Enrique Iglesias to Perform Live as Part of NEW YORK CITY AND NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE PRESENT 'NFL KICKOFF LIVE FROM TIMES SQUARE' Thursday, September 5
International Star to Participate in Football and Music Festival
Prior to San Francisco 49ers-New York Giants Game
And NFL Kickoff Weekend 2002
NEW YORK, Aug. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- One of today's hottest musical stars, ENRIQUE IGLESIAS will perform live Thursday, September 5 as part of NEW YORK CITY AND THE NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE PRESENT "NFL KICKOFF LIVE FROM TIMES SQUARE," it was announced today. NEW YORK CITY AND THE NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE PRESENT "NFL KICKOFF LIVE FROM TIMES SQUARE" is slated for Times Square with an unprecedented free football and music festival to kick off the season and celebrate the resilient spirit of New York and America. The event leads up to the first-ever NFL season kickoff on a Thursday in primetime as the San Francisco 49ers play the New York Giants at Giants Stadium (ESPN, 8:30 P.M. ET) Iglesias, an international superstar singer and songwriter, has sold more than 30 million albums worldwide, including 17 million in Spanish. His "Don't Turn Off The Lights Tour" kicks off September 3. The new album, his first all-Spanish effort since 1998's multi-platinum "Cosas Del Amor," will be released September 17. This is his third NFL appearance, having performed at halftime of both Super Bowl XXXIV in Atlanta in January 2000 and the 2001 Thanksgiving Day game in Detroit. Iglesias, along with Bon Jovi and other artists to be announced at a later date, will lead the celebration and the countdown to the NFL's 2002 season. Portions of the event will be televised live or by tape by CBS, MTV, VH1 and ESPN as the NFL gets ready to kick off its 83rd season. Radio coverage and promotions will be provided nationally by Westwood One and Clear Channel Entertainment. The day will include recognition and support of New York City's September 11 memorial events. The four presenting sponsors are Coors, Reebok, PlayStation and Verizon Communications. About Enrique Iglesias Iglesias has sold more than 30 million albums worldwide, including 17 million in Spanish. He has produced 13 #1 singles on the Latin Chart and has had several #1 singles on the Billboard's Hot 100 list, creating a global success that has landed him a variety of awards, including: a Grammy; 1996 Billboard's Artist of the Year; Billboard's Album of the Year for "Vivir"; three American Music Awards; a World Music Award and eight Premios Lo Nuestro awards. Iglesias' latest album, "Escape," is certified triple Platinum and has sold more than seven million copies worldwide. MAKE YOUR OPINION COUNT - Click Here http://tbutton.prnewswire.com/prn/11690X98177536
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