to #1 on the tropical music chart. This week “Las Cosas Pequeñas” is already at #1 on the Latin Songs chart (including songs across all Latin genres); #1 on the Latin Pop Songs chart; and #1 on the Tropical Songs chart, according to MediaBase and BDS.
Royce performed “Las Cosas Pequeñas” live at his concerts in Viña del Mar and Santiago and also surprised audienceswith two other songs from “Phase II”: “Incondicional”, a romantic fusion of bachata and mariachi music, and “Y Te Me Vas”, a danceable bachata pop song. As is to be expected, his radio hits from the last two years could not be missed and crowds sang, screamed and danced along to favorites: “Corazón Sin Cara”, “Stand By Me”, “Mi Ultima Carta”, “El Amor Que Perdimos”, “Ven Conmigo”, “El Verdadero Amor Perdona” and English-language pop song “Addicted” which has also enjoyed radio airplay in Chile.
Royce’s breakthrough success story is unprecedented in the Latin music industry. The young artist who debuted with his self-titled album in March of 2010, closed 2011 having garnered eleven #1s on Billboard’s Year End Charts, including: #1 Latin Album of the Year; #1 Hot Latin Song of the Year (for “Corazón Sin Cara”), #1 Top Latin Artist – Male; and #1 Hot Latin Songwriter of the Year.
With his debut album, he has been certified triple platinum in the US and Puerto Rico and double platinum in Chile; and has received four 2011 Latin Billboard Awards; three 2011 Premio Lo Nuestro Awards; four 2012 Premio Lo Nuestro; four 2011 Premios Juventud Awards and two Latin GRAMMY nominations (2010 & 2011). He is currently among the top nominees for the 2012 Billboard Latin Music Awards with twelve nominations (winners will be announcedon April 26).
Prince Royce is signed to Top Stop Music, an independent boutique record label and management firm founded by Gregory Elias and Sergio George.