Not lengthy after successful Best New Artist on the Latin Grammys, Karol G took the stage in shiny black leather-based and yellow fringe to carry out her sassy, unforgettable hit “Mi Cama.”
Fittingly, for a music that rebukes a doltish ex, the Colombian singer carried out with all-female instrumentalists and feminine dancers. Her band added funk and playful swing to the tightly programmed recording, and earlier than the music closed, Karol G’s guitarist reeled off a spirited solo as fireworks erupted close by. But the important thing to “Mi Cama” is the wordless hook made out of the sound of lurching bedsprings. These talk greater than any guitar solo.
Commercial Latin pop has not all the time been pleasant to feminine performers, however Karol G achieved a formidable sequence of hits this 12 months, charting within the U.S. with seven completely different singles. None of these songs, nevertheless, carried out higher than “Mi Cama,” which climbed to Number Six on Billboard’s Hot Latin Songs chart. The sound of these squeaking springs even lured the established stars J Balvin and Nicky Jam, who contributed to a remix of the only.
Earlier this month, Karol G launched a brand new duet with one other Colombian star, Maluma. He additionally gained a Latin Grammy on Thursday night time for Best Contemporary Pop Vocal Album.