Ricky Martin smiles during a fan event on Monday, Feb. 9, 2015 at the Clive Davis Theater at The Grammy Museum L.A. Live. (Marvin Vasquez/Living Out Loud LA)
Moments after Live Nation announced his upcoming U.S. tour, Ricky Martin met and greeted hundreds of fans during a meet and greet event on Monday, Feb. 9 at the Clive Davis Theater at The Grammy Museum L.A. Live.
The event itself served as a means to promote his Tuesday, Feb. 10 release of A Quien Quiera Escuchar. Ricky Martin not only met and greeted fans, but he also gave out autographs to those in attendance (who previously purchased a copy of his new album). On top of that, he even posed for pictures with each individual.
“It’s my pleasure to be here,” he said minutes after arriving and while the packed theater roared in applause and cheers.
A Quien Quiera Escuchar, Rickey Martin’s 10th studio album, is available in all distribution formats, and in two versions – original and deluxe. According to Ricky Martin himself, this album is possibly the most personal and intimate in all of his repertoire.
The 20-date tour dubbed, “One World Tour,” promoted exclusively by Live Nation, will take the acclaimed entertainer to cities throughout the U.S. and Canada starting on Sept. 15 in Las Vegas, Nev. with shows lined up in New York City, Los Angeles, Toronto, Washington D.C., Chicago, Miami and more. A full list of tour dates is below.
Ricky Martin performs Sept. 19 at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif.
Tickets go on sale starting Feb. 20 at www.livenation.com.
In support of the album, Ricky Martin will be making several national television appearances including Univision’s “Primer Impacto” (Feb. 9) and “Despierta América” (Feb. 10), Telemundo’s “Al Rojo Vivo” (Feb. 10) and “Un Nuevo Dia” (Feb. 11 & Feb. 12), “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” (Feb. 11), “The TODAY Show” (Feb. 12) and the “Wendy Williams Show” (Feb. 13).
Ricky Martin has sold nearly 85 million albums worldwide including six Billboard #1 albums, launched several world-spanning tours selling out shows in nearly 60 countries and has won numerous accolades including six GRAMMY Awards, ten Billboard Music Awards and has earned worldwide recognition for his humanitarian work.
On top of being a true showman and singer on stage, the 43-year-old Puerto Rican legend is a philanthropist, author, actor and businessman.
Information from Live Nation was used in this story.