Latin Artist of the Month for January 2023
CNCO is a Latin American boy group made up of Christopher Vélez, Richard Camacho, Joel Pimentel, Erick Brian Colón, and Zabdiel De Jesús. During their debut season of La Banda, they won the hearts of celebrities, including Ricky Marten, Alejandro Saenz, and Laura Pausini.
On August 26, 2016, they released their debut album, “Primera Cita,” which reached the top of the US Top Latin Albums Chart and US Latin Pop Albums Chart in the United States. The third single from the album, “Reggaetón Lento (Bailemos),” has been viewed over one billion times.
Besides releasing their own singles, “Pretend” and “De Cero,” the group collaborated with Abraham Mateo, Manuel Turizo, and PRETTYMUCH in 2019. With Natti Natasha, CNCO released the single “Honey Boo.” Their third album, Déjà Vu, featured Enrique Iglesias and Chayanne as covers. Shortly after the album’s release in February 2021, Joel Pimental left the group. Continuing as a quartet, CNCO released their fourth full-length effort, 2022’s XOXO, which featured the mega-hits “Toa La Noche,” “Miami,” and “Party, Humo y Alcohol.” CNCO’s third album, Déjà Vu, featured covers by Enrique Iglesias and Chayanne.