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Daddy Yankee And Natalia Jimenez Returning To La Voz Kids

The trio has officially signed on for the fourth instalment of the singing competition, which is scheduled to kick off on the Telemundo channel this spring (16). Daddy Yankee shared his excitement...

Stars Pay Tribute To Tragic Reggaeton Producer Syko

The hip-hop heavyweight, real name Christian Ramos, died on Sunday (27Dec15), aged 33. He is best known for working with stars like Don Omar and Daddy Yankee. Omar, who collaborated with...

Enrique Iglesias Wins Big At Latin Amas

Enrique Iglesias was the big winner at the inaugural Latin American Music Awards.The 40-year-old star scooped five awards at the ceremony, including Artist of the Year, Favourite Male Artist and three further awards for his...

Daddy Yankee Lines Up Top Latin Talent For Los Angeles Gig

The star's King Daddy tour hits the Staples Center on 17 October (15), and was already billed as one of the hottest tickets in town - and he insists there will be more...

Daddy Yankee And Nicky Jam Top Premios Tu Mundo

Yankee was named the Favorite Urban Artist, and his devoted followers were given a special prize for Fan Club of the Year, while fellow Puerto Rican star Nicky Jam claimed the Party-Starting Song...

Former Rivals Daddy Yankee & Don Omar To Tour Together

The two stars were once friends and collaborators but they launched a public war against each other a decade ago after falling out. They stunned fans in 2009 when they put aside their...

Rapper Mexicano 777 Loses Cancer Battle At 43

The star, real name Israel Perales Ortiz, passed away on Thursday (23Jul15) at his home in Puerto Rico. Ortiz had been serving a prison sentence for a domestic violence charge, but...

Enrique Iglesias And Daddy Yankee Up For Top Premios Tu Mundo Awards

The Hero hitmaker will compete with Juanes, Prince Royce and Natalia Jimenez for Favorite Pop Artist, while he and Jam share a nomination for their collaboration El Perdon, which is shortlisted for Party-Starting...

Daddy Yankee Named Musical Director For Tech Brand

The Gasolina hitmaker announced his new venture at the 2015 Billboard Latin Music Conference in Miami, Florida on Tuesday (28Apr15), revealing he will produce music for the company's global #IAmMetro advertising campaign....

Pedro Fernandez & Gaby Espino To Host Latin Music Awards

The event will take place at the BankUnited Center at the University of Miami in Florida on 30 April (15), and will feature performances from Fernandez's The Voice Kids fellow judge Daddy Yankee,...

All Stars Come Out For Billboard Latin Music Awards

The two urban hitmakers will join Carlos Vives, reggaeton sensation J Balvin, Mexican singer Ana Gabriel and Julion Alvarez y su Norteno Banda onstage at the BankUnited Center. All the acts are...

Daddy Yankee Gives Poor Kids Christmas Treat

Reggaeton star Daddy Yankee made Christmas come early for more than 200 underprivileged children in the Dominican Republic this week (begs15Dec14) by serving up lunch and gifting them with presents.The Gasolina hitmaker headed back to...

Daddy Yankee To Coach Latin Kids' Version Of The Voice

Puerto Rican rapper Daddy Yankee is set to mentor budding young singers on the Latin kids' version of Tv talent show The Voice.The Gasolina hitmaker has signed up as a coach on La Voz Kids,...

Ricky Martin And Daddy Yankee To Perform At Inaugural Iheartradio Fiesta Latina Concert

Ricky Martin and Daddy Yankee are set to perform at the first ever iHeartRadio Fiesta Latina music festival in November (14).Following the success of the iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas, bosses at iHeartMedia have...

Daddy Yankee Honoured At Ascap Latin Music Awards

Puerto Rican rapper Daddy Yankee was among the honourees who were feted with special prizes at the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (Ascap) Latin Music Awards on Tuesday (18Mar14).The Gasolina hitmaker took home...

Common, Wale And Co. Releasing"game Of Thrones" Mixtape For All Your Catching Up Needs

It’s official – HBO has the best promotional strategy. Not that the fourth season of Game of Thrones needed any more hype, but it’s getting heaps of it with a new hip hop mixtape. Dragons,...

Daddy Yankee Loses Lawsuit Over Cancelled Tour

Latin rapper Daddy Yankee has been ordered to hand over $6 million (£4 million) to a concert promoter after pulling out of a major tour in Argentina.The Gasolina hitmaker was slapped with legal action from...

Daddy Yankee And Cheo Feliciano Joining Puerto Rico's Music Hall Of Fame

Reggaeton superstar Daddy Yankee and salsa singer Cheo Feliciano are to be inducted into the Puerto Rico Music Hall of Fame.Singer/songwriter Ednita Nazario, jazz trumpeter Humberto Ramirez, flamenco guitarist Alberto Carrion and late saxophone player...

Daddy Yankee And Eva Longoria To Be Feted At Telemundo Awards Show

Reggaeton rapper Daddy Yankee is set to be honoured alongside actress Eva Longoria this week (begs12Aug13) at a prizegiving for Latin cable network Telemundo.The Gasolina hitmaker will receive the Poder Musical award in recognition of...

Daddy Yankee Denies Coming Out As Gay During Press Conference

Rapper Daddy Yankee has vehemently denied reports that he came out as gay in a recent press conference. The star was quoted by several online outlets as saying he was in a homosexual relationship, though...

Daddy Yankee Representative Addresses Gay Rumours

A spokesperson for DADDY YANKEE has dismissed reports suggesting the reggaeton rapper has 'come out' as gay.The Gasolina hitmaker, real name Ramon Luis Ayala Rodriguez, was believed to have issued a statement confirming his sexuality,...

Daddy Yankee Sued Over 'Cancelled Concerts'

Rapper Daddy Yankee is facing legal action from a concert promoter over allegations the star pulled out of a 10-show tour in Argentina at the last minute.In a lawsuit filed in Florida federal court, promoter...

Daddy Yankee Facing Lawsuit Over 2006 Track

Rapper Daddy Yankee has been slapped with a copyright infringement lawsuit over his hit 2006 song Rompe.Musician David Moser is taking legal action against the reggaeton star amid claims Yankee based Rompe on his 1998...

Judge: 'Daddy Yankee Can't Be Sued In Massachusetts'

DADDY YANKEE has landed a small victory in a breach of contract lawsuit filed against him by a group of U.S. musicians - a Massachusetts judge has dismissed the case because the Latin rapper has...

Santana & Yankee To Be Honoured At Latin Music Awards

Guitar great CARLOS SANTANA and reggaeton hero DADDY YANKEE will be recognised with special honours at the upcoming Billboard Latin Music Awards. Santana will be handed the Lifetime Achievement Award for his accomplishments in Latin music,...

Daddy Yankee Robbed

Reggaeton star DADDY YANKEE has been robbed in Argentina. The singer lost his passport, Blackberry cellphone and other personal items in a raid on hotel rooms used by him and his crew on Wednesday (29Oct08)....

Daddy Yankee Launches Scent

Reggaeton star DADDY YANKEE is launching his own cologne for men. The Grammy Award winner is giving fans the chance to smell just like him, by designing a scent for the Falic Fashion Group. A...

Daddy Yankee Moderates Second Debate

Reggaeton superstar DADDY YANKEE proved he's serious about politics by fronting a TV debate between politicians in his native Puerto Rico. The Gasolina singer, who has gone to war with rapper Fat Joe over his...

Daddy Yankee Battles Fat Joe Over Mccain Support

LATEST: Rapper DADDY YANKEE has hit back at fellow Puerto Rican FAT JOE for criticising his public endorsement of U.S. presidential nominee JOHN MCCAIN. Fat Joe lashed out at Yankee last month (Aug08), calling him...

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