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Celebrating salsa music of the nineties, the Barclays Centre is hosting The Best Of The 90s Salsa Concert featuring Jerry Rivera among other singers. This event is just a ticket away, hurry up Jerry Rivera tickets are selling quickly. Reserve seats for your loved ones before all the good ones sell out. Discography of this famed artist includes twenty studio albums. Popular albums include Empezando a Vivir ('Beginning to Live') released in 1989 and Cantando A Mi Ídolo... Frankie Ruiz ('Singing To My Idol... Frankie Ruiz') released in 2003. Many of his singles made it to the US Latin charts including "Que Hay de Malo", "Ese", "Herida Mortal", "No Hieras Mi Vida" and more.
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Grammy Award nominee, Jerry Rivera is a salsa singer. This Puerto Rico native was born in 1973. This magnificent artist is bringing his salsa music to your hometown in Brooklyn. The Best of The 90s Salsa Concert is being scheduled at the Barclays Centre. Purchase Jerry Rivera tickets and enjoy the salsa tunes presented by this celebrated luminary.
Rivera spent early years of his education in Levittown, which is near the town of Toa Baja. Jerry belonged to a family of musicians He is the son of the guitarist Edwin Rivera and singer Dominga. His sister Saned is a singer and his brothers Jose and Ito are trained instrumental musicians. Jerry was greatly inspired by the musicians in his family especially his parents. When Jerry was little, he used to accompany his parents to their performances on stage. In 1986, this thirteen year old went along with his father to a performance at the hotel San Juan in Isla Verde. Famous Puerto Rican salsa singer Frankie Ruiz made a guest appearance at the show. They sang a few songs and took a picture with him. After the death of Frankie, Rivera released a tribute album in 2003 titled Canto a mi Idolo... Frankie Ruiz meaning 'I sing to my Idol... Frankie Ruiz'. The picture Rivera took alongside Frankie made the cover photo of this album, signifying the level of respect and honor he has for the artist.
Tommy Olivencia witnessed this child prodigy perform with his father in 1988 and suggested that he should sing solo. Fourteen year old Rivera was signed by CBS music department after they received a demo of his singing talents, compiled by his father.
Given the meteoric success after recording of his first album titled Empezando A Vivir, Rivera gained popularity as "El Bebé de la Salsa" - the baby of salsa. The album spawned the hit song “De La Cabeza A Los Pies” –‘Head Over Heels’. The second album titled Abriendo Puertas ('Opening Doors') spawned singles that initially topped in Puerto Rico and then became popular in Latin America. The songs included Nada Sin Ti ('Nothing Without You'), Como un Milagro ('Like a Miracle'), Esa Niña ('That Girl') and Dime ('Tell Me').
Cuenta Conmigo ('Count on Me') his third album won numerous Platinum Record awards. The album made history by becoming the ‘most sold salsa album’. It also maintained the top position for three months back to back on the Latin American Billboards. The hit singles from the album included “Casi Un Hechizo” (Neary A Charm) and “Cuenta Conmigo”. Chart topping single “Amores Como El Nuestro” (Love like ours) belongs to the same album as well and is considered as ‘the best song’ by Rivera.
For his remarkable contributions to the music industry, Rivera was presented with three Crystal Awards by ‘Sony Records’. He also got the Premio Lo Nuestro Awards twice. Besides being a tremendous singer Rivera also appeared in the movie “I Like It Like That”. He also did a Latin American soap opera by the name “Mi destino eres tu” ('You are my destiny'). The soap opera was aired in 2005 on Univision featuring Jerry Rivera as himself. Jerry also appeared in financial services conglomerate productions under the name Banco Popular de Puerto Rico. The productions included Con la musica por Dentro and Al Compas de un Sentimiento. Jerry Rivera was also one of the four judges in Idol Puerto Rico 2011, which is Puerto Rican version of the American Idol.
After performing in different parts of the world including Colombia, Panama, Spain, Argentina, Mexico, France, Japan, Venezuela, Honduras, the United States, Ecuador, Peru and Sweden, this spectacular luminary is coming to your hometown soon. All you have to do is purchase Jerry Rivera tickets and book yourself a seat. The performance is scheduled at the Barclays Centre.