Bad Bunny

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Bad Bunny most-streamed artist on Spotify for second year running
The Puerto Rican star beats Taylor Swift and Drake, while Olivia Rodrigo continues meteoric rise as Spotify and Apple Music announce stats

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

01, Dec, 2021 @2:05 PM

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Grammy awards 2021: women rule as Taylor Swift and Beyoncé break records
The Covid-restrained Grammys were a mostly female-fronted affair, with wins for Billie Eilish, Megan Thee Stallion, Dua Lipa, Beyoncé and Taylor Swift

Adrian Horton

15, Mar, 2021 @7:20 AM

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How did Bad Bunny become the world's biggest pop star?
The superb Puerto Rican vocalist is now the most streamed artist on Spotify globally, but has never had a UK hit – something he’s determined to change

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

04, Dec, 2020 @4:00 PM

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Bad Bunny is most streamed artist of 2020 on Spotify
Puerto Rican vocalist earns more than 8.3bn streams, with the Weeknd’s Blinding Lights the year’s most streamed song

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

01, Dec, 2020 @9:05 AM

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Will the UK ever love foreign-language pop?
Three summers ago, Despacito’s lilting Spanish lyrics dominated the UK charts, but since then nearly all pop hits have been in English. Is it just a language barrier – or a sign of a narrow culture?

Tara Joshi

05, Aug, 2020 @9:50 AM

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Playboy's Bad Bunny cover is a welcome sign that masculinity is transforming | Priya Elan
The Puerto Rican pop star has embraced a gender-fluid and queer aesthetic - and his fans love it. Playboy is changing, too

Priya Elan

14, Jul, 2020 @7:30 AM

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Bad Bunny: does a straight man deserve to be called a 'queer icon'?
Despite Ricky Martin’s generous praise, and the ensuing social media attention, not everyone is convinced of his newfound status

André Wheeler

19, May, 2020 @8:00 AM

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Rosalía, Camila Cabello and Pedro Capó win top awards at 2019 Latin Grammys
Spanish pop star Rosalía picks up three major awards but Daddy Yankee leads a ceremony boycott over reggaeton snub

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

15, Nov, 2019 @9:39 AM

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‘I’ve been through hell’: J Balvin on burn out and Beyoncé
Pals with Takashi Murakami and bigger than Drake, the South American reggaeton act talks about the highs and lows of being a global superstar

Hattie Collins

27, Jul, 2019 @5:59 AM

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'Ricky, resign!' Puerto Rico's famous musicians lend voice to surging protesters
Young musicians such as Bad Bunny and iLe have emerged as figureheads in the largest protests in the island’s history

Oliver Laughland in San Juan

21, Jul, 2019 @5:00 AM

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Puerto Rico: thousands protest governor's sexist and homophobic texts
Ricardo Rosselló resisting calls to resign over leaked messages as Ricky Martin and other performers join crowds on streets of San Juan

Oliver Laughland in San Juan and agencies

18, Jul, 2019 @2:46 AM

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The heat is on: how to make the feelgood hit of the summer
The warmer months have replaced Christmas as pop’s key battleground. But what strange alchemy brings about a Shotgun or Despacito, and who are this year’s contenders?

Kate Solomon

07, Jun, 2019 @5:00 AM

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