The multi-award winning, multi-Platinum singer, songwriter and Latin music luminary Romeo Santos is known as The King of Bachata. He is the Latin artist with the most Billboard #1 hits during this decade. The performing-rights organization ASCAP has named him Songwriter of the Year for five consecutive years, along with presenting him in 2016 with the special Singer-Songwriter of the Year award.
The Billboard Latin Music Awards have named him "Artist of the Year" for two consecutive years, while the mainstream Billboard Music Awards have named him Latin Artist of the Year for two straight years. His first solo album Fórmula, Vol. 1, spent 17 weeks at #1 on the Billboard Latin sales chart, is certified 5x Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America, and spun off five #1 singles. His second album, Fórmula, Vol. 2, spent eight months at #1 on the Billboard Latin sales chart, is certified Diamond, and also spon off five #1 singles. Both its first single, "Propuesta Indecente" (Indecent Proposal), and the second single, "Odio" (Hate) feat. Drake, debuted at #1 on the Billboard "Hot Latin Songs" chart, and remained at the top for three months. Santos has collaborated with such greats as Usher, Lil Wayne, Pitbull, Drake, Nicki Minaj, Marc Anthony and Carlos Santana.
This multi-talented creator also appeared in the hit Vin Diesel movie "Fast and Furious 7" and voiced a character in the animated feature "Angry Birds". In concert, The King of Bachata made history as the first Latino to headline at the new Yankee Stadium, performing two sold-out shows to over 50,000 fans each night. "Rolling Stone" rated his 2014 tour as "one of the summer's best." On TV, Santos has appeared on such high-rated national programs as "The Bachelor", "The Today Show" and "The Tonight Show" with Jimmy Fallon. He also appeared in Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. On social media, he's the world's most-followed Latin artist with over 30 million fans. In 2018, “Premio Lo Nuestro” bestowed Romeo Santos with the 'Excellence' Award. His latest album "Utopía" was released in April 2019 and debuted at number one in Billboard's Top Latin Albums chart and the Tropical Albums chart.