David Bisbal vs. Luis Fonsi: Battle Of Leading Men at Billboard Latin Music Concert

The Billboard Latin Music Conference’s 25th anniversary concert, which is open to attendees, will bring together two of Latin pop’s leading men: David Bisbal and Luis Fonsi. The two stars will co-headline a performance at the LIV Nightclub at the Fontainebleau Hotel in Miami tonight (April 23, 2014). Here’s how these two artists match up.

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DAVID BISBALVS.LUIS FONSI
34age36
Almeria, Andalusia, SpainbirthplaceSan Juan, Puerto Rico
June 5, 1979birthdateApril 15, 1978
@davidbisbal: 6.3 millionTwitter followers@luisfonsi: 6.1 million
Juan Luis Guerra, Beck, Manáearly influencesPhil Collins, Journey, Chicago
Performance on TV’s "Operacion Triunfo" led to his first album.big breakExecutive signed him right after college.
"Tu y Yo"current album"8"
"Una Noche en el Teatro Real (Acustico)"career highlightStudying classical music
Michael Jacksonmusical heroStevie Wonder
Michael Bublé, La Santa Ceciliaartists on his playlist nowOtis Redding,Boyz II Men
OngoingtourJune/July
“We’re like brothers.”on knowing each other“We’re really good friends.”
“Music does not die regardless of highs or lows.”on the music industry“Preparation is everything.”

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