There is no denying Miguel is one of the biggest names in the music industry.
The 31-year-old singer is not only transitioning from musician to actor — he also hopes to venture into Latin music.
Miguel is making his big-screen debut as Esteban Suárez, a Cuban-born club owner in Ben Affleck’s upcoming drama “Live By Night.”
And while dishing about the movie, the R&B powerhouse talked about being inspired by the film to make music in Spanish this year.
I think that the 1920s was an amazing time, especially when it comes to big band. And Cuban band music is also amazing. I do think that the direction of my music is a little bit different, but I will say that the experience in getting to know about Cuban culture and history made me want to explore more and more my connection with my Latin roots, especially with music. Writing songs in Spanish is one of the things I started exploring after working on this film. I look forward to working on more music in Spanish. It sounds ambitious, but I'm looking to release an album in Spanish later on this year. If nothing else, at least releasing a single or two in Spanish. Hopefully, you guys stay tuned to that.
However, this isn't the first time the singer expressed his desires of creating music in Spanish.
During an interview with Mando Fresko of Power 106 FM Los Angeles in 2012, Miguel explained, “I want to be able to write an entire song in Spanish but I’m practicing my Spanish now just so I can get it.”
The singer added, “You know, songs in Spanish are so poetic. I think that’s one of my favorite things about Latino music, and the rhyme scheme is completely different. So I’m really nervous to do it, I don’t want it to be bad, but I’m really excited to do it.”
Back in November, the R&B singer recorded a badass version of Beyonce’s infamous “Crazy in love” in Spanish for a "Fifty Shades Darker" teaser – and it was pure magic!
"Fifty Shades Darker" got whole lot more loco in love.
Let's hope his Spanish album will be just as magical.
We're pretty sure it's going to be fuego!
In the meantime, watch Miguel's first major role on the big screen.
The prohibition-era crime drama hit theaters on January 13.