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Bachata singer JTorres on Latin Billboards 2016 and ‘Sufriras’

JTorres is a Puerto Rican bachata singer.

JTorres, an up and coming Bachata singer, who lives in Milwaukee, caught up with Press Pass Latino at the 2016 Latin Billboard Conference where he spoke to us about his first time attending the conference and awards show, his latest single Sufriras and which artists he looked forward to seeing the most.


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JTorres speaks to Press Pass Latino.

Loving Latin Billboards: Bachatero JTorres speaks to Press Pass Latino reporter Jackie Diaz about his first time at the 2016 Latin Billboards Music Conference. (Press Pass Latino screen grab).

The bachatero, who was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, has amassed a loyal following on Instagram @jtorresmusica and now has over 11,000 followers. Despite, singing since he was 16 years old, this year marked the first time JTorres attended the Latin Billboards Conference, an experience he said was “unbelievable”.


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“I can’t believe I’m here,” said JTorres.


“I’ve always seen this on T.V. and to be here and see the behind-the-scenes is an experience where you’d have to be here to understand.”


Of all the artists attending the 2016 Latin Billboards, JTorress admitted he was most excited to see Nicky Jam, Daddy Yankee and Don Omar, who he admires and whose music he considers a great source of inspiration.


The Sufriras singer also said his music style is reminiscent of Romeo Santos’ and confessed that his new single was inspired by a real-life experience, a time he was broken-hearted.


And let’s be honest, what good love song wasn’t?


JTorres talks about his latest single Sufriras with Press Pass Latino reporter Jackie Diaz.

Sufriras: JTorres, a bachata singer based out of Milwaukee, talks about his latest single “Sufriras”. (Screengrab Press Pass Latino).


“It’s about a lady who tells her husband ‘I don’t love you anymore’ and he’s frustrated and so mad and then he’s ‘Like you know what, tell that guy that JT said ‘I wish you the worst in life’,” said JTorres. 

You can check out JTorres’ video for “Sufriras” here, escuchenlo porque si no sufriran 😉 



Jaclyn Diaz holds a BA in Mass Communications from Florida International University. She worked at WSVN Channel 7 for five years and covered entertainment events for Deco Drive. Jackie has contributed articles to 53-weeks.com; a mom blog, ExclusiveAcess.net and OurBrickell.com. She's now freelancing as a reporter. You can keep up with Jackie on Instagram @jackie_sd

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