Major Lazer’s ‘Que Calor,’ Feat. J Balvin & El Alfa Climbs to No. 1 on Latin Digital Song Sales Chart


The tune becomes Lazer trio’s first leader.

Dancehall trio Major Lazer scores its first No. 1 on the Latin Digital Song Sales chart as “Que Calor,” featuring J Balvin and El Alfa, zooms up the Sept. 28-dated chart climbing 19-1.

The song, which was released Sept. 11, takes the lead with a lofty 487% gain in sales in its first full tracking week as it sold 4,000 downloads in the week ending Sept. 19, according to Nielsen Music.

The three members of Lazer – Diplo, Walshy Fire and Ape Drums – add to the list of the 17 DJs who have claimed a spot on the Latin Digital Song Sales chart in 2019. Those who have previously hit the list in 2019: DJ Snake, Willy William, Dayvi, Victor Cardenas, Dimelo Flow, Dimitri Vegas, Like Mike, David Guetta, Giordano Ashruf and Rashid Badloe of Afro Bros, DJ Luian, Juan Magan, and DJ Zegon and Andre Laudz of Tropkillaz. Lazer concurrently, becomes the third DJ act to notch a No. 1 this year on the list alongside DJ Snake and Juan Magan.

With “Que Calor’s” climb, both Lazer and El Alfa claim their first No. 1, while Balvin ups his career count to six.

The song also makes progress on other Billboard charts: it hikes 27-9 on the Hot Dance/ Electronic Song tally and debuts at No. 13 on the Hot Latin Songs chart, both of which blend airplay, digital sales and streaming data.

Elsewhere, DJ Snake’s “Loco Contigo,” featuring J Balvin and Tyga, rises 11-10 on the Latin Airplay chart thanks to an 18% increase in audience impressions (to 9 million), logged in the week ending Sept. 22. The move earns Snake his second top 10, J Balvin his 22nd and rapper Tyga his first.

Here is a list of the DJ leaderboard on the Latin Digital Song Sales ranking:

Peak Position, Title, DJ, Weeks At No. 1

No. 1, “Taki Taki,” DJ Snake, 19 nonconsecutive weeks

No. 1, “Mi Gente,” Willy William (with J Balvin featuring Beyoncé), 7 nonconsecutive weeks

No. 1, “Solo Quiero (Somebody To Love),” Juan Magan (with Leona Lewis and Cali y El Dandee), 1 week

No. 2, “Loco Contigo,” DJ Snake, (with J. Balvin and Tyga)

No. 6, “Instagram,” Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, David Guetta, Afro Bros (with Daddy Yankee and Natti Natasha)

No. 6, “Verte Ir,” DJ Luian (with Mambo Kingz, Darell, Anuel AA, Nicky Jam and Brytiago)

No. 7, “Tu No Amas,” DJ Luian (with Mambo Kingz, Anuel AA, Arcangel and Karol G)

No. 8, “Bubalo,” DJ Luian (with Mambo Kingz & Anuel AA, Becky G and Prince Royce)

No. 12, “Bola Rebola”, Tropkillaz (with J Balvin & Anitta Featuring MC Zaac

No. 13, Baila Conmigo,” Dayvi, Victor Cardenas (featuring Kelly Ruiz)

No. 13, “El Favor,” Dimelo Flow (with Sech, Farruko, Nicky Jam, Zion and Lunay)