Karol G will receive the Billboard Spirit of Hope award for her work to empower women. We tell you about her musical career and about a facet of the singer that you probably didn’t know: her philanthropic work.
Colombian urban singer Karol G will receive the Billboard Spirit of Hope award at the 2023 Billboard Latin Music Awards, which will be presented on October 5 at the Watsco Center in Coral Gables (Miami-Dade), Florida.
“Carolina Giraldo Navarro, also known as Karol G, has left an indelible mark on the music industry with her talent and impact on female empowerment,” the organization highlighted in a statement.
Karol G beyond music: her philanthropic work
In 2022, Karol G created the Con Cora Foundation, with the aim of promoting the economic, social, psychological and artistic development of disadvantaged women. Her philanthropic work has been outstanding, and now she will be recognized with the Billboard Spirit of Hope Award.
“I feel grateful for this special recognition. My commitment to the Con Cora Foundation is a fundamental part of my life and I am proud to be able to help the women who need it most,” said Karol G, according to the organization’s statement.
Karol G’s musical career
Recently, the Colombian managed to place a single at the top of the Billboard Hot 100 charts with the song “TQG”, a collaboration with Shakira, which ranked in the top 10, they added.
With her fourth album, Mañana Se Bonito (2023), Karol G is the first woman to debut at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart with an album in Spanish.
Her musical career includes five studio albums, more than 70 singles, and multiple collaborations with prominent Latin American artists.
On August 11, Karol G published her latest album Mañana will be beautiful (Bichota Season) to coincide with his tour of the United States, which started in Las Vegas.
In addition, the performer of hits like “Provenza”, “A ella”, “El Makinon” and “Tusa” went on the highest-grossing North American tour by a Latin artist of all time and ranked on Pollstar’s list of the top 10 most successful tours in the world with their “$trip Love Tour”.
Other Latin Americans nominated for the Billboard Awards
With 21 nominations, the singer and composer of regional Mexican music Peso Pluma heads the list of finalists for the Billboard Awards, in which he is followed by Bad Bunny, Grupo Frontera, Karol G, Shakira and Fuerza Regida.
The Billboard Latin Music Awards gala will also be broadcast simultaneously on the Hispanic entertainment cable channel, Universo, the Peacock service, the Telemundo application, and throughout Latin America and the Caribbean on Telemundo Internacional.