Don Omar Biography

Don Omar


Famous as :

Reggaeton singer/rapper

Birth Name :

William Omar Landron

Birth Date :

February 10, 1978

Birth Place :

Carolina, Puerto Rico

Claim to fame :

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



Omar, the album again secured the first spot on Latin Billboard charts. "Virtual Diva" was one of the songs featured as a soundtrack to "Fast & Furious".

"iDon" was quickly followed by "Meet the Orphans" in November 2010. It features even more extended collaborations withs such artists as Lucenzo, Kendo Kapponi, Danny Fornaris, Syko, Plan B, Zion & Lennox, and Yaga & Mackie. Most of these artists hail from his Orfanato Music Group. At the same time he was promoting the album, Omar shot "Fast & Furious" sequel "Fast Five" which was released in 2011. Omar's single "Danza Kuduro" from "Meet the Orphans" was made one of the soundtracks.

Omar was back with the sequel of "Meet the Oprhans", releasing "Mto 2 (New Generation) : Don Omar" on May 1, 2012. In the same year, Omar was one of the two biggest winners at Billboard Latin Awards, taking home eight categories for best Latin rhythm of the year, best songs of the year, best Latin rhythm artist of the year, best album of the year, best song of the year, best song of the year for airplay, and best Latin pop song of the year for his single "Taboo".

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