YANDEL AND TIDAL ANNOUNCE A HISTORIC EVENT IN PUERTO RICO
SPECIAL MUSICAL PERFORMANCE BY YANDEL SET
FOR SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 21 COTTO MEGA-FIGHT
AGAINST FORMER TWO-TIME WORLD CHAMPION CANELO ALVAREZ
FROM THE MANDALAY BAY EVENTS CENTER IN LAS VEGAS
PRESENTED LIVE BY HBO PAY-PER-VIEW®
Hector Santos Guia/Miguel Cotto Promotions, LLC
San Juan, Puerto Rico – September 24, 2015 – Today, WBC and Ring Magazine
Middleweight World Champion Miguel Cotto and acclaimed artist of the urban Latin
genre, Yandel, officially announced a new partnership with TIDAL, the global
streaming entertainment company, to produce its first-ever streamed concert from the
island of Puerto Rico.
Upon signing with Roc Nation Sports, Miguel Cotto agreed to assist Roc Nation in the
promotion and production of concerts in Puerto Rico. This venture marks the first such
collaboration on a musical project in conjunction with TIDAL, the newly launched
music streaming service that combines the best high fidelity sound quality, high
definition music videos and expertly curated editorial. Yandel will be the first Hispanic
artist of any genre to live stream a concert on TIDAL.com.
Yandel, who releases his third solo album under the Sony label on November 6 titled
“Dangerous,” kicks off his concert tour in the United States and Latin America in late
September and will conclude the series of shows in Puerto Rico from the Convention
Center on December 12, 2015 which will be streamed live on TIDAL.com.
It was also announced today that the November 21 mega-fight between Cotto (40-4, 33
KOs) and Mexican superstar and former WBC and WBA Super Welterweight World
Champion Canelo Alvarez (45-1-1, 32 KOs) will feature a special live performance by
Yandel. The performance will be part of the fight’s telecast which will be produced
and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT.
On the announcement of the new venture Cotto said: “This is a great day for me and
Cotto Promotions and I am glad that we are able to debut our partnership with TIDAL
in Puerto Rico with an amazing talent and a good friend, Yandel. I thank everyone for
their support and for taking the time to be with us on this special day.”
“I am really excited and thankful for opportunity to work with Cotto Promotions,
TIDAL and Roc Nation,” said Yandel. “It is an honor to become the first artist to
represent not only my country, but also my music in an event of this magnitude with
major sports and entertainment figures that I truly admire. This is without a doubt a
new milestone in my career and an inspiration to continue to offer my fans music
experiences with the quality that my audience deserves. ”
Additional details regarding the event will be announced at a later date.
About Cotto vs. Canelo
Cotto vs. Canelo, a 12-round fight for Cotto’s WBC and Ring Magazine Middleweight
World Championships, takes place Saturday, Nov. 21 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center
in Las Vegas. The fight is presented by Roc Nation Sports, Golden Boy Promotions,
Miguel Cotto Promotions and Canelo Promotions and sponsored by Corona Extra;
Mexico, Live it to Believe it!; O’Reilly Auto Parts, Tequila Cazadores and CTMS Travel.
The event will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View beginning at 9:00
p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT