ENRIQUE FANS FROM AROUND THE WORLD FLOOD SOCIAL MEDIAWITH SELF-CREATED MUSIC VIDEOS TO THE HIT SONG, VOTING “BAILANDO” THE `SONG OF THE FOOTBALL SEASON’!
SEX AND LOVE CERTIFIED PLATINUM IN INDIA, BEFORE ANY OTHER COUNTRY IN THE WORLD, MAKING IT THE HIGHEST SELLING INTERNATIONAL ALBUM IN INDIA THIS YEAR!
Mumbai, 25th June`14: Global music icon Enrique Iglesias presents to the world the very best of himself yet again in his latest single - a super catchy song - “BAILANDO”(“Dancing” in Spanish!). The cool Latino infused track which celebrates the effervescent spirit of Brazil, is fresh off his 10thchartbusting studio album SEX AND LOVE.
Released this March on Universal Music India, Enrique’s SEX AND LOVE not only took over the globe but also managed to rock the Indian music scene. The superstar left the music world pleasantly shocked, after the album, within 3 weeks of its release, got its first ever PLATINUM certification from India, beating Mexico by a few hours! Catching up like a rage among Indian audiences, Enrique’s SEX AND LOVE skyrocketed to the coveted #1 spot across all retail and on line charts including the influential iTunes and Nokiaalbum charts.
Now…coming out as the strongest single off the album,“Bailando” is being touted as Enrique’s best work till date!Available in both Spanish and English (with Sean Paul)versions, the singleis a sexy mid-tempo dance track, blending a thrilling mix of urban, pop and flamenco beats. The foot tapping, breezy rhythm of the single seems to be transportinghis fans right into the stadiums of Brazil as Enrique aficionado’s from around the world are flooding the social media scenewith their own `football’version videos of the amazing track, capturing best moments of themselves from this football season. Enrique himself has been posting these videos on his Facebook page, encouraging fans from around the world to create their very own videos of the super-sexy “Bailando”!
The album Sex And Love brags of a string of hit singles including “Turn The Night Up” and the monster global hit “I’m A Freak” featuringPitbull, which was officially remixed in India by the famous duo Salim-Sulaiman. The album also features collaborations with Kylie Minogue, Jennifer Lopez and Flo Rida amongst others.
Sunil D’Sa, Vice President, Marketing, Universal Music India said “The huge success of SEX AND LOVE here only re-establishes Enrique Iglesias as the most popular International artiste in India! Having said that, this new Latino flavored single “Bailando” is set to be his BIGGEST hit till date! The mix of flamenco, pop and urban makes it an incredibly infectious song that oozes with sexiness. We are extremely proud to present Enrique at his very best with the release of “Bailando”and have plans in place to ensure that this single takes the album to the next level!”
Enrique’s “Bailando” is available across physical and digital formats Exclusively on Universal Music.
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Universal Music India Pvt. Ltd. (UMIPL) is a 100% subsidiary of the Universal Music Group (UMG) and is home to record labels such as A&M Records, Blue Note Records, Capitol Records, Capitol Records Nashville, Caroline, Decca, Def Jam Recordings, Deutsche Grammophon, Emarcy, Geffen Records, Interscope Records, Island Records, Machete Music, MCA Nashville, Mercury Records, Motown Records, Polydor Records, Republic Records, Universal Music Latino, Verve Music Group, Virgin Records, Virgin EMI Records.UMIPL has an extremely rich Indian catalogue comprising songs from classic Hindi and Regional Films, IndiPop, Bhangra, Ghazals and Devotional. It’s enviable catalogue includes artistes such as Asha Bhosle, AnupJalota, Bombay Vikings, Jagjit Singh, JoSh, Malkit Singh, Pankaj Udhas, Panjabi MC, Raghav, MohitChouhan, Euphoria, Adnan Sami, Rabbi Shergill, RahatFateh Ali Khan to name a few. UMIPL `film’ catalogue (the 2nd largest in India) spans music from blockbusters such as Sholay, Qurbani, Amar Akbar Anthony, ChoriChoriChupkeChupke, Devdas and Munnabhai MBBS amongst the numerous jewels which symbolize the musical journey from the 70’s to date. On the International music front, UMIPL are the clear market leaders with artistes such as ABBA, Bon Jovi, Bryan Adams, Enrique Iglesias, Eminem, Lady Gaga, Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber, Katy Perry, The Beatles, UB40, Deep Purple, Enigma, Norah Jones, Deadmau5, The Chemical Brothers, amongst host of others, popular music icons and household names in India.