After 20 years down the road, singer Enrique Iglesias will retire. This information was presented in a live broadcast with Ricky Martin and Sebastian Yatra, where he also announced the release of his latest work, titled “Final”, which will be released on September 17.
The Spaniard also revealed that he would not stop making music, but that he would “work differently”. “I am at that moment in my life, in that chapter of my life, which I think is the right time to stop,” the 46-year-old Spanish idol admitted.
Concluding in style, Enrique Iglesias will be on a farewell tour, which will see a special guest appearance by friends Ricky and Yatra. Colombian Yatra recently performed a feat with Simon and Simaria on the song “No Llores Más”.
During his career, Enrique released 11 works in English and Spanish, achieved success in many countries, and was named the King of Latin Pop, on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Enrique Iglesias’ debut album was released in 1995 and sold about 3 million copies in its first week, and also earned him a Grammy Award for “Best Latin Pop Performance”.
In 2001, Enrique released the album “Escape”, the lead single of which was “Hero”, which became #1 in the UK and some other countries. The second edition of the album was released internationally and contained a remake of one of Enrique’s favorite songs, “Maybe”, which won a duet with Lionel Richie called “To Love a Woman”.
In 2001, Enrique Iglesias impressed his fans with the “One-Night Stand World Tour”, which included 50 shows, held in 16 countries with tickets sold in 16 countries. The second part of the tour, Don’t Turn Out the Lights, was completed in the summer of 2002 with a sale of two nights at Madison Square Garden in New York and two more nights at the National Auditorium in Mexico. The tour ended with a show at Coliseu Roberto Clemente in San Juan, Puerto Rico. And in 2016, he was nominated for a Latin Grammy for Song of the Year and Song of the Year for his song “Duele El Corazón”.
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