Romeo Santos is preserving a agency grip on his King of Bachata crown. The Latin celebrity has spent over 20 years making listeners swoon along with his signature “so nasty” tagline in his songs; at 41, he is launched his newest album, Fórmula, Vol. 3. Getting into a brand new period in his profession, Santos stays a intercourse image along with his irresistible swagger.
“I am nonetheless confused why [people think I’m a sex symbol],” Santos tells Attract with fun. “It is only a excellent instance that it is about your power, your confidence greater than actuality.”
Santos broke out within the early 2000s as a member of the group Aventura, which put an R&B spin on bachata music. Since then, in Aventura and as a solo artist, Santos has globalized the Dominican style, bringing pop stars like Usher and Drake into the fold. Singing solely in Spanish, Santos has captured hearts all over the world along with his sultry voice and seductive stage presence that is offered out stadiums.
Fórmula, Vol. 3 marks the tip of Santos’ trilogy of albums which have saved bachata music recent and freaky for the reason that first quantity was launched in 2012. “I am doing issues on this album that I’ve not accomplished earlier than, however I am additionally attempting to step it up and push the envelope,” he says. “That is at all times my goal.”
For the ultimate Fórmula hurrah, Santos enlists Justin Timberlake because the visitor pop star within the hovering “Sin Fin.” Spanish singer Rosalía provides a flamenco contact to the style within the charming “El Pañuelo.” Maybe the proudest second on the LP is “15,500 Noches,” the place Santos additional embraces his Dominican roots in merengue alongside the legends within the style, Toño Rosario, Rubby Pérez, Fernando Villalona, and Ramon Orlando. In an interview with Attract, Santos opened up about his epic LP, his well being and wonder ideas, and what followers can count on subsequent.
Attract: You are at all times glowing onstage. What does your skin-care routine seem like?
Romeo Santos: I attempt to get facials at the very least as soon as a month. That helps. And that is faith: I attempt to drink quite a lot of water. At the least a gallon a day. I do it for a lot of causes, however I’ve heard that it additionally helps along with your pores and skin. Train and do no matter it’s that you simply like doing greatest. Some individuals choose working. Some like taking part in basketball. Simply do no matter you’ll be able to that enhances you.