Marc Anthony will simultaneously release two albums of new material in June. One will be a salsa set on Sony Discos; the other will be an English-language pop album on Columbia. The latter set will fe

Marc Anthony will simultaneously release two albums of new material in June. One will be a salsa set on Sony Discos; the other will be an English-language pop album on Columbia. The latter set will feature a duet with Jessica Simpson. In addition, the singer plans to release two more new albums later in the year.

Anthony made the announcement yesterday (April 25) during the Billboard Latin Music Conference in Miami Beach, Fla. As previously reported, newcomers Son By Four and Anthony will go head-to-head in seven awards categories tonight at the Billlboard Latin Music Awards, including Billboard Latin 50 artist of the year and Hot Latin Tracks artist of the year.

Anthony's English-language debut, his self-titled 1999 Columbia set, debuted at No. 8 on The Billboard 200 and spawned the crossover smash "I Need to Know," which peaked at No. 3 on The Billboard Hot 100.

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