Despite a male-dominated scene, many ladies within the Latin music trade have paved the way in which for a rising wave of proficient ladies within the biz.
Not afraid to pen their emotions in songs and drop unfiltered, relatable tunes, girls akin to Thalía, Shakira, Ivy Queen and Natti Natasha have modified the sport, empowering girls and galvanizing younger ladies world wide to comply with their goals.
In honor of International Women’s Day on Friday (March eight), Billboard Latin put collectively an inventory of the final 10 albums by girls to debut within the prime 10 on the Top Latin Albums chart. Check them out under:
Natti Natasha's ilumiNATTI debuted at No. three on three/2/2019
Natti Natasha’s debut album launched at No. three on the Top Latin Albums chart dated March 2, scoring the most important week for a Latin album by a solo girl in additional than a yr and a half.
Thalia's Valiente debuted at No. 7 on 11/24/2018
In addition to debuting at No. 7 on the Top Latin Albums chart (dated Nov. 24), Thalía's Valiente concurrently debuted at No. 1 on the Latin Pop Albums chart.
Rosalia's El Mal Quererdebuted at No. 10 on 11/17/2018
Rosalia landed her first prime 10 and her first chart entry on the Top Latin Albums chart dated Nov. 17, 2018. “I can’t imagine it!” Rosalía beforehand informed Billboard. “I'm very, very excited contemplating the album has a robust flamenco affect. It's music from my roots, music I grew up with, so how can one ask for extra!"
Kany Garcia's Soy Yo debuted at No. four on 6/2/2018
Soy Yo, which debuted at No. four on the chart dated June 2, 2018, is Kany Garcia’s fifth prime 10 effort and marked simply the second album by a girl to debut within the prime 5 on Top Latin Albums in 2018.
Chiquis Rivera's Entre Botellas debuted at No. four on three/31/2018
Not solely did Chiquis' Entre Botellas debut at No. four on the Top Latin Albums chart dated March 31, 2018, nevertheless it was additionally the primary album by a girl to debut at No. 1 on the Regional Mexican Albums chart since Chiquis’ late mom, Jenni Rivera, began atop the listing dated Nov. 19, 2016, with Paloma Negra Desde Monterrey.
Karol G's Unstoppable debuted at No. 2 on 11/18/2017
Karol G opened at No. 2 on the Top Latin Albums chart (dated Nov. 18) together with her first studio album Unstoppable Universal Music Latino. The set debuted with four,000 equal album models earned within the week ending Nov. 2, based on Nielsen Music. Of that sum, three,000 have been in conventional album gross sales.
Gloria Trevi & Alejandra Guzmán's Versus debuted at No. 1 on 7/22/2017
For the primary time within the 24-year historical past of the Top Latin Albums chart, a collaborative album from two girls debuted at No. 1. Gloria Trevi and Alejandra Guzman’s team-up on Versus arrived atop the July 22-dated listing. The set is Trevi’s fourth No. 1 on the chart and Guzman’s first chief.
Shakira's El Dorado debuted at No. 2 on 6/17/2017
Shakira scored the most important gross sales week for a Latin album in additional than two years when El Dorado debuted at No. 1 on the Latin Album Sales chart (dated June 17) with 20,000 copies bought within the week ending June 1, based on Nielsen Music.
Ednita Nazario's Una Vida debuted at No. eight on 5/20/2017
Ednita Nazario debuted at No. eight on Top Latin Albums (dated May 20) with Una Vida, granting the Puerto Rican singer her 11th prime 10 on the chart.
Natalia Jimenez's Homenaje a la Gran Señora debuted at No. 2 on 12/31/2016
"I've been listening to her music for a really very long time and I feel that having the mix of banda with my pop music, it's excellent," Natalia Jimenez beforehand informed Billboard of her tribute album to Jenni Rivera. "I informed the document firm that if I couldn't have the household concerned within the undertaking, I didn't need to do it," she provides of working with Lupillo Rivera and Chiquis on the set.