Michel Telo se mantiene en el #1 / Michel Telo mantains his #1 status

The epic success of “Ai Se Eu Te Pego”
Maintains the Brazilian star
MICHEL TELÓ
AT #1FOR THE THIRD STRAIGHT WEEK ON ‘HOT LATIN TRACKS’
AND FOR THE FOURTH WEEK ON THE LATIN POP RANKINGS

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THE ARTIST IS TO PERFORM APRIL 26
AT THE BILLBOARD LATIN MUSIC AWARDS

Miami, FL (April 17, 2012) – The young breakout star from Brazil, Michel Teló, has captivated the world with his talent and magnetism. Now, he’s winning over millions of new fans among Latin-music lovers in the United States.

Michel Teló and his worldwide hit “Ai Se Eu Te Pego” (Oh, If I Catch You) are enjoying a third straight week on Billboard’s Hot Latin Tracks and a fourth consecutive week at #1 on the U.S. Latin Pop airplay charts, making this the first Portuguese song in history to make it to the top of this prestigious chart.

He’s built a solid career in Brazil since the 2000s. But to the rest of the world, Michel Teló has appeared seemingly out of nowhere to become one of the most unexpected stars in many years.

In 2011-12, “Ai Se Eu Te Pego” went #1 across Latin America and Europe. It’s also hit #1 on the iTunes sales charts of 25countries, surpassing 1.5 million downloads in Latin America alone.

It’s the most-watched music video of the year on YouTube, with over 290 million views.

The key to “Ai Se Eu Te Pego” breaking out of Brazil and becoming a worldwide phenomenon was when YouTube videos began appearing that showed Brazilian soccer stars Neymar and Cristiano Ronaldo celebrating their goals to the music of Michel Teló.

His debut album, Ao Vivo (Live), sold well, but it’s his second album, titled, Na Balada (The Ballad), that’s catapulted him to worldwide fame. It’s also the album that contains his iconic hit “Ai Se Eu Te Pego.”

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