Tag: j balvin
Google enlists musicians as guides for virtual artworks
Lots of musicians have artistic interests well beyond music. Now Google is capitalising on that through its Google Arts & Culture initiative, enlisting some popular musicians to act as virtual tour guides for works of art. It's...
September 16, 2020
Wellness firm Chopra launches meditations with J Balvin
Chopra is the wellness company launched by author and alternative-medicine figure Deepak Chopra. It's just announced a partnership with Colombian reggaeton star J Balvin for a 21-day meditation program called 'Renew Yourself:...
June 25, 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
Spotify launches a podcast about J Balvin’s rise to stardom
Spotify’s latest music-focused original podcast focuses on reggaeton star J Balvin. The show is called ‘Made in Medellín’, and over six episodes it’ll tell the tale of José Álvaro Osorio Balvin’s rise to stardom...
January 24, 2020
J Balvin enjoys second year as Deezer’s most-streamed artist
It’s year-end lists season and no mistake. Deezer is the latest music-streaming service to put out its annual figures, and for the second year running, Colombian reggaeton artist J Balvin is the most-streamed act on the...
November 28, 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
YouTube launches artist spotlight story for J Balvin
Latin star J Balvin is making waves on pretty much every digital platform: he even unseated Drake (briefly) as the most-listened-to artist on Spotify earlier this year. Now YouTube is celebrating his rise with its latest...
August 2, 2018
J Balvin overtakes Drake as the most popular artist on Spotify
Colombian reggaeton star J Balvin has dislodged Drake from the top of Spotify’s Top Artists rankings. Balvin now has 48.2 million monthly listeners on Spotify, ahead of Drake’s 47.9 million. “Most heard artist in...
June 26, 2018