Grammy award winning Colombian pop singer, Shakira is best known for hits like Whenever, Wherever and Hips Don't Lie. One of the most successful Latin American recording artists, she is also one of the world's best-selling music artists. Her first hit album was Pies Descalzos after which she entered the English music market with her big hit album, Laundry Service.
J Balvin is a Colombian singer whose genres include reggaeton, hip hop, and Latin pop. Known as the Prince of Reggaeton, Balvin is one of the highest-selling Latin music artists in the world. He was presented with the Global Icon Award for spreading Latin music worldwide. In 2020, he was named in Time magazine's list of 100 Most Influential People.
Maluma is a Colombian singer, actor, and songwriter. After developing an interest in music early in his life, Maluma started recording songs at age 16. He then went on to collaborate with many successful artists and is currently among the best-selling Latin music artists, with sales of more than 26 million records worldwide.
Kali Uchis is an American singer who sings in English and Spanish languages. Uchis achieved international recognition after the release of her hit debut studio album Isolation. Over the course of her career, Kali Uchis has received several prestigious awards such as the Grammy Award, Billboard Music Award, and American Music Award.
Colombian pop sensation Sebastián Yatra soared to fame with singled such as Traicionera and Robarte un Beso. Yatra was a promising soccer player in school. He was in the news for his relationship with Argentine singer Tini Stoessel, and their subsequent break-up announcement on Twitter broke their fans’ hearts.
Juanes is a Colombian musician best known for his association with the rock band Ekhymosis. Having sold over 15 million albums worldwide, Juanes is one of the best-selling artistes of his generation. Over the course of his illustrious career, Juanes has won many prestigious awards such as Latin Grammy Awards and Grammy Awards.
Carlos Vives is a Colombian actor, singer, and songwriter. He is best known for his fusion of pop music and traditional Colombian musical styles, such as champeta, cumbia, vallenato, and porro. Carlos Vives has won important awards like the Grammys, Latin Grammy Awards, and Premios Nuestra Tierra. In 2020, he was inducted into the Billboard Latin Music Hall of Fame.
Two-time Tony-nominated actor Samuel E. Wright is best known for his performances in The Lion King and The Tap Dance Kid. Fans also know him as the voice of Sebastian in The Little Mermaid, and his track Under the Sea, from the movie, won an Academy Award.
Danna García is a Colombian model and actress best known for her portrayal of leading roles in popular telenovelas in Mexico, Colombia, and the US. García achieved popularty in the early 2000s when she starred in a Colombian telenovela titled Pasión de Gavilanes, which was released internationally as Hidden Passion.
Aniceto Molina was a Colombian cumbia accordionist and singer-songwriter. Over the course of his illustrious career that spanned four decades, Molina achieved popularity in El Salvador and several other Latin American countries. Aniceto Molina is credited with founding the band Los Sabaneros in 1979. He died in 2015 at the age of 75.
Lisandro Meza is a Colombian accordionist and singer. Nicknamed the King of Cumbia, Meza has also achieved popularity in places like Peru, Mexico, China, Europe, North America, and the Southern Cone apart from his home country. Lisandro Meza is also known for his association with his former band Los Corraleros de Majagual, which achieved fame in both Venezuela and Colombia.
Emiliano Zuleta was a Colombian vallenato accordion player, singer, and composer. He is best remembered for his 1938 masterpiece La gota fría, which was popularized many years later by Julio Iglesias and Carlos Vives when they turned the song into an international hit through their own interpretation of the song.
Batata was a Colombian musician and drummer. Widely regarded as one of the greatest traditional Afro-Colombian drummers of all time, Batata helped cultivate and popularize Afro-origin traditions. He is best remembered for his creativity and unique style of drumming.