CNCO’s Debut Album Bows at No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Latin Albums Chart

It’s a big first right out of the gate for CNCO

The Latin American pop boy band, which was formed on Univision’s 2015 reality competition show La Banda, has landed in the No. 1 spot on Billboard’s Top Latin Albums chart with its debut effort, Primera Cita (chart dated September 17).

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The album bows with 11,000 copies sold in the week ending September 1, according to Nielsen Music — the largest sales week for a Latin album in more than a year.

The last time an album scored a bigger sales frame was on the June 6, 2015-dated list, when Gerardo Ortiz’s Hoy Mas Fuerte bowed atop the chart with 20,000 sold.

CNCO is comprised of Joel Pimentel, Erick Brian Colon, Richard Camacho, Christopher Velez and Zabdiel de Jesus.

La Banda was created by Simon Cowell and produced by Ricky Martin.

La Banda Winners CNCO Releases First Original Single “Tan Facil”

CNCO is ready to take the Latin music world by storm…

The musical group, the winners of Univision’s La Banda reality singing competition, have released “Tan Fácil,” CNCO’s first original single, a catchy up-tempo, urban track.

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The group, comprised of Christopher Velez, Erick Brian Colon, Joel Pimentel, Richard Camacho and Zabdiel de Jesus, not only signed a record deal with Sony Music Latin. They also performed at New York City’s Times Square on New Year’s Eve and will be opening up for Ricky Martin on his “One World Tour” in Latin America.

The fourth leg of the tour launches in February in Puerto Rico and will continue in Argentina and Chile.