Daddy Yankee is currently on the Latin American leg of his “Mundial” world tour and is also up for a 2010 MTV Video Music Award for “Latino Artist of the Year” and holds the #1 spot on the Latin charts for third consecutive week with his current single “La Despedida“.
“Mundial” was released on April 27th, 2010 and distributed by SONY.”MUNDIAL” brought Yankee back to his Latin roots and his influences from his travels touring the world. The 11th Annual Latin Grammy Awards will be broadcast live on the Univision Network from the Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las Vegas on Nov. 11, 2010.
Daddy Yankee was named by CNN as the Most Influential Hispanic Artist of 2009, and by Time Magazine as one of the 100 Most Influential in the World in May 2006. Yankee recently received awards by Billboard Magazine as Urban Latin Artist of the Decade and the Latin Album Artist of the Decade. The Puerto Rican native has broken yet another barrier for the Latin artist community and was the first Latin Urban recording artist to guest star on CBS’ Emmy Award winning soap The Bold and the Beautiful this past June. Yankee’s newest addition to his multi faceted career is his second fragrance, this time for the ladies called, DYamante. The Caribbean inspired women’s fragrance is out in department stores nationwide.