Luis Fonsi is an award-winning global artist from Puerto Rico, one of the leading Latin Music figures of his generation with over 22 years of a successful artistic career. From his debut album "Comenzaré" (1998) to his latest studio album "Vida" (2019), Fonsi has continuously broken sales records while leading the charts. His undeniable and unique talent, as well as his extensive lists of radio hits, has made him one of music's most influential and successful artists, allowing him to break barriers, cross borders, and seduce millions of people around the world.
Awarded with multiple gold, platinum, and diamond records as well as some of the most prestigious awards, including four GRAMMY nominations, five Latin GRAMMY®, 12 Latin Billboard Awards, five Billboard Awards, 17 Premios Juventud, two American Music Awards, two Teen Choice Awards, to name a few. In addition to the awards, Fonsi has received seven Guinness World Records titles thanks to his chart-topping song “Despacito”.
His ninth album "Vida," debuted at No. 1 on Billboard's "Top Latin Albums" chart and certified double diamond for more than 1.3 million copies sold in the United States alone. Four of the singles from "Vida," including "Despacito," with Daddy Yankee and Justin Bieber, "Échame La Culpa," with Demi Lovato, "Calypso," with Stefflon Don, and "Impossible" with Ozuna, reached # 1 on the radio charts. Since its release in February 2019, “Vida” has been nominated for a GRAMMY, Latin GRAMMY, Latin American Music Awards, Premio Lo Nuestro, and Premios Billboard a la Música Latina, among others.
After conquering the world with his album VIDA, Fonsi continued to release hit singles including "Date La Vuelta" with Nicky Jam and Sebastián Yatra, Girasoles and the most recent "Perfecta" with Farruko. Prior to the pandemic, Fonsi toured the world with his successful "Vida World Tour", which began in 2019 in Europe and continued in the
United States, Guatemala, Paraguay, Argentina, Chile and Saudi Arabia.
On February 18th, Fonsi released a brand-new single called “Vacío” ft. Urban sensation Rauw Alejandro. Both artists perform the song for the time on Television during Univision’s Premio Lo Nuestro. The video, directed by Carlos Perez (director responsible for Despacito, Échame La Culpa, and Imposible videos, among others), registers more than 22 million views in just one week since its release.
His latest single titled “Bésame” ft. Myke Towers reached the # 1 spot in the U.S. and Puerto Rico and the video registers more than 23 million views to date.
For the last 15 years, Fonsi has served as the spoke person for St. Jude's campaign "Thanks and Giving" for the Hispanic community. Also, and since Huracan Maria, the international star has worked intensely to help people on the island, both donating medicine and basic need products, as well as, building houses in the community of La Perla, through the Luis Fonsi Foundation.
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