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Don Omar

Don Omar

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Famous as :

Reggaeton singer/rapper

Birth Name :

William Omar Landron

Birth Date :

February 10, 1978

Birth Place :

Carolina, Puerto Rico

Spouse :

Jackie Guerrido (TV weatherperson and journalist, since 19-Apr-08)

Claim to fame :

Songs "Dile" and "Dale Don Dale" from album "The Last Don" (2003)

Biography


William Omar Landron Rivera was born February10, 1978 in Puerto Rico, and was later known worldwide as Don Omar. The son of William Landron and Luz Antonia Rivera was always a fan of music, leaving the chance to be a pastor at a young age to pursue a career in the field. Omar started hitting the right scenes at the right time, working as a backup singer for duo Hector & Tito among others. Hector Delgado would later produced his first album.

"The Last Don" marked the beginning of his professional career as a solo artist. Released in 2003, the album contains his collaborations with Daddy Yankee, Hector & Tito, Trebol Clan and Glory among others. It moved 300,000 units in South America and was later certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America. Billboard Latin Music Awards in 2003 recognized him as New Artist, Latin Pop Album of the Year and Latin Rap/Hip-Hop Album of the Year.

Latest News


Don Omar Is Arrested Over Domestic Violence Claims

September 18, 2014 09:09:38 GMT

has been arrested on suspicion of domestic violence. Authorities said the Puerto Rican star was detained at his home in Vega Alta, Puerto Rico on Wednesday, September 17 after he allegedly threatened his 26-year-old girlfriend.
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Don Omar and Jenni Rivera Are Big Winners at 2013 Billboard Latin Music Awards

April 26, 2013 07:37:28 GMT

Puerto Rican reggaeton artist and the late Mexican-American songstress topped this year's winners at the Billboard Latin Music Awards held Thursday night, April 25 in Miami. Omar walked away with the most awards with ten trophies in all. Not to be outshined was Rivera, who even with less awards at six, became the bigger star of the show, receiving her recognition posthumously after being killed in a plane accident last year in Mexico.
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Artist of the Week: Don Omar

May 14, 2012 06:53:29 GMT

is releasing a new studio album "". A follow-up to his 2010 CD "", the effort is filled with good music and is expected to make a notable entry on Billboard Hot 200 in its opening week.
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Don Omar, Prince Royce and Shakira Lead Billboard Music Latin Awards Winners

April 27, 2012 04:17:40 GMT

Winners for 2012 Billboard Music Latin Awards were revealed in a ceremony airing April 26. and took home the most gongs with a total of eight each, while grabbed four prizes. Other artists who got multiple kudos included with five, as well as and Lucenzo with three each.
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Don Omar and Pitbull Lead Nominations for 2012 Billboard Latin Music Awards

February 29, 2012 01:52:35 GMT

Nominees for this year's Billboard Latin Music Awards have been announced. It's revealed that Puerto Rican singer/rapper and Miami-born rhymer dominate the list by grabbing 16 nods in 14 categories and 14 noms in 12 categories respectively.
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