Millicom (NASDAQ:MICC)(STO:MIC), the international telecommunications
and media company, announced today the release of exclusive sessions
recorded by multi-platinum selling artist Juanes across its Tigo
networks in Latin America.
The Colombian musician Juanes, who has sold fifteen million albums
worldwide and whose last album Loco de Amor reached number one in
fourteen countries, has re-recorded seven tracks - including the
international hit Una Flor - which will be exclusively available from
Friday 15th August for viewing and download from Tigo Star on cable and
Tigo Music via mobile in seven markets in Latin America.
Juanes, who recently joined Millicom at a company event in Miami, is a
nineteen-time Latin Grammy and two-time Grammy award winner.
The Tigo Sessions were produced by five-time Grammy award winner Steve
Lillywhite, who has worked with artists such as U2, The Killers, The
Rolling Stones, Simple Minds and Peter Gabriel.
Juanes said: "I am thrilled to be the first artist to inaugurate these
Tigo Sessions. My pssion is playing live! It's very exciting to see
companies like Tigo pursue initiatives like this one."
Millicom's President and CEO, Hans-Holger Albrecht commented: "Juanes is
one of the most popular musicians in Latin America, so we are delighted
that he has recorded seven new Tigo Session tracks exclusively for our
customers there. We hope they enjoy it. It is another example of how we
provide great content over multiple devices as part of the digital
The announcement coincides with the beginning of Juanes' Loco por Amor
por Colombia tour sponsored by Tigo Colombia.
For more please visit: www.millicom.com
Millicom is a leading international telecommunications and media company
dedicated to emerging markets in Latin America and Africa. Millicom sets
the pace when it comes to providing digital lifestyle services to the
world's emerging markets, giving access to the world, primarily through
mobile devices. Operating in fourteen countries, primarily using the
Tigo brand, Millicom offers innovative and customer-centric products.
Millicom employs more than 10,000 people and provides mobile, cable,
broadband, TV content, online and financial services to over 50 million
customers. Founded in 1990, Millicom is headquartered in Luxembourg and
listed on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm under the symbol MIC. In 2013 Millicom
generated revenue of $5.16 billion and EBITDA of $1.9 billion.
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