A conversation with Colombian pop star Carlos Vives

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Carlos Vives is a 9-time Latin Grammy award-winning singer and considered to be one of Colombia’s most emblematic artists.

As one of the first musicians to combine Colombia’s folk music Vallenato with rock and pop, Vives’ particular style of Vallenato-fusion exploded in popularity across the Americas.

He is currently a goodwill ambassador for UNICEF and has also collaborated with USAID.

CCTV Anchor of Global Business News Rachelle Akuffo had a change to interview Carlos Vives during his recent concert in the Washington DC metropolitan area.

Rachelle spoke to Vives about his 30-year musical career, and his passion to promote peace, arts and even soccer in his country and in Latin America.

Watch our interview with Carlos Vives below.

A conversation with Colombian pop star Carlos Vives

A conversation with Colombian pop star Carlos Vives

Carlos Vives is a 9-time Latin Grammy award-winning singer and considered to be one of Colombia’s most emblematic artists. As one of the first musicians to combine Colombia’s folk music Vallenato with rock and pop, Vives’ particular style of Vallenato-fusion exploded in popularity across the Americas. He is currently a goodwill ambassador for UNICEF and has also collaborated with USAID. CCTV Anchor of Global Business News Rachelle Akuffo had a change to interview Carlos Vives during his recent concert in the Washington DC metropolitan area. Rachelle spoke to Vives about his 30-year musical career, and his passion to promote peace, arts and even soccer in his country and in Latin America. Watch our interview with Carlos Vives below.