Music Birthday: J Balvin

🔊🎉 Today, May 7, 1985, J Balvin was born José Álfonso Osorio Balvín in Medellin, Columbia. Balvin has a song with Nicky Jam called ‘X,’ and it’s been certified 35x platinum by RIAA Latin. This song is Balvin’s second-highest certified single, behind the 68x platinum ‘Mi Gente’ with Willy William and Beyoncé. The Spanish dancehall single ‘X’ comes from Nicky Jam’s “Íntimo” album, and it peaked at no. 41 on the US Hot 100.

Published by Taylor Valery

Through the lense of A&R and music writer Taylor Valery, HomageCollage celebrates some of music's best creators and creations.

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