Armando Christian Perez aka Pitbull is a globally successful musician, performer, business entrepreneur, fashion icon and actor whose career sales have exceeded 5 million albums and over 60 million singles worldwide.
Pitbull has had #1 hits in more than 15 countries, his videos have over 5 billion views, and his social reach matches audiences of some television networks around the world. His first recorded mainstream performance was on a solo track from Lil Jons 2002 album Kings of Crunk. In 2004, Pitbull released his debut album M.I.A.M.I. under TVT Records. It included production producers Lil Jon and Jim Jonsin. Pitbull later released his second album El Mariel, in 2006 and his third, The Boatlift, in 2007. His fourth album, Rebelution (2009), included his breakthrough hit single I Know You Want Me (Calle Ocho), which peaked at number two on the US Billboard Hot 100. Pitbulls 2011 album Planet Pit, featured the single Give Me Everything, which was his first US number-one single. His 2013 track Timber from his Meltdown EP topped the charts in twenty nations, including the US and UK. He performed the song We Are One (Ole Ola) along with Jennifer Lopez and Claudia Leitte, which served as the official theme of the 2014 FIFA World Cup.