Following KAROL G’s high-energy surprise performance of “Tusa” during the Latin GRAMMY Awards last week in partnership with Google Pixel 4, today it was announced that KAROL G and Nicki Minaj’s viral single debuted #1 on the Billboard Hot Latin Songs Chart. This monumental announcement marks KAROL G’s third #1 spot on the Billboard Hot Latin Songs Chart and her 16th to land on the chart overall. In addition, last week KAROL G’s PAPER Magazine cover story was revealed as she wrapped up her U.S. tour with Gloria Trevi. Fans can watch the dazzling video for “Tusa” which has over 50 million views here and stream it here.
With over 70 million Global Streams in its first week and 2 billion social media impressions, “Tusa” also landed the #3 spot on the US YouTube Chart, #35 on Spotify’s Global Chart and Top 10 in 17 countries while catching the attention of The New York Times, Rolling Stone, Vulture, NME and countless others.
With a rabid fanbase of over 60 million and nearly five billion views across YouTube, KAROL G has become the most watched female pop artists on YouTube globally. In 2017 she released her debut album, Unstoppable, which landed at #1 on The Billboard Latin Chart making the album the biggest debut for a Latin female urban artist in recent years. With reggaetón at her core, Karol G’s unique blend of urban, Caribbean and R&B influences have placed the Latin GRAMMY Award-winner as the undisputed best-selling Latin female artist in the world. Her sophomore album Ocean is now certified 7X Platinum in the United States and broke Apple Music’s sales records as the fastest album by a female Latin artist to land #1 worldwide.
In addition to her 2018 Latin GRAMMY Award, the global superstar has received nods from the People’s Choice Awards, Billboard Latin Music Awards, Latin American Music Awards, MTV Europe Music Awards, iHeartRadio Music Awards, Premios Juventud and more. Not to mention the unanimous praise from press like VICE, Rolling Stone, The FADER, Complex, Noisey and many others from around the world.
All of this, along with KAROL G’s 60 million fans worldwide, is setting the stage for yet another record-breaking year for the Colombian singer in 2020.
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