MIAMI, June 4 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Spanish Broadcasting System (SBS) (Nasdaq: SBSA) announced today that the recent concert featuring the popular Reggaeton duo Wisin and Yandel set an attendance record on a live event. The concert, which was presented by SBS Entertainment, SBS radio station Latino 96.3 FM, and AEG Worldwide, was held on Friday, May 30 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.
“We are delighted and proud to have brought together SBS Entertainment, Latino 96.3 FM and AEG Worldwide for such a successful, record breaking event,” said Oscar Llord, Managing Director of the Division of Talents and Entertainment for SBS Entertainment. “All three organizations went beyond the call of duty to promote this mega concert, which exceeded all of our expectations. Our special thanks and appreciation goes out to Wisin and Yandel who put on a magnificent show and demonstrated to everyone in the audience why they are such talented artists.”
Wisin and Yandel, have become a veritable revolution in the world of modern Latin music, achieving several important milestones, including being the very first Latino group to have four top 10 hits in a single week on the Latin Billboard charts. The four songs that achieved this accomplishment were “Llamé Pa’ Verte,” “Noche De Sexo,” “Rakata,” and “Mayor Que Yo.”
Additionally, their renowned album, “Pa’l Mundo,” has kept Wisin and Yandel in the top 10 on the Latin Billboard charts for over 50 consecutive weeks, highlighting an amazing triumph for this young Puerto Rican duo.
About Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc.
Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. is the largest publicly traded
Hispanic-controlled media and entertainment company in the United States. SBS owns and/or operates 21 radio stations located in the top Hispanic markets of New York, Los Angeles, Miami, Chicago, San Francisco and Puerto Rico, including the #1 Spanish-language radio station in America, WSKQ-FM in New York City, as well as 4 of the Top 8 rated radio stations airing the Tropical, Mexican Regional, Spanish Adult Contemporary and Hurban format genres. The Company also owns and operates Mega TV, a television operation serving the South Florida market with national distribution through DirecTV Más. SBS also produces live concerts and events throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico. In addition, the Company operates www.LaMusica.com , a bilingual Spanish-English online site providing content related to Latin music, entertainment, news and culture. The Company’s corporate Web site can be accessed at www.spanishbroadcasting.com .