Alejandro Sanz will kick off his world tour Feb. 10 in Panama. Sponsored by Verizon Wireless, the outing will hit 15 U.S. cities starting April 24 in Miami.

Alejandro Sanz will kick off his world tour Feb. 10 in Panama. Sponsored by Verizon Wireless, the outing will hit 15 U.S. cities starting April 24 in Miami.

The No Es Lo Mismo tour, named for Sanz's 2003 Warner release, will play mostly arenas.

This is the first time Verizon Wireless has sponsored a Latin act. The company has described the deal as its most comprehensive sponsorship ever.