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Sergio George and Top Stop Music Dominate the Billboard Tropical Sales Chart With Five of the Top Ten Albums

August 1, 2013

YellowBrix

Including the #1 Debut From Marc Anthony and the #2 Slot With the Salsa Giants NEW YORK, Aug. 1, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Super producer Sergio George continues his chart domination this week with five of the Top Ten albums on the Billboard Tropical Sales Chart, four of which were released via his Top Stop Music label. Taking the #1 spot is the latest from superstar Marc Anthony entitled "3.0,"which was produced by Sergio. Following that at #2, and also featuring contributions from Anthony, is the CD/DVD "Salsa Giants," dethroned by "3.0" after four weeks at #1. Released via Top Stop Music, the project celebrates 12,000 music fans gathering last summer at the "Curacao North Sea Jazz Festival" to witness a select group of renowned salsa musicians come together for a historical, one night event. Also on this week's chart from Top Stop Music are the self-titled album from Leslie Grace (#4) and two releases from Prince Royce (#6 & #7).

"It is incredible to see this type of reaction to my music," said Sergio George. "The Salsa Giants project is very close to my heart so to see the fans embrace it to this extent is truly special. Marc and I have been collaborating for so long now that I am never surprised by his success but always honored to be a part of it. Also, to see this type of chart dominance further shows that Top Stop Music has established itself as a major player in the space, for which I am extremely proud!"

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". Click here to purchase the album: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/sergio-george-presents-salsa/id653548601.

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

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/.

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

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