Nicky Jam is a global superstar and a pioneer of Latin Urban music. Earlier this year he released his multi-platinum #1 album "Fenix," which features the new smash-hit single "Si Tu La Ves." Nicky is now embarking on the "El Ganador" North American Tour with special guests Plan B. Tickets are on sale NOW at Ticketmaster.com and nickyjampr.net.
Born in Boston in 1981, Nicky moved to Puerto Rico with his family as a young boy. At the age of 11, he recorded his first album, "Diferente a Los Demás (Different From the Rest)," which attracted the attention of DJs and artists on the island.
As a young adult, Nicky Jam quickly rose to the top of his genre with radio hits including "Yo No Soy Tu Marido," "Me Voy Pa'l Party," " and "La Combi Completa," among others. He toured the world and became one of Latin Urban music's first international stars.
Just as he was enjoying his hard-earned accomplishments, his life took a 180-degree turn. Suddenly, instead of being on stage, he was in prison, and he fell into a deep depression. Finally, after three years out of the limelight, Nicky Jam performed a show in Colombia. There, he found an audience that was ready to give him a second chance. He vowed to show his fans that he had escaped drugs and alcohol. With discipline and hard work, he began to make up for lost time.
Nicky soon decided to move to Colombia to rebuild his career. In 2012, he created a low-budget music video that went on to rack up more than 15 million views on YouTube. In 2013, he debuted his new image and returned stronger than ever. He notched five radio hits: "Piensas en Mí", "Curiosidad", "Juegos Prohibidos", "Voy a Beber" and the global hit "Travesuras." At the time, "Travesuras," was Nicky's international comeback hit after a 10-year absence from the charts. It peaked at #4 on Billboard's Hot Latin Songs.
In February 2015, Nicky Jam teamed up with Enrique Iglesias to release "El Perdón," his most internationally acclaimed single to date. Tallying more than 1 million YouTube views on the day of its release, "El Perdón" was #1 on Billboard's Hot Latin songs charts for 30 weeks (making it the second-longest-running single in the chart's history). An English version, titled "Forgiveness," helped the song peak at No. 56 on the Billboard Hot 100 in September 2015. In January 2016, Nicky released "Hasta el Amanecer", which also became the biggest Latin song of the year. The single was #1 on Billboard's "Hot Latin Songs" for 18 weeks, which was the longest run of 2016.
Nicky kicked off 2017 with the release of his latest album "Fenix," which landed at #1 on the Top Latin Albums chart. He also made his acting debut alongside a star-studded cast in Vin Diesel's film "xXx: The Return of Xander Cage."