Luis Fonsi (Luis Alfonso Rodriguez Lopez-Copero) is an actor, singer and song writer from Puerto Rico. He has won several awards for his work throughout his career, including a Latin Grammy, and has made several TV appearances. In 2017, Luis Fonsi's hit song Despacito (featuring rapper Daddy Yankee, and Justin Bieber on the remix) spent several weeks at number 1 in 40 countries, including the UK and the USA. Despacito made history as the first primarily Spanish song to top the American all-genre Digital Songs Chart. Don't miss out on the opportunity to experience Luis Fonsi performing live; get your Luis Fonsi tickets today at StubHub.com!
Luis Fonsi: background information
Born in 1978 in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Luis Fonsi studied music at Florida State University on a scholarship. While he studied for his degree in Vocal Performance, Luis Fonsi began to record demo tapes in Miami, Florida, and was soon offered a recording contract with Universal Music Latino. His debut album, Comezare, was released in 1998, first casting the spotlight on Luis Fonsi as a Latin musician as it soared to number 11 on the Billboard's Top Latin Albums charts. The album was a big hit in Puerto Rico, and was also extremely popular in El Salvador, Mexico, Colombia, the Dominican Republic and Venezuela.
Luis Fonsi's second album, Eterno (2000), was an even bigger hit than his debut, and the same year saw his notable performance at the Great Jubilee Concert for a Debt-Free World in Rome. In the same year, he also recorded a duet with Christina Aguilera for her Spanish-language album Mi Reflejo. Luis Fonsi has performed at many other notable events, including a performance at the White House in memory of the victims of the September 11th attacks, and the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize concert in Oslo. Luis Fonsi's career has gone from strength to strength, and he has achieved numerous hit singles across his 8 albums, including number 1 singles No Me Doy Por Vencido (2008), and the infamous Despacito (2017).
Luis Fonsi's big achievements
Luis Fonsi has received numerous awards for his work throughout his career, and in 2011 he was named Leader of Latin Music's New Generation by Billboard. He is also the winner of a Latin Grammy for Song of the year (2009), and received the Premio Lo Nuestro award for Male artist of the year (pop) in 2007, 2009 and 2010 to name but a few of his major achievements. Buy your Luis Fonsi tickets now!