Rosalía and J Balvin's 'Con Altura' Hits One Billion Views on YouTube

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Rosalia and J Balvin featuring El Guincho, "Con Altura"

Rosalía has cracked the billionaire club. 

The rising Spanish singer’s hit “Con Altura” ("With Height") with J Balvin and featuring producer El Guincho has notched up one billion views on YouTube.

Helmed by Director X, the “Con Altura” video sees the trio start a party on a plane and its star shows off some of her signature flamenco moves. 

The clip went live on YouTube in late March 2019 and has logged 28 weeks on the video streaming platform’s global list of most popular music videos. In late August, “Con Altura” went on to win a brace of trophies at the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards, in the choreography and Latin categories, making her the first Spanish winning-artist in VMAs history.

It’s currently at No. 3 on YouTube’s Top Music Videos tally, making it the most successful video by a female artist in 2019, according to the Alphabet-owned streaming giant.

The Catalan pop artist has enjoyed overwhelming critical acclaim for her contemporary, urban-music twist on flamenco. For a feature article published in Billboard Magazine, Ron Perry, chairman/CEO of Columbia Records, which signed Rosalía in the United States, described the artist as “a once-in-a-generation talent.”

Colombian superstar J Balvin has been here before. The reggaeton artist now has lead or featured-artist credits with seven clips on the YouTube Billion Views Club, equal with Ozuna among Latin artists. 

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