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Daddy Yankee Says He's Retiring: 'I See the Finish Line'

Daddy Yankee performs at Premio Lo Nuestro on Feb. 16, 2021, in Miami. The reggaeton star announced on Sunday March 20, 2022 that he will retire after his farewell tour, "La Última Vuelta," promoting his upcoming album "Legendaddy," (The Last Round). (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)
Daddy Yankee performs at Premio Lo Nuestro on Feb. 16, 2021, in Miami. The reggaeton star announced on Sunday March 20, 2022 that he will retire after his farewell tour, "La Última Vuelta," promoting his upcoming album "Legendaddy," (The Last Round). (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)

New York (AP) -- Daddy Yankee surprised his fans by announcing his imminent retirement from music with an album and a farewell tour, more than three decades after starting a career that put reggaeton on the world map with hits including “Gasolina”, “Somos de Calle”, “Con Calma” and “Despacito.”

His success has made him one of the biggest idols in Latin music and a winner of six Latin Grammy Awards.