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Prince Royce's 'Soy El Mismo' Hits No. 1, Premios Juventud Spurs Digital Sales
Plus: Romeo Santos' 'Eres Mia' rises on Hot Latin Songs, J Balvin climbs with '6 AM' and Jenni Rivera's daughter makes a No. 1 debut
Shooting 6-1 on Tropical Airplay, Prince Royce's "Soy El Mismo" grants the 25-year-old bachata singer his ninth No. 1 on the chart. The song grows by 44 percent in plays, according to Nielsen BDS in the week ending July 20, earning Greatest Gainer honors. On Hot Latin Songs, it reaches a new peak, jumping 26-17. Its digital sales soar by 195 percent, according to Nielsen SoundScan, due, in part, to Royce's performance on Premios Juventud, a fan-voted awards show broadcast July 17 on Univision.
Fellow bachatero Romeo Santos nabs a new peak on Hot Latin Songs for his single "Eres Mia" (4-2). The release of its video on July 16 prompted a 215 percent hike in streams to 710,000 domestic Vevo on YouTube views in the chart's tracking week. For the third week, Santos holds three of the chart's top five, remaining the only artist to achieve the feat in a lead role. Wisin & Yandel locked up three of the top five on Jan. 28, 2006, although with two titles as leads and one as a featured act.
Like in the case of Prince Royce, the Premios Juventud show spurred digital gains for Santos and a number of featured performers. Santos zooms 11-3 on Latin Digital Songs with "Eres Mia" following his performance, with 5,000 downloads (a 173 percent climb).
Among the artists who benefited from their appearances on the show, reggaeton artist J Balvin reaches a new peak on Latin Digital Songs with "6 AM" featuring Farruko. The song shifted 5,000 digital downloads (rising 137 percent), and also contributes to the song hopping 7-5 on Hot Latin Songs in its 27th week.
Singer Chiquis, daughter of the late Jenni Rivera, made her international television debut on the program with a performance of her single "Esa No Soy Yo." The track, which went on sale July 18, opens at No. 1 on Regional Mexican Digital Songs with over 3,000 downloads sold.
On Top Latin Albums, regional Mexican act Revolver Cannabis posts the Hot Shot Debut, arriving at No. 5 with "Balas, Rosas y Plomo" (1,000 sold). The group scores its highest-charting album with the entrance, having previously peaked as high as No. 20 with "Seremos Eternos…Pero Por Ahora Somos Lo Que Estamos" in 2011. On Hot Latin Songs, the group's "El de Los Lentes Carreras" (available as a bonus track on the new set) bullets at its No. 12 highpoint, up by 19 percent in digital sales.