HBO LATINOÂ®, HBO’s dedicated Spanish-language premium channel, announces the highly anticipated HBO Latino ConcertsÂ® special, Reik: en Vivo desde El Auditorio Nacional, acquired by Sony Music Latin, premiering Friday, February 13th at 8PM ET/7C, in celebration of Valentine’s Day Weekend.
The 90-minute concert special and documentary, filmed in Mexico, is a vibrant sound history and coming of age tale, featuring high-impact performances from a menu of Reik’s most memorable hits. The award-winning trio, lead vocalist Jesus Alberto Navarro, acoustic guitarist Julio RamÃrez EguÃa and electric guitarist Gilberto “Bibi” Marin detail the band’s musical passage to reflect upon their decade long journey as one of Latin music’s most beloved pop-rock artists.
With consecutive chart-topping acoustic balladry and romantically charged hits like “Creo en Ti“, “Peligro” and “Inolvidable“, Reik is love’s unfaultable musical ambassador. Reik: En Vivo Desde El Auditorio Nacional is the most fitting TV event for Latin music fans to cozy up to during Valentine’s Day Weekend or La Semana del Amor y la Amistad (Week of Love and Friendship).
Reik front man, Jesus Navarro is no stranger to the HBO Latino ConcertsÂ® arena as the renowned vocalist appeared in fan-favorite special Thalia, Viva Tour En Vivo, where he performed during the highly anticipated icon’s homecoming concert that premiered last fall.
Reik: en Vivo desde El Auditorio Nacional is the fourth installment to HBO Latino’s popular HBO Latino ConcertsÂ®, joining the acclaimed specials for the most luminescent Hispanic musicians, Romeo Santos (The King Stays King), Carlos Santana (Live it to Believe it, Live From Mexico) in addition to Thalia’s (Viva Tour En Vivo). HBO most recently acquired the concert-docu special JENNIFER LOPEZ: Dance Again, which debuted simultaneously on HBO and HBO Latino.
HBO Latino’s Valentine’s Day Weekend premiere of Reik: en Vivo desde El Auditorio Nacional will also be featured on HBO On Demand and HBO GOÂ® within the Documentaries categories.
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HBO Latino is a dedicated Spanish-language premium channel that delivers compelling and relevant programming to the U.S. Latino market. Exclusive to the channel are the regular U.S. premieres of Spanish-language series, films, and documentaries acquired from North America, Latin America, Spain and Caribbean, as well as original short-form programming. Additionally, HBO Latino offers the best Hollywood movies and HBO original programming from the network’s main channel in Spanish. HBO Latino is included with an HBO subscription.
Reik was founded in 2003 in the border town of Mexicali, Baja California Norte, by JesÃºs Alberto Navarro Rosas and the guitarist Julio RamÃrez EguÃa. They were joined in early 2004 by backing electric guitarist Gilberto “Bibi” MarÃn Espinoza, completing this group of talented musicians and songwriters. They were soon signed to Sony Music and the group released their self-titled debut album in 2005. The Mexican pop trio has earned a Latin Grammy award, three Latin Grammy nominations, Gold and Platinum certified albums, and the Golden Torch in ViÃ±a del Mar, Chile. Reik is currently working on their fifth studio album, due in 2015. Their sophisticated mastery of Latin pop music is sure to shine through in the new album and promises to evoke further love and connection between their music and the audience.
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