- CHICAGO, USA – Colombian reggaeton superstar J Balvin will headline this year’s edition of Lollapalooza, organizers of the festival announced Wednesday, March 20, a landmark moment for Latin music in the US mainstream.
- Balvin will play alongside the other 7 headliners including Ariana Grande and Childish Gambino at the top music festival in Chicago, set for August 1-4.
- After recording the initial version Balvin worked on a remix with pop royalty Beyonce to produce a charity version for hurricane relief later that year.
- Lollapalooza – a festival conceived in the 1990s as a celebration of alternative culture – has never featured a Latin act that performs in Spanish so prominently on its billing.
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