J Balvin's 10 Best Songs: Critic's Picks
On Friday (May 25), J Balvin dropped Vibras, his 14-song new album and his fans are enjoying all the fresh music. But the Colombian singer already has a long list of classic songs, including "Mi Gente," "6am" and "Ginza," as well as many unique collaborations such as "X" and "I Like It."
For that reason, Billboard has gathered the 10 best J Balvin songs. See the full list below:
J Balvin, Willy William “Mi Gente” featuring Beyonce
The original version of “Mi Gente” was released on June 2017, but Balvin surprised all his fans by dropping a new version with Queen Bey two months later. The song peaked at No.3 on the Hot 100.
J Balvin - Ginza
“Ginza” became one of the longest-reigning No. 1s on Billboard's Hot Latin Songs chart in 2015. The J Balvin song topped the list for 22 weeks.
J Balvin - “Ay Vamos”
J Balvin’s “Ay Vamos” was J Balvin's first No.1 on Hot Latin Songs. Its music video also gave Balvin the honor of becoming the first Latin urban artist to surpass a billion views on YouTube.
Nicky Jam, J Balvin - “X”
And the bromance continues. Nicky Jam and J Balvin’s “X” showcases not only their friendship but also how powerful they can be together creatively.
J Balvin, Farruko - “6am”
“6am” was J Balvin’s first Latin Airplay No. 1 in 2014. At the time, Balvin described the song as “the Latin version of The Hangover.”
Cardi B, J Balvin, Bad Bunny - “I Like It”
Cardi B, J Balvin and Bad Bunny bring the heat on “I Like It.” The new version retains the legacy of a song that was born to be a hit.
J Balvin - “Sigo Extrañandote”
“Sigo Extranñandote” showcases J Balvin’s romantic side. Its music video is bound to break your heart.
J Balvin - “Yo Te Lo Dije”
Released in 2013, “Yo Te Lo Dije” belongs to Balvin’s album La Familia.
J Balvin, Pharrel Williams, BIA, Sky - “Safari”
“Safari” established J Balvin as a crossover singer without leaving his Spanish-language behind. The standout J Balvin song is part of his previous album, Energia.
J Balvin - “Ambiente”
“Ambiente” is part of J Balvin’s new album Vibras. Its music video was filmed in Isla Morada, FL and it has a reggae style scenery.