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Gerardo Ortiz debuts at No. 1 on Billboard’s Regional Mexican Albums chart, as his seventh studio effort, Comeré Callado, Vol. 2: Con Banda arrives at the penthouse on the May 12-dated list. According to Nielsen Music, the set earned 4,000 equivalent album units in the week ending May 3. Out of those, 3,000 are in traditional album sales.
The album earns Ortiz his eighth chart-topper. Among soloists, he now has the fourth-most No. 1s in the 32-year history of the list, trailing only Jenni Rivera (with nine), Joan Sebastian (11) and Vicente Fernandez (17). Leading all acts is Los Tigres del Norte, with 24 No. 1s.
Comeré Callado, Vol. 2 -released via DEL/ Sony Music Latin on Apr. 27- follows last year’s Comeré Callado, Vol. 1: Con Norteño, Tuba y Guitarras which also debuted at No. 1 on the Jul. 7, 2017 tally and ruled for 3 weeks total, maintaining in the top 20 for 43 weeks. Vol. 2 includes five new banda version songs that appeared on Vol. 1. However, the new album was preceded only by the first single “El Aroma De Tu Piel” which holds steady at No. 5 on the Regional Mexican Songs airplay chart. It also ascends 32-31 on the Hot Latin Songs chart.