Luis Fonsi Celebrates ‘Vida’ Debuting at No. 1 on Top Latin Albums Chart


The set is Fonsi’s first chart-topping album in practically eight years.

Luis Fonsi is again atop the Top Latin Albums chart after practically eight years. He debuts at No. 1 on the checklist dated Feb. 16 along with his 10th studio album Vida, incomes him his third No. 1 and first since Tierra Firme spent three consecutive weeks at No. 1 in July 2011.

Vida, which was launched Feb. 1 Universal Music Latino/UMLE, opens with 22,000 equal album models earned within the week ending Feb. 7, in accordance with Nielsen Music, with 16,000 of these comprising album gross sales. Vida earns the largest week for a Latin pop album since Shakira's El Dorado launched at No. 2 with 29,000 models on the June 24, 2017-dated tally. Vida additionally logs the largest gross sales week for any Latin album since Romeo Santos’ Golden bowed with 26,000 in its premiere body (Aug. 12, 2017).

"Vida is the fruits of many achieved goals and targets,” Luis Fonsi tells Billboard. “The celebration of being alive and breaking boundaries by music. I thank every one who collaborated on this venture, and above all, I thank my viewers deeply for being a part of my life.”

Vida’s first week was boosted by gross sales at Fonsi’s reveals in Dallas (Feb. four) and San Diego (Feb. 5), the place CDs had been obtainable to buy at merch stands on the venue. Luis Fonsi additionally generated gross sales alongside a efficiency at The Mall of San Juan in Puerto Rico (Feb. 2) and an look on the Mayagüez Mall (Feb. three) in Mayagüez, additionally in Puerto Rico.

Concurrently, Vida debuts at No. 18 on the Billboard 200 chart; his second-highest-charting album ever, behind solely 2008's Palabras de Silencio (which debuted and peaked at No. 15 on Sept. 13, 2008). Vida additionally notches the best debut by a Latin album since Ozuna’s Aura (No. 7, Sept. eight, 2018).

In extra Fonsi information, “Imposible” with Ozuna, the fourth single from Vida, bounds from No. 13 to a brand new No. 9 excessive on the Hot Latin Songs chart — which blends U.S. streaming, radio airplay and digital gross sales information. The music advances primarily on the energy of streams and airplay. It collected 5 million U.S. streams (up 85 %) within the week ending Feb. 7, in accordance with Nielsen Music. Concurrently, it logged 12 million in viewers impressions (up 7 %) within the week ending Feb. 10.

Over on the Regional Mexican Airplay chart, Banda Los Sebastianes choose up their first No. 1 as “A Traves del Vaso” bumps 2-1 in its 21st week on the checklist. That's the longest climb to the highest since April 9, 2016, when La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho's "Ya Te Perdi La Fe" hit No. 1 in its 21st week as properly. 

“A Través” lifts due to a 15 % enhance in viewers impressions (to 11 million) earned within the week ending Feb. 10.