Beginning his career as a Latin pop artist and making ballads for his music, Sebastian Yatra released many successful reggaeton singles. These records immediately topped the charts.
Here are 6 things about Sebastian you need to know:
Sebastian Yatra Was Born in Medellín, Colombia
Besides being born in Medellín, Colombia on October 15th, 1994, he later moved to the city of Cartagena. And by the time he was 5-years-old, he moved to Miami where Yatra continued his academic and artistic studies.
The Yatra Stage Name
His real name is Sebastian Obando Giraldo. But he uses the last name Yatra which in Hindu meaning ‘sacred path to the divine’. Sebastian’s mother was the one who came up with the idea of the artistic last name where it’s known globally.
Welcomed Alleged Son a While Back
Besides that, Sebastian Yatra showed off the welcoming of his newborn baby a year ago. The artist uploaded an image that surfaced on Instagram where he has accompanied his ex-girlfriend and his son named Aureliano.
Sebastian Yatra Collaborated with Huge Artists
Besides having a huge following, Sebastian Yatra has currently collaborated with various artists from different genres. Several of these include John Legend, Lenny Tavarez, Rauw Alejandro, Manuel Turizo, Daddy Yankee, Jonas Brothers, and much more.
Yatra’s Hit Song is in Disney’s ‘Encanto’ Soundtrack
In fact, the song “Dos Oruguitas” was featured in Disney’s hit animated film Encanto Sebastian Yatra is the lead singer for this track. It accompanies the love scene between the matriarch of the Madrigal family. Furthermore it showcases how hardships of this family came to fruition.
Yatra Performed at The 94th Annual Academy Awards
Recently, Sebastian Yatra became the first Colombian to ever sing solo at the Oscar’s ceremony. Singing his Oscar-Nominated hit “Dos Oruguitas” Yatra wore a designer suit by Estaban Cortazar a Colombian designer. In addition, the suit included 90 hand-embroidered yellow, black and orange butterflies.
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