YANDEL

YANDEL

Yandel began his career in 1995. He is a phenomenally successful Puerto Rican vocalist, songwriter, musician, and record producer; a reggaetón artist. Having been a bona fide superstar in a solid fifteen-year career with the duo of Wisin & Yandel, he took a new turn as a soloist in 2014, touring the US. Yandel’s De Líder a Leyenda VIP Tour and successfully played through the summer to sold-out houses in New York, Washington D.C., Los Angeles, Houston, Dallas, Chicago and Orlando and Latin America. His solo album, released in November 2013, De Líder a Leyenda debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Top Latin Albums chart and #9 on the Top Rap Albums chart. It was certified gold (Latin) by the RIAA in March 2014 and garnered various nominations including Latin Grammy. In October 2014 Yandel became the first artist of his genre to record a TV special for the prestigious network HBO Latino. He also recorded a new track, “Marcando  Territorio,” for Catch the Throne: The Mixtape Vol. 2, the mixtape soundtrack featuring multiple artists for HBO’s megahit series Game of Thrones.

 

November 2015 marked the arrival of the highly anticipated production title “Dangerous”. Dangerous climbed achieved a #1 on sales the week of its release and received Latin Grammy, Latin American Music Awards, Lo Nuestro and Billboard Latin Music Awards nominations. The same month, the singer/producer score another first, by becoming the first Latino artist to stream a live concert via Tidal and performing live at the boxing match produced by HBO and Roc Nation Cotto vs. Canelo. In March 2016 he officially became part of the Roc Nation family. Some of his musical collaborations in general and Hispanic market include:   J-Lo, Akon, R. Kelly, 50 Cent, Ja Rule, Eve, Nelly Furtado, Gloria Estefan, Ricky Martin, Enrique Iglesias, Don Omar, Daddy Yankee, Chayanne and Gilberto Santa Rosa.

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The National Puerto Rican Day Parade (NPRDP) announced today that Puerto Rico's own Urban and Latin-pop music super star, and multiple Latin Grammy Award winner, Yandel (Llandel Veguilla Malavé), is honored with the Trailblazer in Music and Arts recognition, and will march-up Fifth Avenue on the 60th anniversary of the Parade.
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