MIAMI (EFE) .— Puerto Rican singer Daddy Yankee, nicknamed the “King of Reggaeton,” shall be honored on September 23 with the Billboard Corridor of Fame award for his profession and his affect as a world artist in a number of fields.
As well as, Daddy Yankee will sing his new hit, “Métele al perreo”, through the Billboard Latin Music Awards gala, which can happen that day on the Watsco Heart in Coral Gables (Miami-Dade) and shall be broadcast dwell on the Telemundo community.
The Billboard Corridor of Fame Award is given to these artists who achieved worldwide recognition and transcended the boundaries of genres and languages.
With greater than three many years in city music, Daddy Yankee is without doubt one of the pioneers and most promoter of reggaeton, a style that turned a cultural phenomenon and boosted the recognition of Latin music all over the world, in response to a press release from Telemundo. .
He has greater than 60 million followers on social networks and greater than 7,000 million streams, within the final 12 months alone, on YouTube, the place he’s among the many Prime 20 international artists.
The Puerto Rican has offered greater than 17 million albums, and ranked 84 songs on the Sizzling Latin Songs chart, with seven reaching primary and 36 on the Prime 10. On the Latin Airplay chart he has 73 titles, together with 24 primary. and 42 Prime 10.
Acknowledged as probably the most influential Hispanics on the planet by CNN and “Time” journal, and because the Finest Latin Artist of 2017 by “Billboard” journal, Daddy Yankee continues to dominate international music.
His well-liked “Despacito”, as a visitor of the additionally Puerto Rican Luis Fonsi, essentially the most performed music and essentially the most watched video of all time on YouTube, reveals the intensive magnitude of his music.
“Dura” was the second most seen video in 2018 and 2019, and “Con Calma” turned essentially the most seen video worldwide on YouTube and obtained multiple billion views on the Spotify platform.
On the social stage, his philanthropic work by “Daddy’s House” was acknowledged with the Billboard Spirit of Hope award.
Earlier winners of the Billboard Corridor of Fame award embody José José, Vicente Fernández, Rocío Durcal, Marco Antonio Solís, Mongo Santamaría, El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico, Banda El Recodo, Joan Sebastian, Marc Anthony, Franco de Vita and Alejandro Fernandez.
Along side the Billboard Latin Music Awards, Billboard Latin Music Week shall be held in Miami from September 20-24, with talks and dwell performances by superstars comparable to Karol G, Daddy Yankee, Nicky Jam and lots of extra.
The city music star Unhealthy Bunny is the nice favourite of the 2021 Billboard Latin Music Awards with 22 nominations, whereas Maluma, J Balvin and Karol G compete in eleven, 9 and eight classes, respectively.