The bachatero of Dominican origin Romeo Santos expressed his interest in recording with the Dominican singer the alphawhom he defined as an example of improvement.
During the second day of the Billboard Latin Music WeekSantos responded to a question about recording with veteran bachatero Leonardo Paniagua, whom he praised for his career and being open to work.
By mentioning the alphaexpressed: “It is an example of overcoming and is a leader in its urban genre.”
He added: “I am always pro to participate in new proposals.”
bet on bachata
Romeo Santos offered other statements at the Billboard Latin Music conference. The singer of “Centavito” bets on the future of bachata. “That artists like Rosalía, Manuel Turizo, C. Tangana, want to venture into bachata that is a sign that something is happening, a genre that was born in the Dominican Republic under rejection. So today there is a bachata in Spotify’s Global Top and I understand that even if it’s not Prince Royce, even if it’s not this server, it’s a bachata. We are winning as Latinos, as a culture, as bachateros”he reflected.
Similarly, the impact of music in Spanish was discussed.
“It is a fact, it is not invented. Music in Spanish is the second most consumed in the world”Leila Cobo, top executive of Billboard Latino, told Efe at the opening of the event.
Santos, nominated for a Latin Grammy in the category of Best Long Version Music Video together with the group Aventura & Bad Bunny in the category of Best Fusion/Urban Interpretation with the song “Volví”, highlighted that an example of the good health of the genre is that the Spanish Rosalía has entered with a song like “Pañuelo”.
Regarding your last album, “Formula Vol.3”, highlighted the collaborations of Justin Timberlake (“Endless”) and Christian Nodal (“I miss myself”). Both, he argued, are a sign of his spirit to innovate.
“I always take risks and try to do something different”he pointed out, in addition to pointing out that, in any case, he likes to follow his instinct and that “everything flows”.
In another order, he announced that he will donate $120,000 to Puerto Rico for the damages suffered by the Caribbean island after the passage of the hurricane. Fiona.
Santos has a trajectory that has led him to win 17 Billboard Latin Music Awards8 Lo Nuestro Awards, 2 Youth Awards, 4 Guinness World Records and 2 Latin American Music Awards, among other awards.