From trading retired tours to making floor plan history, "El Sol de México" is simply a champion successful Spanish-language music.
Forty years since launching his career, Luis Miguel is 1 of Latin America’s biggest popular stars today.
Shortly aft announcing his highly-anticipated circuit connected April 19, nan crooner — and 1 of nan apical vocalists of his procreation — sold retired aggregate dates connected nan 40-plus dates stint that is group to footwear disconnected Aug. 3 successful Buenos Aires, Argentina.
How? A reminder that earlier Bad Bunny collapsed container agency records, nan “Ahora Te Puedes Marchar” vocalist was nan apical grossing Latin touring act. Luis Miguel’s Mexico Por Siempre Tour (2018-19) grossed $101.4 cardinal and sold 965,000 tickets crossed 116 shows. It was nan highest-grossing Latin circuit successful Boxscore history until past twelvemonth erstwhile Bad Bunny and Daddy Yankee passed him.
Following aggregate shows successful Argentina and Chile, nan Luis Miguel Tour 2023 will anchor successful nan U.S. visiting awesome cities specified arsenic Chicago, Las Vegas, Miami and Los Angeles. The tour, produced by CMN, will past caput to Mexico wherever it will wrap up Dec. 17 successful Guadalajara, Jalisco.
Without moreover having to driblet caller euphony — his past medium was ¡MÉXICO Por Siempre! in 2017 and won medium of nan twelvemonth astatine nan Latin Grammy Awards — nan elusive creator continues to beryllium a champion connected nan Billboard charts (as nan popular creator pinch nan astir entries connected nan Hot Latin Songs survey) and a apical touring enactment crossed nan U.S. and Latin America.
Below, 5 reasons why Luis Miguel is still 1 of Latin music’s biggest popular stars 4 decades since becoming “El Sol de México (The Mexican Sun)”:
A Bonafide Hitmaker
Luis Miguel has been delivering No. 1 hits since nan 1980s. He scored his first No. 1 connected Billboard’s Hot Latin Songs floor plan successful 1987, 1 twelvemonth aft nan tally launched, pinch nan earwormy, karaoke-favorite opus “Ahora Te Puedes Marchar.” Since, he’s placed 15 much No. 1s, including “Tengo Todo Excepto a Ti” and “La Media Vuelta.” Furthermore, Luis Miguel has nan astir entries among Latin popular acts connected Hot Latin Songs, pinch a full of 58.
Is location thing Luis Miguel can’t sing?
Besides being of Latin America’s favourite balladeers, nan Mexican vocalist has proven chameleonic pinch a versatility that stretches from singing rancheras pinch a mariachi in tow to boleros, large band, jazz and and popular making him 1 of nan best-selling Latin euphony artists pinch astir 20 cardinal monthly listeners connected Spotify.
Box Office King
Five years ago, Luis Miguel delivered nan biggest Latin circuit successful Boxscore history.
Luis Miguel’s 2023 circuit is his first trek since México Por Siempre, which ran from 2018 to 2019 and grossed $101.4 million, trading 965,000 tickets crossed 116 shows, according to Billboard Boxscore. It was nan highest grossing Latin tour successful Boxscore history — since nan floor plan launched successful 1990 — until past twelvemonth when Bad Bunny‘s El Último Tour del Mundo and World’s Hottest Tour surpassed it.
Forty Years successful Music
Luis Miguel began his profession arsenic a small boy, and hasn’t stopped ever since. The hitmaker has been capable to stay applicable crossed each decades pinch caller generations discovering his timeless songs via streaming services and now besides connected platforms for illustration TikTok, wherever there’s a trend of users picking Luis Miguel arsenic their eventual favourite vocalist pinch “Hasta Que Me Olvides” arsenic nan trend’s soundtrack. “My love, forever,” personification captioned their video.
A Netflix Series
The celebrated biographical series Luis Miguel, La Serie, starring Diego Boneta arsenic Luis Miguel, aired connected Telemundo and Netflix successful 2018, which attracted a caller procreation of fans who were conscionable discovering Luis Miguel’s euphony aliases had ne'er seen him singing unrecorded before. According to a antecedently published communicative connected Billboard, “Shortly aft nan Netflix bid began, rerecorded versions of Luis Miguel hits connected Spotify erupted, and plays of Luis Miguel’s euphony soared by 200 percent successful nan week’s pursuing nan bid premiere.”
Read much astir nan Luis Miguel, La Serie‘s effect here.
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