Hot Latin Songs

  1. Enrique Iglesias Extends Record For Most Latin Airplay No. 1s

    November 19, 2012 3:19 PM EST Enrique Iglesias extends his Nielsen BDS-era record for the most No. 1s on Billboard's Latin Airplay chart, as "Finally Found You," featuring Sammy Adams, soars 11-1 to become his 23rd topper on the tally. The song makes a 59% gain ...

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

    October 16, 2012 1:31 PM EDT 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% t ...

  3. Elvis Crespo's 'Monster' Comeback

    August 24, 2012 8:00 AM EDT Crespo tops the charts again after 14 years with a new twist on his sound. In the late '90s, Elvis Crespo was the king of Latin music, with his infectious brand of ultra-fast, energetic merengue. Singles "Tu Sonrisa" and "Suave ...

  4. Mana Jumps Past Britney Spears In Record 11 Shows at L.A.'s Staples Center

    April 16, 2012 8:40 PM EDT Mexican rock band Maná, the biggest-selling and touring Latin rock group, last year tied Britney Spears with eight sold-out shows at Los Angeles' Staples Center, but this week return to the Southland for another career milestone: three more n ...

  5. Don Omar, Pitbull, Prince Royce Lead Billboard Latin Music Awards Finalists

    February 28, 2012 9:55 AM EST Don Omar who leads this year's Billboard Latin Music Awards with 16 finalist nods. Many music industry pundits say this is increasingly a business of songs. And in the Latin music sphere, no one exemplified this better in the past year than D ...

  6. Pitbull To Receive BMI President's Award

    February 01, 2012 7:52 AM EST Pitbull, a permanent force on the Billboard charts in the past 24 months, will be honored with BMI's President's Award at the 19th annual BMI Latin Music Awards taking place March 30 at the Encore Wynn Las Vegas. The awards will honor th ...

  7. Gloria Estefan First Woman To Debut Atop Hot Latin Songs Chart

    January 03, 2012 4:31 PM EST Gloria Estefan becomes the first woman in the 25-year history of Billboard's Hot Latin Songs chart to debut at No. 1, as "Hotel Nacional" launches at the summit. The second single from Estefan's first album in four years, " ...

  8. Jenni Rivera, Cristian Castro Both Have Top 10 Albums on Billboard Latin Chart; Romeo Santos Holds No. 1

    December 01, 2011 12:45 PM EST In a rare occurrence on Billboard's Top Latin Albums chart, two artists find themselves with two albums simultaneously on the top 10 of this week's tally: Jenni Rivera and Cristian Castro, both Universal Music Latin acts (Rivera on Fonov ...

  9. Prince Royce, Pitbull, Mana Among Univision's Premios Juventud Winners

    July 22, 2011 12:15 PM EDT The Latin "Voice of the Moment" is Prince Royce, according to Univision's Premios Juventud. He was the big winner at the audience choice youth awards, which aired tonight (July 21) from Miami's Bank United Center on the Spanish ...

  10. Los Tigres Del Norte, Marc Anthony Debut on Latin Charts; Anthony "Romeo" Santos Has Top Single

    June 02, 2011 10:26 AM EDT Los Tigres del Norte's "MTV Unplugged," a daring set that brings pop and rock voices into Los Tigres' traditional norteño music, debuts at No. 3 on Billboard's Top Latin Albums chart this week. The set, which features pair ...

  11. Billboard's Latin Music Conference & Awards Central

    April 20, 2011 5:41 PM EDT April 29, 2011 |Photos Photos: 2011 Billboard Latin Music Conference & Awards, Behind the Scenes The Billboard Latin Music Conference and Awards is the longest running and most prestigious event in the Latin music industry. For three days and ...

  12. Gerardo Ortiz Debuts at No. 1 on Billboard Latin Albums Chart

    April 06, 2011 12:15 PM EDT Up and coming regional Mexican artist Gerardo Ortiz, known for his narcocorridos, debuts at No. 1 on Billboard's Top Latin Albums chart barely two weeks after surviving an ambush attempt in Mexico that left his cousin and business manager dea ...

  13. Don Omar Joins Social Network Panel At Billboard Latin Music Conference

    March 31, 2011 3:38 PM EDT Billboard is pleased to announce that reggaeton star Don Omar will be a special guest on the digital panel at next month's Billboard Latin Music Conference . The singer will share the stage with Facebook's Alexandre Hohagen, Google' ...

  14. Mana Soar To No. 1 Debut On Hot Latin Songs

    March 21, 2011 4:51 PM EDT Mana roars back onto Billboard's Nielsen BDS-based Hot Latin Songs radio airplay chart, as "Lluvia Al Corazon" blasts in at No. 1. The track is just the ninth to arrive at the apex in the chart's nearly 25-year history. The son ...

  15. Enrique Iglesias' 'Tonight' Tops Hot Latin, Mainstream Top 40 Charts In A Billboard First

    March 10, 2011 8:19 AM EST Enrique Iglesias' chart feat this week -- an artist ranking at No. 1 on Billboard's Hot Latin Songs and Mainstream Top 40 charts simultaneously with two different compositions, in two different languages -- is a first in the surveys' ...

  16. Enrique Iglesias Scores Top 40 Radio No. 1, After 11 Years, 7 months, 3 weeks

    March 01, 2011 1:09 PM EST Patience pays off for Enrique Iglesias , who completes the longest climb to the top of Billboard's Mainstream Top 40 chart from an artist's first entry on the survey, as "Tonight (I'm Lovin' You)," featuring Ludacris ...

  17. Enrique Iglesias, Shakira Among Billboard Latin Music Awards Finalists

    February 10, 2011 9:50 AM EST This was the year that went pop around the world, and Latin music was no exception, with Enrique Iglesias and Shakira, both crossover acts with big up-tempo pop albums, leading the list of finalists for the 22nd annual Billboard Latin Music Awards ...

  18. Wisin & Yandel's 'Los Vaqueros: El Regreso' Debuts at No. 1 on Latin Charts

    February 03, 2011 1:10 PM EST Thanks to a combination of show-and-album bundles, a series of in-stores and traditional retail push, Wisin & Yandel's "Los Vaqueros: El Regreso"(Machete/Universal), debuts at No. 1 on Billboard's Top Latin Albums chart. &q ...

  19. Don Omar's 'Danza' Continues To Rule Hot Latin Songs

    January 27, 2011 12:13 PM EST Don Omar's "Danza Kuduro," featuring Lucenzo, remained at the top of Billboard's Hot Latin Songs for the 13th consecutive week, establishing itself as the first major Latin hit of 2011. Released last Fall, "Danza Kuduro&qu ...

  20. Latin Briefs: Don Omar, Shakira, Pitbull

    November 12, 2010 12:00 AM EST Three very distinct stories emerged from this week’s Latin sales and radio charts: Don Omar -- In radio , the big story was Don Omar’s “Danza Kuduro,” a straight-ahead reggaetón dance track featuring Lucenzo that rose from No. 2 to No. 1 on Billbo ...

  21. Marco Antonio Solís Makes Latin Chart History With 'En Total Plenitud'

    October 20, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Singer/songwriter Marco Antonio Solís' No. 1 debut this week on Billboard's Top Latin Albums chart makes him the artist with most No. 1s -- a whooping 10 -- on the history of the chart. Solís' "En Total Plenitud" (Fonovisa ...

  22. On The Latin Charts: Enrique Iglesias, Luis Miguel, Don Omar and more

    October 08, 2010 12:00 AM EDT As the market prepares for an avalanche of big-name Latin releases, this week’s Top Latin Albums chart remained stable, with Enrique Iglesias, Luis Miguel and Prince Royce encoring last week’s positions at No. 1 (“Euphoria” on Universal), No. 2 (“ ...

  23. Enrique Iglesias Continues No. 1 Run On Chart

    September 16, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Enrique Iglesias continues the most successful run so far this year on Billboard’s Hot Latin Songs chart, and Top Latin Albums chart, notching 15 weeks at No. 1 with his single “Cuando Me Enamoro,” featuring Juan Luis Guerra. At the same time, Igl ...

  24. Iglesias Returns To No. 1

    September 09, 2010 12:00 AM EDT During a rather static Latin chart week—both for radio and sales—Enrique Iglesias returns to the No. 1 spot on the Top Latin Albums chart with “Euphoria” (Universal Music Latino/Republic), claiming the position for the eighth week since its July 2 ...

  25. Arjona Bumps Iglesias From Top Latin Albums Perch

    September 01, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Enrique Iglesias’ seven-week reign atop Billboard’s Top Latin Albums chart with “Euphoria” (Universal) ends this week with the entry of Ricardo Arjona’s “Poquita Ropa” (Warner), a 12-track set of acoustic songs with sparse instrumentation produced ...

  26. SESAC Latina Honors Jeronimo Sada, 'Cinco Minutos,' Alvani Publishing

    July 22, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Jeronimo Sada won songwriter of the year, Gloria Trevi and Los Horoscopos de Durango's "Cinco Minutos" was named song of the year and Alvani Music Publishing was awarded publisher of the year at the 2010 SESAC Latina awards gala Wed ...

  27. Marc Anthony Tops Latin Chart With 'Iconos'

    June 02, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Marc Anthony’s elegant “Iconos” (Sony Latin), a tribute to singers and this of yore, debuts this week at No. 1 on the Billboard Top Latin Albums chart. With more than 24,000 scanned copies, it’s the top-selling debut on the chart so far this year, ...

  28. Espinoza Paz Named BMI Latin Songwriter Winner

    March 05, 2010 12:00 AM EST Regional Mexican hitmaker Espinoza Paz was named BMI's Latin songwriter of the year for the third time in a row Thursday night, in a ceremony that also named Hussein Barreras' "Te Presumo" song of the year and Editora Arpa Musi ...

  29. Year End: Universal Music Latino, Artists In Lock Step On A&R

    December 11, 2009 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Latino was the Hot Latin Songs Label of the year with 21 charting titles, including Luis Fonsi’s “No Me Doy Por Vencido” and Paulina Rubio’s “Causa y Efecto” at No. 1. The thrust behind the chart toppers, says label president Walte ...

  30. Shakira's "She Wolf" Gets Nov. 23 U.S. Release Date

    October 21, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Shakira's "She Wolf" album will be released in the U.S. on Nov. 23, more than a month after its release in Europe and Latin America. The U.S. date for the Epic release had been Oct. 13, but a new Timbaland-produced single with Shaki ...

  31. Nelly Furtado Hits Latin Sales High

    September 23, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Nelly Furtado's Spanish-language "Mi Plan" is the highest-selling Latin pop album debut this year, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The album, which includes collaborations with Josh Groban, Alejandro Fernandez and Juan Luis Guerra, ...

  32. Alejandro Sanz Recruits Alicia Keys, Sets Date For 'Paradise'

    September 22, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Spanish singer/songwriter Alejandro Sanz will release his new album, "Paraíso Express," on Nov. 10, the artist announced today (Sept. 22). The album's lead single, "Looking for Paradise," features Alicia Keys and finds bot ...

  33. Los Tigres del Norte Set Chart Record

    September 21, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Los Tigres del Norte's "La Granja" debuts at No. 1 on Billboard's Top Regional Mexican Albums chart, making that the 21st time the group reached the top of the chart, a record. Los Temerarios holds the second most with 14 chart ...

  34. Nelly Furtado Soars On Latin Airplay Charts

    August 26, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Nelly Furtado continues her romp through the Latin airplay charts, with her single “Manos Al Aire” hitting No. 1 on the Billboard Latin Rhythm Airplay chart and on the Latin Tropical Airplay chart. Furtado becomes the first woman to top the Tropic ...

  35. Chart Beat: Linkin Park, Eagles, Shakira

    August 20, 2009 12:00 AM EDT NEW' NO. 1: Same as the old one, and that lifts Linkin Park into elite territory in the history of the Alternative Songs chart. "New Divide" leads the airplay list for a 10th week, making Linkin Park just the second act in the chart ...

  36. Nelly Furtado's "Manos," Jenni Rivera's "Ovarios" Leap On Charts

    August 06, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The big story in this week’s Latin Airplay charts is Nelly Furtado’s “Manos al Aire,” which saw a 60% or more increase in all Latin airplay charts except regional Mexican airplay. On the Hot Latin Songs chart, “Manos” went from 30 to 13 in its thi ...

  37. Flex Takes Eight Billboard Latin Music Awards

    April 23, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Propelled by the runaway success of his hit single "Te Quiero," Felix Danilo Gómez, the Panamenian DJ and singer better known as Flex, was the big winner at the 2009 Billboard Latin Music awards presented by State Farm Insurance on April ...

  38. Luis Fonsi To Launch U.S. Tour In April

    March 26, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Luis Fonsi, whose single "No Me Doy Por Vencido" is in its 38th week on Billboard's Hot Latin Songs chart, will tour nine U.S. cities between April and June on the first leg of his "Palabras del Silencio" stateside tour. F ...

  39. Finalists Announced For Billboard Latin Music Awards

    February 17, 2009 12:00 AM EST A varied list of artists, from veteran to newcomers, dominates the finalists for the 11th annual Billboard Latin Music Awards, taking place April 23 in Miami. Icons Vicente Fernandez, Marco Antonio Solis and Mana, along with pop star Enrique Igles ...

  40. Aventura Tops Hot Latin Songs Chart

    January 20, 2009 12:00 AM EST For the first time in their six year chart history, urban bachata crooners Aventura have made it to No. 1 on Billboard's Hot Latin Songs chart. The group’s new single, "Por Un Segundo," rose from No. 2 to No. 1 this week with an aud ...

  41. Enrique Iglesias Sets New Record

    October 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Enrique Iglesias just widened his lead as the artist with the most-ever No. 1's on Billboard's Hot Latin Songs chart. With the ascent of "Lloro Por Ti" to the top spot this week, Iglesias' new total comes to 19 chart-toppe ...

  42. Luis Fonsi Grabs Career-best Sales Week

    September 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Luis Fonsi's "Palabras del Silencio" debuts on Billboard's Top Latin Albums chart at No. 1 this week with the best sales week of his career. The album on Universal Latino shifted about 30,000 copies in its debut week, according ...

  43. Flex Links With BMI

    July 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Panamanian phenom Flex, whose pop-reggaeton hit "Te Quiero" is in its 15th non-consecutive week at No. 1 on Billboard's Hot Latin Songs chart, has affiliated as a songwriter with performing right society BMI. The society announced F ...

  44. Iglesias, Aventura Team Up For Tour

    July 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT In what amounts to an unlikely pop and tropical alliance, Spanish pop star Enrique Iglesias is teaming up with urban/bachata group Aventura for a U.S. arena tour. The "Enrique Iglesias/Aventura" tour kicks off Sept. 4 in Laredo, Texas, a ...

  45. Iglesias Tops Chart With '95/08'

    April 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Enrique Iglesias' "95/08" debuted at No. 1 on Billboard's Top Latin Albums chart this week, with over 22,000 copies sold, according to Nielsen Soundscan. "95/08," which is Iglesias' first ever all-hits album in S ...

  46. Juanes Flying High On Latin Chart

    February 14, 2008 12:00 AM EST Colombian rocker Juanes is No. 1 on the Billboard Hot Latin Songs chart this week with the track "Gotas de Agua Dulce." To reach the top spot, Juanes had to oust himself. His previous single, "Me Enamora," spent 20 weeks at No. ...

  47. Iglesias Set For Billboard Latin Music Conference

    February 12, 2008 12:00 AM EST Spanish superstar Enrique Iglesias will be the "Star Q&A" artist at the 19th annual Billboard Latin Music Conference, taking place April 6-10 at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla. Iglesias is the latest of a ...

  48. Maroon 5 Makes 'Wondrous' Jump To Lead Hot 100

    May 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT With the largest jump to No. 1 in the history of the Billboard Hot 100, Maroon 5 scores its first chart-topper as "Makes Me Wonder" soars 64-1. The move was fueled by digital sales of 243,500 downloads and a No. 1 debut on Hot Digital So ...

  49. Indie Artists, New Styles Dominate Billboard Latin Awards

    April 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT In a year awash in reggaeton and pop, the big winner at the 2007 Billboard Latin Music Awards was a romantic regional Mexican singer with both youth and adult appeal. Mariano Barba, a virtual unknown until his song "Aliado del Tiempo" ...

  50. Iglesias Back With First Album Since 2003

    April 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Latin star Enrique Iglesias has set a June 12 release for "Insomniac," his first Interscope album since 2003's "7." First single "Do You Know (The Ping Pong Song)," which was written by Sean Garrett, will hit U ...

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