Luis Fonsi will likely be singing his coronary heart out tonight at iHeart Radio’s Fiesta Latina, the place “Despacito” will likely be a much-anticipated a part of his musical set. “All the pieces that has occurred this yr with “Despacito” has been each a shock and a blessing,” he tells Folks Chica of his hit track. “Since this journey began, I’ve been attempting to remain within the second and revel in every little thing that the track has dropped at me not solely personally however professionally.”
The Puerto Rican artist will likely be becoming a member of a star-studded lineup of performers on the American Airways Area in Miami and share the stage with musical heavy weights Gente De Zona, CNCO, Reik, Jesse & Pleasure, Camila Cabello, Pepe Aguilar, Diplo and Yandel. The occasion will air reside as a four-hour particular on Telemundo at eight p.m. EST, and embrace particular tributes to first responders and communities impacted by latest pure disasters.
Fonsi joined Ricky Martin, Nicky Jam, Chayanne and different celebrities in October on a particular aircraft trip to Puerto Rico to ship important support. “I’ve had an opportunity to journey [to the island] a few occasions and convey assist. Earlier than Hurricane Maria occurred, our aim was to point out the world what a fantastic vacation spot Puerto Rico is, and now our focus is to rebuild,” he says. “Everybody’s assist has been preserving the spirit of my folks alive. Folks on the island have actually come collectively to assist one another. It’s this generosity, this hospitality, and the great thing about our island that makes Puerto Rico an incredible place. The resiliency and power of our folks will get us by the times forward.”
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His fellow boricua and “Despacito” collaborator Daddy Yankee shares the quilt of Folks en Español‘s new Star of the Yr situation with Fonsi. “Working with Daddy Yankee has been an incredible expertise,” says Fonsi. “The power that he brings to the desk is precisely what Despacito wanted, a mix between our two totally different types is what made every little thing fall into place. We’re each very keen about our island and serving to as a lot as we are able to.”
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The singer’s loopy work schedule has saved him away from his house in Miami greater than he would love, he admits. “I really like my household a lot and this yr, with all of the touring it’s been actually difficult to be aside from them,” he says. “That’s why once I’m house or they arrive to the place I’m at the moment, I attempt to simply take pleasure in each minute”.
The proud dad lights up when he talks about daughter Mikaela, 5, and son Rocco, virtually 1. “I really like enjoying with them, taking my daughter to college, watching motion pictures, and [I] hug them to the purpose they can’t stand me anymore,” he jokes. “All the pieces I do is for them, they’re my mild and I can’t consider how fortunate I’m to have them in my life.”
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He has discovered an oasis of affection and understanding in spouse Agueda Lopez. “My spouse is a real champion!” he says of the Spanish-born mannequin whom he married in 2014 in a romantic ceremony in a Napa Valley winery. “She has been doing double the work, so every time we are able to take a while for ourselves —and the grandparents are obtainable to handle the youngsters— we love going to totally different eating places. We’re main foodies or we plan a romantic getaways.”
Though a trip is lengthy overdue, Fonsi is grateful for this roller-coaster yr: “Having a 20 yr profession and with the ability to proceed spreading my music all over the world is a dream come true.”