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Romeo Santos

Romeo Santos

Romeo Santos is a composer and singer who thanks to his great musical career, first as lead singer of Aventura group that was given the task of writing hits like “Obsession”, “The Wedding” and “A Kiss, and now solo with hits like “El Malo”, “For a Second” and “Indecent Proposal” has come to be considered The King of Bachata. Since its launch as a solo artist in 2011, Romeo Santos has traveled more than 17 countries in America and Europe, achieving Total full 3 nights at Madison Square Garden in NY. Moreover, since 2005, Romeo has won awards in one or more categories of ASCAP (American Society of Composers Authors and Publishers) and Billboard.


Although most children 13 years of age, girls were perseguñían bascket and played ball at that age Romeo opted to stay at home writing his first songs. It is well known that Romeo’s idol in bachata is Antony “El Mayimbe” Santos. However, his fascination with the art of the popular song commenced when he discovered singers like Camilo Sesto, Manuel Alejandro, Juan Gabriel, Omar Alfano, and – of course – Juan Luis Guerra. Most people focus on the artist, but Romeo always interested to know who wrote the songs he heard. Their blossoming romance with songwriting was only the beginning of a journey that had hardly imagined.

By a twist of fate, Romeo soon joined the church choir with his cousin Henry. Shortly thereafter, Romeo and Henry would cross paths and would join Lenny and Mikey to form Aventura. Since the beginning Romeo wrote (arranged and produced in collaboration with Lenny) Aventura all songs, recording only one cover (“Gone” as contained on We Broke The Rules) throughout the amazing trajectory group.

A string of hits including “Obsession”, “When you return”, “I still love”, “Sister”, “The Wedding”, “Bye”, “My sweetheart”, “Unfaithful”, “Loser”, ” For A Second “,” Your Poison “,” Tell the Love, “” The Bad “, to name a few, were the catalyst Adventure to stardom.

However, this is not the story of Aventura, this is the story of Romeo and another “adventure” began as a soloist. When fans look at Romeo today, they see a charismatic and natural artist whose formidable talent for music captivates his audience and whose soft sensuality has enslaved hearts around the world. This, however, has not always been so. Hard to believe that just 3 or 4 years after the debut of Aventura, Romeo was a shy boy, afraid to show a bit of emotion. Through his music and with the help of his fans and friends, Romeo was able to shed his skin and release the tiger within. Today Romeo knows how to appropriate the stage and thanks to your confidence and charisma, his fans maintain a strong connection with him.

Romeo is a producer, songwriter and vocalist – the sky is the limit. But above all, it has become an architect of the master word, whose colorful palette of metaphors paints vivid portraits of love, passion, anger and jealousy, and has a profound ability to enter the human psyche, captivating young audiences even when playing serious issues such as domestic violence.

The unquestionable creative flow that characterizes Romeo, have made ​​him an icon in the music industry, and has earned him multiple awards, in addition to the many honors bestowed upon Aventura for nearly a decade. Almost every year since 2005, Romeo has won awards in one or more categories of ASCAP (American Society of Composers Authors and Publishers) and Billboard.
late 2002’s megahit Romeo: OBSESSION performed by Aventura, managed to travel the world , arriving in Latin America, Asia and Europe, including Israel, Slovenia, Slovakia, Poland and Russia, to name a few.

There was an endless list of groups that recorded a cover of “Obsession” including Third Wish, a band based in Germany. At one point in 2004, Obsession Aventura was # 1 and the Third Wish version was # 2. In 2006, after Frankie J also made the cover of Obsession and the song was # 1 on the charts more Popular for nearly 22 weeks, Romeo received the ASCAP Song of the Year in tropical music and another in the American market in Pop – this was the first time a Hispanic writer won an ASCAP award in the American market.

In 2007, Romeo won the Billboard award for Songwriter of the Year, beating legendary composers such as Marco Antonio Solís and Joan Sebastian. In 2010 Anthony won the ASCAP Songwriter of the Year. In addition he has written hits for artists such as Wisin & Yandel (“Noche de sex”), Thalia (“No, no, no”), El Torito (“Me voy” aka “The Ring”) and Anthony “The mayimbe “Santos (” Kill me “).

Nearest to know that Romeo Romeo writing songs for anyone. He has been very selective as it believed that there must be a visceral connection between himself and the artist for this writing. It is a fact that a decisive factor in Romeo’s career is his continuing quest for exclusivity and privacy in general.

Romeo embarked on his journey as a solo artist with the album “Formula”, which was launched in fall 2011 The artist chose an eclectic mix of Bachata, R & B, ballads -. Up tempo and fusion to delight his fans. With this album, Romeo was nomindado in 12 categories Billboard 2013 awards, and was nominated again for a Grammy Latino 2012 and the Grammy Americano 2013. Moreover, for all lyrics bachata in English who has written and produced the Romeo itself, has invited to collaborate with a select list of great artists.

That same year, Santos Romeo released his new single “Indecent Proposal”, the first single from his upcoming album.