It was an epic night in Miami on Saturday, October 15 as the 2022 iHeartRadio Fiesta Latina presented by the JUVÉDERM® collection of fillers turned up the heat at the FTX Arena.
The megastar lineup brought its best to the annual festival, including performances by farruko, Nicky Jam, Jhay Cortez, Becky G, Myke towers, Manuel Turizo, Fat Joe and DJ Adoni plus a special performance by iHeartRadio award winner Corazón Enrique Iglesias. Hosted by Enrique Santospresident and creative director of iHeartLatino and on-air talent at iHeartRadio, the 2022 festival celebrated Latin music’s impact on pop culture with incredible sets.
From Turizo’s groovy opening set to DJ Adoni’s closing performance, the night was filled with must-see moments that will give you some serious FOMO. Keep reading to see all the best moments you may have missed during the epic iHeartRadio Fiesta Latina 2022.
Manuel Turizo set the tone for the evening with a groovy set
Manuel Turizo opened the show with some of his greatest hits, his groove setting the tone for the rest of the evening. The Colombian singer, who rocked a matching colorful shirt-short combo to ward off the Miami heat, represented his home country with the Colombian flag displayed prominently on stage.
Myke Towers turned up the heat
Myke Towers brought the beats during his thrilling set at iHeartRadio Fiesta Latina 2022. Keeping his all-white shorts and hoodie outfit simple, the Puerto Rican rapper let his lyrics shine, reverberating around the arena as his backup dancers were showing off their best moves. Towers got the audience working, dancing and singing while shining his phone on the stage, dotting the crowd with bright lights.
Jhayco had all eyes on him in a mesmerizing performance
A gripping slow groove quickly caught the arena’s attention to introduce all of Jhayco’s backup dancers before he finally landed on stage for a performance of a few fan-favorite hits, starting with “Tarot”, one of his many duets with bad bunny which the Puerto Rican singer-rapper performed throughout the night. He also treated the crowd to “Fiel”, “Ley Seca”, “No Me Conoce”, and “Dakiti”. Just before leaving the stage, he also made a fan’s night out by grabbing his phone and taking a selfie.
Enrique Iglesias brought the energy with an exciting set
Cheers erupted in the arena as Enrique Iglesias took the stage, swelling the crowd as he dragged them into some of his biggest hits, including ‘I Like It’ and ‘Bailando’, in which he became very intimate with the stage, much to the delight of the audience. Even when the song was over, he kept the music going as he dragged the crowd into even more cheers and a call and response of “Oh oh ohs”.
Iglesias also received the iHeartRadio Corazón Latino Award, which recognizes an individual who exemplifies their big heart through selfless work that improves the lives of the Latino community and beyond.
Becky G’s moves were fire
Becky G kicked off her hot set, showing off her fiery moves in a sultry performance of “Fulanito” before moving on to new hits like “BUEN DIA” and “BAILÉ CON MI EX” as well as older favorites like “Mayores. and “Shower.” Looking stunning in a blue bejeweled cut-out bodysuit and baggy blue pants, she cast a knowing look over her shoulder as she moved on to her latest song, “MAMII.” Her powerful voice shone throughout as she danced around the stage, making the crowd jump to the steady beats.
Fat Joe released all the hits
Fat Joe started strong with “Lean Back”, bringing the crowd back to the start with the 2004 hit before going back even further with “What’s Luv”. The crowd shouted as he boasted of being “All The Way Up”, knowing that “nothing can stop me”, before ending his set with the triumphant triumph “All I Do Is Win”, the public going wild as they all threw their hands in the air.
Nicky Jam knows how to work a scene
Nicky Jam worked on stage as well as the crowd, hitting all the favorites – from “X” and “E l Perdón” to “Hasta el amanecer”, “El Amante” and “La combi completa” – as he danced with sound dancers in front of a colorful screen.
Farruko wowed the crowd with an energetic set
Farruko upped the already high energy at the Miami arena, setting off some smoke machines that perfectly accentuated the upbeat performance of some of his big hits. Supported by dancers dressed in lime green jumpsuits bringing their best moves, the Puerto Rican singer-rapper strutted across the stage as the crowd spoke out with every word. He was even joined by a special guest: DJ Adoni, another performer from iHeartRadio Fiesta Latina.
DJ Adoni closed the show doing what he does best
Minutes after joining Farruko on stage during his energetic set, DJ Adoni, sporting a shaved red heart on the top of his forehead, showed off his own hype skills, making the crowd jump to his feet, singing and dancing with his mixes.
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