Y La Bamba Scores First Top 10 On Latin Pop Albums Chart With ‘Mujeres’


Plus, Bryant Myers and Miky Woodz’s 'Clima' debuts within the Top 10 of the Latin Rhythm Albums chart.

Y La Bamba, fronted by Mexican-American singer-songwriter Luz Elena Mendoza, marks its first entry on any Billboard Latin chart because the Portland band’s fifth studio album Mujeres launches at No. 7 on the Latin Pop Albums chart dated Feb. 23.

The set -- launched Tender Loving Empire on Feb. eight -- debuts with 1,000 equal album models earned within the week ending Feb. 14, in accordance with Nielsen Music. Most of the models are attributed to conventional album gross sales which drives the band to a No. 2 debut on the Latin Albums Sales chart. The set additionally enters at No. 17 on the Americana/Folk Album Sales chart.

"This is for my household, that is for all of those that are combating to be heard,” Mendoza tells Billboard in regards to the album, which was written for her mom and with womanhood in thoughts. “This is for all who're looking for validation in unlucky conditions and who're robbed from alternative. This artwork that comes by me is an providing to vary and transfer shit round on this advanced world."

Concurrently, the five-member band makes its first Top Latin Albums entry as Mujeres, which extols conventional Mexican music and the storytelling of American people, debuts at No. 32.

Bryant Myers & Miky Woodz Notch Second Top 10 Debut: Elsewhere on the Latin album charts, Puerto Ricans Bryant Myers and Miky Woodz decide up their second prime 10 on the Latin Rhythm Albums chart as their duets album Cambio de Clima debuts at No. 9.  

The seven-song set, which was launched Feb. eight SoldOut/La Commission, is their first collaborative effort. Cambio launches with a bit of over 1,000 equal album models earned, largely attributed to streaming exercise within the week ending Feb. 14.

Both Myers and Woodz first nabbed an area on the tally in 2018: Woodz debuted at No. 5 with El OG on chart dated June 9 (three,000 equal album models; greater than half of these stemming from streams). Myers, in the meantime, scored his first prime 10 on the checklist when La Oscuridad bowed at No. 6 on the Aug. 11-dated checklist (5,000 equal album models earned.)

On the Top Latin Albums chart, Cambio slots in at No. 20, each Myers and Woodz’s second entry on the survey.