SAN JOSE, CA — Hailing from Medellin, Colombia, José Álvaro Osorio Balvin – better known to a legion of global fans as J Balvin – has been praised by Billboard as “the biggest breakout act Latin music has seen in many years.” October 5th, he plays the City National Civic. [Click here for event & ticket information]
With a distinctive style all his own that pays reverence to the first-wave of Reggaeton stars from a decade ago – but fused with additional Colombian and mainstream hip-hop rhythms, more seductive than boastful lyrics, and a strong passion for fashion – J Balvin has become the undeniable leader of a second-generation Reggaeton revolution, propelling Urban music back to the forefront of Latin music worldwide.
Between his game-changing major-label debut album La Famila, its expanded B-sides collection, and global smash hit successor Energia, J Balvin has quickly notched seven #1 Latin singles, more than 40 million social media followers, and over five billion YouTube views. [Read More]