Colombian reggaeton singer. Balvin was born in Medellin, Colombia. At age 17, he moved to the United States. He moved to Oklahoma and New York to learn English and was influenced by the music he heard there. He then returned to Medellin and gained popularity performing at clubs in the city. He was the first latino artist to perform in a main stage at Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, and to be a Lolapalooza headliner.