Another Latino makes history!
On July 20th, the “King of Bachata” got the opportunity to light up the Empire State building just before releasing his new album.
Romeo Santos, along with members of Notes for Notes, lit the iconic building gold which is appropriate considering the name of his newest project, Golden. In an exclusive interview with Latina, this alluring singer shared with us why his partnership with Notes for Notes meant so much to him and his inspiration for the album.
According to NBC News, Romeo is the first Latin artist to light up the Empire State Building and he is super humble about the enchanting accolade. He begins the event by saying to guests, “Give back, give back to the community. I would like to thank “Notes for Notes” it’s truly an honor, it’s a special week for me and once again thank you guys for being here.”
Notes for Notes is a "non-profit organization that designs, equips, and staffs after-school recording studios inside Boys & Girls Clubs offering youth the opportunity to explore, create, and record music for free." This is the first time that the organization partnered with a Latin artist, making two firsts in one day the 36-year-old singer/songwriter.
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Golden was released on July 21, Romeo's birthday. It looks like he has a lot to celebrate since the album grabbed the first spot on Billboard's Top Latin Albums chart for this week. The album contains 18 songs including collaborations with Swizz Beatz and Ozuna. This is Romeo's fourth time having an album snag the number one spot on this chart.
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