Leslie Grace Becomes Youngest Woman To Top Latin Airplay Chart
Leslie Grace Becomes Youngest Woman To Top Latin Airplay Chart

At 17 years and nine months old, Leslie Grace makes Billboard chart history as the youngest female singer to notch a Latin radio No. 1, as "Will U Still Love Me Tomorrow" zooms 7-1 on Latin Airplay.

Grace's debut hit bounds by 57% to 11 million audience impressions, according to Nielsen BDS, claiming the list's Greatest Gainer award. All charts -- including the revamped Hot Latin Songs survey, which combines airplay, sales and streaming data, and where "Will" ranked at No. 4 last week -- will be refreshed on Thursday (Oct. 18) on Billboard.biz.

With her ascent, Grace passes Jennifer Pena, whose "El Dolor De Tu Presencia" reached No. 1 (Aug. 24, 2002) when she was 19 years and one month old.

Among all acts, Grace enters a tie as the fourth-youngest artist to post a Billboard No. 1 Latin airplay hit. Here is a look at the youngest artists to reign (including members of groups):

Age, Artist (No. 1, Date Reached)
14 years, 11 months, Pablo Portillo, of MDO ("No Puedo Olvidar," March 27, 1999)
16 years, nine months, Florentino Primera, of Servando Y Florentino ("Una Fan Enamorada," May 9, 1998)
17 years, four months, Luis Miguel ("Ahora Te Puedes Marchar," Aug. 22, 1987)
17 years, nine months, Leslie Grace ("Will U Still Love Me Tomorrow," Oct. 27, 2012)
17 years, nine months, Servando Primera, of Servando Y Florentino ("Una Fan Enamorada," May 9, 1998)

"Will U Still Love Me" also soars to the top of Tropical Airplay (3-1) with Greatest Gainer accolades. The song is an English/Spanish-language update of Gerry Goffin and Carole King's classic composition which crowned the Billboard Hot 100 for the Shirelles for two weeks in 1961.

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