After building anticipation throughout the week, global superstar, music entrepreneur and Reggaeton icon Daddy Yankee unveils his new single and video “Problema” today via Universal Music Group/El Cartel/Republic Records. Produced by Dímelo Flow, Slow Mike and BK, the track is available on all digital music platforms.
Once again, the global icon delivers a banger with worldwide appeal that was written by Raymond Ayala, Raphy Pina, Dímelo Flow, Slow Mike, Justin Quiles, IZZACK and BK. Powered by an unshakable beat, he serves up scorching verses before dropping an immediately chantable chorus, while the video continues a tradition of larger-than-life visuals for Daddy Yankee with a full marching band, show-stopping dance moves, wild high-fashion and nonstop action. Directed by longtime Daddy Yankee collaborator Marlon Peña (De Vuelta Pa’ La Vuelta, Que Tire Pa’ Lante, Con Calma, among others), was filmed in Miami, FL.
Last week, he ignited the stage at Premio Lo Nuestro when he joined forces with Marc Anthony for a showstopping performance of their collaboration “De Vuelta Pa’ La Vuelta.” Watch it HERE.
“De Vuelta Pa’ la Vuelta”, composed by Daddy Yankee, Marc Anthony and Edgar Barrera, has prevailed at #1 on Billboard’s Tropical Airplay chart for 8 consecutive weeks. Recently, the global hit peaked #1 on Billboard’s Latin Airplay chart and debuted #5 on Billboard’s Hot Latin Songs chart. With more than 100 million cumulative streams since its release, the unique collaboration that fuses salsa and reggaeton like never before was produced by acclaimed Puerto Rican pianist, producer and Latin GRAMMY winner, Sergio George.
Daddy Yankee is widely recognized for leading and elevating Reggaeton into a global cultural and musical phenomenon, which has fueled an explosion in popularity for Latin music around the world. With a career that transcends language, geography and demographics, Daddy Yankee is one of the most popular and followed artists in the world today, with more than 60 million followers across social media and more than 7 billion streams in the last 12 months alone on YouTube, where he is among the Top 20 Global Artists. He has additionally sold more than 17 million albums, charted 50 hit songs on Billboard charts and he is the only Latin Artist with four Spanish-language songs to reach the Top 20 of Billboard’s Hot 100.
Daddy Yankee remains one of the most recognized and influential names in urban music and Latin dance. He was named one of the most influential Hispanics in the world by both CNN and Time Magazine. He has sold over 17 million albums and over 60 million fans combined on his social networks. Daddy Yankee is considered the King of Reggaeton and one of the founders of the global movement. He continues to reign with the global success of «Despacito,» which was named the most streamed song and the most watched video of all time. In 2018, his single «Dura» was the 2nd Most Watched Video in 2018 and in 2019, «Con Calma» marked the number «Most Watched» video globally on YouTube. He was also named Billboard Magazine’s Top Latin Artist of 2017. Other global hits by Daddy Yankee are «Gasolina,» «Rompe,» «Limbo,» and most recently «Que Tire Pa’Lante.»
Yankee’s philanthropic work through «Daddy’s House» has been recognized by Billboard with the Spirit of Hope Award. Among his many accomplishments, Yankee has also received over 100 awards including Latin Music Billboard Awards, Latin GRAMMYs, American Music Awards, Latin American Music Awards, among others. In 2014 Daddy Yankee was also honored with the ASCAP «Voice of Music Award.»