José Álvaro Osorio Balvín (born May 7, 1985), known artistically as J Balvin, is a Colombian reggaeton singer. Balvin was born in Medellín, the largest city of Antioquia and Colombia's second largest populated city, where he became interested in rap, dancehall, champeta and bachata at a young age. He is known for his songs "Yo Te Lo Dije", "Tranquila", "Ay Vamos" and "6 AM".
J Balvin was previously on tour in the US with Enrique Iglesias and Pitbull. In May of 2015 it was announced that J Balvin and Becky G will embark on a co-headlining North American tour.