MIAMI, Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Terra is proud to announce that Latin music Superstar Juanes will give the first on-stage performance of his new album "Loco de Amor" (Crazy from Love) in a world-wide digitally streamed concert taking place the day after the album's release. A global digital media company and content producer with a presence in 19 countries, Terra will produce this special new concert performance with Juanes as part of the signature "Terra Live Music in Concert" series. Taking place in Miami on March 12th, the show will also feature some of Juanes' biggest hits and be available for free online at www.terra.com/juanes via computer, mobile and tablets.
"I am thrilled to have been invited by Terra to perform the songs of 'Loco de Amor' in my first appearance on the 'Terra Live Music in Concert' series. I am extremely excited about these new songs that I've been working on with producer Steve Lillywhite, and I can't wait to take them from the studio to a concert stage for the first time. I'm looking forward to a special night of live music with fans in Miami and a global online audience thanks to Terra."
This "Terra Live Music in Concert" event, sponsored by Kraft Macaroni & Cheese and Sprint will be transmitted in HD via computers, smartphones and tablets, allowing fans to watch the concert and publish comments on social media using the hashtags #TerraLiveMusic, #Juanes, #JuanesTerra, #LocoDeAmor and #LaLuz.
"We are delighted to have Juanes perform for our first "Terra Live Music in Concert" of 2014. His dynamic and energetic lyrics will most definitely bring the Latin flavor to our audience worldwide," said Ingrid Otero, Director of Programming for Terra in the United States. "This is the perfect opportunity for Juanes' fans to experience his amazing talent either live in concert or via personal electronic devices," added Otero.
Just released over the holidays, Juanes' new single, "La Luz" (The Light) is been hailed as "dynamic, seductive, engaging and exhilarating" while quickly rising on the charts. This first single from Juanes' upcoming new album "Loco de Amor" (Crazy from Love) has already set airplay records as it debuted at #1 in Colombia and is now quickly climbing Billboard's "Latin Airplay" chart in the United States. Simultaneously, the Colombian rock superstar's social media numbers continue to grow, now exceeding 15 million followers between Twitter, Facebook and more.
"Terra's HD live streaming product is a great match for an artist like Juanes who is consistently raising the bar in the Latin music business," expressed Horacio Rodriguez, Senior Director, Digital Marketing of Universal Music Latin Entertainment United States & Mexico. "We are excited to join forces with Terra in bringing an unprecedented album release event to Juanes fans around the world in celebration of the release of 'Loco de Amor,'" added Rodriguez.
For more information about Juanes and "Terra Live Music in Concert," visit http://www.terra.com/juanes/
Created in 1999, Terra is one of the largest digital media companies in the world, reaching a monthly audience of 100 million people interested in entertainment, lifestyle, sports and news content. Terra's content is offered in English, Spanish and/or Portuguese in 19 countries across the United States, Latin America and Europe, through multiple screens and devices - including PCs, tablets, smart phones, connected TVs and DOOH screens.
In addition to breaking news on its portals and its premium products and services, Terra is recognized for its excellence in live broadcasts of major sports and entertainment events - from live shows with artists like Paul McCartney, U2, Prince Royce and Kings of Leon, to the Olympic Games, which were transmitted live, in up to 36 simultaneous channels throughout Latin America in 2012. Headquartered in Brazil, Terra has offices in the United States, Latin America and Spain.
With six solo albums to his credit and multi-platinum sales of over 15 million copies, Juanes is the world's leading all-Spanish language rock artist - both a 2-time GRAMMY and 19-time LATIN GRAMMY winner with eight #1 singles on Billboard's "Hot Latin Songs" chart. Hailed as "the first truly international rock star to emerge from Latin America" (AP) and "a soulful poet Latin America's hottest singer-songwriter (NY Times), Juanes is also frequently recognized as one of the Spanish-speaking world's leading social media voices with an online following of over 15 million fans. The Colombian superstar's dedication as a global activist also extends far beyond his passionate lyrics and is seen in his wide ranging charitable work for his own Mi Sangre Foundation and as a co-founder of the "Paz sin Fronteras" (Peace Without Borders) organization., which utilizes music to unite populaces regardless of political or geographic divides and advocates that all people are entitled to the basic human right of peace.
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