J Balvin, whose real name is Jose Alvaro Osorio Balvin is a Colombian reggaeton singer and songwriter. He was born on May 7th, 1985 in Medellin, Colombia. J Balvin's music draws influences from various genres such as hip-hop, reggae, and electronic music.

Early Life

J Balvin grew up in Colombia and developed an interest in music at a young age. He started to participate in rap competitions when he was just fourteen years old. Despite his talent and passion for music, he decided to pursue a degree in International Business studies.

Music Career

J Balvin's professional music career began in 2005 with the release of his debut single "Ella me Cautivo". The song became a hit in Colombia and helped him gain some recognition within the Latin American music industry.

In 2009, J Balvin released his debut album "Real". The album received moderate success but did not chart or sell well according to industry standards. It wasn't until 2013 with the release of his hit single "6 AM" that J Balvin's career took off internationally.

Since then, J Balvin has become one of the most popular Latin artists in the world with numerous hits including "Ay Vamos," "Mi Gente," and "Ginza." His collaboration with Cardi B & Bad Bunny on their song “I Like It” topped charts worldwide too.


Throughout his career, J Balvin has received numerous awards including several Billboard Latin Music Awards and Latin Grammy nominations. He was also nominated for Best New Artist at the 2020 Grammy awards ceremony.

Moreover all this success boosted by collaborations with Beyoncé , Justin Bieber which made everyone dance on balvins beats..


J Balvin is undoubtedly one of the most successful artists from Latin America today who has made waves in the global music industry. With his unique sound, positive attitude and captivating energy on stage, he has captured the hearts of millions around the world.