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The 90's pop star, Chayannehas more than 40 years of artistic career. Latin Billboard will recognize and pay a small tribute to the Puerto Rican singer during the presentation of the Billboard Latin Music Awards next September 29 from the Watsco Center in Coral Gables, Florida.
Billboard Icona is the award that Latin Billboard will present to Chayanne and that all will be able to see through telemón and the different applications and social networks from 7pm/6c. We remember that during these days, one of the biggest music companies will have different activities at the Billboard Latin Music Weekwhere in addition the singer will participate in a round of questions.
Chayanne will also sing during the prestigious Billboard Awards ceremony
of Latin Music 2022 from Miami. The prize Billboard Icon it is awarded to an artist whose career has not only been relevant over time, but has also become the most distinguished artist of his genre: the role model and pinnacle of both commercial and musical success. Chayanne is an icon of the romantic ballad and pop genre in Spanish all over the world.
During his extraordinary career of more than four decades, Chayannewhose name is Elmer
Figueroa Arce has become one of the most loved and respected artists in the world
entertainment It is the phenomenon of Latin artist that succeeds at a global level, always surrounded by
millions of followers. The Puerto Rican has consolidated this success with more than 50 million albums sold and 25 songs that took the first place in the charts of billboardincluding nine No. 1s on the Hot Latin Songs chart. In this same list he also managed to position 29 songs in the Top 10.
This last milestone turned a Chayanne in the third male Latin pop artist with the most hits in the chart's history. The great artist has gone on to stand out with sold-out tours and hundreds of music industry awards.
Recently, he launched “I love you and that's it”, which achieved the No. 11 on the Latin Pop chart Airplay from
billboardthe highest place since “what have you done to me", next wisinreach No. 7 in 2017. Segueix La Cançó marks his first release in more than four years, since "Digues qué sents tu" and
"Choka choka", con Ozunain 2018. Likewise, his Greatest Hits album remained in place
No. 1 on the Latin Pop Albums chart for 10 weeks, its longest run at the top among its five
Chayanne has also starred on television, and in film, including roles as
guest star in films, soap operas and television series. Among these are "the boys
in caribbean connectione", "Linda Sara", "Provoca'm", and "Dance with me", together with Vanessa Williams.
He also appeared as a guest in the TV series "Ally McBeal" and starred in "Gabriel, Immortal Love", the
acclaimed first miniseries in Spanish. Likewise, he has lent his voice to bring the characters to life
Flynn Ryder in the Spanish version of Tangled (Enredats) and recently Clay Calloway for the
film Sing 2 (Dance with me 2).
Chayanne has also focused her career on charitable causes and has been a spokesperson for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Since 2014, the
artist is one of the Ambassadors of the American Red Cross and received the prestigious Crystal Cross Award for his participation in the 100 Days of Summer campaign to encourage
Latino community in which you register as a donor. The "Billboard Latin Music Awards” will be simulcast on the Hispanic entertainment cable channel, universethe streaming service peacockthe Telemundo application, and through Latin America and the Caribbean by Telemundo Internacional.
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