Aventura Enjoys a Historical Moment at the White House
Aventura was invited to the White House to perform in celebration of their Latin American heritage and its rich musical culture.
The group met personally with President Barack Obama as well as American icons such as Supreme Court Justice, Sonia Sotomayor.
Aventura is poised to win an American Music Award in the category: Favorite Latin Music Artist.
To celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, a group of famous Latin artists were invited by the President of the United States, Barack Obama, to the White House. Among the privileged few, and as apt representative of the “Dominican Blues,” Bachata, was Aventura. The group met personally with the President who surprised Romeo when he stated he is not only familiar with Bachata but a great admirer of the style as well.
With the White House as a backdrop, the members of Aventura, an exclusive artist of Premium Latin Music, Inc., performed their number 1 hit “Su Veneno” as the president, his wife Michelle and his daughters Sasha and Malia moved enthusiastically to the rhythm.
After the show the group conversed with iconic Americans such as Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, with whom they posed for a flurry of photographs.
The historic and festive White House event dubbed “Fiesta Latina” included performances by musical luminaries such as Gloria Estefan and her husband Emilio Estefan, Jr., Thalia, Marc Anthony, José Feliciano, Sheila E and her father Pete Escovedo as well as comedian extraordinaire, George Lopez, among others.
All the while Aventura’s 2009 record, “The Last” continues to impact the market, Presently number one in sales for this week according to Nielsen Soundscan. Aventura, a group which sold out their 1/20/2010 concert at Madison Square Garden in just in a few hours after tickets went on sale, is also positioned to receive the American Music Award on November 22nd in the category: Favorite Latin Music Artist.