Wisin & Yandel

  1. Yandel And Noel Torres To Headline Billboard En Concierto

    March 12, 2014 4:18 AM EDT Urban chart-topper Yandel, fresh from debuting at No. 1 on Billboard’s top Latin Albums chart last year, and regional Mexican star Noel Torres will headline the 5th annual Billboard En Concierto concert series, presented by State Farm in associati ...

  2. Wisin and Yandel Ink Separate Publishing Deals with Sony/ATV

    January 08, 2014 4:18 PM EST Last year Juan Luis Morera Luna and Llandel Veguilla Malavé, better known as the reggaetón duo Wisin & Yandel, announced they were taking a hiatus from each other and launching solo projects. Each of them, with separate management, signed to S ...

  3. Wisin Announces Solo Album for December

    September 19, 2013 6:04 PM EDT The artist known as Wisin, one half of the powerhouse urban duo Wisin y Yandel, has signed a recording deal with Sony Music and will release a solo album in December. The announcement by Sony comes less than a week after the news that Yandel wil ...

  4. Yandel (of Reggaeton Duo Wisin & Yandel) Signs with Sony Music, Prepping Solo Album for November

    September 12, 2013 7:55 PM EDT Reggaeton artist Yandel has signed with Sony Music. Earlier this year, Yandel announced that he and his longtime collaborator, Wisin, were working on individual projects. Yandel, also known as the Puerto Rican-born Llandel Veguilla Malavé, has l ...

  5. Yandel of Wisin & Yandel to Premiere Solo Single, Confirming Rumors of Temporary Split

    June 06, 2013 6:43 PM EDT In the past few months, rumors have swirled about the imminent separation of reggaetón duo Wisin & Yandel -- management denied the separation but admitted the two were working on individual projects.  Now, it's official. Yandel, real na ...

  6. Wisin Y Yandel: Not Splitting Up But 'Recording Separately,' Manager Clarifies

    May 09, 2013 5:40 PM EDT Contrary to reports and rumors that have swirled in recent weeks, reggaetón duo Wisin & Yandel are not splitting up, according to manager Edgar Andino. “Wisin has been recording in Puerto Rico and Yandel in Orlando, and because they’re reco ...

  7. Wisin & Yandel Team with Panasonic in Latin America

    March 12, 2013 8:06 PM EDT Latin urban act Wisin & Yandel have signed on to be the official spokespersons for a Panasonic line of audio equipment that will see a major promotional campaign in Mexico and the rest of Latin America. Register today for the Billboard Lat ...

  8. Don Omar, Romeo Santos, Wisin & Yandel, Jenni Rivera Top Finalists for 2013 Billboard Latin Music Awards

    February 05, 2013 10:00 AM EST Don Omar has done it again. After leading the 2012 list of finalists for the Billboard Latin Music Awards with 16 finalist nods, he returns in 2013 with 18 nods, including Artist of the Year; Social Artist of the Year and Streaming Artist of th ...

  9. Jennifer Lopez, Pitbull, Juanes Among Tr3s' Best Latino Artist of the Year Nominees

    August 14, 2012 8:42 AM EDT Jennifer Lopez, Pitbull, Romeo, Juanes and Wisin & Yandel have been nominated for bilingual cable network Tr3s'Latino artist of the year and the winner will be crowned during a transmission of the "2012 MTV Video Music Awards," ...

  10. Frankie J. Joins Jennifer Lopez, Enrique Iglesias Summer Tour After Wisin & Yandel Drop Out

    July 12, 2012 4:09 PM EDT R&B/soul singer Frankie J. has been invited to be part of the Jennifer Lopez and Enrique Iglesias summer tour two weeks after Latin urban duo Wisin & Yandel dropped out, according to a spokesperson for the crooner's label. Frankie J, ...

  11. En Breve: RIP Yomo Toro, Wisin & Yandel Jump Ship, Latin Grammys Stick With Univision

    July 12, 2012 12:10 PM EDT Guitarist Yomo Toro Dead at 78 Yomo Toro, a master of the cuatro, a guitar with five pairs of strings often referred to as the national instrument of Puerto Rico, died June 30 in New York. Bringing traditional acoustic rhythms to mainstream Latin ...

  12. Flo Rida, Wisin & Yandel Aiming for Top 40 Debuts on Billboard 200

    July 06, 2012 9:18 PM EDT The Independence Day holiday (July 4) seemed to have frightened off some major album releases this past week, as relatively few big titles were released on July 3. Among the most significant albums that hit retail were Chris Brown's "For ...

  13. Wisin & Yandel Drop Off Jennifer Lopez/Enrique Iglesias Tour, Cite 'Unresolvable Issues'

    June 30, 2012 6:57 AM EDT Latin urban duo Wisin & Yandel have dropped out of the upcoming North American concert tour with Enrique Iglesias and Jennifer Lopez due to "unresolvable issues," according to a spokesperson for the artists. "It is with sadness ...

  14. Wisin Y Yandel's Global Strategy: Reggaeton Around the World

    June 20, 2012 6:35 PM EDT Reggaetón is a realm populated by duos: Alexis y Fido, Zion y Lennox, Jowell y Randy, RKM y Ken-Y. A decade ago, the field was even more crowded, with dozens of duos, many now defunct. Among them all, none has withstood the test of time like Wisin ...

  15. Wisin & Yandel's Clothing Line Hits Macy's; Telemundo Adds Mari Garcia-Marquez to 'Levantate'

    June 18, 2012 10:54 AM EDT Los Líderes, the clothing line developed by Latin urban duo Wisin & Yandel in conjunction with designer Marc Ecko, will be available in Macy's stores nationwide beginning in July, the group's management says. Currently, the line of m ...

  16. Latin Urban Duo Wisin & Yandel Score 'Unplugged' Special on MTV Tr3s

    May 16, 2012 8:34 PM EDT On the heels of a major summer tour with Jennifer Lopez and Enrique Iglesias, Puerto Rican reggaeton duo Wisin & Yandel have also signed on to appear on their own "Unplugged" special on MTV Tr3s, according to a spokesperson for the c ...

  17. Jennifer Lopez, Enrique Iglesias Announce Summer Tour

    April 30, 2012 7:21 PM EDT Enrique Iglesias and Jennifer Lopez, two Latin pop stars undergoing impressive career revivals, have joined forces to co-headline a summer tour. The initial 16 dates of the North America trek were announced on Monday (April 30), with more dates to ...

  18. Pitbull, Songwriters, Publishers Honored At BMI Latin Awards In Las Vegas

    March 31, 2012 1:00 AM EDT Entertainer Pitbull received the BMI President's Award and top industry songwriters and publishers were also recognized at the 19th annual BMI Latin Music Awards at the Encore Las Vegas on March 30. Pitbull, known for his energetic musical an ...

  19. Shakira, Prince Royce Win Big At Premio Lo Nuestro Awards

    February 17, 2012 2:06 PM EST MIAMI (AP) - With four awards each, Shakira and Prince Royce were the top winners on Thursday's Premio Lo Nuestro, although the Colombian star was not there during the evening, which was full of colorful performances but not both awards. The ...

  20. mun2's Roberto Isaac Promoted To Director of Music Programming

    November 21, 2011 5:30 PM EST Longtime mun2 manager Roberto Isaac has been promoted to director of music programming, the bilingual cable network has announced. Isaac, who joined the network as manager of music programming in 2006, will continue to lead and develop the network ...

  21. Latin Power Players: Rebeca Leon

    August 01, 2011 11:05 PM EDT Rebeca Leon VP of Latin talent, AEG Live/Goldenvoice From the four Maná sellouts at Los Angeles' Staples Center -- a record for a Latin act -- to the newly announced Enrique Iglesias/Pitbull/ Prince Royce tour, Rebeca Leon has run the gamut f ...

  22. Prince Royce, Pitbull, Mana Among Univision's Premios Juventud Winners

    July 22, 2011 12:15 PM EDT The Latin "Voice of the Moment" is Prince Royce, according to Univision's Premios Juventud. He was the big winner at the audience choice youth awards, which aired tonight (July 21) from Miami's Bank United Center on the Spanish ...

  23. Adele Rallies on Social 50; Bieber Still No. 1

    March 03, 2011 11:50 AM EST While most of the Social 50 chart is rather sleepy this week -- there are
only four re-entries and zero debuts -- the most exciting news comes from the woman who just debuted at No. 1 the Billboard 200 albums chart: Adele. She vaults 37-23 on ...

  24. Premio Lo Nuestro: Mana, Camila, Wisin y Yandel, Ricky Martin & Prince Royce Shine

    February 18, 2011 1:53 PM EST With three awards each, pop trio Camila, reggaeton duo Wisin y Yandel , regional Mexican act Banda El Recodo and newcomer Prince Royce led the list of winners for Univision's annual Premio Lo Nuestro Latin Music Awards, which aired live Thurs ...

  25. 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" ...

  26. 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 ...

  27. Grammy Collection, Iron & Wine, Amos Lee Headed For Top of Billboard 200

    January 27, 2011 5:00 PM EST Well, that was fast. After a bright week where the No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart defied expectations and sold more than 90,000 -- the Decemberists' "The King Is Dead" -- it looks like we're diving back to lackluster nu ...

  28. Wisin & Yandel To Premiere New Album On Bilingual Mun2 TV

    January 21, 2011 12:00 AM EST Bilingual TV channel mun2 will premiere the new album by Wisin & Yandel on Sunday, not via a live performance but a live, intimate listening session with fans. The duo will play its new album, "Los Vaqueros: El Reseo," due out Jan. 2 ...

  29. S2BN Entertainment Launches Latin Division

    November 17, 2010 12:00 AM EST S2BN Entertainment, the international family show and event entertainment company launched by Michael Cohl, has formed a Latin-centric division that will be run by veteran Latin label executive Oscar Llord. Llord was appointed president and managi ...

  30. Reggaeton Duo Wisin & Yandel To Release Live Album In August

    June 18, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Reggaeton duo Wisin & Yandel will release a two-volume live album in August. The live album will be supported by a new studio single, “Estoy Enamorado,” (“I’m in love”). According to a video treatment obtained by Billboard, the video, directed ...

  31. Wisin & Yandel Roll Out Tour Dates

    June 17, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Reggaeton hitmakers Wisin & Yandel announced the dates of the second leg of their “La Revolucion” tour. Promoted by AEG Live, the tour will hit secondary markets after a first run that included Los Angeles’ Staples Center and New York’s Madiso ...

  32. Marc Anthony, Wyclef Jean To Perform At 2010 Billboard Latin Music Awards

    April 22, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Superstars Marc Anthony, Wyclef Jean, Paulina Rubio and Chayanne are the newest addition to the roster of performers for the 2010 Billboard Latin Music Awards , presented by State Farm live from Puerto Rico. The awards will air April 29 on the Tel ...

  33. Marco Antonio Solis, Wisin y Yandel Confirm Billboard Latin Music Awards Performances

    April 15, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Nelly Furtado, Ricardo Montaner, Wisin y Yandel, Luis Fonsi, Marco Antonio Solis, Jencarlos Canela, Banda Los Recoditos, and Gilberto Santa Rosa have confirmed performances for the 2010 Billboard Latin Music Awards presented by State Farm, broadca ...

  34. 'El Bambino,' Wisin & Yandel Lead Billboard Latin Awards Finalists

    February 11, 2010 12:00 AM EST Urban-leaning acts led the finalists' charge for the 2010 Billboard Latin Music Awards, with Tito "El Bambino" competing for 18 awards for his album "El Patrón" (Siente/Universal) and the single "El Amor." Foll ...

  35. Don Omar Organizes Haiti Aid

    January 20, 2010 12:00 AM EST Urban Latin star Don Omar is the latest Latin music star to venture into Haiti in an effort to help victims of the earthquake. Don Omar (real name William Omar Landrón) is flying to Haiti later today with actor Vin Diesel on a private plane loaded ...

  36. Briefs: Harmonix, Guvera, Wisin & Yandel

    December 10, 2009 12:00 AM EST -- Harmonix, developers of “The Beatles: Rock Band” and the entire “Rock Band” franchise, has cut 39 staffers, the company confirmed today. The Cambridge, Mass.-based company is a subsidiary of MTV Games. The result is a 13% staff reduction. Accor ...

  37. Latin Stars Give 'Life' To City Of Hope Project

    November 02, 2009 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Group will promote and distribute an original song, "La Gota de la Vida," ("the drop of life") to benefit Los Angeles cancer research center City of Hope and its Hispanic outreach campaign for bone marrow donati ...

  38. Worlds Collide At Premios MTV Latinoamerica

    October 17, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Wisin & Yandel and Panda were the big winners at Thursday’s Premios MTV Latinoamerica, an event that highlighted the tricky balance of pleasing a pan-regional audience. The reggaeton duo took home “tongue” statuettes for artist and video of th ...

  39. Panda, Wisin And Yandel Winners At Los Premios MTV

    October 16, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Mexican rock bands and reggaeton artists were big winners at Los Premios TV in Los Angeles, where the political leanings of the host, Calle 13's Residente, also had some time in the spotlight. Host Nelly Furtado opened the show Thursday with ...

  40. Snoop Dogg, Placebo Join MTV Latin America Lineup

    September 28, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Rapper Snoop Dogg and reality show star Kim Kardashian will be presenters at the 2009 Los Premios MTV Latin America awards. British rockers Placebo and pop duo Jesse & Joy have joined a line-up of performers that includes Wisin & Yandel, P ...

  41. The Billboard Q&A: Walter Kolm

    September 04, 2009 12:00 AM EDT When Universal Music Group (UMG) restructured its U.S. Latin operations last year in the wake of its acquisition of Univision Music Group, it put its Latin pop, urban, tropical and rock repertoire under the leadership of Walter Kolm, formerly seni ...

  42. Average Ratings Down, Fonsi Up At Premios Juventud

    July 17, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Luis Fonsi was the big winner at Univision's Premios Juventud last night, snapping up 10 trophies - a record for a single year in the youth-oriented entertainment show's six-year history. Among the awards Fonsi won were Red Hot Artist, F ...

  43. Aventura Hit High Mark With 'The Last'

    June 17, 2009 12:00 AM EDT With first-week sales of over 47,000 copies, Aventura's album "The Last" has the best sales week for any Latin album in the U.S. since 2007, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The last time a Latin album had a better sales week was whe ...

  44. Wisin & Yandel Make Change With 50 Cent

    June 09, 2009 12:00 AM EDT It was a trademark, decadent South Beach moment: Noon, poolside at the new and trendy Mondrian Hotel, with leggy models in skimpy bathing suits skulking alongside Akon, the best-selling reggaetón duo Wisin & Yandel and the urban bachata group ...

  45. Wisin & Yandel's 'La Revolución' Hits High Mark

    June 04, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The debut of Wisin & Yandel's "La Revolución" at No. 1 on the Top Latin Albums chart this week marks the top selling debut week on that chart since Luis Miguel's "Complices" sold 32,000 to also debut at No. 1 on M ...

  46. Luis Fonsi Takes 13 Premios Juventud Nods

    May 29, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Singer/songwriter Luis Fonsi, continuing his most successful year to date as a recording artist, received 13 nominations for Univision's 6th annual Premios Juventud Awards. The awards show, which will air live July 16 on the Univision Network ...

  47. CMN, Billboard Team For Latin Concert Series

    May 20, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Entertainment marketing company Cárdenas Marketing Network (CMN) has joined forces with Billboard to present a series of Latin music concerts tied to the Billboard Latin Music Awards. The Billboard Latin Music Concert Series is tentatively schedul ...

  48. Billboard Latin Music Awards' Ratings Up

    April 27, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The 2009 Billboard Latin Music Awards presented by State Farm, which aired live on the Telemundo network on April 23, reached 5.8 million unique viewers, 300,000 more than the year before, according to Nielsen Media Research data. According to Nie ...

  49. Flex Takes Eight Billboard Latin Music Awards

    April 23, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Propelled by the runaway success of his hit single "Te Quiero," Felix Danilo Gómez, the Panamenian DJ and singer better known as Flex, was the big winner at the 2009 Billboard Latin Music awards presented by State Farm Insurance on April ...

  50. Iglesias, Daddy Yankee Set For Billboard Latin Music Awards

    April 13, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Superstars Enrique Iglesias, Daddy Yankee, Aventura, Wisin & Yandel, Akon and Rubén Blades and his legendary band, Los Seis del Solar, have been added to the lineup of performers for the 2009 Billboard Latin Music Awards. They join a roster of ...

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