Chucho Valdes and Orishas among Top 20 in Latin Music in 2018.

Los Angeles, US, Dec 22 (Prensa Latina) The albums Jazz Bata II by the Cuban jazz musician Chucho Valdes, and Gourmet by the hip hop group Orishas are among the top 20 Latin music made records on the Billboard.

The Cuban jazz musician and Orishas rank 10th and 12th, respectively, in the top 20 this year, according to the influential specialized publication.

In his record, Valdes, who has won six Grammy and three Latin Grammy awards, includes blends of African rhythms and classics of Cuban popular music as a tribute to his father and Irakere founder, Bebo Valdes.

For their part, Orishas returns to the stage with Gourmet, their fifth studio album in which they return to the Cuban roots that marked them as one of the most listened to hip hop groups.

The list is headed by ‘El Mal Querer’, the second record by the Spanish singer Rosalia, which was released on November 2, 2018, by Sony Music.

Other musicians on the list include Gilberto Santa Rosa, Victor Manuel and Sonora Sanjuanera; Natalia Lafourcade, Mon Laferte and J Balvin.

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