Sony Music Latin artist Romeo Santos, also known as the “King of Bachata,” has set the record for the highest selling week of any Spanish-language single with his chart-topping hit, “Odio.”
Featuring Drake, “Odio” has officially become Latin Music’s best selling and most played song of the week, and has skyrocketed to the top of Billboard’s Hot Latin Songs, Latin Airplay, Latin streaming songs and Latin digital songs charts.
With “Odio” currently sitting atop the charts, Santos’ previous number 1 single, “Propuesta Indecente” has fallen, but only to the number 2 spot on the Hot Latin Songs, Latin Digital Songs and Latin Streaming Songs charts this week. Santos’ two singles combine for ten times the sales of the next highest charting song download.
Sony Music U.S. Latin (www.sonymusiclatin.com) will release Romeo Santos’ next album, “Formula Vol. 2,” on Tuesday, February 25, 2014.
Already the number one album on iTunes as a presale selection, “Formula Vol. 2” features special guest appearances from Nicki Minaj, Drake, Marc Anthony, Carlos Santana, Tego Calderon and comedian Kevin Hart.
Recent developments and background on Sony Music U.S. Latin:
Nir Seroussi, recently named President of Sony Music U.S. Latin
Sony Music U.S. Latin, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony Music Entertainment, is the leading Latin music company overseeing the U.S. and Puerto Rico and home to the most prolific artists in the Latin genre.
About Sony Music Entertainment: Sony Music Entertainment is a global recorded music company with a current roster that includes a broad array of both local artists and international superstars. The company boasts a vast catalog that comprises some of the most important recordings in history. It is home to premier record labels representing music from every genre, including Arista, Nashville, Beach Street, Bystorm Entertainment, Columbia Nashville, Columbia Records, Day 1, Descendant Records, Epic Records, Essential Records, Essential Worship, Fo Yo Soul Recordings, Kemosabe Records, Legacy Recordings, MASTER WORKS, Polo Grounds, RCA Inspiration, RCA Nashville, RCA Records, Reunion Records, Sony Classical, Sony Music Latin, Star Time International, Syco Music, Vested in Culture and Volcano. Sony Music Entertainment is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America.
SOURCE: Sony Music Latin
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