Romeo Santos wasted no opportunity in his concert at Staples Center to present himself as a king.
There was his dramatic entrance, for which he donned a floor-length cape emblazoned with his initials. There was the microphone stand that had an enormous crown at its base. And there was, of course, the glittering chalice with which he toasted the loyalty of an audience that’s helped turn Santos into one of the biggest acts in Latin pop.
“I’m sorry – I’m spoiled,” he admitted at one point Thursday, a pretend-apology after he'd demanded that the crowd sing along louder.
You couldn't blame him for his lordly expectations. As the dreamy-eyed frontman of New York’s Aventura,...