All of Nicky Jam’s No. 1 Billboard Hits on Hot Latin Songs: ‘El Perdon,’ ‘X’ & More

Nicky Jam will be honored with the Billboard Hall of Fame award at the 2022 Billboard Latin Music Awards, taking place Thursday, Sept. 29, at the Watsco Canter in Miami, and will broadcast live on Telemundo beginning at 7 p.m. ET.

The special award will recognize the reggaetón artist, actor, and entrepreneur for his prolific work that transcends musical genres and languages. He is also set to perform at the awards show, where he will also perform.

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Born Nick Rivera Caminero, the half Puerto Rican, half Dominican star is considered one of the pioneers of reggaetón with more than three decades of music. The 13-time Billboard Latin Music Award winner is known for his Hot Latin Songs No. 1 hits such as his Enrique Iglesias-assisted “El Perdón,” which topped the chart for 30 weeks in 2015, and “Hasta El Amanecer,” which ruled for 18 weeks. Currently, he’s making the rounds with his singles “Sin Novia” and “Ojos Rojos,” which topped both the Latin Airplay and Latin Rhythm Airplay charts in April.

In celebration of his award and Hispanic Heritage Month, check out all of his Hot Latin Songs No. 1 hits.

“El Perdón” with Enrique Iglesias

The song entered the chart on Feb. 21, 2015, and conquered the No. 1 position on March 21, 2015. It spent 30 weeks at No. 1.

“Hasta El Amanecer”

Besides peaking at No. 1 on Billboard’s Hot Latin Songs chart, dated March 19, 2016, where it spent 18 weeks, the track was the Hot Latin Song of the Year at the 2017 Billboard Latin Music Awards.

“X” with J Balvin

During an interview for Billboard’s How It Went Down series, Nicky Jam expressed that when J Balvin brought him the song, he knew automatically that it was a hit.  The hit took the No. 1 spot on May 5, 2018, where it spent two weeks atop.

“Te Boté” remix with Nio Garcia, Casper Mágico, Darell, Bad Bunny and Ozuna

“Te Bote” was born while Hurricane Maria was passing through Puerto Rico.  The song peaked at No. 1 on May 26, 2018, where it spent 14 weeks.

“Otro Trago” with Sech, Darell, Ozuna and Anuel AA

The song hit No. 1 on August 10, 2019, and topped the chart for three weeks. According to Sech, “the remix was born because the guys (Nicky Jam, Ozuna and Anuel AA) really liked the song.”

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