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Abu Dhabi, UAEThursday 13 December 2018

Ricky Martin to headline Dubai Jazz Festival

The Latin music legend will perform as part of the three-day music festival, joining headline acts Duran Duran and John Legend

Ricky Martin. Angela Weiss / AFP Photo
Ricky Martin. Angela Weiss / AFP Photo

Multi platinum and multiple Grammy award winner Ricky Martin will headline the Emirates Airline Dubai Jazz Festival on February 23.

He will perform as part of the three-day music festival at the Dubai Media City Amphitheatre, joining headline acts Duran Duran and John Legend.

Supporting acts for the trio of headliners has yet to be announced.

Festival organisers also announced the Early Bird Promo starts Thursday from 12pm until Saturday, December 16.

Martin is responsible for bringing Latin music to the forefront of mainstream pop with hits like Living La Vida Loca, The Cup of Life and She Bangs.

He has sold over 70 million albums worldwide with a track record including 95 platinum records and continues to perform to sold-out stadium and arena audiences throughout the world.

His recent single Vente Pa' Ca became one of the biggest hits of 2016, topping the charts in Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico, South Korea, Panama and Venezuela.

Martin’s tenth studio album, A Quien Quiera Escuchar, debuted at No 1.

The album won Best Latin Pop Album at the 2016 Grammy Awards. In September 2017, Martin wrapped his first headlining residency ALL IN at Monte Carlo in Las Vegas.