The “streaming” music platform Pandora today released its list of “Latino artists to watch 2018”, which contains the names with the most expectations to dominate next year’s music charts.
According to a statement from the platform, the list was prepared “based on data, priorities in the industry and perspectives based on curation of content” by the artists included.
Among the values to consider, Pandora included A.CHAL, artistic name of Alejandro Chal, born in Peru, raised in New York and residing in Los Angeles, and representative of “a young generation of Latin vocalists ‘beatcentric’ in The United States, which represents a multitude of cultures and affects a spectrum of diverse audiences. ”
The platform also caught the attention of the trio Arsenal Efectivo, executors of “modern corridos” and with the typical topics of this style, but with a unique vision of California, as well as the Colombian Farina, who “has demonstrated his skills in multiple genres contemporary latinos. ”
“The Venezuelan brothers, Mau and Ricky Montaner, artistically known as Mau and Ricky, are another example of expert composers who came out of the shadows and placed themselves in the spotlight,” the platform said, on the children of singer Ricardo Montaner.
The list is completed by, among others, the Spanish Rosalía and her “stylized interpretation of flamenco”, the Mexican producer and vocalist Edmundo Gómez Moreno, also known as Raymix, who mixes electronic and cumbia, or the duo of “Latin American electronics” Sotomayor , integrated by brothers Raúl and Paulina.
“The list of Latino artists in the spotlight this year includes talented musicians from diverse backgrounds and perspectives that are defining genres and creating new ones,” Marco Juarez, head of Pandora’s Latin Music Programming department, said in the press release. (EFEUSA)