The recording received a Latin Grammy nomination for Best Urban Music Album at the Latin Grammy Awards of 2011 and two nominations at the Billboard Latin Music Awards of 2011.
The album garnered mainly positive reviews from critics, who praised the mixture of R&B and reggaeton.
Two singles were released from the album: "La Vida Es Así" and "Amor Puro".
The former became a commercial success; it was supplied to Latin radio in urban and bachata versions, reaching the Top 10 in several Spanish-language markets in the United States. A deluxe edition of the recording was released with extra tracks and music videos on August 10, 2010, and marks the last studio album on Machete.
After the success of her 2007 effort Sentimiento, which spawned the Top 10 hit "Que Lloren" and was later certified platinum by the United States Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), a live album (Ivy Queen 2008 World Tour LIVE! The president of Universal Music Latino and Machete, Walter Kolm, commented in a press release: "It's a privilege to have Ivy Queen apart of our artistic roster.