The 35-year-old Colombian reggaeton singer’s bilingual collaboration with Dua Lipa, Bad Bunny and Tainy, “Un Día (One Day),” surges to No. 1 on Billboard’s Hot Latin Songs survey dated August 8.
The track, released July 24, dethrones another bilingual collaboration, ending the Black Eyed Peas, Ozuna and J.Rey Soul’s three-week reign with “Mamacita.”
“I’m so thankful and blessed for the early reaction to ‘Un Día’ and its arrival on the charts,” said J Balvin. “It’s one we’ve been talking about for a while now, so I’m happy it’s out in the world for everyone to enjoy. Much Love to Dua Lipa, Bad Bunny, and Tainy for being a part of this special moment with me. Stay tuned for more fire coming soon!”
“Un Día” is Dua Lipa’s first Hot Latin Songs entry and first No. 1 on any Billboard Latin chart. Her foray into the Latin charts began in January 2018 as all-English language track “New Rules” opened at No. 40 on the Latin Pop Airplay list.
The new song isn’t available on her current album Future Nostalgia, which arrived at No. 4 on the overall Billboard 200 chart (April 11-dated tally).
The song’s coronation on Hot Latin Songs, which blends airplay, streams and digital sales, is mainly attributed to streaming activity and airplay. It earned 10 million U.S. clicks in the week ending July 30, according to Nielsen Music/MRC Data, which yields a No. 1 debut on the Latin Streaming Songs list and a No. 45 arrival on the overall Streaming Songs chart.
“Un Día” concurrently opens at No. 1 on the Latin Digital Song Sales chart and at No. 49 on the overall Digital Song Sales chart supported by its 4,000 downloads logged in its first tracking week.
J Balvin, meanwhile, posts an eighth No. 1 on Hot Latin Songs. “Un Día,” however, earns him his first No. 1 debut.
With the song’s arrival atop the list, J Balvin places three songs in the top 10: “Ritmo (Bad Boys For Life),” with Black Eyed Peas at No. 3 and “Agua,” with Tainy which rises 11-7. The latter is featured on The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run soundtrack.
“Un Día” is just the second song to arrive at No. 1 on Hot Latin Songs in 2020. It follows Bad Bunny’s “Si Veo a Tu Mamá” (March 14-dated survey). While he secures his sixth No. 1, producer and songwriter Tainy claims his first.
Beyond its Hot Latin Songs chart-topping arrival, “Un Día” bows at No. 24 on Latin Airplay, No. 13 on Latin Rhythm Airplay and No. 17 on Latin Pop Airplay.
The 26-year-old Colombian/songwriter singer has released his new single “Hawái,” along with the track’s drama-filled music video.
The song finds Maluma heartbroken and plotting his next move to get his lady back — even if that means crashing her wedding.
Produced by Rude Boyz, the melodious pop song was penned by Maluma, Keityn, Edgar Barrera and Bulle Nene with lyrics set in present day that tell the story of a toxic relationship and the aftermath of a breakup in the Instagram era.
“Stop lying to yourself, the photo you put up with him saying he was your everything, I know you only posted it to make me jealous,” Maluma sings.
Maluma wrote the storyline for music video, which was shot in Miami. The action-packed video, directed by Jessy Terrero of Cinema Giants, opens with a scene of Maluma arguing with his girlfriend. After the huge blow up, they go their separate ways. On her wedding day to another man, he crashes the ceremony hoping she’ll take him back. And, the video ends with a plot twist.
The tracks drop ahead of Maluma’s forthcoming album, slated to be released later this year, according to Maluma.
In an interview with Apple Music, he said, “I didn’t know that I was about to release an album this year because all of these things are happening.”
Adding, “my first album [this year] is about to come. I had this chance to know myself again in this crazy sh– that is going on. So, I decided to make the music that I just wanted to do. “Hawái” for sure is the first single of my new album.”
The Mexican sibling duo has earned its first Top 10 on Billboard’s Regional Mexican Airplay chart dated July 11 as “El Envidioso” surges 18-10. It’s the Mexican duo’s first top 10 on any Billboard airplay chart.
Los Dos Carnales – made up of brothers Poncho Quezada Jr. and Imanol Quezada – launched their career singing in buses, markets and bars before becoming an underground success. They also found notoriety as openers for famed Mexican band La Trakalosa de Moterrey in 2016.
“Our first immediate surprise this week was to find out that ‘El Envidioso’ is one of the few most listened to songs on radio,” Quezada told Billboard. “To know that the song is now part of the top 10 songs on Billboard’s Regional Mexican Airplay chart, is a great accomplishment for us because we know the importance and relevance this has on an international level. We never thought we would get that far.”
“El Envidioso” soars up the chart with a robust 74 percent in audience impressions (to 4 million) earned in the week ending July 5, according to Nielsen Music/MRC Data. The lift assists a 22-slot hike on the overall Latin Airplay chart, climbing 44-22 in just its third week.
The song was written by Quezada Jr., lead vocalist and bassist, and released via Afinarte Music on April 10.
The 26-year-old Colombian singer’s “ADMV” has reached the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Latin Airplay chart as the song soars 4-1 on the July 11 survey.
It’s Maluma’s 16thNo. 1 on the all-genre list, which dates back to his former three-week leader “Borro Cassette” in November 2015.
“I’m super happy,” Maluma tells Billboard. “This 16thNo. 1 is extra special because ‘ADMV’ is a ballad that is very close to my heart and it means a lot at this time when the world is going through so much. It’s also amazing that my first Latin Airplay No. 1 was less than five years ago., so I am thankful for the fans and everyone at radio that have been so supportive.”
“ADMV,” an abbreviation for “Amor de mi vida,” marks Maluma’s second No. 1 of the year.
He previously landed atop the tally with “Que Pena,” with J Balvin, which ruled the chart for one week.
“ADMV” also lands atop the Latin Pop Airplay chart.
The 25-year-old Colombian singer/songwriter’s “TBT” single with Rauw Alejandro and Manuel Turizo has risen to the No. 1 spot on Billboard’s Latin Airplay chart dated July 4, dethroning the Black Eyed Peas, Ozuna and J. Rey Soul’s from their one-week reign with “Mamacita.”
“I wrote this song over a year ago with Sech in Miami,” says Yatra. “We started writing a story based on personal situations we were both going through over a guitar riff. It’s a reggaetóntune with strong pop elements co-produced by the XAXO brothers with Andrés Torres and Mauricio Rengifo. It also has its romantic touch, which is something I vibrate with strongly.”
Yatra, Alejandro and Turizo reach the summit in the song’s 14th week thanks to its 12.42 million in audience impressions (up 7 percent) earned in the week ending June 28, according to Nielsen Music/MRC Data.
“Its journey to the top is a reflection of how the song has been getting into people little by little,” Yatra continues. “It’s also a reflection of the perseverance of my team at Universal. Nowadays it is very easy to release a song and get lost in so many things — the news, our daily routines. We’ve done a nice job with ‘TBT.’”
It’s the first No. 1 for Alejandro, who began his Latin Airplaycareer a little over a year ago when he secured his first chart entry with “Luz Apaga,” with Ozuna and Lyanno (No. 48 peak, Feb. 16, 2019-dated survey).
“I was super happy to work with Manuel Turizo and Rauw Alejandro, who are both on fire these days,” Yatra adds. “They are not only extremely talented, but both have big hearts. So happy to be next to Rauw as he gets his first No. 1 on Latin Airplay. Without a doubt he’s one of the few newcomers who will leave a mark. I’m such a fan of him, his versatility and ability to create.”
As “TBT” hits No. 1 on the Latin Airplay chart, Yatra nabs his seventh leader. His first No. 1 dates back to when “Robarte Un Beso,” with Carlos Vives, ruled for one week in January 2018.
Turizo, meanwhile secures his second No. 1.
Elsewhere on the Latin charts, “TBT” remains atop the Latin Rhythm Airplay chart for a second week, and moves into the top 20 on Hot Latin Songs, which blends airplay, digital sales and streaming data.
Alejandro joins a group of other eight acts who have claimed their first No. 1 in 2020:
Artist, Song Title, Date Reached No. 1 Black Eyed Peas, “Ritmo (Bad Boys For Life),” with J Balvin, Feb. 8 Nicki Minaj, “Tusa,” with Karol G, Feb. 15 Static & Ben El, “Súbelo (Further Up),” with Pitbull and Chesca, March 28 Chesca, “Súbelo (Further Up),” with Static & Ben El and Pitbull, March 28 Ne-Yo, “Me Quedaré Contigo,” with Pitbull, featuring Lenier and El Micha, April 18 Lenier, “Me Quedaré Contigo,” with Pitbull, Ne-Yo, also featuring El Micha, April 18 El Micha, “Me Quedaré Contigo,” with Pitbull, Ne-Yo, also featuring Lenier, April 18 J.Rey Soul, “Mamacita,” with Black Eyed Peas, June 20 Camilo, “Si Me Dices Que Si,” with Reik and Farruko, June 27 Rauw Alejandro, “TBT,” with Sebastián Yatra and Manuel Turizo, July 4
The 43-year-old Puerto Rican rapper’s collaboration with Sech “Definitivamente” has reached the No. 1 spot on Billboard’s Latin Airplay chart dated May 30, the song vaulted from 4-1 after its previous No. 2 peak (on the May 16-dated list).
Daddy Yankee and Sech’s first collaboration ascends to the top despite a 3% dip in audience impressions (to 9.71 million) earned in the week ending May 24, according to Nielsen Music/MRC Data.
“Working with Sech was very spontaneous,” says Daddy Yankee. “The creative process of the song was very much organic. As we met in the studio and listened to the intro of the song, the vibe we both felt made the song extra special.”
The track, released by El Cartel Records on January 31, has exceeded 200 million impressions to date.
The winners were announced online after BMI canceled its March 31 awards ceremony due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Other top winners include songwriter/producer Gaby Music, aka Juan Rivera Vazquez, who won contemporary Latin songwriter of the year for “Taki Taki,” sharing the honor with Ozuna, Dimelo Vi‘s Vicente Saavedra and Jorden “Pardison Fontaine” Thorpe.
Christian Nodal‘s “No Te Contaron Mal,” penned by Edgar Barrera, was named regional Mexican song of the year. The track spent 38 weeks atop Billboard’s Regional Mexican Songs chart.
The regional Mexican songwriter of the year award went to Geovani Cabrera for “A Través Del Vaso,” “El Lujo De Tenerte,” “Segunda Opción” and “Te Darán Ganas De Verme,” bringing his career total to 12 BMI Latin Awards.
The BMI Latin publisher of the year award, for the fifth year in a row, went to Sony/ATV Music Publishing with 16 of the most-performed songs, including “Taki Taki,” “Ambiente,” “Amigos Con Derechos,” among others.
“Music is more important than ever in times like these, and we are extremely proud to honor the Latin songwriters behind the year’s most-performed songs,” said Mike O’Neill, president and CEO of BMI. “From Regional Mexican to Contemporary Latin, the diversity and creativity of this genre are limitless, and we are thrilled to celebrate the artistry that goes into creating the best in Latin music today. We look forward to celebrating with everyone in person at next year’s ceremony.”
Wisin & Yandel, who were slated to receive BMI’s president’s award this year, will now be honored at the 2021 BMI Latin Awards.
The 27-year-old Puerto Rican rapper and singer’s single “KEII” has reached the No. 1 spot on Billboard’s Latin Airplay Chart.
“KEII” leads the list in its 11th week on the survey and picks up a 48% increase in audience impressions (to 15.9 million) earned in the week ending April 26, according to Nielsen Music.
It’s his third No. 1 on the Latin Airplay chart. He’s previously reached the summit with “China,” featuring Daddy Yankee, Karol G, Ozuna and J Balvin, and the “Otro Trago Remix” with Sech, Ozuna, Nicky Jam and Darrell.
The song also tops the Latin Rhythm Airplaychart dated May 2, 2020 as song the jumps 6-1.