The Colombian singer may still be undiscovered by those in North America, but internationally, the 23-year-old is a bona fide pop star, notching collaborations with artists such as Ricky Martin and Shakira, amassing over 22 million likes on Facebook and 22 million Instagram followers.
ET talked to Maluma -- who just wrapped up his first sold-out tour of the United States -- about how he's responding to the incredible success he's already had.
"I feel really grateful, because I didn't know that I had a lot of fans in the United States," he admitted. "It's just the beginning, but it feels really good knowing that people feel a connection with my music. It's incredible."