News Column

Sergio George's Salsa Giants to Perform at the Latin Grammys

November 18, 2013

YellowBrix

A Collection of Salsa Legends Will Take the Stage NEW YORK, Nov. 18, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On Thursday, November 21st at the 14th Annual Latin Grammy(R) Awards in Las Vegas, Sergio George's super-group the Salsa Giants will perform live. 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 the "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, the United States and Peru. Click here to purchase the album: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/sergio-george-presents-salsa/id653548601.

This was a banner year for Sergio George and Top Stop Music seeing them receive a great deal of Latin Grammy(R) nominations including:

-- Producer of the Year: Sergio George -- Best Salsa Album: "Sergio George Presents Salsa Giants" -- Best Salsa Album: Tito Nieves' "Que Seas Feliz" -- Best Contemporary Tropical Album: Leslie Grace's "Leslie Grace" -- Best Contemporary Tropical Album: Toby Love's "Amor Total" -- Best Tropical Song: "Para Celebrar" -- Record of the Year: "Vivir Mi Vida" performed by Marc Anthony and produced by Sergio George & Marc Anthony

"We are extremely excited to perform at the awards this year," said Sergio George. "To bring together such a legendary group of performers on one stage in front of such a large audience is a great honor and will be a big treat for the fans. To have these incredible artists join me for a performance will surely provide a once in a lifetime experience for everyone in attendance and everyone watching at home."

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 also features an original song featuring all of the Salsa Giants entitled "Para Celebrar." Listen here: https://soundcloud.com/susanblondinc/para-celebrar/s-h1E45. A documentary on the show will be released on January 28, 2014.

"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/ and tune in to Univision to catch the show.

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, Tito 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

A service of YellowBrix, Inc.


For more stories covering arts and entertainment, please see HispanicBusiness' Arts & Entertainment Channel

Story Tools






HispanicBusiness.com Facebook Linkedin Twitter RSS Feed Email Alerts & Newsletters