Wisin & Yandel

  1. Premios Lo Nuestro Awards Nods Unveiled

    January 14, 2009 12:00 AM EST With five nods each, Juanes and salsero Gilberto Santa Rosa led the nominations for the annual Premios lo Nuestro awards. Juanes is up for best artist and album of the year as well as for three awards in the rock category. Santa Rosa is also up fo ...

  2. Juanes, Luis Miguel, Luis Fonsi Up For Grammys

    December 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST Fresh off his Latin Grammy sweep, Juanes was nominated for best Latin Pop album at this year's Grammys along with Luis Miguel, Jorge Drexler, Luis Fonsi and Tommy Torres. The nominations spanned both traditional and contemporary sounds within ...

  3. Reggaeton Superstars Prep New Tour Plans

    December 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST Reggaeton superstars Wisin & Yandel will perform 31 dates in Mexico in 2009, Billboard.biz has learned. The tour, which kicks off in February, will include a stop in Mexico's venerable Auditorio Nacional, making Wisin & Yandel the fir ...

  4. George, Wisin & Yandel Win Early Latin Grammys

    November 13, 2008 12:00 AM EST Tropical producer Sergio George and and reggaeton hitmakers Wisin & Yandel were early winners tonight (Nov. 13) at the 9th annual Latin Grammy awards, presented at Houston's Toyota Center. On the strength of his work on Marc Anthony' ...

  5. Universal Latin Pacts With Rayovac For Download Promo

    August 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Latin Entertainment is partnering with Rayovac batteries in promoting full-track online downloads in Latin America. Customers can find codes inside the battery packs that can be redeemed for free downloadable tracks at Rayovac' ...

  6. Lopez, Aventura Win Gongs At Univision's 'Premios Juventud'

    July 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Forget the trophies doled out at the fifth edition of the Univision Network's "Premios Juventud" (Youth Awards). Rather, the popular awards show, which aired live from Miami's BankUnited Center on July 17, was all about music p ...

  7. BMI Honors Top Latin Songwriters

    June 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Three singer-songwriters -- Juan Luis Morera Luna and Llandel Veguilla Malave (better known as Wisin & Yandel), along with troubadour Espinoza Paz -- tied for the Latin songwriter of the year award at the 15th annual BMI Latin Music Awards. Th ...

  8. Ratings Spike For Billboard Latin Awards

    April 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Bolstered by a star cast of performers that included Enrique Iglesias, Juanes, Marco Antonio Solís, Ricardo Montaner, Juna Luis Guerra and Wisin & Yandel, the 2008 Billboard Latin Music Awards saw their ratings rise by 43% in comparison to the ...

  9. Wisin & Yandel: Empire Building

    March 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST Wisin & Yandel had an epiphany a year ago in December, while playing a 17-and-under party in New York. "We looked around, and all you saw was kids listening to their music on their phones and sharing the ringtones," manager Edgar And ...

  10. Guerra Leads List Of Billboard Latin Music Awards Finalists

    February 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST Vying for seven honors, Dominican singer/songwriter Juan Luis Guerra tops the list of finalists for the 19th Billboard Latin Music Awards. Guerra and his group 440, whose album "La Llave de Mi Croazón" (EMI Televisa) and its eponymous si ...

  11. Wisin & Yandel, SunCom Launch Branded Phone

    January 30, 2008 12:00 AM EST Reggaetón power duo Wisin & Yandel have partnered with wireless company SunCom Wireless in Puerto Rico to launch their own cellphone, in alliance with Motorola. The MOTOKRZR K1 Wisin vs. Yandel Limited Edition, on sale today, will contain Wisi ...

  12. Jay-Z Leapfrogs Eagles, Britney For No. 1 Debut

    November 14, 2007 12:00 AM EST Jay-Z scores his 10th No. 1 album on The Billboard 200, as "American Gangster" (Def Jam) debuts on top this week after selling 425,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The rapper thus ties Elvis Presley in sec ...

  13. Machete Takes Up-And-Comers To The Movies

    October 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Machete Music will promote its new compilation of mostly up-and-coming West Coast Latin urban artists, "Rikraf Entertainment Presents: La Costa Nuestra," in movie theaters nationwide. Beginning this week, single "Back to You" b ...

  14. Exclusive: A Zune Of Their Own

    October 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Wisin & Yandel, the reggaetón duo with an uncanny knack for delivering hit singles, will now become the first act to get its own customized Zune player, Billboard has learned. The limited-edition Wisin & Yandel Zune device will hit Wal-Mar ...

  15. Mana, Camila, Belinda, Avril Win Big At Premios MTV

    October 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT With two awards each, Mexican rockers Maná, pop trio Camila, teen diva Belinda and Canadian pop rocker Avril Lavigne were the big winners at the Premios MTV Latin America 2007. Now in its sixth year, the awards took place Oct. 18 in Mexico City� ...

  16. Reggaeton, Regional Mexican Dominate BMI Awards

    April 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Reggaetón and regional Mexican music were powerful forces in the performance arena in 2006. At the 14th annual BMI Latin Music Awards, the two genres reigned with Juan Luis Morera Luna and Llandel Veguilla Malavé, better known as the reggaeton duo ...

  17. Newcomers Top Billboard Latin Award Finalists

    February 14, 2007 12:00 AM EST Rakim and Ken-Y, the reggaeton newcomers who aptly blended romance with dance beats on their debut album, "Masterpiece: Nuestra Obra Maestra" (Pina/Universal Latino), lead the list of finalists for the 2007 Billboard Latin Music Awards. ...

  18. Almodovar To Exit BMI

    October 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Has presided over Latin department since 1993. Diane Almodovar, BMI's longtime VP of Latin writer/publisher relationships is leaving her post to pursue what she calls her "entrepreneurial spirit," Billboard.biz has learned. After ne ...

  19. Machete Grabs Wisin & Yandel

    September 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Reggaeton duo sign multi-album deal. Reggaetón duo Wisin & Yandel, best known for their single, "Rácata," and their R. Kelly collaboration, "Burn It Up," have signed a multi-album recording deal with Machete Music, Universa ...

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