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Daddy Yankee Honoured By Akon's Approval

7th June 2007

Reggaetón star DADDY YANKEE now has the confidence to rap more in songs, after he received praise from hip hop star AKON. Yankee duets on new track Bring It On with the Smack That rapper...

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Daddy Yankee: 'I Won't End Up Like 2pac'

25th May 2007

Reggaeton superstar DADDY YANKEE has no fears he will end up like slain rappers 2PAC and NOTORIOUS B.I.G. because people are too scared of him. The Rompe hitmaker, 30, - who was shot in the...

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Daddy Yankee Aims To Help Convicts

24th May 2007

Kind hearted DADDY YANKEE is helping soon-to-be-released prisoners in his native Puerto Rico by teaching them vital skills to adjust to life out of jail. The reggaeton superstar has launched his own charity - the...

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Daddy Yankee Signs Up To Reebok

24th May 2007

Reggaeton star DADDY YANKEE is celebrating becoming the first celebrity to promote Reebok's custom sneakers. The Puerto Rican rapper is delighted to have signed a deal with the sportswear giants, and is proud they chose...

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Yankee's Baseball Career Ended By Shooting

19th April 2007

Reggaeton superstar DADDY YANKEE was forced to give up a promising baseball career after he was shot in the leg. The Rompe hitmaker, 30, was caught up in street violence in his native Puerto Rico...

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Solis Lands Latin Songwriter Honour

22nd March 2007

Latin Grammy Award-winning star MARCO ANTONIO SOLIS was named Songwriter Of The Year at the 15th Annual ASCAP Latin Music Awards in New York last night (21MAR07). The Mexican singer/songwriter, who has recorded over 20...

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Daddy Yankee, Panda And Mana Triumph At 2006 Mtv Latin America Music Awards

20th October 2006

Reggaeton star DADDY YANKEE scooped the top prize at the MTV Latin American Music Awards in Mexico City last night (19OCT06), while rockers MANA and newcomers PANDA were also big winners. Rock group MY CHEMICAL...

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Daddy Yankee Attacks Scam Artists

2nd September 2006

Reggaeton superstar DADDY YANKEE has set up a 'fraud watch' initiative on his official website in a bid to stop callous people from duping his fans. The hip-hop hero's devotees have been caught up in...

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Daddy Yankee Justifies Piracy

12th June 2006

Reggaeton star DADDY YANKEE is adamant the music industry will never defeat piracy, because young people in developing countries can't afford to buy legitimate CDs. The Puerto Rican Grammy-winner spoke out during his concert in...

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Marley Wins Big At Reggae Awards

9th May 2006

DAMIAN 'JR GONG' MARLEY was the big winner at the 25th Annual International Reggae + World Music Awards in New York on Saturday (06MAY06) after walking away with Entertainer, Best Video and Recording Artist of...

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Shakira The Big Winner At Alma Awards

8th May 2006

Colombian singer SHAKIRA saw her successful music career recognised on Sunday (07MAY06) when she scooped two prizes at this year's (06) ALMA Awards. The WHENEVER, WHEREVER hitmaker was named Outstanding Musical Performer alongside reggaeton artist...

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Shakira Wins Big At Billboard Latin Awards

28th April 2006

Colombian pop sensation SHAKIRA swept the boards at the Billboard Latin Music Awards last night (27APR06), winning six prizes. Her album FIJACION ORAL VOL 1 (ORAL FIXATION VOL 1) won Female Latin Pop Album Of...

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Daddy Yankee Credits Music Career With Shooting

24th April 2006

Reggaeton superstar DADDY YANKEE insists he would have given up music for baseball had he not fallen victim to a series of gun crimes. The ROMPE hitmaker dreamed of becoming a sporting hero for the...

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Daddy Yankee Wins Big At Latin Ascaps

8th March 2006

Reggaeton superstar DADDY YANKEE has been named Songwriter of the Year at the 14th Annual ASCAP Latin Music Awards. The ROMPE hitmaker also picked up the Song of The Year (LO QUE PASO PASO) and...

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Beyonce On Top For A Third Week

9th February 2006

BEYONCE KNOWLES' post-DESTINY'S CHILD solo career continues to forge ahead - her PINK PANTHER theme, CHECK ON IT, is America's number one single for a third successive week. The track, featuring rapper SLIM THUG,...

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Latino Stars Campaign To Free Tempo

18th January 2006

Latino hip-hop stars DADDY YANKEE, FAT JOE and PITBULL have launched a new petition in an effort to free imprisoned musician TEMPO. The trio are among the stars behind the new 'Free Tempo' campaign....

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50 Cent And Green Day Dominate Billboard Awards

7th December 2005

Hip-hop star 50 CENT and punk rockers GREEN DAY dominated the 2005 Billboard Music Awards held in Las Vegas, Nevada, yesterday (06DEC05) - they both picked up six awards. The CANDY SHOP rapper, who...

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Daddy Yankee Lands Reebok Deal

6th December 2005

Reggaeton sensation DADDY YANKEE will be celebrating when he performs at the Billboard Music Awards tonight (06DEC05) after signing up to launch a new range of Reebok sportswear. Yankee's new range will be called,...

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Rubio Named People En Espanol's Star Of The Year

2nd November 2005

Mexican pop star PAULA RUBIO has been named Star of the Year by top Latino magazine People en Espanol. The sexy singer, who graces the cover of the publication's latest issue, beat out the...

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Lemar Scoops Double Mobo Win

23rd September 2005

British soul sensation LEMAR was the big winner at last night's (22SEP05) Music Of Black Origin (MOBO) Awards in London. The IF THERE'S ANY JUSTICE singer won the Best Album prize and was named...

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Fascinating Fact 92

29th August 2005

Rapper FAT JOE gave new Latino hip-hop genre reggaeton a boost at the MTV Video Music Awards last night (28AUG05) when he presented performances by his favourite artists from his native Puerto Rico, headlined by...

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Fascinating Fact 89

29th August 2005

Rapper FAT JOE gave new Latino hip-hop genre reggaeton a boost at the MTV Video Music Awards last night (28AUG05) when he presented performances by his favourite artists from his native Puerto Rico, headlined by...

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Blunt Rules Charts For Second Week

24th July 2005

English singer JAMES BLUNT held onto the top spot in the UK singles and album chart for a second week running today (24JUL05). The former soldier's ballad YOU'RE BEAUTIFUL stayed at number one, after...

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Reggaeton Gets Its Own Radio Station

30th May 2005

Latino hip-hop reggae trend reggaeton is proving so popular in Los Angeles one station is devoting its playlist to the music of OZOMATLI, DADDY YANKEE, IVY QUEEN, PITBULL and other stars of the genre....

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Universal Launch Latin Label

2nd March 2005

UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP has launched the first multinational-owned record label dedicated entirely to Latin urban music. Universal are particularly interested in targetting the Puerto Rican musical phenomenon reggaeton and its leading lights DADDY YANKEE,...

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