PRINCE ROYCE SCORES 20TH BILLBOARD TROPICAL AIRPLAY #1 WITH «SI SUPIERAS»
«Si Supieras» is the sixth #1 radio hit off Royce’s quadruple platinum ALTER EGO album; two on Billboard’s Latin Airplay chart («El Clavo» and «Carita de Inocente») and four on Billboard’s Tropical Airplay chart («Morir Solo», «Adicto», «Lotería” and «Si Supieras»).
«It feels great to reach twenty #1s on Billboard’s Tropical Airplay chart with my latest bachata single and it keeps me energized for what’s to come. I’m working on lots of new music that I can’t wait to share with the world,» Royce expressed.
With this #1, the bachata icon continues his streak as the artist with third-most #1s on the Billboard Tropical Airplay chart (behind only veteran tropical artists Marc Anthony and Victor Manuelle). In addition Royce holds the record for most consecutive weeks at #1 on the chart (with «Carita de Inocente»).
“Si Supieras” was produced by Royce alongside D’lesly “Dice” Lora and penned by Royce, Lora, Yonathan “Mickey” Then and Ronald “Dae” López.
In the past 11 years, multi-platinum award-winning, singer/songwriter Prince Royce has become a bona fide Latin superstar and bachata music idol, scoring 21 #1 radio hits, 22 Latin Billboard Awards, 19 Premio lo Nuestro Awards, 19 Premios Juventud Awards, 9 Latin AMAs, and 14 Latin GRAMMY nominations.Royce has a massive fan base with close to 60 million followers on social media and he has sold out many of the most prestigious venues in Latin America and the United States. In February 2019 Prince Royce made history becoming the first and only tropical music artist to perform at the Houston Rodeo at the NRG Stadium where he attracted more than 55,000 euphoric fans. According to Billboard, he is one of the Top Ten Latin artists with most followers on TikTok.
His latest album, the double disc set ALTER EGO debuted in February 2020 at #1 on the following Billboard charts: Top Latin Albums, Latin Album Sales, and Tropical Albums and it has been certified 3X Platinum by the RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) for its sales in the United States and Puerto Rico.
Some of the artist’s collaborations include: Shakira, Chris Brown, Jennifer Lopez, Selena Gomez, Snoop Dogg, Pitbull, Thalia, Maná, Daddy Yankee, Becky G, Anitta, Ludacris, J Balvin, Bad Bunny, Farruko and Maluma, among others. Prince Royce has co-starred as Peter in the Fox Live musical broadcast of “The Passion” in 2016 and was part of the cast of Hulu’s hit series, “East Los High”. In 2018, Royce guest-starred in Disney’s «Elena of Avalor: Song of the Sirenas» TV movie, voicing the character of Prince Marzel.
August 9, 2018 was proclaimed «Prince Royce Day» in New York by Mayor Bill de Blasio, in recognition of his contributions to society and for being a role model to youth in his home town. He has been induced into the Bronx Hall of Fame with a street named after him, and ran the New York City Marathon to raise funds and awareness on education in public schools and kidney disease.
Billboard included his 2013 album «Soy El Mismo» in their «50 Best Latin Albums of the Decades» list. Royce’s self-titled debut album is #4 on Billboard’s list of Top Latin Albums of the Decade (2010s) and he has three songs in the Hot Latin Songs of the Decade chart «Darte Un Beso», «Corazón Sin Cara» and «El Verdadero Amor Perdona» x Mana.
Recently Royce set a new record with twenty-nine weeks at #1 on the Billboard Tropical Airplay chart with smash hit “Carita De Inocente” earning an official Guinness World Records certification. He is the artist with third-most #1s on the Billboard Tropical Airplay chart (behind only veteran tropical artists Marc Anthony and Victor Manuelle). At the close of 2020, Prince Royce was #1 on Billboard’s Year-End Tropical Airplay Artists chart and Tropical Airplay Songs chart (with “Carita De Inocente”), while his “Carita De Inocente” was 2020’s #2 Latin Airplay Song.