Nicky Jam

Fénix

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Released in early 2017, Fénix is reggaeton veteran Nicky Jam's first studio album in ten years, following 2007's The Black Carpet. Since then, he relocated from Puerto Rico to Colombia, restarted his career, signed to Sony, and became more successful than ever. He scored several international hit singles and won numerous awards for "El Perdón," his enormously successful collaboration with Enrique Iglesias. Both the Spanish and English ("Forgiveness") versions of the song appear on Fénix, as well as additional hits "Hasta el Amanecer" (which also appears in both languages, with additional remixes of both, featuring Daddy Yankee and Kid Ink) and "El Amante." Many other collaborations make up the album's lengthy track list, including songs with J Balvin, Arcángel, and dancehall reggae stars Sean Paul and Konshens. Mixing harder-edged club jams with more vulnerable pop tunes, Fénix brings listeners up to date on what Jam has been up to since his creative rebirth. The album was his most successful full-length to date, hitting number one on the Billboard Latin Albums chart and reaching the Top 30 of the Billboard 200.

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