Grammy winner Columbian-American singer Kali Uchis took home her first Latin Pop Album of the year at the 2021 Latin Billboard Music Award on September 23, 2021. Uchis was among the most nominated this year, including a finalist in seven categories. In May, Kali Uchis Spanglish hit song, ‘Telepatia’ Hit. 1 on Billboard Latin Charts, becoming the first solo female artist to top charts in nearly a decade. By Summertime, the song hit #1 at Billboard’s Latin Airplay and Latin Pop Airplay charts in the same week and was #1 on Latin Digital Song Sales for 10 weeks. In addition, Uchis won her first Grammy for Best Dance Recording with Kaytranada for “10%” and was nominated for her first Latin American Music Award for Favorite Pop Album.
Over the years, Columbian-American singer has become an alternative music star redefining the 2000s R&B-soul scene with her modern-day neo-soul Spanish-Language songs. She has performed at US Festivals like Outside Lands, Austin City Limits, Tropicalia, and Coachella. Kali Uchis has collaborated with major artists like Snoop Dog, ‘On Edge’ Major Lazer, ‘Wave,’ and Tyler, The Creator, ‘After The Storm.‘ Most recently, Uchis included SZA for ‘Fue Mejor’ from her Miedo (Del Amor y Otros Demonios) album on September 29, 2021.
As we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, Kali Uchis will perform at the 34th Hispanic Heritage Awards on PBS on October 8, 2021, where she will be recognized as an “Inspira Honoree.” In addition, Amazon Music’s new global playlist will include Uchis’ cover of Selena’s ‘Si Una Vez,’ listen here. Furthermore, Uchis unveiled sustainable denim produced in Columbia, OBSESIÓN, from her clothing line, Bodied by Uchis, and recently dropped Kali Uchis x SZA tee clothing collection. Finally, Uchis has announced she’s joining Tyler, the creator North American tour in support of his new album “Call me if you get lost” with supporting artists Vince Staples and Texas rapper Teezo Touchdown from February to April 2022.