Hot on the heels of the announcement of the first-ever Apple Music Awards, Shazam (which is owned by Apple) has announced its 2019 year-end statistics, including most-Shazamed songs, artist and more. Billie Eilish topped two of the charts (most-Shazamed songs and most-Shazamed pop song) and J Balvin was the most-Shazamed artist. The full lists appear […]
Spanish singer Rosalía, the breakthrough performer known for blending flamenco music with sounds like reggaeton and Latin trap, won album of the year at the 2019 Latin Grammys, becoming the first solo female performer to win the top honor since Shakira’s triumph 13 years ago. Sanz walked into Thursday’s show as the most-nominated act with eight, eventually taking home record of the year and best pop song for “Mi Persona Favorita,” shared with pop singer Camila Cabello.
Puerto Rican singer-songwriter Pedro Capo debuts at No. 3 on Top Latin Albums with his latest set Aquila. It sold nearly 2,000 copies in its opening week (ending Aug. 17), according to Nielsen SoundScan. Capo also enters Hot Latin Songs with the album’s second single “Para Ayudarte A Reir,” bowing at No. 46.
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