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Sergio George's "Salsa Giants" Celebrates Platinum Status in Mexico

October 30, 2013

YellowBrix

Album also Certified Gold in Colombia, Venezuela & Peru

Album Features Music from Marc Anthony, Oscar D'Leon, Cheo Feliciano, Luis Enrique, Andy Montanez, Willy Chirino, Jose Alberto"El Canario", Tito Nieves, Nora from the "Orquesta de la Luz" and Charlie Zaa

NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Last summer, over 12,000 music fans gathered at the "Curacao North Sea Jazz Festival" to witness a once in a lifetime concert experience as a select group of renowned salsa musicians came together for a historical one night event. On June 25th, that experience was immortalized forever as "Salsa Giants" CD/DVD was released under the production of musical director and producer Sergio George through Top Stop Music. Following months of dominating the Billboard Tropical Music Chart, this week the album was certified Platinum in Mexico and certified Gold in Colombia, Venezuela and Peru. Click here to purchase the album: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/sergio-george-presents-salsa/id653548601.

"The Salsa Giants project has always been extremely personal to me," said Sergio George. "It has been truly humbling to watch the people react so strongly to the album and to have our hard work reworded with these certifications is a great feeling. From here we look forward to taking the Salsa Giants out on a world tour!"

The Salsa Giants concert begins with a brief piano introduction from George before a series of Salsa legends representing numerous cultures took the stage. Performances included Marc Anthony, Oscar D'Leon, Cheo Feliciano, Luis Enrique, Andy Montanez, Willy Chirino, Jose Alberto "El Canario," Tito Nieves, Nora from the "Orquesta de la Luz" and Charlie Zaa. Hits included "Fabricando Fantasias," "De Mi Enamorate," "Disculpeme Senora," "Lo Que Esta Pa' Ti," "Rebelion," "Yo No Se Manana," "Un Verano En Nueva York," "Lloraras" and "Tu Amor Me Hace Bien".

The album features an original song featuring all of the Salsa Giants entitled "Para Celebrar." Listen here: https://soundcloud.com/susanblondinc/para-celebrar/s-h1E45

"It felt like a graduation celebration... I said to myself, 'Wow, I'm here with the best,'" said Marc Anthony. And De Leon added: "I have to applaud and support this action taken by Sergio George."

Executive produced by Gregory Elias, Sergio George and Pablo Croce, the "Salsa Giants" documentary, narrated by John Leguizamo, debuted this past spring at the Curacao International Film Festival Rotterdam and will continue to play at festivals throughout the year. A preview of the exciting new film can be viewed here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C-1oPioF2to.

For more information please visit: http://topstopmusic.com/.

Sony Music Mexico, Sony Music Colombia, Sony Music Venezuela, Sony Music Peru and Sony Music Ecuador under license from Top Stop Music.

About Sergio George

Over the course of his illustrious career eleven time Grammy(R) Award Winner Sergio George has established himself as a leading producer in the Latin music genre, with over 200 million album credits as either a producer, pianist or composer. After having worked with and helped guide the careers of artists like Marc Anthony, Christina Aguilera, Tito Nieves, Victor Manuelle, Titp Puente, Orquesta de La Luz de Japon and Jennifer Lopez to name a few, George is now the CEO of Top Stop Music, a label nurturing the success of future superstars Prince Royce and Leslie Grace. For more information visit http://topstopmusic.com/.

CONTACT: Nick Carcaterra Susan Blond, Inc. 212.333.7728 ext.126 nickc@susanblondinc.com



Source: Top Stop Music

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