LOS ANGELES, Feb. 22 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Vicente Fernandez, the undisputed King of Ranchera music and one of the most revered and successful singers in the world, announced today his 2010 tour. Live Nation, in association with Fernandez’s long time tour producer Ralph Hauser Promotions, will produce the 2010 tour. Specific tour dates and on sale information will be announced in the coming weeks. For additional ticket and tour information visit LiveNation.com.
“Vicente is a musical treasure and we are proud to work with him and Ralph Hauser Promotions to bring his celebrated live show to the top arenas in the United States,” said Jason Garner, Chief Executive Officer of Global Music at Live Nation. “With more than 50 albums and 40 years of hits, Vicente continues to perform to sell out crowds year after year making him one of Latin music’s highest grossing artists.”
Vicente Fernandez, is one of Mexico’s most recognizable and influential cultural icons, known as the undisputed king of Ranchera music with more than 50 million albums sold and as an actor having appeared in a variety of films spanning three decades. His gifted, soul-stirring voice, and larger than life personality have conquered stages all over the world and have earned global recognition including a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year in 2002, inclusion in the International Latin Music Hall of Fame, and most recently receiving the Grammy for Best Regional Mexican album for Necesito de Ti released in 2009. Since his 1968 debut La Voz Que Usted Esperaba, Vicente Fernandez has a long parade of top hits including “Miseria,” “No, No y No” and the massive hit “Volver, Volver,” a song that established Fernandez in both his home country and around the world.
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