Maluma Announced as First 2017 Billboard Latin Music Conference Panelist

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Maluma performs at Sant Jordi Club on Oct. 7, 2016 in Barcelona, Spain. 

Colombian superstar Maluma is taking center stage at the 2017 Billboard Latin Music Conference on the new panel, "Socializing Maluma."

With more than 24 million followers on Facebook, 20 million on Instagram and 3.5 million on Twitter, the chart-topping artist will give the audience an inside look on how he works his social media. 

Recently, Maluma became the sixth act -- and the youngest ever -- to concurrently hold the No. 1 and No. 2 spots on the Latin Airplay chart, with "Sin contrato" and "Chantaje." At 23-years-old he's had five No. 1's so far on the Latin Airplay chart, including "Borró cassette" and "El perdedor."

The Medellín-born reggaetonero was also announced as a finalist for the 2017 Billboard Latin Music Awards. He has seven entrie,s including social artist of the year and hot Latin songs artist of the year, male.

The Billboard Latin Music Awards are the culmination of the Billboard Latin Music Conference, taking place April 24-27 at the Ritz Carlton Miami Beach. To register, visit

Billboard Latin Music Awards and Conference 2017


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