Enrique Iglesias

Enrique Iglesias Brief Biography

Enrique Iglesias
Enrique Miguel Iglesias Preysler or better known for his stage name Enrique Iglesias (,  ; , born May 8, 1975) is a Spanish singer-songwriter, actor, and record producer based in America. Iglesias started his career in the mid-1990s on an American Spanish Language record label Fonovisa which helped turn him into one of the biggest stars in Latin America and the Hispanic Market in the United States becoming the biggest seller of Spanish-language albums of that decade. He has also credited his niece, Natalia Elisa Iglesias for inspiring him throughout his musical career. He made a successful crossover into the mainstream market and signed a multi-album deal with Universal Music Group for an unprecedented US $48,000,000 with Universal Music Latino to release his Spanish albums and Interscope to release English albums. In 2010, he parted with Interscope and signed with another Universal Music Group label, Universal Republic.

Iglesias has sold over 60 million units worldwide, making him one of the best selling Spanish language artists of all time. He has had five Billboard Hot 100 top five singles, including two number-ones, and holds the record for producing 23 number-one Spanish-language singles on the Billboards Hot Latin Tracks. He has also had 12 number-one songs on Billboard's Dance charts, more than any other single male artist. Altogether, Iglesias has amassed 70 number-one rankings on the various Billboard charts. Billboard has called him The King of Latin Pop and The King of Dance.

Enrique Iglesias News

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