Tag: bad bunny
Bad Bunny’s ‘Safaera’ returns to Spotify after sample dispute
Fans of Puerto Rican star Bad Bunny had been raging last week after his ‘Safaera’ song was removed from Spotify. Now it’s back, along with an explanation from the streaming service about why it had been...
May 18, 2020
Bad Bunny is the big winner at Spotify’s first awards
Last night, Spotify held its first awards event, in Mexico City. The focus was mainly on Latin American artists, with most of the categories’ nominees and winner based on data from Spotify listeners in Mexico, rather than...
March 6, 2020
Sandbox Issue 247: All Triller, No Filler: Music’s next big launchpad?
Lead: Triller is not a TikTok killer – but it is certainly proving to be a hearty contender. At the moment, it is strongest in the US and it skews heavily towards hip-hop as its in-built soundtrack. Its ambitions are, however,...
March 5, 2020
Bad Bunny hops onto Spotify with his own ‘lookbook’
It’s not quite a ‘visual album’ on the scale of Beyoncé’s ‘Lemonade’ or Frank Ocean’s ‘Endless’, but Latin American star Bad Bunny has partnered with Spotify to create what is being termed a “lookbook”...
March 2, 2020
Bad Bunny and Nicky Jam on board for Spotify Viva Latino gig
Spotify’s efforts to take its big playlist brands into the physical world continue. On 30 August, it will hold the latest in its ‘¡Viva Latino! Live’ series of concerts, based on its flagship Latin playlist. Bad Bunny...
June 11, 2019
YouTube’s top three artists in 2018 are all Latin American
This won’t come as a surprise to anyone who’s been keeping an eye on YouTube’s global charts, but the video service has confirmed that its three most-played artists of 2018 all come from Latin America. Puerto Rican...
November 16, 2018