Alejandro Sanz's 'La Musica No Se Toca' Maintains Top 10 Status
Once again, "La Musica No Se Toca" from Alejandro Sanz maintains its position as one of the 10 most sold pop albums in the U.S. and Puerto Rico, forty-four weeks after its release according to the Soundscan monitoring system published by Billboard magazine.
"La Musica No Se Toca" is the most success Latin pop album of the moment. It has been certified quintuple-platinum in Spain, double-platinum in Mexico and Colombia, platinum in Argentina and Venezuela, and gold in the United States and Puerto Rico, Brazil Uruguay, Ecuador, Chile and Central America
Alejandro is the recipient of THREE GRAMMY awards and SIXTEEN LATIN GRAMMY awards and has sold more than 22 million albums throughout the span of his career. His most recent album "La Musica no se Toca" debuted at #1 on the Top Latin Albums chart published by Billboard and continues to be the highest-selling Latin pop album in the United States and Puerto Rico, maintaining this position since its release last September. It's first single "No Me Compares" was #1 on the "Hot Latin Songs" chart for various weeks and reached #1 in sales on iTunes in the US and 17 countries around the world.
Alejandro Sanz will be presented with an honorary Doctor of Music degree from Berklee College of Music on Wednesday, November 6, 2013. Sanz is being recognized for his achievements and influence in contemporary music and for his enduring contributions to international culture. The President of the Berklee College of Music, Roger Brown, will present the degree to Sanz. Past honorary doctorate recipients include Duke Ellington, Chucho Valdes, Juan Luis Guerra, Paco de Lucia, Aretha Franklin, Paul Simon, Sting, Gloria Estefan, and Willie Nelson. Following the ceremony, Sanz will perform a career-spanning concert backed by Berklee students.
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