Maluma is a Colombian singer-songwriter, television personality and actor. Winner of a Latin Grammy Award out of nine nominations, he has sold 18 million copies of singles and albums worldwide, establishing himself as one of the most successful and influential artists of urban Latin American music.

He rose to fame in his native country in 2011 with the singles Farandulera and Obsesión, collected on his debut album, Magia. In the same year Maluma was nominated for the Latin Grammy Award as est New Artist. Thanks to the songs La Temperatura and Carnaval he achieved success in the rest of Latin America, confirmed by the second studio album, Pretty Boy, Dirty Boy, which was entered first place in the Billboard Latin album chart, and from which Borró Cassette, El Perdedor and Sin contrato were extracted.

In 2018 Maluma was awarded the Extraordinary Evolution Award at the Latin American Music Awards for the success achieved since the beginning of his career, and in 2019 ASCAP awarded him the Songwriter of the Year award for his contributions to Latin American music.

Alongside his music, Maluma has embarked on a television career as a coach and judge on The Voice in Mexico and Colombia.