Miami, FL (December 30, 2019) – Global music icon and musical trendsetter, Daddy Yankee closed out his“Con Calma Pa’l Choli” concert series last night in record breaking fashion. The one-of-a-kind concert series broke records by becoming the highest-grossing concert series ever held in Puerto Rico with 12 sold-out shows and more than 170,000 tickets sold in one month.
Produced by Puerto Rican concert promoter Rafael Pina, “Con Calma Pal’ Choli” initially sold-out 10 shows held on Dec. 5, 6, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 27, 28 and 29. Two additional matinee shows were added, which sold-out in a matter of hours and were held on Saturday, Dec. 14 and 28. This past Saturday’s matinee show was dedicated to Puerto Rico’s youth, and was made especially to inspire youth to pursue their dreams. As part of the special youth matinee show, Daddy Yankee surprised the first 1,000 kids that arrived at the venue with a special edition Sikiri Santa t-shirt. In addition, Daddy Yankee invited a group from the deaf community to experience their first-ever concert alongside an interpreter, as well as hosted a special group of youth from multiple projects in Puerto Rico. To this day, Daddy Yankee has been the only artist to ever perform two shows on the same date and on multiple dates.
For almost three hours, the artist known for the global hit and 2019’s most watched video on YouTube “Con Calma”, performed 34 songs which included multiple medleys celebrating more than 15-year trayectory. The set list included some of his most iconic songs and Reggaeton classics including “Rompe”, “Machucando”, “Gata Gangster”, “Mayor que yo”, “Latigazo” and “Segurosky”. The genre pioneer also performed the global smash hits “Shaky Shaky”, “Gasolina”, “Despacito”, “Dura”, “Con Calma” and his latest worldwide #1 global smash “Que Tire Pa’ Lante”. In true Puerto Rican fashion, Daddy Yankee surprised fans by closing the show with Pleneros who joined the award-winning artist on stage to bid farewell to the eve’s audience.
With evening performances spanning almost three hours, the musical journey took audiences through a mesmerizing 15-year musical trajectory that highlighted the global icon’s record-breaking career, in true Reggaeton fashion. The DY experience took audiences through childhood memories and brought high-energy special appearances by fellow artists Luis Fonsi, Ozuna, Bad Bunny, Wisin & Yandel, Natti Natasha, Lunay, Brytiago, Nicky Jam and Zion & Lennox.
“Con Calma Pa’l Choli” is Daddy Yankee’s first solo appearance in 12 years in Puerto Rico. As one of the few artists to have a global audience that transcends generations, the Big Boss did not disappoint with his record-breaking concert run series. Witnessed by locals and tourists alike, Daddy Yankee did not only produced the biggest show to be presented on Puerto Rican soil, but showed the world why he’s still the Big Boss, and that he’s here to stay.