MIAMI, Nov. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Enjoying commercial crossover success with his new production in English, the nominated to the 2015 Latin Grammys, Prince Royce joins the impressive lineup for the historic "Grand Slam Party Latino" where many renowned Latin music stars will perform on Saturday, December 5, 2015 at Marlins Park in Miami. The musical extravaganza will feature a multimillion-dollar production, a revolving stage, lights, lasers and sound from the best concert technology available today. SBS Entertainment (SBSE) will produce the event in association with Marlins Park. EL ZOL 106.7FM, ZETA 92.3FM and I-95FM 95.7FM will serve as official radio stations. La Musica and MegaTV will be present as well as presenters of the event. Title sponsors for Grand Slam Party Latino include Sprint and Farmacias Navarro. The event is also presented by: Estrella Insurance with Florida Blue, Heineken, Dominican Republic Tourism and Acura. Tickets are available at the Marlins Park box office or online at www.tickets.com.
The historic "Grand Slam Party Latino" will feature an amazing ensemble of music stars together for the first time, including: Ricky Martin, Prince Royce, Laura Pausini, Alejandro Sanz, Carlos Vives, Paulina Rubio, Fifth Harmony, OMI, Maluma, Yandel, JenCarlos Canela, Ivy Queen, Farruko, Tito El Bambino, Tego Calderon, Elvis Crespo, Willy Colon, Domingo Quinones, Willy Chirino, Jerry Rivera, La India, Charlie Zaa, Wilfrido Vargas, Vela and Alex Sensation.
In the last five years, the singer-songwriter and winner of multiple awards, Prince Royce has placed 10 songs atop the Billboard charts and has been awarded 20 Billboard Latin Music Awards, 16 Premio Lo Nuestro, 19 Premio Juventud (Youth Awards) and 8 nominations to the Latin Grammys. The New York born singer of Dominican ancestry has an impressive fan base that exceeds 32 million followers on Facebook. His videos have been seen more than 1 billion times online and he had sold out performances at the most prestigious venues in Latin America, as well as in the United States; including Radio City Music Hall, the Microsoft Theatre (formerly Nokia Theatre) and the theatre at Madison Square Garden. At age 22, he won songwriter of the year at the 2012 Billboard Latin Music Awards, becoming the youngest person ever to receive the honor and in 2013 BMI named him Latino songwriter of the year. He recently released his first English album entitled "Double Vision" featuring the hits "Back It Up" and "Stuck On A Feeling." He has been nominated to the 2015 Latin Grammy Awards for best urban song for "Back It Up" and he just completed a U.S. tour as a special guest of Ariana Grande.
"The success story of Prince Royce resembles that of millions of Latinos in the United States who, with hard work and perseverance, are achieving the American dream. It is an honor to have Prince Royce perform at this event, as it was to have had his first career performance some years ago in another SBS concert. His connection with Latino youth is profound and I'm sure that his new crossover album will be successful thanks to the bilingual and bicultural millennial youth that enjoy his music" said Lucas Pina, Sr. VP at SBS Entertainment.
The biggest Latin Music concert ever produced in the history of Miami, will take place at the most impressive ballpark ever built in the world. Marlins Park is the first retractable roof structure in the world to earn LEED Gold Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. The state-of-the-art ballpark was designed to transform into an arena with a closed roof and featuring air conditioning, to the delight of the 37,000 spectators who will surely enjoy this magical event. The park's retractable roof shields spectators from the sun and rain, and was designed with the most advanced architectural technology. The building also boasts a giant glass wall that opens, revealing to the spectators an amazing view of downtown Miami. What better place than this venue to show to the world that Miami is the U.S. capital of Latin America.
SBS Entertainment is the leading Latin concerts producer in the United States and Puerto Rico. Among their major accomplishments, the company holds the records of most tickets sold for a concert event at important locations such as the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles and Madison Square Garden in New York.
The company produces CALIBASH, recognized in the industry as the most important concert of urban Latin music in the world; among other important annual signature events and major tours.
About Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc.
Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. is the largest publicly traded Hispanic-controlled media and Entertainment Company in the United States. SBS owns and operates 20 radio stations located in the top U.S. Hispanic markets of New York, Los Angeles, Miami, Chicago, San Francisco and Puerto Rico, airing the Tropical, Mexican Regional, Spanish Adult Contemporary and Urban format genres. The Company also owns and operates Mega TV, a television operation with over-the-air, cable and satellite distribution and affiliates throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico. SBS also produces live concerts and events and owns 21 bilingual websites, including www.LaMusica.com, a bilingual Spanish-English online site providing content related to Latin music, entertainment, news and culture. The Company's corporate Web site can be accessed at www.spanishbroadcasting.com.
About Marlins Park
Marlins Park is a state-of-the-art retractable roof ballpark located in the heart of Miami, on the historic Orange Bowl site. The ballpark features unobstructed views of Miami's skyline made possible by six operable glass panels. Conceived as an abstraction of "water merging with land" symbolic of Miami's coastal landscape, Marlins Park offers fans the most incredible baseball experience where beauty and baseball merge. Marlins Park is the first retractable roof structure in the world to earn LEED Gold Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.
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SOURCE Spanish Broadcasting System