As part of Santos' "Utopia" tour promoting his new album, the concert was the highest-grossing in the stadium's history, knocking U2 out of the top spot. It just gives me hope. I just feel like sometimes people…[try] to make it seem like there's going to be a stop in your career, and [Santos] has been popping since not even my double-digit age. So it just gives me hope and it feels good. Santos' sold-out show, however, is only one in a long list of records he's broken over the course of his two-decade-plus career. In that time, the Bronx, New York native has sold more than million singles and 40 million albums. In , he was among the highest-paid musicians, making more money than Sam Smith, Keith Urban and even fellow Latinx artist Jennifer Lopez. As English-Spanish collaborations have become more ingrained in mainstream pop music , Santos has stood out as a trailblazer among these crossover successes, working with stars like Usher "Promise" and Drake "Odio" years ago. They would tell us Latinos, 'Yeah, if you're going to collaborate with this artist, I get it.
The self-proclaimed "King of Bachata" spoke after a record-breaking concert.
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Anthony Santos born July 21, ,  known professionally as Romeo Santos , is an American  singer, songwriter, actor, record producer, and lead vocalist of the bachata band Aventura. He released several albums with Aventura before the group broke up. Since then, Santos has embarked on a solo career which has spawned seven number one songs on the Hot Latin Songs chart and sixteen number ones on the Tropical Songs chart. Santos is one of the most internationally recognized Latin artists of recent decades.
Not only did romeosantos break the attendance record previously set by U2 at MetLife Stadium with 80, ppl, but he sang over 4 HOURS, and the parade of guest artists was insane Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. The King of Bachata performed a sold-out show for a crowd of more than 80,, his representatives said, singing for more than four hours at "Utopia the Concert. Santos also announced that MetLife Stadium said his show was the single highest-grossing concert in the stadium's history, a record previously held by U2. The Bronx-born artist's show celebrated his latest album, "Utopia," which was released in April. The album pays homage to the classic bachata artists that inspired Santos when he began his career in the s. View this post on Instagram.