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Enrique Iglesias will perform at the Puyallup Fair on Sept. 16

Post by Craig Sailor / The News Tribune on June 19, 2012 at 6:35 am with No Comments »
July 13, 2012 12:09 pm

Enrique Iglesias

NOTE: This blog post has been updated to reflect the rescheduled Iglesias concert. It’s now on Sunday, Sept. 16.

One of the biggest stars of the Latino recording world, singer/songwriter Enrique Iglesias, will play the Puyallup Fair on Sept. 16.

Tickets go on sale on Saturday at 10 a.m.

Iglesias, the son of singer heart throb Julio Iglesias, has sold more than 70 million albums and had 68 #1 hits on the Billboard charts like “Hero,” “Bailamos,” and “Be With You.”

Iglesias will perform on Sunday, Sept. 16 at 7:30 p.m. at the Puyallup Fair & Events Center. Tickets go on sale June 23 at 10 a.m. on the Fair website, or by phone 888 559-3247, daily, 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. PST. To save the convenience charges, purchase tickets in person at the Puyallup Fair & Events Center box office at 9th Avenue SW and Meridian Street on Saturdays, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., and Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Golden Circle tickets are $200, with other tickets selling at $120, $100, $80 and $50. All are reserved seating, and include Fair gate admission.

Here’s more from the announcement:

Enrique Preysler Iglesias was born in Madrid, Spain, to Julio Iglesias and Isabel Preysler in 1975. When he was eight he moved to the United States. At the young age of 15 Enrique started writing music. He spent a year studying business administration at Miami University before he decided to pursue music full time. He released his first album in 1995.

To date, Enrique has released nine studio albums and two greatest hits compilations, and has another on the way. His last album, Euphoria includes six #1 hit singles and has sold more than 18 million songs. His 11th dance club song, “Tonight (I’m Loving You),” made him the king of the chart beating out Michael Jackson for the most #1 hits in Billboard history.

Enrique has 22 #1 singles on the Billboard Latin Songs Chart, as well as having multiple #1 songs across the Billboard charts, combining to the 68 #1 charted positions. “Escape,” “To Love a Woman” (duet with Lionel Richie), “Do You Know” and “Not in Love” draw fans of all nationalities and languages.

He has headlined eight world tours in his career. In 2011 he sold out arenas in 58 major cities worldwide, spanning five continents and selling over 650,000 tickets. He holds multiple Grammy Awards for his recordings Billboard awards for sales, and ASCAP honors for writing.

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