After flirting with a crossover hit on 2015’s English-language Double Vision, Royce returns to his bachata roots with confidence, joining forces with some of the biggest names in Latin music. The centerpiece of FIVE is always Royce’s sweetly charismatic singing, but when he joins other A-list collaborators—including Shakira, Chris Brown, Gerardo Ortiz, and Latin jazz legend Arturo Sandoval—the chemistry is infectious.
Born: May 11, 1989 in Bronx, NY
Genre: Música tropical
Years Active: ’00s, ’10s
A regular feature at the top of Billboard’s Tropical Songs chart, Prince Royce is a bachata singer from New York with an urban style who broke into the Latin pop mainstream in 2010. Born Geoffrey Royce Rojas in the Bronx, he is of Dominican heritage. In association with producer Andrés Hidalgo and 2Strong Entertainment, Royce made his full-length album debut with…