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A Good Day For Calibre 50: 'Vamos Bien' Hits No. 1 on Regional Mexican Airplay Chart

From left: Alejandro Gaxiola, Muñoz, Armando Ramos and Erick Garcia of Calibre 50, photographed March 26 at the Silver Nugget Casino & Event Center in Las Vegas.
Amanda Friedman

From left: Alejandro Gaxiola, Muñoz, Armando Ramos and Erick Garcia of Calibre 50, photographed March 26 at the Silver Nugget Casino & Event Center in Las Vegas.

As Calibre 50’s “Vamos Bien” hits No. 1 on Billboard’s Regional Mexican Airplay chart (dated May 8), the band captures its 19th leader on the 26-year tally and extends its record for the most No. 1s.

“Vamos Bien” ascends 2-1 with 7.1 million in audience impressions, up 17%, earned in the week ending May 2, according to MRC Data.

The title track of Vamos Bien (No. 12 high, Regional Mexican Albums, Feb. 20-dated list), is the third song from the album to land atop Regional Mexican Airplay. It trails “Barquillero” (four-week champ, July 2020) and “Te Volvería a Elegir” (six- week winner, Dec. 2020).

With “Vamos Bien’s” move, Calibre 50 extends its its record for the most No. 1s, raising its career count to 19 No. 1s, ahead of Conjunto Primavera and Intocable, both with 16 No. 1s.

Here are the groups with the most leaders on Regional Mexican Airplay:

No. 1s, Artist

19, Calibre 50

16, Conjunto Primavera

16, Intocable

15, Banda MS de Sergio Lizarraga

15, Los Tigres del Norte

In addition to its Regional Mexican Airplay coronation, “Vamos Bien” speeds up the all-genre Latin Airplay pushing 12-5. As Calibre 50 adds a 22nd top 10 to its career, it continues to hold the record for the most top 10s by a regional Mexican group.