With 9.1 million plays, the album “KG516” broke a record on Spotify and consolidated Karol G as the Latin female artist with the biggest debut of an album on the platform. The long-awaited third album of the singer’s career reached digital platforms last Friday (26).

The album “KG516” has 16 tracks in total and participation in new songs with Ozuna, Nicky Jam, Camilo, Ludacris, Nathy Peluso, Emilee, Chencho Corleone, Wisin & Yandel, Ivy Queen, Zion, Alberto Stylee and more.

The disc arrived accompanied by the video for “EL MAKINON”, in partnership with Mariah Angeliq. The production already has more than 8 million views.

“This album represents the evolution of Carolina as a person and Karol G as an artist. This is a flight that I want to invite all my fans to join me on my musical journey, where each song represents a connecting flight that takes them to a new place”, said the singer.

The album experiences different rhythms, sounds and other elements. The singer explores a wide range of musical genres, which include innovative fusions of characteristic rhythms of reggaeton with influences from pop, country, bachata, Mexican regional music, etc.

The project was produced by Ovy On The Drums, although Karol took advantage of his production skills and co-produced some of the songs.

“I experimented a lot with different sounds, genres and unique vibrations. It is definitely something that has never been heard from me and the songs are all a representation of who I am today as a person and artist”, she concludes.

Karol G is the most suitable female singer for the sixth edition of the Latin American Music Awards, with a total of nine nominations.

The artist appears in Artist of the Year , Music of the Year ( “Tusa” ), Favorite Artist – FemaleFavorite Artist – UrbanFavorite Music – Urban ( “Tusa” ), Favorite Music – Urban (“Caramelo”), Collaboration of the Year (“Tusa”), Collaboration of the Year (“Caramelo”) and Social Artist of the Year.

The award ceremony will take place on April 15th and will be broadcast over the internet.

Other records, charts and certificates

With the tracks that anticipated the project, Karol G has already attracted media attention and has become one of the great highlights of the last year. “Tusa”, in partnership with Nicki Minaj, received a triple diamond and the track “Ay, DiOs Mío!” received a platinum certificate.

The artist’s most recent single, the track “Location”, with Anuel AA and J Balvin, became an instant hit, reaching over 100 million streams combined on music platforms. Likewise, the track debuted in the Top 10 of the “Top Global Music Videos” list , on YouTube, and today accumulates more than 110 million views on the video.

Location” also debuted on Billboard’s “Hot Latin Songs” chart, ranking sixth, just behind his previous single, “Bichota“, which ranks fourth.

With this new milestone, Karol G became the female artist with the most entries in the Top 10 of that list in the last five years, with a total of 11 songs.

Karol is currently the only female artist with two  singles  in the Top 10, with “Bichota“, in sixth, and “Location“, in ninth position. Likewise, the single debuted in the Top 10 of “Latin Pop Airplay” and entered the “Billboard Global 200” and “Billboard Global Excl. US”.

“Bichota”, which has a platinum certificate, recently reached number 72 on the Billboard Hot 100, breaking the record for the highest rated Spanish song by a female artist in the last 20 years.

“Bichota” has become a global anthem for diversity and inclusion and currently has over 680 million views of its video. Currently, Karol is among the 50 most listened to Spotify artists in the world, in addition to having exceeded 23 billion views on her videos.

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