As Latin urban music finds itself at the epicenter of a global stage, Justin Quiles continues to be one of the leading forces behind the genre. As one of the most sought-after artists in Latin music, he’s been the go-to songwriter for some of today’s biggest Latin superstars including J Balvin, Natti Natasha, Daddy Yankee, Maluma, Yandel and Farruko, among others. His debut album “La Promesa” (The Promise) peaked at #1 on Billboard’s “Top Latin Rhythm Albums” chart and #2 on the “Top Latin Albums” charts. His innate ability as a songwriter landed him a 2018 Latin Grammy® nomination for the J Balvin and Anitta single “Downtown”.
Quiles continues to mesmerize fans worldwide with his trademark lyrics and fusion of Latin sounds. Hit most memorable hits include the break-through single “Si Ella Quisiera”, “Monstruo”, “Tu y yo” and “Si Tu” feat. Plan B. His multi-platinum Extended Play (EP) “La Trilogia” (The Trilogy) featured fan favorite “No Quiero Amarte” ft. Zion & Lennox, which has surpassed 120 million streams on Spotify. With a social network that includes over 8 million loyal followers and over 6.9 million monthly listeners on Spotify, Justin Quiles has helped define a movement and shows no signs of slowing down.
Justin Rafael Quiles Rivera, better known as Justin Quiles, was born in Connecticut and raised between Puerto Rico and Orlando, FL. Quiles has been writing music from a young age and was inspired to pen his first track at the age of 12. While growing up in Puerto Rico, Quiles began molding his musical tastes and was influenced by Reggaeton pioneers Daddy Yankee, Don Omar, Wisin & Yandel and Tego Calderon, among others.
In 2015, Quiles was introduced onto the Latin music scene with first his EP “Carpe Diem”, which would be followed by a second EP “Imperio Nazza: Justin Quiles Edition”. In 2017, Quiles would make his presence known with his debut album released under the Rich Music imprint and distributed by Warner Music Latina “La Promesa”. The album would capture the attention of audiences in the U.S., Latin America and Spain, and would peak at #1 on Billboard’s “Top Latin Rhythm’ chart and #2 on the “Top Latin Album” chart. It’s hit single “Si ella quisiera”, remained at the top of Billboard “Latin Airplay”, “Latin Pop Songs”, “Hot Latin Songs” and “Tropical Songs” charts, and the album would be certified Platinum in Spain and would remain on the charts there for 50 consecutive weeks.
His hard work and perseverance would not only solidify his fanbase worldwide but would make him on of the leading artists paving way for a new generation of artists. He’s visited the most important stages in the U.S., Europe and Latin America and has made appearances at the most important industry events including the Latin Power Players Gala in Miami, FL. Quiles was a Premios Juventud nominee for “Best New Artist”, a Latin Grammy® nominee for “Best Urban Song” and was recognized as “Best Latin Urban Artist” and “Composer of the Year” by the prestigious Paoli Awards.
Quiles continues to pen hits for some of today’s biggest artists and is the mastermind behind some of the biggest international Latin hits including J Balvin and Anitta’s “Downtown”, Natti Natasha’s “Me Gusta” and Maluma’s “Recuerdame”. He’s also written for Farruko, J Alvarez and Don Omar, among others.
Due to experiences he lived through alongside his mother while growing up, Quiles is a passionate humanitarian and advocates against domestic violence. Every year, he campaigns with the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence to raise awareness. In 2018, the Paoli Awards in Puerto Rico honored Quiles as a “Humanitarian Ambassador” for his contribution to humanitarian causes and his efforts to break the silence against domestic violence.
His charisma, creativity and innate musical talent have made Justin Quiles one of the most important artists in the Latin urban genre today.