Song of the Day #4,029: ‘Con Altura’ – Rosalía w/ J Balvin

The half-a-billion views YouTube video I mentioned yesterday is Rosalía’s collaboration with Colombian Reggaeton singer J Balvin, titled ‘Con Altura.’

The single and video were released in advance of Rosalía’s upcoming third album and quickly marched up the charts in Spanish-speaking countries, reaching #1 in Spain, Colombia, Mexico, the Dominican Republic and Venezuela.

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Song of the Day #3,679: ‘I Like It’ – Cardi B, Bad Bunny & J Balvin

‘Despacito’ was the undisputed Song of the Summer last year. Could Cardi B’s ‘I Like It’ be the second track sung primarily in Spanish to claim that title?

It’s a catchy multi-cultural hodge-podge, with a “trap salsa” beat, a prominent sample of a 60s boogaloo song and rapped verses by Cardi along with Puerto Rico’s Bad Bunny and Colombia’s J Balvin.

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