In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, ACCENT, SGP, and HHM at UF present a virtual conversation with Prince Royce! The show will take place Monday, October 12th at 7PM via Zoom. Students can register with their UFL email address at bit.ly/PrinceOfUF
In the past 10 years, multi-platinum award-winning, singer/songwriter Prince Royce has become a bona fide Latin superstar, scoring 19 #1 radio hits, 22 Latin Billboard Awards, 19 Premio lo Nuestro Awards, 19 Premios Juventud Awards, 7 Latin AMAs, and 14 Latin GRAMMY nominations.
Royce has a massive fan base with 60 million followers on social media and he has sold out many of the most prestigious venues in Latin America and the United States. In February 2019 Prince Royce made history becoming the first and only tropical music artist to perform at the Houston Rodeo at the NRG Stadium where he attracted more than 55,000 euphoric fans. According to Billboard, he is one of the Top Ten Latin artists with most followers on TikTok.
His latest album, the double disc set ALTER EGO debuted in February 2020 at #1 on the following Billboard charts: Top Latin Albums, Latin Album Sales, and Tropical Albums and it has been certified 2X Platinum by the RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) for its sales in the United States and Puerto Rico. With his smash hit “Carita de Inocente”, he recently ser a new record for most consecutive weeks at #1 on Billboard’s Tropical Airplay chart (24 weeks).
Some of the artist’s notable collaborations include: Shakira, Chris Brown, Jennifer Lopez, Selena Gomez, Snoop Dogg, Pitbull, Thalia, Maná, Daddy Yankee, Becky G, Anitta, Ludacris, J Balvin, Bad Bunny, Farruko, and Maluma, among others. Prince Royce has co-starred as Peter in the Fox Live musical broadcast of “The Passion” in 2016 and was part of the cast of Hulu’s hit series, “East Los High”. In 2018, Royce guest-starred in Disney’s “Elena of Avalor: Song of the Sirenas” TV movie, voicing the character of Prince Marzel.
August 9, 2018 was proclaimed “Prince Royce Day” in New York by Mayor Bill de Blasio, in recognition of his contributions to society and for being a role model to youth in his home town. He has been induced into the Bronx Hall of Fame with a street named after him, and ran the New York City Marathon to raise funds and awareness on education in public schools and kidney disease.
ACCENT Speakers Bureau is the nation’s largest student-run speakers bureau and is celebrating fifty-four years of bringing prominent, influential and controversial individuals to inspire, engage and enlighten the University of Florida community. For more information about the organization, visit www.facebook.com/accentspeakers or contact ACCENT Chairman Steven Wolf at firstname.lastname@example.org.