Romeo Santos, “the King of Bachata,” and Aventura lead singer, is a Dominican-Puerto Rican bachata superstar from The Bronx. He is one of the artists most responsible for popularizing Dominican bachata around the world.
Santos does some acting as well. He appeared in Furious 7 (2015), and is the voice of Early Bird in The Angry Birds Movie (2016).
Monday-Thursday, March 16-19, & Sunday, March 22, 2020 ~ Santos is back with Aventura at Radio City Music Hall in Midtown, Manhattan at 8pm. From $109
This show was cancelled to keep New Yorkers safe during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Utopia at MetLife Stadium
September 21, 2019 ~ Santos becomes the first Latin artist to headline 80,000-seat Metlife Stadium at 8pm. From $80
April 5, 2019 ~ Santos releases another album that hits #1 in Billboard’s Latin and Tropical categories. That makes five in a row.
The album includes Inmortal, a ten-year reunion with his original group Aventura. There are also collaborations with Anuell AA, Wisin & Yandel, El Chaval de la Bachata, Frank Reyes, Raulin Rodriguez and Joe Veras.
The Inmortal video features Santos as an extraterrestrial who crash lands in the United States and then suffers at the hands
Golden Tour at Madison Square Garden
Santos brings his Golden Tour to Madison Square Garden, Tuesday – Saturday, February 15 – 17, 2018 at 8 pm. $49 – $199+
Santos is the #1-selling Latin artist in the United States in 2018.
Golden (Sony Music Latin, 2017) reached number 1 on the Billboard “Top Latin Albums” and “Tropical Albums” charts.
The album’s singles are Héroe Favorito (Favorite Hero), Imitadora (Imitator), Bella y Sensual (Beautiful and Sensual) and Sobredosis (Overdose) featuring Ozuna.
Formula, Vol 2
Formula, Vol 2 (Sony Music Latin, 2014) debuted at number 5 on the “Billboard 200” chart.
The album’s top singles were Propuesta Indecente (Indecent Proposal), and Odio (Hatred).
The music video for Yo También (Me Too) featuring Marc Anthony was a YouTube hit.
Formula, Vol 1
Formula, Vol 1 (Sony Music Latin, 2011) was the best-selling Latin album of 2012. It hit number one on Billboard’s “Top Latin Albums” and “Tropical Albums” charts.
The album’s top singles were You, Promise, Mi Santa, and La Diabla.
Formula, Vol 1 was nominated for a Grammy Award.
He was the lead singer of Bachata band Aventura. The band’s name translates as adventure, but it really means an affair.
Their song Obesión (2002) was a global hit. Other hits include Un Beso, Los Infieles, El Perdedor, Por Un Segundo, Dile Al Amor and others.
Aventura was active from 1997 -to 2011. They reunited in 2016 for twenty shows at the United Palace in Washington Heights, Manhattan. The band reunited again in 2020 as Aventura: Inmortal.