After millions of votes, the winner of the 2016 Macy's iHeartRadio Rising Star competition is Los 5!
They will take the stage alongside the biggest acts in music at this year's iHeartRadio Music Festival in September. Congratulations to all the finalists and emerging acts that participated in this year's iHeartRadio Rising Star competition, and thanks to all the fans that supported their favorite artists.
Song: Kings & Queens
Hometown: Mexico, Argentina, Brazil
Genre: Latin Pop
Los 5 consists of: Lead Singer Juan Pablo Casillas (23), Rapper Matt Rey (24, Lead Guitarist Ismael Cano, Jr (24), Bass Guitarist Hector Rodriguez (19), and Drummer Tomas Slemenson (24). Talent Executive Terry Anzaldo met the band after performing a showcase at the Loews Hotel in Hollywood. The band had billed itself as The Wavelength. TA was very impressed with the "5 of Them" and immediately became their Manager. Soon after – the band officially became known as LOS 5. Together, as an independent band formed by bicultural musicians - Juan Pablo, Matt, Ismael, Hector & Tomas are inspired to project a positive influence on everyone in the World through their music.