KAROL G – 19th ANNUAL LATIN GRAMMY
KAROL G –
Carolina Giraldo Navarro (born 14 February 1991), known professionally as Karol G, is a Colombian reggaeton singer and songwriter. Her songs “Ahora Me Llama”, “Mi Cama” and “Culpables” have reached the top ten on the Billboard Hot Latin Songs chart. She has won a Latin Grammy Award.
Life and career
During her childhood, Carolina Giraldo Navarro participated in the talent show The X Factor.
She furthered her studies at Calasanz in Medellín, and studied music at the University of Antioquia and
before moving to New York to pursue a musical career.
 In 2006, she began using the stage name Karol G.
She collaborated in 2013,with Puerto Rican singer Nicky Jam and released the song,
“Amor De Dos” which became very popular in Colombia and has reached over 100 million views on YouTube.
Also collaborated in 2014 with Colombian reggaeton and Latin trap singer Andy Rivera and released the song,
“Mañana” which now has over 90 million views on YouTube.
She also released a song called, “Ricos Besos” but was not as successful.
Released her own adaption in 2015 of the song “Mil Horas” by Argentinian rock band Los Abuelos de la Nada called, “Ya No Te Creo” which had moderate success in Colombia.
A while later, she collaborated with American reggaeton singer De La Ghetto to release the song, “Te Lo Quiero Hacer”. In March 2016, she released the song, “Casi Nada” and in April of the same year she released the song, “Muñeco De Lego”, and
Collaborative single with Bad Bunny in 2017, titled “Ahora Me Llama” was released which has become popular and quickly gained over 680 million views on YouTube.
 A while later in the same year, she released the song, “A Ella” which became popular in Colombia. Later in the year she collaborated with fellow Colombian reggaeton and Latin trap singer Kevin Roldán and released the song,
“Eres mi Todo”.
Also during the year, she joined the talent show, Pequeños Gigantes USA, as a team captain and a judge alongside Prince Royce, Luis Coronel and Bianca Marroquín.
 Speaking about the gender gap in urban music, Giraldo said in Spanish:
“Women should be given more space in urban music.
The genre has evolved a lot both on the musical level and in the lyrics that are now not so hardcore.
It’s a good opportunity now for us”.
 She appeared as an opening act on the 2017 Premios Juventud awards.