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Issue 1082

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Reggaton Superstar J Balvin's One-Off UK Concert

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Reggaeton’s biggest star J. Balvin is heading to the UK for a one-off show on Sunday 13th November...

Last minute red tape issues in arranging a Visa to allow UK entry prevented his planned visit in 2015 for concerts, but he is definitely coming to London's 02 Shepherds Bush Empire in November, straight after two huge arena shows in Miami.

Renowned for his fondness for hip-hop and R&B, J Balvin is undoubtedly the most representative of the new Latin music artist. This was recently confirmed when he was awarded during the Billboard Latin Music Awards.

This unique recognition for a new voice in the firmament of Latin music is clear from the chart success of his album ‘La Familia’ and thanks to its # 1 singles, "6 AM", "Oh , come on” and “Ginza”.

With more 450 million views, "Ay Vamos" remains one of the most watched videos ever - sharing positions with artists like Taylor Swift, Bruno Mars and Maroon 5. Having already worked with the likes of Pharrell, Ariana Grande, French Montana and others, he has just released his new his new album his new album Energia.
Words SIMON REDLEY

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