Univision Online, Inc. announced that at 9:00 pm EST on January 25, 2001, the nation's 33 million Hispanics will have the unprecedented opportunity to access a live online chat with universally renowned singer and songwriter, Julio Iglesias, on www.univision.com. Julio Iglesias will be discussing "Noche de Cuatro Lunas," his latest musical masterpiece and the artist's 77th album.
Beginning on Friday, January 19, 2001, Univision.com visitors will be able to preview Julio's new music video and win exciting prizes, such as five autographed books of Julio's life story and more than 25 autographed copies of Julio's latest album. Univision.com will also be launching its Julio Iglesias Fan Club, with a music medley of his greatest hits, a photo gallery and background information on January 19th. All of these activities on behalf of Julio Iglesias will culminate with the exclusive live online chat on January 25th.
"Univision Online is delighted to offer the Hispanic community the opportunity to interact with the incomparable Julio Iglesias, an electrifying international star," said Diego Ruiz, Vice President and General Manager of Univision Online. "Julio Iglesias is not just any recording artist - he is an enduring Hispanic icon who is often referred to as "el padre" of the current crop of Latino stars. This special online chat is an exciting example of Univision.com's commitment to showcasing the best in entertainment, sports and news on the Internet."
Julio's latest album "Noche de Cuatro Lunas" was co-produced with the well-known producer Estefano. Additional tracks on "Noche de Cuatro Lunas" feature singer/songwriter Ruben Blades; Robi Rosa, composer of Ricky Martin's smash hits "Maria," "La Copa De La Vida," and "Livin' La Vida Loca"; and Alejandro Sanz, who cut the mega-smash "Corazon Partio" in 1997. Musically, the new album sports a blend of appetizing grooves from the Hispanic Caribbean, Spain and the U.S. The album is available in stores now.
Over the course of his 77-album career, Spain's most famous and successful singer has sold more than 200 million albums worldwide. Spanish singer Julio Iglesias is the most successful Latin music star in the world, and had the first foreign-language album to sell more than 2 million copies in the USA, according to the Guinness Book Of World Records(TM). Further, Julio Iglesias has earned an astounding 2,650 gold and platinum records.