Latin superstar honored as one of the most streamed artists in premier music tech company’s history

WASHINGTON, D.C. — October 30, 2023 — SoundExchange, the premier music tech organization powering the future of music, announced today that multi-platinum singer-songwriter Prince Royce has been awarded the SoundExchange Hall of Fame Award for being among one of the most streamed Latin artists in the organization’s 20-year history.

“Prince Royce is an extraordinary talent and a force to be reckoned with,” said Michael Huppe, President and CEO of SoundExchange. “It is no surprise that he is one of SoundExchange’s most streamed creators – every single one of his albums is multi-platinum and laced with hits bringing bachata to new audiences through collaborations and infusion into R&B, hip-hop, and more. It’s my pleasure to honor Prince Royce’s artistry and success with the SoundExchange Hall of Fame Award.”

Photo (L-R): Singer-songwriter Prince Royce receives the SoundExchange Hall of Fame Award from SoundExchange CEO and President Michael Huppe in Miami.(Photo credit: Anita Tillero)

Huppe presented Royce with the SoundExchange Hall of Fame Award in Miami at Walter Kolm Entertainment offices.

About Prince Royce
Multi-platinum certified singer-songwriter Prince Royce has become a bona fide Latin superstar and bachata music idol, scoring 22 No. 1 radio hits, and winning more than 80 awards and recognitions, including 24 Latin Billboard Awards, 21 Premio lo Nuestro Awards, 19 Premios Juventud Awards, 9 Latin AMAs, and 14 Latin GRAMMY nominations. 

Royce’s self-titled debut album has reached 10X Diamond status and the artist has seven hit songs certified Diamond by the RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America): “Corazón Sin Cara” (26x Diamond), “Darte Un Beso” (21x Diamond), “Sensualidad” (19x Diamond), “Deja Vu” (15x Diamond), “El Clavo” (12x Diamond), “Bubalu” (11x Diamond), and “El Amor Que Perdimos” (10x Diamond). Some of the artist’s collaborations include Shakira, Chris Brown, Jennifer Lopez, Selena Gomez, Snoop Dogg, Pitbull, Thalia, Maná, Daddy Yankee, Becky G, Anitta, Ludacris, J Balvin, Bad Bunny, Farruko, and Maluma, among others. 

In February 2019, Prince Royce made history becoming the first and only tropical music artist to perform at the Houston Rodeo at the NRG Stadium where he attracted more than 55 thousand euphoric fans. August 9, 2018, was proclaimed “Prince Royce Day” in New York by Mayor Bill de Blasio in recognition of his contributions to society and for being a role model to youth in his hometown. He has been inducted into the Bronx Hall of Fame, with a street named after him.

About SoundExchange:
SoundExchange is the premier music tech organization on a mission to power the future of music. It was independently formed in 2003 to build a fairer, simpler, and more efficient music industry through technology, data, and advocacy. The only organization designated by the U.S. government to administer the Section 114 sound recording license, SoundExchange collects and distributes digital performance royalties on behalf of 650,000 music creators and growing. Through proprietary music tech solutions that turn data into accurate revenue, SoundExchange has paid more than $10 billion in distributions to date. For more information, visit