J Álvarez

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About J Álvarez

Puerto Rican reggaetón singer J Álvarez got his first big break when he was introduced to producer and Flow Music founder DJ Nelson, who signed him in 2009. ∙ His debut single, the dance-friendly ballad “La Pregunta,” spent 49 weeks on Billboard’s Hot Latin Rhythm Songs chart, peaking at No. 5. ∙ The video for “El Amante,” his 2012 collaboration with megastar Daddy Yankee, has racked up 270 million views. ∙ Otro Nivel de Música, his sophomore LP, was nominated for Best Urban Music Album at the 2012 Latin Grammy Awards. ∙ In 2013, he was nominated for three Premio Nuestro awards: Urban Artist of the Year, Song of the Year, and Album of the Year. ∙ Álvarez earned his first Platinum single with 2019’s gritty, noir-ish track “Haters.”

HOMETOWN
Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico, United States of America
BORN
December 13, 1989