Wisin & Yandel
Their biggest hits are "Rakata", "Llamé Pa' Verte (Bailando Sexy)", "Pam Pam", "Sexy Movimiento", "Pegao", "Síguelo", "Abusadora","Zun Zun Rompiendo Caderas","Gracias a Tí","Tu Olor". Wisin & Yandel have collaborated with internationally known artists such as R. Kelly on "Burn It Up", Paris Hilton on the reggaeton remix to her debut single "Stars Are Blind", Ja Rule on "Rakata (Remix)", Lenny Kravitz on "Breathe" (a promotional song for Absolute Vodka), Mexican Pop group RBD on "Lento (Yandel)", compatriots La Secta AllStar on "Llora Mi Corazón", Fat Joe on "Jangueo", Nelly Furtado on "Sexy Movimiento (Remix)", 50 Cent on "Mujeres In The Club" and "Así Soy" along with G-Unit, Akon on "All Up 2 You" along with Aventura, Enrique Iglesias on "No Me Digas Que No" and "Gracias a Tí", Gloria Estefan on "No Llores (Remix)", T-Pain on "Imaginate", "Te Siento" and in a remix for "Reverse Cowgirl".
Yandel was born on January 14, 1979 & Wisin
was born on December 19, 1978.Wisin married his wife,Yomaira, on
July 26, 2008, in a ceremony that took place in a restaurant of
Cayey, Puerto Rico.
On November 7, 2007 the duo published Wisin vs.
Yandel: Los Extraterrestres. The album was received positively
by the Puerto Rican media, with mainstream newspaper Primera Hora
awarding it a score of 4 out of 5. The publication focused their
review on the fusion of styles found in the album, claiming that
the production continued the "musical evolution" found in its predecessors. Following the release of Los Extraterrestres the
duo commenced an international promotional tour. After organizing
concerts throughout Latin America and Europe, Wisin & Yandel noted that they would like to expand their markets to Africa and Australia.
Wisin & Yandel participated in the closing ceremonies of the 2008 Viña del Mar Festival.
The tickets for the event sold out, which the duo described as
an "real honor". On June 2, 2008, Wisin and Yandel began a tour to promote Wisin vs. Yandel:
Los Extraterrestres, Otra Dimensión, visiting several radio stations
in Puerto Rico.
The duo made a guest appearance in an album titled "Caribbean
Connection" released on June 24, 2008. The production included participation by other Latin
American artists including Daddy Yankee, Don Omar and Hector "El Father" along Jamaican musicians including Inner Circle, Bounty Killer, Elephant Man
and Wayne Wonder. Wisin & Yandel took part in the 2008 edition of New York City's Puerto Rican Day Parade,
organized on June 8, 2008. In the event they received a warm
reception. After arriving from New York the duo traveled to
Puerto Rico, wher they filmed a commercial as part of a campaign
against drunken driving. On June 12, 2008, they would travel
to Los Angeles, where they would attend the BMI Latin Awards, in
which they received a nomination for "Writer of the Year". Wisin & Yandel won four awards in the Premios Juventud 2008 ceremony. On July 19,
2008, the duo made a presentation before a sold-out crowd in Venezuela.
The duet were selected to perform in "KQ Live Concert" on September 27, 2008, organized by KQ 105 FM, the event included several renowned
artists from Puerto Rico and other Latin American locations.
On August 12, 2008, the duo received a recognition by Cayey's mayor,Rolando
Ortiz Velázquez. In the activity, they were named "Ambassadors from Cayey to the world", in a patronal celebration that was dedicated to the duo. On April 24, 2009,
Wisin & Yandel received the Latin Rhythm Album Of The Year, Duo Or Group Latin Billboard
Music Award for Los Extraterresres. Besides this recognition,
the duo also received nominations for Ahora Es and Síguelo in the
Tropical Airplay Song Of The Year, Duo Or Group and Latin Rhythm
Airplay Song Of The Year, Duo Or Group categories. On October 15,
2009, Wisin & Yandel won the Premio MTV Latinoamérica for "Artist of the Year" and "Video of the Year".
Wisin & Yandel have collaborated
with many artists in the American music industry in genres such
as hip hop, pop, latin pop, R&B, and rock with artists such as Ricky Martin, Aventura, David Bisbal, Gloria
Estefan, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Nelly Furtado, Fat Joe, Guitars
N Bandanaz, R. Kelly, Eve, G-Unit, Enrique Iglesias, T-Pain, Akon,
50 Cent, Ivy Queen,and Sean Kingston.
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