Puerto Rican singer Chayanne will be recognized with the distinction of Icon granted by the Billboard Latin Music Awards and will perform during that gala that will be held on September 29 in Miami, an event that will be broadcast by the Telemundo network.
This award is given to artists whose careers not only have they endured over time, but they have also become a reference for their genredetailed the organization of the event this Thursday through a statement.
Chayanne is an icon of the romantic ballad and pop genre in Spanish throughout the world, who has consolidated that success with more than 50 million albums sold, he added.
Elmer Figueroa Arce, his real name, will be honored with the Billboard Icon Award and will sing during the award ceremony, which will be broadcast by Telemundo from the Watsco Center in Coral Gables (Florida).
Chayanne will also perform at the Billboard Icono Q&A session on September 28 during Billboard’s Latin Music Week.
The finalists for the 2022 Billboard Latin Music Awards will be announced next Thursday.
The singer also has 25 No. 1 songs on the Billboard charts, including nine No. 1s on the Hot Latin Songs chart.
In that same list he also managed to position 29 songs in the Top 10, a record that made him the third most successful male Latin pop artist in the history of the list.
Recently, he launched i love you periodwhich reached number 11 on the list Billboard’s Latin Pop Airplaythe highest position since the topic What have you done to mealong with Wisin, reached number 7 in 2017.
The song marks his first release in over four years since say what you feel Y choka chokawith Ozuna, in 2018.
Chayanne has also found success in television and film, including titles like The boys in caribbean connection, cute sarah, tease meY dance with me.
The artist has also been a spokesperson for the United Nations High Commission for Refugees and the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
Since 2014, the artist has been one of the American Red Cross Ambassadors and received the Crystal Cross Award for his participation in the 100 Days of Summer campaign to encourage the Latino community to sign up as a donor.
The “Billboard Latin Music Awards” coincide with Billboard Latin Music Week, which returns to Miami from September 26 to October 1. (YO)