Latin Music Week

Sharlene Premieres Collab With Luny Tunes, Don Omar & Maluma: Exclusive

Jessy Terrero

A new group of women are taking over Latin music, which has been dominated by men over the past few years. This week, Billboard Latin on the Rise presents Sharlene, a Dominican artist who has been climbing with different collaborations ranging from bachata to urban.

Meet CD9: Billboard Latin Artist on the Rise

Although Sharlene is just jump-starting her recording career, she is no stranger to showbiz. The singer/actress has been a cast member on several musicals, including Evita, Les Miserables and Hairspray.

Today, Sharlene exclusively premieres for Billboard "La Fila," the new single off Luny Tunes’ album Mas Flow 3, where she collabs with two urban superstars, Don Omar and Maluma.

Meet this week's Billboard Latin Artist on the Rise:

Name: Sharlene Taule

Age: 25 

Place of Origin: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Sounds like: Sharlene brings a fresh, youthful sound to the urban genre, merging merengue rhythms with reggaeton, electronic and dance music. Appeals to bachata and pop fans alike. 

Major accomplishment to date: Reached No. 1 on Billboard’s Tropical Airplay chart three times in a row with “Mal de Amor,” “Aqui Nadie Toca” and “Toy Enamorao."

Recommended song: "La Fila" 

What's next: Sharlene is finishing her debut album on her own Sharlene Music while promoting "La Fila."