CNCO was formed in December 2015 after the young artists won a local music contest, La Banda. The founder of the show is the famous producer Simon Cowell. The host and producer was Ricky Martin. The new group got a contract with a label after the victory. When the contest was over, they got a chance to go on a tour with Ricky Martin. The band recorded such hits as "Quisiera" and "Tan Facil", which conquered the charts worldwide.
The first studio album, Primera Cita, came out in 2016. It brought the band international popularity and earned a diamond status in Latin America, the USA, and Europe. The group recorded a music video for the single "Reggaeton Lento”. It quickly collected more than a billion views on YouTube. The Billboard magazine called the artists - headliners of the modern era of boy bands.
After the album’s release, CNCO started getting one award after another. They earned six Latin American Music Awards, five Premios Juventud, several Premios Tu Mundo, Premio Lo Nuestro, Premios Billboard de la Musica Latina awards and many others.
In 2017, musicians gave 40 concerts in 15 countries. Tickets to these concerts were selling out like hotcakes. The artists toured the world with such celebrities as Pitbull and Enrique Iglesias. They started with touring North America. The band headlined concerts of other artists in the USA and Canada.