J Balvin Biography
(One of the World's Best-Selling Latin Music Artists Referred to as 'Prince of Reggaeton')
Birthday: May 7, 1985 (Taurus)
Born In: Medellín, Colombia
J Balvin is a Colombian singer specializing in the ‘Reggaeton’ musical genre which originated in Puerto Rico during the late 1990s. He is famous for delivering numerous platinum and gold certified singles over the years. Balvin moved to the United States to learn English and while there, he was exposed to the hip-hop genre and was deeply influenced by the music. He announced his arrival in the music industry with the release of the hit single ‘6 AM’ which featured on the top charts in 2014. Since then, he has delivered several popular albums like ‘Energia’ which charted in Mexico and also on Billboard’s Top Latin Charts. His hit singles like ‘En Lo Oscuro’, ‘Yo Te Lo Dije’, ‘Ay Vamos’, ‘Ginza’, and ‘Mi Gente’ have established him as one of the top reggaeton singers worldwide. The two-time Latin Grammy Award winner has also worked with famous artists like Willy William and Beyoncé.