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Marc Anthony, Juan Luis Guerra to tour Lain America
Marc Anthony has scored his record-extending 25th chart topper … for a song that's not even his. Anthony lends his voice to the track "Cuando Nos Volvamos" by Colombian Star Carlos Vives. The song made it the No. 1 spot on Tropical Airplay the last week of July. It climbed three percent in airplay spins at the format, according to Nielsen. And speaking of epic Latin combinations, there's some exciting news in the works regarding Anthony's upcoming tour.
It's official now that Anthony and Juan Luis Guerra will share a stage for a gig around Latin America in a six-day tour they're calling "Gigante2 2014." The trek starts October 15th in Lima, Peru and will undoubtedly feature such hits as "Vivir Me Vida" and "Bachata Rosa." The tour will stop in Ecuador, Chile, Argentina and Costa Rica before it ends.
"We are truly honored to have the opportunity to present these two stars of our music in the 2014 edition," said Henry Cardenas, Marc Anthony's representative. "This concept has been successful because of our fans."
Guerra has sold more than 20 million albums and has won a multitude of awards, including 15 Latin Grammys and three Grammy Awards.
Meanwhile, Anthony has sold more than 12 million albums worldwide, and has earned several Gold and Platinum album certifications, and is the recipient of several Grammy, Latin Grammy and at least 24 Lo Nuestro Awards.
Though no North American dates have been announced, fans are obviously hoping the "Gigante2 2014" tour will move stateside at some point. If it does, SeatGeek will be the first to let you know!
Marc Anthony debuts "3.0" (Updated September 6, 2013)
Imagine having an idea for something in your head…then thinking, re-thinking and (in some cases) over-thinking the process. It's what Marc Anthony was faced with when he walked into the studio to record his first salsa album in 10 years. The end result, however, was an enthusiastic, high-energy mix of songs showcased on "3.0."
Of course Anthony didn't tackle his latest project alone. He teamed up again with super producer Sergio George, after previous collaborations from the duo included 1993's "Otra Nota" and 1995's "Todo A Su Tiempo." The two also spawned hits like "Hasta Que Te Conoci," "Te Conozco Bien" and "Se Me Sigue Olvidando." And they've certainly brought their magic to this new disc, with the potential for chart-toppers high thanks to cuts like "Volver A Comenzar" and "Espera."
The first single off Anthony's new album, "Vivir Mi Vida,"was released on April 26, 2013 and became the longest-running No. 1 salsa song for 14 consecutive weeks on Billboard's Hot Latin Songs chart. It also spawned the official world tour for the album, which will visit three continents and 15 countries. The 12-city U.S. trek kicked off Friday, August 23 at American Airlines Arena in Miami, Fla., and after it's done Anthony will head to Latin America and stop in places like Colombia, Venezuela and Ecuador. The tour will finally wrap in Australia.
Cleary reigning as the undisputed King of Salsa, Anthony continues to be a one-man tour de force who has cemented his stature as one of the greatest performers on stage today. Be sure to get your tickets to see him before December 18!
Marc Anthony - Top Selling Tropical Salsa Artist of All Time
He is a singer, songwriter, actor and producer who ranks as the top-selling tropical salsa artist of all time. Yet Marc Anthony's career achievements have often been overshadowed by his former marriage to superstar and fellow Puerto Rican musician Jennifer Lopez.
Anthony (born Marco Antonio Muñiz) was discovered as a teen and began his career as a session vocalist and house act for Underground New York. After a composition for school friend Sa-Fire became a Top 40 hip-hop hit, he sang background vocals on her debut album. He then went on to work with the Latin Rascals and Menudo.
Anthony's debut album, "When the Night is Over," bowed in 1991 as a mix of Latin hip-hop. The sophomore effort, "Otra Nota," was said to be a better representation of Anthony's salsa roots. He didn't move for an English-language album release until a self-titled project in 1999. The single "I Need to Know" reached the Top Ten of the main Billboard album chart, peaking at number three.
Thus far, Anthony's profile has mostly been raised by his Spanish-language albums and crossover into acting. He had supporting roles in films like "Hackers," "Big Night" and "The Substitute" in the late 90's, and in 2004 shared a leading role opposite Denzel Washington in "Man on Fire." Anthony also starred in "El Cantante," a biographical drama about the life of salsa music legend Hector Lavoe that received strong reviews.
Anthony is currently working with ex-wife Lopez and director-choreographer Jamie King on a Latin talent series created by Simon Fuller, called "Q'Viva! The Chosen." It follows Lopez and Anthony as they travel across 21 countries to find new talent.
Marc Anthony Discography
|Album name||Release date|
|Dos clásicos: Marc Anthony||2011|
|Sigo siendo yo: Grandes éxitos||2006|
|Valió la pena||2004|
|Amar sin mentiras||2004|
|Contra la corriente||2003|
|I've Got You||2002|
|Just for You||2002|
|You Sang to Me||2000|
|Desde un principio: From the Beginning||1999|
|I Need to Know||1999|
|I Want to Spend My Lifetime Loving You||1998|
|Todo a su tiempo||1995|
|When the Night Is Over||1991|
Top 10 Marc Anthony Songs
|Rank||Track Name||Play Count||Listener Count|
|1||You Sang To Me||14,127||5,929|
|2||I Need To Know||10,888||4,963|
|4||When I Dream At Night||6,018||2,578|
|6||Valio La Pena||4,311||2,143|
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date city state venue 03/07/2015 Zapopan Jal Auditorio Telmex 02/15/2015 Uniondale NY Nassau Coliseum 02/14/2015 Newark NJ Prudential Center 02/13/2015 Atlantic City NJ Boardwalk Hall
Marc Anthony Tour Dates 2014
date city state venue 12/20/2014 Mashantucket CT The Mgm Grand At Foxwoods 12/19/2014 Mashantucket CT The Mgm Grand At Foxwoods 12/14/2014 Hidalgo TX State Farm Arena 10/11/2014 Boston MA Agganis Arena 10/10/2014 Fairfax VA Patriot Center 10/05/2014 Orlando FL Amway Center 10/04/2014 Miami FL American Airlines Arena 10/03/2014 Miami FL American Airlines Arena 09/28/2014 San Antonio TX AT&T Center 09/27/2014 Houston TX Toyota Center 09/25/2014 El Paso TX El Paso County Coliseum 09/20/2014 Rosemont IL Allstate Arena 09/13/2014 Las Vegas NV La Comedy Club Inside Cabo Wabo Lounge (Planet Hollywood) 09/12/2014 Los Angeles CA Nokia Theatre LA Live 09/11/2014 Los Angeles CA Nokia Theatre LA Live 09/07/2014 Concord CA Concord Pavilion 09/05/2014 Los Angeles CA Nokia Theatre LA Live 09/01/2014 Laredo TX Laredo Energy Arena 08/30/2014 Glendale AZ Gila River Arena 08/29/2014 Chula Vista CA Sleep Train Amphitheatre 06/03/2014 Mexico City Distrito Federal Auditorio Nacional - Mexico 06/02/2014 Mexico City Distrito Federal Auditorio Nacional - Mexico 05/29/2014 Monterrey Tab Auditorio Banamex 05/28/2014 Monterrey Tab Auditorio Banamex 05/22/2014 Zapopan Jal Auditorio Telmex 05/21/2014 Zapopan Jal Auditorio Telmex 05/06/2014 Santiago RM Movistar Arena 03/18/2014 Mexico City Distrito Federal Auditorio Nacional - Mexico 03/14/2014 Mexico City Distrito Federal Auditorio Nacional - Mexico 03/11/2014 Zapopan Jal Auditorio Telmex 03/08/2014 Monterrey Tab Auditorio Banamex 03/05/2014 Mexico City DF Auditorio Nacional 03/04/2014 Mexico City DF Auditorio Nacional 02/20/2014 Miami FL American Airlines Arena 02/15/2014 Brooklyn NY Barclays Center 02/14/2014 Newark NJ Prudential Center 02/13/2014 Uncasville CT Mohegan Sun Arena 02/08/2014 Atlantic City NJ Boardwalk Hall
Marc Anthony Tour Dates 2013
date city state venue 12/18/2013 Hindmarsh SA Adelaide Entertainment Centre 12/15/2013 Melbourne Vic Hisense Arena 12/13/2013 Sydney New South Wales Sydney Entertainment Centre 12/12/2013 Brisbane Qld Brisbane Entertainment Centre 11/21/2013 Las Vegas NV Mandalay Bay Events Center 11/19/2013 Lima Estadio Nacional 11/17/2013 Buenos Aires C Geba/ Jorge Newbery 11/16/2013 Buenos Aires C Geba/ Jorge Newbery 11/06/2013 Santiago RM Movistar Arena 10/25/2013 Mexico City Distrito Federal Auditorio Nacional - Mexico 10/24/2013 Mexico City Distrito Federal Auditorio Nacional - Mexico 10/23/2013 Mexico City Distrito Federal Auditorio Nacional - Mexico 10/19/2013 Guadalajara Jal Arena VFG 10/05/2013 San Juan PR Coliseo de Puerto Rico 10/04/2013 San Juan PR Coliseo de Puerto Rico 09/29/2013 Los Angeles CA Nokia Theatre LA Live 09/28/2013 Los Angeles CA Nokia Theatre LA Live 09/27/2013 Oakland CA Oracle Arena 09/14/2013 Tucson AZ Anselmo Valencia Amphitheater 09/13/2013 Las Vegas NV Pearl Concert Theater at Palms Casino Resort 09/10/2013 Vienna VA Wolf Trap 09/07/2013 Rosemont IL Allstate Arena 09/05/2013 Houston TX Toyota Center 09/04/2013 Hidalgo TX State Farm Arena 09/01/2013 Uniondale NY Nassau Coliseum 08/25/2013 Orlando FL Amway Center 08/24/2013 Miami FL American Airlines Arena 08/23/2013 Miami FL American Airlines Arena 07/18/2013 Coral Gables FL BankUnited Center @ The University Of Miami 04/20/2013 Mashantucket CT The Mgm Grand At Foxwoods 02/16/2013 Brooklyn NY Barclays Center 02/15/2013 Brooklyn NY Barclays Center
Marc Anthony Tour Dates 2012
date city state venue 09/21/2012 Montreal QC Olympic Stadium Montreal 09/14/2012 Las Vegas NV Mandalay Bay Events Center 09/09/2012 El Paso TX Don Haskins Center 09/08/2012 San Antonio TX AT&T Center 09/07/2012 Laredo TX Laredo Energy Arena 09/02/2012 Dallas TX American Airlines Center 09/01/2012 Houston TX Toyota Center 08/26/2012 San Jose CA SAP Center 08/25/2012 Ontario CA Citizens Business Bank Arena 08/24/2012 Anaheim CA Honda Center 08/19/2012 Rosemont IL Allstate Arena 08/17/2012 Atlantic City NJ Boardwalk Hall 08/11/2012 Uncasville CT Mohegan Sun Arena 08/10/2012 East Rutherford NJ Izod Center 08/05/2012 Orlando FL Amway Center 08/04/2012 Miami FL American Airlines Arena 08/03/2012 Miami FL American Airlines Arena 08/02/2012 Miami FL American Airlines Arena 05/26/2012 Las Vegas NV Mandalay Bay Events Center
Marc Anthony Tour Dates 2011
date city state venue 11/19/2011 Saint Petersburg FL Mahaffey Theater 09/25/2011 Universal City CA Gibson Amphitheatre 09/24/2011 Universal City CA Gibson Amphitheatre 09/23/2011 Oakland CA Oracle Arena 09/22/2011 San Diego CA Viejas Arena 09/18/2011 Orlando FL Amway Center 09/17/2011 Miami FL American Airlines Arena 09/16/2011 Miami FL American Airlines Arena 09/10/2011 Uncasville CT Mohegan Sun Arena 09/09/2011 East Rutherford NJ Izod Center 09/03/2011 Allentown PA Allentown Fairgrounds 09/01/2011 Saint Paul MN Minnesota State Fair Grandstand
Marc Anthony Tour Dates 2010
date city state venue 10/02/2010 Rosemont IL Allstate Arena 10/01/2010 Atlantic City NJ Trump Taj Mahal 09/19/2010 Orlando FL Amway Center 09/18/2010 Miami FL American Airlines Arena 09/17/2010 Miami FL American Airlines Arena 09/11/2010 Fairfax VA Patriot Center 09/10/2010 New York NY Madison Square Garden