It was a dangerous album that caused a global stir.
Back in 2013, Mark Anthony Published 3.0, His first salsa album in a decade, was a dangerous release at a time when tropical music was already beginning to fall on Reckton’s face.
Compensated for the risk, beautifully.
This week, 3.0 With over 600,000 copies exported to the United States alone, it became the first salsa album in RIAA certified Latin Diamond certification history for a Latin album.
According to Nielsen Soundscan, in 2013, becoming the best-selling album of the year was only the latest record for an album. Directed by the hit single “Vivir Me Vida”, which topped the Hot Latin Songs charts for 18 weeks, it became the number one favorite tropical single to hit the charts in a decade (and without remix assistance) and the longest running number 1 tropical song in chart history.
“It is a great honor for us to work with Mark at Sony Music Latin,” said Abo Verde, President and CEO of Sony Music Latin Iberia, who presented his RIAA Diamond Blake to Mark Anthony at a virtual ceremony. “He’s constantly breaking records from time to time, and he’s making new ones of his own. His music is everlasting.
“The arrival of this new record at this particular time really gives me joy and encouragement,” said Mark Anthony. “3.0 I thought it was dangerous at the time an album was released. The Latin music industry began to change and the main focus shifted to other genres. Everyone accepted this album in a very powerful way. That answer promised in my career and in my intuition as a musician. ”
3.0, Produced by Sergio Jorge, also led to Marc Anthony’s longest tour. Despite the fact that the entire album was a gem and had great successes such as “Floor Belida” and “Gambio de Peel”, the game changer Vivir co-wrote the remake of the Algerian singer Khalid’s “Sist Law” with the hit producer Red One, a good friend of Mark Anthony. . Facing the path and its life-affirming messages of suffering hit a collective quest, topping the list of at least 10 countries.
“It turned out to be my war cry,” Anthony said advertisement board Recently. “You know what? Life’s going to happen, there’s no need to cry about it. Sometimes there’s a drought, so a rainy day is not always a timid situation. It looks at everything positively, because it happens, it does not mean the end of the world.”
Anthony is currently working on new music.