J Balvin

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UK visa delays cause J Balvin to cancel Ed Sheeran sessions
Colombian reggaeton star is latest to be hit by backlog in immigration system, made worse by Ukraine war

Emily Dugan

13, May, 2022 @4:14 PM

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Grammy awards 2022: Olivia Rodrigo wins big and Ukraine’s Zelenskiy makes cameo
The specter of Oscars chaos loomed over the music awards – a mega-concert which included a message of hope from the Ukrainian president

Adrian Horton

04, Apr, 2022 @4:34 AM

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Canelo Álvarez subdues Avni Yıldırım then announces Billy Joe Saunders fight
Canelo Álvarez defeated at Miami’s Hard Rock Stadium, then announced a highly anticipated unification bout with Britain’s Billy Joe Saunders

Guardian sport and agencies

28, Feb, 2021 @4:27 AM

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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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Colombian pop star J Balvin in recovery after 'getting coronavirus bad'
Balvin, one of the most streamed artists in the world, warns fans ‘this isn’t a joke – the virus is real and it’s dangerous’

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

14, Aug, 2020 @8:25 AM

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Lady Gaga, Billie Eilish and Paul McCartney to play coronavirus benefit
One World: Together at Home, streamed live on 18 April, will support UN response fund

Laura Snapes Deputy music editor

06, Apr, 2020 @5:16 PM

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J Balvin: Colores review | Alexis Petridis's album of the week
The Colombian returns with an album full of clever production touches and choruses that dig into your brain, but the music doesn’t really stand out

Alexis Petridis

19, Mar, 2020 @12:00 PM

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The 20 best songs of 2019
Our critics have voted til they can’t no more... and these are their tracks of the year. You can listen to all 593 songs that were voted for in our playlist

Ben Beaumont-Thomas and Laura Snapes

02, Dec, 2019 @11:00 AM

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Vibras! How J Balvin took on English-language pop – and won
Balvin was a minor Colombian artist who became the fifth most streamed on the planet without using English, showing how embracing national pride can be a force for cultural good

Iman Amrani

27, Nov, 2019 @11:07 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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Rosalía review – leftfield flamenco forms make for perfect pop
With her electrifying swagger and compelling songs, Catalan star Rosalía shows why she’s a YouTube phenomenon

Kitty Empire

20, Jul, 2019 @3:02 PM

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