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Maluma delivers essentials through El Arte de Los Sueños foundation
Colombian singer Maluma and his sister Manuela Londoño Arias, the president of El Arte de los Sueños foundation, have come together to help the families of the 170 children who are members of their nonprofit organization by giving them necessities that will allow them to overcome their isolation amid the coronavirus pandemic. Donations were also extended to other low-income sectors of Antoquia, Colombia, while health centers received equipment such as respirators, uniforms and more than 10,000 units of gloves. “I’m really happy that through the foundation I could help many children,” Maluma shared on a video posted on Instagram.
Nicky Jam’s ‘El Ganador’ series to be available via Netflix in US
As of April 21, the authorized bio-series Nicky Jam: El Ganador will be available to Netflix members in the U.S. In November 2018, the series premiered on Netflix only in Latin America, where the series was an instant topic of conversation since his fans and non-fans were very curious to know what he had to confess about his life.
Luis Fonsi joins NBC’s ‘Songland’
Puerto Rican star Luis Fonsi has been confirmed as one of the guest recording artists featured on the second season of Songland, NBC’s hit songwriting competition series. Fonsi will join the previously announced guest recording artists Usher, H.E.R., Bebe Rexha and Lady Antebellum. The second season premieres on April 13.