Ricardo Arjona's 'Journey'
Ricardo Arjona is celebrating the release of his fourteenth Spanish-language album, which was released on April 29, 2014.
Titled "Viaje (Journey)," the aforementioned album marks the second independent release by Arjona after he left both Sony Music and Warner Music. This project was instead delivered under Arjona's own label, Metamorfosis. The first single from the album, "Apnea," was released on March 4.
To celebrate "Viaje," Arjona is taking his act to the road. The singer has a number of upcoming dates, including stops in Ecuador (August 20th and 22nd), Peru (August 27th), and appearances later on in Chile and Argentina – where he will play seven dates.
One special date booked in the fall is a performance at the Central Park Montevideo on October 1st. After venturing through Uraguay, Arjona will return to Paraguay and some neighboring provinces. And no doubt every single concert will break records. This is the man, after all, who did 34 shows in a row at Luna Park, not to mention a string of five shows at places like Stadium Boca.
Arjona's last tour was, in fact, seen by more than 1.5 million people. Don't hesitate to get your tickets to see this superstar on stage, as his appeal remains for such a broad audience. You can catch him performing everything from Latin pop to rock, Cuban music, and even a cappella performances and a mix of Tejano music and Norteno music. The man is full of surprises and is bound to continue filling venues around the world.
About Ricardo Arjona
Guatemalan singer/songwriter Ricardo Arjona is hailed for both his contributions to Latin American music and for his social conscience and diverse background.
Having started musical instruction at a young age, Arjona expanded his horizons when he enrolled in architecture and engineering at the Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala (USAC). He would eventually graduate with a degree from the School of Communication Sciences, and as a talented basketball player often toured Central America as a member of the Guatemalan national team.
Arjona officially began his music career at age 21, when he signed with record label PolyGram and released his debut project in 1985. Decades later, he has 13 studio albums, one live album and nine compilation albums to his name. His work has garnered him numerous accolades, including one Grammy Award, one Latin Grammy Award, and the "Latin Heritage Award" from the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers.
Arjona has sold more than 20 million albums to date. His music is a hybrid of everything from ballads to Latin pop, rock, Cuban, Tajano and Norteño music, as well as other Afro-American and Latin sounds. He is known for addressing topics in his songs like homosexuality, rape, racism, immigration and love. His last album, "Independiente," was released on October 4, 2011. It becamse his fourth No. 1 on the Top Latin Albums chart. He recently toured his home country as part of his Metamorfosis World Tour to support the project. By April 2012, the tour had played to more than 400,000 fans, including record-breaking attendance in Argentina.
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