Multi-platinum international superstar, Karol G, will close out 2020 with a memorable performance on YouTube Originals global five part New Year’s celebration event, “Hello 2021.“ The singer will be the only Latin female artist to participate in the prominent event, being part of the group of great influences that will represent “Hello 2021: Americas,” including artists such as Dua Lipa, J Balvin, YG, Kane Brown and more. This captivating event will take place on Thursday, December 31 exclusively through YouTube.
Karol G capped off the year celebrating a fundamental milestone, being proclaimed the #1 Latin female artist of 2020 by Billboard for the second year in a row. The Latin GRAMMY-winning singer reaffirms her position as the top-selling female artist in Latin music by achieving the highest ranking for a song with no features from a solo act on the “Billboard Global Excl. U.S“ with her hit “Bichota“ at #6.
This year has been unparalleled for Karol G’s global expansion and dominance of the music industry. She has seamlessly and successfully crossed into new markets, while breaking cultural barriers and stereotypes. The singer has had three of her latest singles on Billboard’s “Hot 100” chart consecutively, including “Tusa“ at #42, “Ay DiOs Mío!“ at #94 and “Bichota” at #97. Similarly, these singles are also on Spotify’s “Top 200” list, at #100, #74, and #7 respectively. Karol G has managed to become the Latin female artist with the most streams on Spotify this year, with more than 2.2 billion streams on the platform and currently holds the #1 spot on Facebook for her music video “Bichota,” which counts with more 100 million views.
Her hit “Tusa” with Nicki Minaj has become an eminent classic of contemporary Latin music, named the #1 Latin song of 2020 on Spotify, with almost 900 million streams on the platform. Currently, the song has more than 4.6 billion combined streams worldwide and has been certified 28x multi-platinum by the RIAA. “Tusa” was also crowned the #1 Latin song of the year on the radio charts at the end of 2020, including Billboard’s “Latin Airplay,” “Latin Pop Airplay” and “Latin Rhythm Airplay.” As if that weren’t enough, Karol G took home the award for “Video Clip of the Year” at Los 40 Music Awards 2020 for the music video for “Tusa,” which today has more than one billion views on YouTube.