MIAMI, April 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ATLANTICO Rum, the premium rum from the Dominican Republic, and its partner and Latin crossover sensation Enrique Iglesias, today announced that ATLANTICO Rum has signed on as the official rum sponsor of this year's Billboard Latin Music Conference & Awards Presented by State Farm.
To mark the occasion, ATLANTICO Rum will present the ATLANTICO Platinum Hit, its signature cocktail especially created to commemorate the music industry's annual event. Attendees will have the opportunity to enjoy a unique recipe by ATLANTICO Rum.
"I am excited to bring ATLANTICO Rum to this year's Billboard Latin Music Conference & Awards Presented by State Farm and share it with so many of my colleagues," said Enrique Iglesias. "I have always been drawn to the culture and sophistication of the Caribbean, and this is an excellent way to share that flavor and lifestyle with others."
The Billboard Latin Music Conference & Awards Presented by State Farm will take place on April 23-26, 2012 in Miami. The awards show will be broadcast live by Telemundo on April 26, 2012.
ATLANTICO Rum has quickly created a name for itself since entering the market in 2008 by winning many prestigious awards that label this spirit as the super-premium rum. ATLANTICO Rum continues to raise the bar on superiority by becoming the official rum sponsor at this year's nationally acclaimed Latin Billboard Music Conference & Awards.
Recipe for the ATLANTICO Platinum Hit:
1-3/4 oz ATLANTICO Platino
1/4 oz fresh lime juice
1/4 oz Orange Liqueur
1 dash bitters (Angostura)
Top with Ginger Beer or ginger ale
Garnish with Lime &/or Orange wheel
Note: See attached image of the ATLANTICO Platinum Hit
About ATLANTICO Rum
ATLANTICO Rum, based in Miami, Florida, is a complex, flavorful, super premium dark rum made from an exquisite selection of the Caribbean's finest small batch aged rums. It is a product of the Dominican Republic, where it is aged, blended, and bottled by hand. For more information, visit www.atlanticorum.com.
About Enrique Iglesias
With more than 58 million albums sold worldwide, 22 #1 tracks on Billboard's Hot Latin Songs Chart, unbeatable records, countless awards, and thousands of sold out concerts around the globe, Enrique Iglesias continues to be one of the most successful artists in modern music. Iglesias is currently promoting his latest release, Euphoria, a star-studded affair featuring guest appearances by Akon, Juan Luis Guerra, Nicole Scherzinger, Usher, and Wisin & Yandel and produced by RedOne (Lady Gaga, Mary J. Blige), Mark Taylor (Nelly Furtado, Britney Spears), and Enrique's long-time collaborator, Carlos Paucar. This is the first Enrique Iglesias album to feature songs in both Spanish and English. Learn more at www.enriqueiglesias.com.
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