|Birth name||Llandel Veguilla Malavé|
|Also known as|
|Born||January 14, 1977|
Cayey, Puerto Rico
Llandel Veguilla Malavé (born January 14, 1977), better known by his stage name Yandel after the phonetic spelling of Llandel, is a Puerto Rican reggaeton singer and record producer, who emerged in the music scene in 1995. He is best known as a member of the reggaeton duo Wisin & Yandel. He released his first solo album, Quien Contra Mí, in September 2003. His second solo studio album, De Líder a Leyenda, was released in November 2013, which was certified Gold (Latin) by the RIAA in 2014.
Early life and family
Llandel Veguilla Malavé was born on January 14, 1977, in Cayey, Puerto Rico, the son of Julio Veguilla and Lucy Malavé. Veguilla has two siblings, including younger brother Gadiel, who is also a singer, and sister Linnette. Before he became a singer, Yandel worked as a barber in his hometown.
In July 2004, Veguilla married his long-time girlfriend, Edneris Espada Figueroa. The couple have two children: Adrián Yandel Veguilla, born January 25, 2001 , and Dereck Adrián Veguilla, born May 27, 2004 .
Yandel met Wisin in school. They began performing as a duo in 1998 (Yandel then billing himself as "Llandel"), and made their album debut in 2000 with Los Reyes del Nuevo Milenio. They later made the jump to a major label in 2003 with Mi Vida... My Life, their first for Universal subsidiary Fresh Productions. Pa'l Mundo then catapulted them to mainstream success in 2005. Subsequently, Wisin & Yandel established their own label, WY Records, and presented an affiliate group, Los Vaqueros. In November 2013, after the duo's Líderes tour, they went on hiatus. Since then he has continued to tour. A third album, Dangerous, was released in November 2015.
- Quien Contra Mí (2003)
- De Líder a Leyenda (2013)
- Dangerous (2015)
- Update (2017)
- The One (2019)
- Quien Contra Mí 2 (2020)
|2011||Game Of Thrones||David Benioff & D. B. Weiss||Soundtrack & Mentor||In Spanish "Juego De Tronos|
|2005||Wisin & Yandel: Mi Vida... My Life||Jessy Terrero||El Mismo||Película sobre la Trayectoria de Wisin & Yandel|
|2010||Victorious||Soundtrack & Mentor||"Make It Shine" by Sony Music|
|2009||Verano de amor||Himself||Guest star (with Wisin)|
|2013||La Voz... México||Coach||Season 3 (with Wisin)|
Awards and nominations
- "Yandel: Discography, songs, biography, and listening guide". Rate Your Music. Retrieved March 1, 2014.
- "Yandel: Legacy-De Líder a Leyenda Tour..." Terra. Retrieved March 11, 2015.
- "American album certifications – Yandel – De Lider a Leyenda". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved December 12, 2014. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH.
- "Biografía de Yandel". CMTV. Retrieved February 27, 2014.
- "Yandel status: MUCHO SOL!!!" DE PLAYA CON MI HERMANITA..." Twitter. Retrieved February 11, 2015.
- "Wisin & Yandel llegan revolucionando". People en Español. Retrieved February 27, 2014.
- "Yandel celebra 10 años de matrimonio". Ritmoson Latino. Retrieved July 16, 2014.
- Cruz Candelaria, José L. (June 18, 2004). "Yandel disfruta a su segundo hijo". Archived from the original on May 28, 2014. Retrieved May 27, 2014.
- "Yandel celebra su aniversario en Las Bahamas". Primera Hora. Retrieved July 16, 2014.
- "El adiós de Los Líderes". Milenio. Retrieved May 28, 2014.
- "Yandel Bio". MTV. Retrieved March 1, 2014.
- "Yandel Denies Reggaeton Duo Will Be Breaking Up". Cosmopolitan. Retrieved December 16, 2014.
- "Yandel Announces New Solo 'VIP Tour'". Billboard. Retrieved November 2, 2015.
- "Dangerous By Yandel". iTunes. Retrieved February 17, 2016.
- "Yandel Is First Latin Artist to Live Stream Concert on Tidal; Boxing Champ Miguel Cotto to Produce". Billboard. Retrieved November 2, 2015.
- "Yandel – De Líder a Leyenda VIP Tour". wisinyandelpr.com. Retrieved June 10, 2014.
- "A petición de su fanaticada Yandel lanza Legacy - De Líder a Leyenda Tour EP". Yandellaleyenda.com. Retrieved August 28, 2014.
- "Fechas De Conciertos". Yandel La Leyenda. Retrieved April 16, 2016.
- "Yandel - Dangerous Tour". Wisin Y Yandel PR. Retrieved April 16, 2016.
- C. Gutierrez, Evan. "Mi Vida: La Pelicula – Wisin & Yandel". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved January 3, 2015.
- "Wisin & Yandel actúan con Dulce María". PeopleEnEspanol.com. Retrieved February 12, 2015.
- "Wisin & Yandel Named Newest Coaches on 'La Voz…Mexico'". Billboard.com. Retrieved February 12, 2015.
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