Wisin And Yandel's 'La Revolución' Hits High Mark
Wisin And Yandel's 'La Revolución' Hits High Mark

The debut of Wisin & Yandel's "La Revolución" at No. 1 on the Top Latin Albums chart this week marks the top selling debut week on that chart since Luis Miguel's "Complices" sold 32,000 to also debut at No. 1 on May 24, 2008. A few months later, Luis Fonsi sold 30,000 to also debut at No. 1.

Aside from the units sold, Wisin & Yandel's showing on the Billboard 200, where "La Revolución" debuted at No. 7, is the highest for a Spanish language recording act since Mana's "Amar Es Combatir" debuted and peaked at No. 4 in September 2006 with an 87,000 opening sales week.

Maná and Wisin & Yandel are the only artists who record exclusively in Spanish who have made it to the top 10 of the Billboard 200.

The only No. 1 debuts on the chart by Latin acts have been Ricky Martin's eponymous English language album on May 29, 1999, and Jennifer Lopez's "J.lo" in 2001 and "J to Tha L-O!" in 2002.

At No. 2, Enrique Iglesias came in with "Escape" in November of 2001 and López with two albums- "This Is Me...Then" in 2003 and "Rebirth" in 2005.

No. 3 honors have gone to Shakira's "Laundry Service" in 2001 and Marc Anthony's "Mended" in 2002. If you decide to count Lou Bega as Latin (ok, his music was Latin-based), he also came in at No.3 with "A Little Bit" on 1999.

No. 4 debuts were the aforementioned "Amar Es Combatir" by Maná along with Shakira's "Fijación Oral: Vol. 1" in 2005 and "Ricky Martin's "Sound Loaded" in 2000. "Fijación Oral" was an all-Spanish album. Shakira's companion English language set, "Oral Fixation: Vol. 2," came in at No. 5 in 2005.

Finally, Ricky Martin's "Life," released in October 2005, came in at No. 5 on the chart.

In 2007, Daddy Yankee's "El Cartel: The Big Boss," came in at No. 9.

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