âWhen I saw what Duki posted and listened to his music, I went crazy and signed it instantly,â said Federico LaurÃa, founder of Dale Play Records and manager of Nicki Nicole. “All of these artists come from the same place – the streets – but they all do something different.”
Whether she wins the Latin Grammy for Best New Artist, Nicki Nicole is one to watch. Learn more about this week’s Latin artist on the rise below.
Name: Nicole Cucco, aka Nicki Nicole
Achievements: After mapping out a handful of tracks on the Billboard Argentina 100 chart, Nicki Nicole landed her first Latin Grammy nomination this year. She is shortlisted for Best New Artist, competing in the same category as Anuel AA, Cazzu, Rauw Alejandro and Mike BahÃa, among others. Earlier this year, Nicki Nicole won the Radar Trap Award for Spain’s Most Listed Artist and Most Listened to Female Artist in Game Consoles at the inaugural Spotify Awards, held in Mexico City in March.
Recommended song: â’Mala Vida’ is my most complete song yet,â Nicki Nicole said previously. Billboard. “The clip, the lyrics, my voice and the beat are 100%.”
And after: Nicki Nicole said she’s not really a planner “and that’s what I love most about the way I work and for my team to allow me to do it,” she said. The Argentinian artist has postponed the release of his new album this year due to the pandemic and hopes to be able to release it next year. “Once this is all over. Either way, my focus is more than ever on creating new music.”