Danza Kuduro

  1. Don Omar, Prince Royce Win Big at Billboard Latin Music Awards

    April 26, 2012 10:57 PM EDT Prince Royce, one of the two big winners at Billboard's 2012 Latin Music Awards (Photo: Telemundo) In a year when Billboard's Latin charts were dominated by uptempo dance music and a slew of younger names, veteran hitmaker Don Omar and n ...

  2. Don Omar Talks 'Danza Kuduro' Success Audience Engagement and Business at Billboard Latin Conference

    April 24, 2012 4:19 PM EDT Don Omar smiles during the Billboard Q&A at the Billboard Latin Music Conference. (Photo: Michael Seto) The afternoon theme at the Billboard Latin Music Conference Tuesday was "The Marketing Exchange," and fittingly, it started with ...

  3. Don Omar, Pitbull, Prince Royce Lead Billboard Latin Music Awards Finalists

    February 28, 2012 9:55 AM EST Don Omar who leads this year's Billboard Latin Music Awards with 16 finalist nods. Many music industry pundits say this is increasingly a business of songs. And in the Latin music sphere, no one exemplified this better in the past year than D ...

  4. Don Omar Records Track for Mexico's Cerveza Sol (Video)

    February 02, 2012 2:30 PM EST Urban star Don Omar, whose hit "Danza Kuduro" just surpassed the 300 million views on youtube, has inked a deal with Mexico's Cerveza Sol for their Carnaval Sol 2012 campaign. "Hasta Que Salga el Sol" (Until the Sun Comes ...

  5. Latin Sales Down Slightly In 2011, Digital Latin Sales Up

    January 05, 2012 8:44 PM EST Sales of Latin music declined yet again in 2011, but the damage was far less than the year before, showing signs that the market may be stabilizing. Total sales of Latin music albums in the U.S. and Puerto Rico -- defined as albums that are at lea ...

  6. Latin Music Sales Rise Following Billboard Latin Music Awards, Mother's Day

    May 12, 2011 8:05 PM EDT After weeks of largely less than stellar numbers, Latin music sales experienced an upswing, buoyed by last month's Billboard Latin Music Awards and Mother's Day (May 8) -- typically a major music retail holiday. While the immediate impac ...

  7. Don Omar Joins Social Network Panel At Billboard Latin Music Conference

    March 31, 2011 3:38 PM EDT Billboard is pleased to announce that reggaeton star Don Omar will be a special guest on the digital panel at next month's Billboard Latin Music Conference . The singer will share the stage with Facebook's Alexandre Hohagen, Google' ...

  8. Ricky Martin, Wisin y Yandel Fire Up Latin Sales

    February 10, 2011 9:37 AM EST After more than a month of slow sales, the Latin music market picked up with the release of Wisin & Yandel's "Los Vaqueros: El Regreso" (Machete/Universal) last week, and with Ricky Martin's "Música + Alma + Sexo" ...

  9. Wisin & Yandel's 'Los Vaqueros: El Regreso' Debuts at No. 1 on Latin Charts

    February 03, 2011 1:10 PM EST Thanks to a combination of show-and-album bundles, a series of in-stores and traditional retail push, Wisin & Yandel's "Los Vaqueros: El Regreso"(Machete/Universal), debuts at No. 1 on Billboard's Top Latin Albums chart. &q ...

  10. Don Omar's 'Danza' Continues To Rule Hot Latin Songs

    January 27, 2011 12:13 PM EST Don Omar's "Danza Kuduro," featuring Lucenzo, remained at the top of Billboard's Hot Latin Songs for the 13th consecutive week, establishing itself as the first major Latin hit of 2011. Released last Fall, "Danza Kuduro&qu ...

  11. Chart Highlights: Katy Perry, Bruno Mars, Mariah Carey, Pink, Tim McGraw, Rick Ross, Black Keys

    December 28, 2010 12:00 AM EST Pop Songs *** No. 1 *** "Firework" Katy Perry Greatest Gainer No. 5 "Grenade" Bruno Mars Debut No. 37 "Who's That Chick?" David Guetta Featuring Rihanna Debut No. 40 "Stutterin" Fefe Dobson Adult Contem ...

  12. Rihanna Reclaims Social 50 Crown, Don Omar Jumps to No. 2

    December 23, 2010 12:00 AM EST Rihanna returns to the top of the Social 50 chart after abdicating the No. 1 spot to the Black Eyed Peas (1-4) the past two weeks. This is her second week atop the list, having topped it upon its premiere last month. Latin superstar Don Omar makes ...

  13. Reggaeton Star Don Omar Signs With EMI Music Publishing

    November 23, 2010 12:00 AM EST Reggaeton star Don Omar, whose new single “Danza Kuduro” is currently at No. 1 on Billboard’s Hot Latin Songs chart, has signed a global administration deal with EMI Music Publishing. The deal includes the rights to songs on Don Omar’s new album, ...

  14. Latin Briefs: Don Omar, Shakira, Pitbull

    November 12, 2010 12:00 AM EST Three very distinct stories emerged from this week’s Latin sales and radio charts: Don Omar -- In radio , the big story was Don Omar’s “Danza Kuduro,” a straight-ahead reggaetón dance track featuring Lucenzo that rose from No. 2 to No. 1 on Billbo ...

  15. Marco Antonio Solís Makes Latin Chart History With 'En Total Plenitud'

    October 20, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Singer/songwriter Marco Antonio Solís' No. 1 debut this week on Billboard's Top Latin Albums chart makes him the artist with most No. 1s -- a whooping 10 -- on the history of the chart. Solís' "En Total Plenitud" (Fonovisa ...

  16. Don Omar's 'Danza Kuduro' Makes A Splash Online

    September 29, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Getting over 11 million hits of an official music video on Youtube and Vevo is not typically a unique accomplishment nowadays. But for a Latin act, notching those numbers in barely a month - its not only rare but a notable achievement. In the case ...

  17. Web Trends: Pink Floyd, Kristen Bell, Elvis and more

    August 18, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Google Trends (as of 4PM) None Digg Music Video 24 Hours 1 . "F**k Me, Ray Bradbury" is the year's best scifi pop song Digg Music Video 7 Days 1. 10-Year-Old Opera Singer Is the Next Susan Boyle 2. A Tribute to Iron Maiden's Ed ...