Karol G to Co-Headline This Year’s Rock in Rio Festival

Karol G is ready to rock

The 33-year-old Colombian Grammy-winning singer/songwriter will co-headline this year’s Rock in Rio, one of the biggest music festivals in Brazil.

Karol GKarol G has been added to the line-up, which will include performances from Mariah Carey, Ludmilla and many other artists. 

The very first Rock in Rio festival took place in 1985. The line-up included music icons like Queen, Tina Turner, AC/DC, Rod Stewart and Iron Maiden. Since then, many other global stars like Britney Spears, Shakira, Beyoncé, Rihanna, Dua Lipa, Paul McCartney and Drake have performed at the multi-day festival.

This year, Rock in Rio will be celebrating the 40th anniversary of the festival in a big way. The event will take place over two weekends, Sept. 13 to 15 and 19 to 22, at the Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro.

Karol G was added as a co-headliner to the September 20 date. She’s currently touring Latin America with her Mañana Será Bonito Tour. The tour will visit Brazil on May 10 in São Paulo. Her fans in Brazil will get a second chance to see her in Rio de Janeiro for Rock in Rio. She’ll headline the Palco Mundo (World Stage) that day with Katy Perry, Cyndi Lauper and Ivete Sangalo.

Brazilian superstar Ludmilla is one of the co-headliners on the September 13 date. She recently performed on the main stage of the Coachella music festival. Travis Scott, 21 Savage, and Matuê, Teto & Wiu will also headline the Palco Mundo. Mariah Carey will headline the Palco Sunset (Sunset Stage) on September 22. Other performers to look out for over those two weekends include Lulu Santos, DENNIS, Gloria Groove, Iza, Ed Sheeran, Charlie Puth, Imagine Dragons and One Republic.

Next month, the 2024 Rock in Rio Lisboa will first take place. From June 15 to 16 and 22 to 23, Camila Cabello, Jonas Brothers, Aitana, Doja Cat, Sheeran and many others will perform at the precursor festival to the one later happening in Rio de Janeiro.

Karol G Continues Breaking Records with Mañana Será Bonito Tour

Karol G continues breaking records…

The 33-year-old Colombian Grammy-winning singer has broken records in Costa Rica while on the Latin American leg of her Mañana Será Bonito Tour.

Karol GKarol G sold nearly 105,000 tickets between her two sold-out shows in San José (March 9-10), becoming the highest ticket sales ever for a concert in the Central American country.

The record was previously held by Coldplay in 2022.

Additionally, as the trek moves to Europe, the “Bichota” singer also achieved a groundbreaking feat by becoming the first artist to sell out four shows at the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium in Madrid, where she’ll perform from July 20 to 23.

Karol G to Make Three “Mañana Será Bonito Tour” Stops in Mexico in Early 2024

Karol G is heading to Mexico…

As part of its Latin American leg, the 32-year-old Colombian singer-songwriter’s Mañana Será Bonito Tour will make three stops in Mexico, starting February 8 at the capital’s emblematic Estadio Azteca, promoter Ocesa has announced.

Karol GAccording to Karol G’s official website, the other two dates scheduled in Mexico are February 16, at the Estadio Mobil Super in the northern city of Monterrey, and February 23 at the Tres de Marzo stadium in Guadalajara.

Pre-sale for HSBC cardholders for the Estadio Azteca show begins next Monday and Tuesday (October 23-24), and the following day they will be available to the general public at the venue’s box office or through Ticketmaster, Ocesa said.

The show at the Estadio Azteca will be produced by Ocesa and Westwood. The collaboration between both promoters had previously occurred last December, when Puerto Rican superstar Bad Bunny sang at the same venue.

The nicknamed “Coloso de Santa Úrsula” has room for about 83,000 people, according to its website. Among other stars that have performed there are U2, Madonna and Vicente Fernández.

The last time that “La Bichota” performed in Mexico City was in June 2022, when she gave two sold-out concerts at the Arena Ciudad de México, where she had RBD’s Anahí and Mexican rock band Café Tacvba as special guests.

Karol G’s upcoming shows in Mexico, after her successful U.S. stadiums tour, mark the beginning of a journey through 18 Latin American cities, including in her native Colombia, Peru, Chile, Guatemala, Argentina and Brazil.

Her previous arenas stint, the 2022 $trip Love Tour, became the highest-grossing U.S. tour by a Latina in history. It grossed $69.9 million across 33 shows in North America, according to figures reported to Billboard Boxscore, surpassing Jennifer Lopez’s $50 million on the 2019 It’s My Party World Tour and Shakira’s $28.2 million on the 2018 El Dorado World Tour.

Last August, Karol G was the first Latina headliner at Lollapalooza. She subsequently released her second album of the year, Mañana Será Bonito (Bichota Season), six months after Mañana Será Bonito, which debuted atop the Billboard 200 becoming the first No. 1 by a woman singing in Spanish in the history of the chart.


Karol G Makes History on Billboard’s Hot Latin Songs Chart with Most Entries by Female Artist

Karol G is on a hot streak…

The 32-year-old Colombian singer-songwriter is making history on Billboard’s Hot Latin Songs chart dated August 26), as the woman with the most entries in the list’s history.

Karol GOn the chart, which dates back to 1986, Karol G lands nine debuts, all from her fifth-studio album, Mañana Será Bonito (Bichota Season).

She now has a total of 60 chart appearances, outpacing the previous recordholder among women, Ednita Nazario, with 53-career entries. Overall, Bad Bunny continues in command with 148 total entries 

Hot Latin Songs ranks the most popular Latin songs of the week, blending airplay, steams, and digital sales.

Mi Ex Tenía Razón” leads the new haul bursting in at No. 1. The song traces its high start to 15 million official U.S. streams earned in the week ending August 17, according to Luminate. The sum yields a No. 14 start on the overall Streaming Songs chart and an equal No. 1 launch on Latin Streaming Songs. It also sold 2,000 copies, allowing for a No. 1 debut on Latin Digital Song Sales.

“Mi Ex Tenía Razón” makes a mark on radio airplay in line with its big streaming and sales splash. It’s the only new song from Bichota Season to debut on the overall Latin Airplay, at No. 28, with 4 million in audience impressions earned during the same tracking week.

Meanwhile, “Qlona,” Karol G’s first collaboration with Peso Pluma, debuts at No. 2 with 12 million official U.S. streams and 1,000 downloads sold.

Those two tracks join “S91” in the chart’s top 10. The latter previewed Bichota Season as the first single, debuting at No. 10 in July. On the current ranking, it rises 20-6 with the Greatest Gainer Sales/Streaming honors, fueled by 8.9 million streams, up 73%. It also re-enters at No. 37 on the overall Streaming Songs list, and rallies 25-6 on Latin Streaming Songs.

Three other tracks outside Bichota Season hold steady on Hot Latin Songs, making a total of 13 simultaneous songs on the current ranking.

Here’s the recap:

No. 1 “Mi Ex Tenía Razón” (debut)
No. 2 “Qlona,” with Peso Pluma (debut)
No. 6, “S91”
No. 12, “Una Noche En Medellín (Remix)” with Cris MJ & Ryan Castro (debut)
No. 13, “TQG,” with Shakira
No. 15, “Okidoki” (debut)
No. 18, “Amargura”
No. 19, “Me Tengo Que Ir,” with Kali Uchis (debut)
No. 22, “Dispo,” with Young Miko (debut)
No. 26, “Bichotag” (debut)
No. 29, “Gatita Gangster,” with Dei V (debut)
No. 36, “Provenza (Remix),” with Tiesto (debut)
No. 44, “Watati,” featuring Aldo Ranks

Karol G’s new personal records arrive amidst her Mañana Será Bonito Tour, in support of the eponymous album which scored her the best performance on the Billboard 200, and the first all-Spanish-language record by a female artist to debut at No. 1.

Karol G to Kick Off First-Ever Stadium Tour in the U.S. This Summer

Karol G is hitting the road once again…


The 32-year-old Colombian singer is set to embark on her first-ever stadium tour in the United States.

Karol GThe Mañana Será Bonito Tour will kick off on August 11 at Las Vegas’ Allegiant Stadium and will visit Pasadena, Miami, Houston and Dallas and before wrapping up on September 7 at Metlife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.

The six-date stint is named after Karol G’s history-making album, which debuted atop the Billboard 200.


The 17-track set became Karol’s first No. 1 on the tally and the chart’s first No. 1 all Spanish-language album by a woman.


Karol G’s Mañana Será Bonito Tour Dates:

August 11 – Las Vegas, NV @ Allegiant Stadium
August 18 – Pasadena, CA @ Rose Bowl
August 25 – Miami, FL @ Hard Rock Stadium
August 29 – Houston, TX @ NRG Stadium
Sept. 2 – Dallas, TX @ Cotton Bowl
Sept. 7 – East Rutherford, NJ @ Metlife Stadium