Univision Music Group is expected to announce its signing of female reggaetón artist Ivy Queen at a press conference this afternoon (Jan. 12) in Miami.

Ivy Queen's previous album, 2006's "Flashback," was released on La
Calle/Univision Music Group. Now, the artist, widely considered reggaetón's most important female act, has signed a long term recording deal with Univision Music Group.

A new studio album is expected in the first quarter. More details will be available shortly.