Mundial (album)

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Studio album by Daddy Yankee
Released 27 April 2010[1]
Recorded 2009—2010
Genre Reggaeton, hip hop, latin rap, merengue, dancehall
Length 41:03
Label El Cartel, Sony Music
Producer Los De La Nazza, Diesel
Daddy Yankee chronology
Talento de Barrio
(2008)Talento de Barrio2008
Singles from Mundial
  1. "Grito Mundial"
    Released: October 20, 2009
  2. "Descontrol"
    Released: February 23, 2010
  3. "El Mejor de Todos los Tiempos"
    Released: July 26, 2010
  4. "La Despedida"
    Released: August 4, 2010
  5. "La Señal"
    Released: October 2010

Mundial (English: Worldwide) is the name of the fifth studio album and tenth overall by Puerto Rican rapper Daddy Yankee through El Cartel Records released on 27 April 2010.[1] Mundial was nominated for a Lo Nuestro Award for Urban Album of the Year.[2] It won the Billboard Latin Music Award for Latin Rhythm Album of the Year in 2011.[3]


Unlike his previous albums, he describes the album as a mixture of Reggaeton, merengue, perico ripiao, soca and dance hall. Before the release, Daddy Yankee confirmed that the album would include 13 tracks plus 3 bonus tracks on the iTunes version. The album doesn't include the tracks recorded with Luis Fonsi and Don Omar since Yankee signed for the album to be released under Sony Music and not Universal Music Group.[4] He had also recorded a new song named "Intenso" which was released on his birthday for his fans, but said that it was not going to be on the album.[5]

Album title and release[edit]


About the title of the album, he said: "Reflects my experiences lived in all promotional trips, in summary, Daddy Yankee Mundial is an album with a great musical variety where The Street joins The World."


The album was first intended to be released on 13 October 2009, then 17 November 2009, and was then was postponed to 13 April 2010. The album was finally released on 27 April 2010. During its first week of release, the album debuted on the US Billboard 200 at number 29, selling over 18,500 copies.


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[6]


Official singles

Promo singles

  • "El Ritmo No Perdona (Prende)" was released for free download through his official website on 1 July 2009 as the album's buzz single, and the music video was released the same date. The song peaked at number #2 on Billboard Latin Rhythm Airplay. The song is not part of the main track list, but was included as iTunes bonus track of the album.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
1. "El Mejor De Todos Los Tiempos (Intro)" Raymond Ayala Los De La Nazza 2:50
2. "Descontrol" Ayala Los De La Nazza 2:53
3. "Vida En La Noche" Ayala Los De La Nazza 3:47
4. "La Señal" Ayala Los De La Nazza 2:54
5. "La Despedida" Ayala Los De La Nazza 3:23
6. "¿Qué Es La Que Hay?" Ayala Los De La Nazza 3:06
7. "Me Enteré (Feat. Tito El Bambino)" Ayala Los De La Nazza 3:07
8. "El Más Duro" Ayala Los De La Nazza 2:56
9. "Daría" Ayala Los De La Nazza 3:36
10. "Rumba y Candela" Ayala Los De La Nazza 3:09
11. "Mintiendo Con La Verdad" Ayala Los De La Nazza 3:11
12. "Campeo A Mi Manera" Ayala
David Sanchez (Chorus taken from Tempo's «Porque Soy Tempo»)
Diesel 3:13
13. "Grito Mundial" Ayala Los De La Nazza 3:04
14. "Viejas Andadas" Ayala Los De La Nazza 2:49
15. "El Ritmo No Perdona" Ayala Los De La Nazza 3:04
Total length: 41:03

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2010) Peak
Mexican Albums Chart[7] 28
US Billboard Top Latin Albums[8] 1
US Billboard Top Rap Albums[9] 10
US Billboard 200[10] 29


Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Argentina (CAPIF)[11] Gold 20,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone

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