1. J Alvarez

Age: 30

Country: Puerto Rico

Label: On Top of the World/Sony

Known For: "La Pregunta" peaked at No. 5 on Hot Latin Songs in July 2013.

Musical Style: Very melodic, often romantic

Giving Props: "Yankee is the face of the movement. He's the one that preserves the attitude and look of an urban act. 'Gasolina' opened the doors to Europe for me, and we're still taking advantage of that. Yankee was always ahead of his time. Then, when he overtook us all, he forced us to listen."

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