Enrique Iglesias to Perform in Egypt, 8/9
On August 9, 2014, Grammy Award-winning recording artist Enrique Iglesias will become the first American recording artist to perform in Egypt since 2012. The performance will be the first of many events being planned at the AMER 5 Star Resorts Golf Porto Marina in the North Coast of Egypt; the concert will help set the stage to bring tourism and economic recovery back to Egypt.
"I am excited to debut my new album in Egypt," said Iglesias. "It is the perfect place to let the universal language of music help people unite for peace and prosperity and share the joy of the moment, and each other," said Iglesias. "I hope my music will help bring back good memories and create great new ones. This performance is meant to be a positive experience for everyone."
"Enrique's love for Middle Eastern culture, his emphasis on love, peace and dance music, and his international notoriety can really help to spark the revitalization of the region's global recognition as a leading travel destination rich in culture and history," said Dawn Elder, the CEO of Dawn Elder Management & World Entertainment, the producer of Iglesias' performance. "He's just the perfect performer to bring new life, exciting energy, and a positive attitude to Egypt and the Arab World."
The Golf Porto Marina resort, where Iglesias' performance will take place, is located on the North Coast of Egypt and in close proximity to the great pyramids and ancient archeological ruins of Egypt. The resort is built around a spectacular lagoon and covered in luxurious greenery making it an oasis that attracts international visitors for its visual beauty, a wealth of family sporting facilities, shopping, dining and luxurious accommodations.
Enrique Iglesias brings to the Golf Porto Marina an incomparable global fan base and notoriety. He has amassed the sale of more than 100 million albums worldwide, making him one of the best-selling Spanish artists ever. His legacy includes five Top 5 singles on the Billboard Hot 100 with two landing at #1. He also boasts 13 number ones singles on the Billboard Dance Chart, which is the most for any male performer in the chart's history. In total, he has enjoyed seventy number one songs across all Billboard charts. He also holds the record for "Most #1 Spanish Language Singles" on the Hot Latin Tracks Chart with 23. Enrique returns with his 10th Full Album titled Sex and Love, featuring the number #1 Billboard hit Bailando (Dance).