Latin music’s youth idol MALUMA is a finalist for seven 2017 Billboard Latin Music Awards, as was announced today by Billboard & Telemundo via Facebook Live. The categories include:

Social Artist of the Year
Hot Latin Song of the Year, Vocal Collab. “Chantaje”
Hot Latin Songs Artist of the Year, Male
Latin Rhythm Song of the Year “El Perdedor”
Latin Rhythm Artist of the Year, Solo
Latin Rhythm Album of the Year “Pretty Boy Dirty Boy”
Latin Rhythm Albums Artist of the Year, Solo

The 2017 Billboard Latin Music Award winners will be announced at one of the most important Latin music award shows, to be produced and broadcast live by Telemundo on April 27th from the Watsco Center at the University of Miami.

The show is the culmination of the Latin Billboard Music Conference taking place April 24-26 in Miami where Maluma will headline a panel titled “SOCIALIZING MALUMA: How the Colombian Star Works His Social Media”.

Maluma is uniquely positioned to speak about how artists can successfully leverage the power of social media to build their brand. The star has more than 45.5 million combined followers across his social media profiles and more than 4 billion views on his official YouTube/VEVO channel. Maluma will headline the panel in front of a packed audience of music industry executives and insiders.


Next month the artist brings his MALUMA WORLD TOUR to the United States, marking the Latin idol’s first-ever U.S. tour.

Confirmed MALUMA WORLD TOUR USA dates include:
Thursday, March 2, 2017 McAllen, TX State Farm Arena
Friday, March 3, 2017 Houston, TX Revention Theater
Saturday, March 4, 2017 El Paso, TX El Coliseo
Thursday, March 9, 2017 Orlando, FL Bob Carr Center
Friday, March 10, 2017 Miami, FL The Fillmore Miami Beach
Saturday, March 11, 2017 Miami, FL The Fillmore Miami Beach (NEW DATE)
Sunday, March 12, 2017 Atlanta, GA Fox Theatre
Thursday, March 16, 2017 Chicago, IL Rosemont Theatre
Friday, March 17, 2017 New York, NY Hammerstein Ballroom
Saturday, March 18, 2017 Washington DC EagleBank Arena
Sunday, March 19, 2017 Boston, MA House of Blues
Thursday, March 23, 2017 Dallas, TX Music Hall@Fair Park
Friday, March 24, 2017 Las Vegas, NV The Chelsea@The Cosmopolitan
Saturday, March 25, 2017 San Jose, CA City National Civic Center
Sunday, March 26, 2017 Los Angeles, CA Microsoft Theater

* Additional tour dates to be announced.

For tickets visit Ticketmaster. Los Angeles and San Jose concert tickets are available via and Atlanta tickets through The U.S. leg of the tour is being produced by Cardenas Marketing Network (CMN).

At twenty-three years of age, Maluma is Latin music’s youth idol and one of the industry’s most important new voices. Born Juan Luis Londoño, he formulated his artistic moniker Maluma from the first two letters of the names of his mother, father and sister.

Maluma is one of social media’s most popular artists with over 22 million Facebook fans, 3.5 million Twitter followers, and a whopping 20 million Instagram followers (making him the leading Latin male artist on Instagram). His official YouTube/VEVO channel has garnered over 4 billion views.

In 2015 he released his latest album Pretty Boy Dirty Boy under the Sony Music US Latin label which debuted at #1. In his first year in the U.S. market Maluma placed four #1 songs on Billboard’s Latin Songs chart.


To connect with Maluma, visit:
Snapchat: malumaworld

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