The Mexican pop group RBD, which rose to fame with the hit TV show “Rebelde” in the early 2000s, has released a new song titled “Cerquita De Ti” (“Close to You”) on August 17, 2023. The song is a heartfelt tribute to the fans who have supported them throughout the years, and a celebration of their upcoming reunion tour, Soy Rebelde, which will start on August 25, 2023.
“Cerquita De Ti” is a catchy pop tune with a reggaeton beat, written by Christopher Von Uckermann, one of the members of RBD. The song features the vocals of Anahí, Dulce María, Maite Perroni, Christian Chávez and Von Uckermann, who sing about their love and gratitude for each other and their loyal followers. The song also references some of their iconic hits, such as “Rebelde”, “Ser o Parecer” and “Sálvame”.
The song was released along with a lyric video that shows clips of the group’s past concerts, behind-the-scenes moments and fan interactions. The video also includes messages from the fans who expressed their excitement for the reunion tour and their admiration for RBD.
RBD prepares for their Soy Rebelde Tour
The release of “Cerquita De Ti” comes just days before RBD kicks off their Soy Rebelde Tour, which will mark their first live performances since 2008. The tour, produced by Live Nation, will span 26 cities in North America and Latin America, including El Paso, Houston, New York, Los Angeles, Mexico City, São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro.
The tour was announced on January 19, 2023, after months of speculation and anticipation from the fans. The announcement was made through a video that was displayed in public spaces in various cities around the world, where fans gathered to witness the news. The video showed the members of RBD wearing their signature school uniforms and ties, and inviting the fans to join them for an unforgettable experience.
The tour will celebrate the 20-year history of RBD, which started as a fictional band in the telenovela “Rebelde”, and became one of the most successful Latin pop acts of all time. RBD sold over 15 million albums worldwide, won multiple awards and performed sold-out shows in four continents. Their music was also influential in spreading Spanish language and culture around the world.
RBD breaks records with ticket sales
The announcement of the Soy Rebelde Tour led to a massive demand for tickets from the fans. According to Live Nation, the tour is expected to attract more than 700 thousand attendees in total. The tickets for all dates went on sale on January 27, 2023, and many shows sold out within minutes.
RBD also broke several records with their ticket sales. They became the first Latin act to sell out four shows at the BMO Stadium in Los Angeles. They also set a new record for the most shows on a single tour at the Foro Sol in Mexico City, with six dates. In Brazil, they sold out all the tickets available for presale in less than six minutes.
RBD’s manager Guillermo Rosas said that he was amazed by the response from the fans and that he was looking forward to putting on an epic show. He also said that RBD was a cultural movement that had impacted two generations across the globe.