profile : MALUMA

Juan Luis Londoño Arias, (born 28 January 1994), better known by his stage name Maluma, …

… is a Colombian singer, songwriter and record producer, signed to Sony Music Colombia.

Maluma began his musical career in 2010, recording singles.

After “Farandulera” became a local radio hit, Sony Music and its subsidiary label Sony Music Colombia decided to sign the singer to record his first studio album.

The label then launched the next single, “Loco,” which was inspired by “rampant and uncontrolled love.”

In 2012, Maluma signed an exclusive contract with Sony Music Colombia.

That same year, he released his first studio album, entitled “Magia.”

The video for the single, “Obsesión,” was filmed at the Antioquia Department Railway Station and featured Colombian model Lina Posada, …

… who had previously appeared in the music video for the song “Taboo” (2011) by Don Omar.

So far the video has more than 150 million views on YouTube.

Other singles released from the album include “Miss Independent” and “Pasarla Bien,” …

… which reached the Top 3 of Colombia’s chart National Report and became the first Top 5 performer on that list.

Maluma was also nominated for a 2012 Shock Award as “Best New Artist.

In 2013, the artist released the final two singles from his debut album, “Primer Amor” and “Miss Independent”, …

… which had promotional music videos, recorded in Medellín, gathering more than 35 million views on YouTube.

In Colombia, Maluma took second place in a list of the biggest hits of the year by National Report, …

… behind the duet “Como Le Gusta a Tu Cuerpo” by Carlos Vives and Brazilian singer Michel Teló.

“La Temperatura”, a duet with Puerto Rican singer Eli Palacios, was released as the first single from his upcoming second studio album;

… it achieved the seventh position on the National Report charts.

It also became his first single to enter the US charts for the Latin audience by Billboard;

; it also reached the 38th position in the list Tropical Songs, the 36th position of the Latin Pop Airplay, and the 4th place in the Latin Rhythm Airplay.


That same year, Maluma was nominated for several awards, including “Best Radio Song” at the 2013 Shock Awards for “La Temperatura”, …

… which he won, as well as the MTV Europe Music Award for Best Latin America Central Act for 2013, …

… and the Latin Grammy Award for Best New Artist.

In 2014, he released music videos for the tracks “La Curiosidad”, “Addicted”  and “Carnaval”.

He also collaborated with international artists like Elvis Crespo, on the theme “Olé Brazil”, and also with Jorge Villamizar on the song “I Lived”.

His second album Pretty Boy, Dirty Boy explores genres like merengue and electronic.

On 16 July 2014, Maluma appeared in the 2014 Premios Juventud, where he performed “La Temperatura”.

That same month, the singer was confirmed as a judge/coach on Caracol Television‘s The Voice Kids, alongside Fanny Lu and Andrés Cepeda.

In August, he made his debut as a host at the inaugural awards Kids’ Choice Awards Colombia of 2014.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia


Year Title Role Notes
2014 La voz Kids Colombia Himself Trainer and judge
Kids’ Choice Awards Colombia 2014 Himself Main Presenter

2016 Nuestra Belleza Latina Himself Music guest
Susana Giménez Himself Interviewee; music guest
Despertar contigo Himself Guest

2017 La Voz Kids… México Himself Coach and judge


Maluma discography
Studio albums 2
Singles 33
Mixtapes 1

The discography of Colombian reggaeton singer Maluma consists of two studio albums, one mixtape, …

… and thirty three singles (including sixteen as a featured artist).


Studio albums

List of studio albums, with selected details, chart positions, sales, and certifications
Title Studio album details Peak chart positions Sales Certifications


Pretty Boy, Dirty Boy
  • Released: October 30, 2015
  • Label: Sony Music Latin
  • Formats: CD, Digital download
8 2 2 9 1
  • US: 5,000
“—” denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.


List of mixtapes, with selected details, sales, and certifications
Title Mixtape details
PB.DB. The Mixtape


As lead artist

List of singles as lead artist, with selected chart positions and certifications, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album




“Farandulera” 2011 Magia

“Magia” 2012
“Pasarla Bien”

“Miss Independent” 2013

“La Temperatura” 2014 7 30 24 11 8 25 PB.DB. The Mixtape
“La Curiosidad” 48 50 37
“Carnaval” 8 6


“Intentalo” Non-album single

El Tiki 2015 2 53 90 Pretty Boy, Dirty Boy
Borró Cassette 1 4 21 23 3 1 2 1 1


El Perdedor
(solo or featuring Yandel)
2016 1 2 1 24 4 1 4 6 1
  • AMPROFON: Gold
  • PROMUSICAE: 2× Platinum

“Sin Contrato”
(solo, featuring Fifth Harmony or Don Omar and Wisin)
3 17 6 52 7 1 2 8
  • PROMUSICAE: Platinum


“Cuatro Babys”
(featuring Noriel, Bryant Myers and Juhn)
21 55 15 Trap Capos: Season 1

“Un Polvo”
(featuring Bad Bunny, Arcángel, De La Ghetto and Ñengo Flow)
“Me Gusta”
(with Alkilados)
“—” denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

As featured artist

List of singles as featured artist, with selected chart positions and certifications, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album

“Te Viví”
(Villamizar featuring Maluma, Elvis Crespo and J.B.D)
2014 43 El Día Que Vuelva
“Olé Brazil”
(Elvis Crespo featuring Maluma)
49 Tatuaje

(Kevin Roldan featuring Maluma and Andy Rivera)
The Beginning
“La Invitación”
(Pipe Bueno featuring Maluma)
17 Non-album single

“Fiesta de Verano”
(Maía featuring Maluma)
2015 Maía
(Danny Romero featuring Maluma)
  • PROMUSICAE: Platinum
Non-album singles

“Me Curaré (Remix)”
(Justin Quiles featuring Maluma)
“Aventura (Remix)”
(Tomas the Latin Boy featuring Maluma)
1 The Latin Boy

“Un Beso (Remix)”
(Baby Rasta & Gringo featuring Maluma)
2016 96 Non-album single
Desde Esa Noche
(Thalía featuring Maluma)
4 20 68 16 78
  • AMPROFON: Gold
  • PROMUSICAE: Platinum

(Leslie Grace featuring Maluma)
Sim Ou Não” / “Sí o No”
(Anitta featuring Maluma)
15 42

“La Fila”
(Luny Tunes featuring Don Omar, Maluma and Sharlene)
88 3 Mas Flow 3
Vente Pa’ Ca
(Ricky Martin featuring Maluma)
2 1 1 2 4 41
  • PROMUSICAE: 2× Platinum

“Sobre Mí”
(Sin Bandera featuring Maluma)
19 Una Ultima Vez
(Shakira featuring Maluma)
2 4 26 11 7 1 51 1 45
  • FIMI: Platinum
  • PROMUSICAE: 2× Platinum

“Me Llamas (Remix)”
(Piso 21 featuring Maluma)
10 14 37 29 33
“—” denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Other charted songs

List of songs, with selected chart positions, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peaks Album
“Una Aventura”
(featuring Alexis & Fido)
2015 80 Pretty Boy, Dirty Boy

Other appearances

List of guest appearances showing year released and album name
Title Year Other performer(s) Album
“Dime Que Te Parece” 2011 Landa Freak

“Con Flow Mátalo” 2012 J Balvin, Reykon, Kevin Roldan,
Jay & el Punto, Dragón & Caballero

“Te Quiero Amar” (Remix) 2013 Pasabordo
“Bésame” Kafu Banton

“Se Acaba el Tiempo” (Remix) Maximus Wel, J Alvarez
“No Voy a Beber Mas” (Remix) Alberto Stylee
“Juegos Prohibidos” (Remix) Nicky Jam

“Amor En Practica” (Remix) 2014 J Alvarez, Jory, Ken-Y
“Tus Besos” (Remix) El Indio

Ella Es Mi Fiesta” (Remix) 2015 Carlos Vives
“Sólo Tú” Arcángel, DJ Luian Los Favoritos

“Que Sí, Que No” 2016 Kevin Ortiz Mi Vicio y Mi Adicción
“El Tiempo” (Remix) Axcel y Andrew, J Alvarez Los Brothers

Make My Love Go” (Remix) Jay Sean, Sean Paul None
La Bicicleta” (Remix) Carlos Vives, Shakira

Music videos

List of music videos, showing year released and directors
Title Year Other artist(s) Director(s) Ref.
As lead artist
“Farandulera” 2011 None

“Magia” 2012
“Pasarla Bien”

“Miss Independent” 2013
La Temperatura Eli Palacios Harold Jimenez

“La Curiosidad” 2014 None
“Addicted” (Lyric Video)
Carnaval(Lyric Video)

“Addicted” Harold Jimenez

El Tiki(Lyric Video) 2015
Borro Cassette(Lyric Video) Ulysses Terrero
Jessy Terrero

El Perdedor 2016 Jessy Terrero

Sin Contrato
“Cuatro Babys” Noriel, Bryant Myers, Juhn Jose Javy Ferrer




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