Global music icon Daddy Yankee has received a GRAMMY® Award nomination in the category “Best Música Urbana Album” for his chart-topping farewell album, LEGENDADDY. This notably marks his fifth career nomination at the GRAMMY® Awards.
The ceremony airs live from the Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles on February 5, 2023.
LEGENDADDY remains a phenomenon, with over 3 billion streams worldwide. It not only became the #1 Latin album in the world, but the album’s global hit “REMIX” vaulted to #1 on the Latin Airplay chart leading radio charts in the U.S. and Puerto Rico, while “RUMBATÓN” reached #1 on the Latin Urban Airplay chart in the US this week.
In addition, the track «HOT» in collaboration with Pitbull, reached No. 25 on the chart.
LEGENDADDY was also the first album of 2022 to be certified multi-platinum by the RIAA with over one billion streams and was listed as the mid-year Top Latin Album. The album reached #1 on Billboard’s Top Latin Albums chart, consecutively achieving his fifth #1 debut on the chart. Additionally, it entered the Top 10 of the Billboard Top 200 chart at #8, marking his highest chart position to date and his first Top 10 hit in 15 years since 2007’s El Cartel: The Big Boss. It also placed at #1 on the Weekly Top Albums chart on Spotify.
He also sold-out his farewell tour «La Última Vuelta» in the U.S. The tour began this past July 25 at the Ball Arena in Denver, Colorado with a completely sold-out show and continued at The Forum in Los Angeles, California where they made history with 5 sold out shows, and Phoenix, AZ. Promoted by Cardenas Marketing Network and Raphy Pina, MR Sold Out, the five-month trek includes some of the rapper-songwriters’ biggest headline shows in North America and Latin America to date. In addition, Daddy Yankee announced three tour dates for Puerto Rico on January 6, 7 and 8. Tickets are now available HERE (United States).