The global and unquestionable king of the urban genre, Daddy Yankee, continues to break records in the industry. After closing a 2019 full of success with his hit “Con Calma” and a record of 12 concerts during the month of December in his home country Puerto Rico, the greatest exponent of the urban genre starts 2020 with 12 nominations for the Lo Nuestro 2020 Award being the most nominated artist in the thirty-second installment of the prestigious awards. This is the first ceremony that honors Latin music in this decade and will be held next Thursday, February 20 at the American Airlines Arena in the city of Miami at 7P / 6C to be broadcast on Univision.
The artist who became the “king of the radio” in the United States for being the artist with the most songs played in 2019, was nominated in the categories “Artist Lo Nuestro of the Year”, “Song of the Year” by Con Calma ft. Snow, “Urban Song of the Year” by Con Calma feat. Snow and Don’t Treat It ft. Natti Natasha and Pitbull, “Simple of the Year” by Con Calma, “Urban Male Artist of the Year”, “Remix of the Year” by Single (Remix) with Bad Bunny and Lunay and Baila Baila Baila (Remix) ft. Ozuna, J Balvin, Farruko & Anuel AA, “Crossover Collaboration of the Year” by Con Calma and Runaway ft. Sebastian Yatra, Natti Natasha & Jonas Brothers, and “Collaboration of the Year” by Con Calma feat Snow and No Lo trates ft. Natti Natasha and Pitbull for a total of 12 nominations. To vote visit the official Lo Nuestro Award page, whose voting will be open until January 27.
2019 was a great year for Yankee, who opened the year with his worldwide success “Con Calma”, a theme that became the number 1 of 2019, the most watched video of the year and 15x Platinum Disco certificate in the United States. But this is not all, the theme remained for 14 consecutive weeks on the “Hot Latin Songs” list and 8 weeks on the “Latin Airplay” list of Billboard magazine. In addition, his most recent single “Que Tire Pa’Lante” is consolidated in the first place as the most listened song in Mexico and is positioned as number 1 on Billboard’s Latin Rhythm Airplay list, becoming a classic of music in the world.
The global icon closed its 2019 with a series of 12 concerts “With Calma Pa’l Choli” during the month of December in Puerto Rico, breaking records by becoming the highest box office ever made in Puerto Rico with 12 shows with sold out tickets and more of 170,000 tickets sold in a month. “Con Calma Pa’l Choli”, produced by Puerto Rican concert promoter Rafael Pina, was Daddy Yankee’s first solo appearance in 12 years in Puerto Rico. Witnessed by thousands of fans, The Big Boss achieved another career record Being the first artist to exceed 12 fully sold functions in a single month.