Luis Fonsi & Demi Lovato's 'Echame La Culpa' Hits Top 5 on Latin Airplay Chart
Plus: Christian Nodal gets his third straight top 10 on Regional Mexican Songs.
Luis Fonsi and Demi Lovato’s duet “Echame La Culpa” zooms 21-5 on the Latin Airplay chart (dated Dec. 30), granting Fonsi his 14th top 10 on the 23-year-old list, and Lovato her first. The song tallied a 58 percent gain in radio audience in the week ending Dec. 17, rising to 11.2 million, according to Nielsen Music.
“Echame” also bolts 14-3 on the Latin Pop Songs airplay chart (up 50 percent in plays at the format).
On the Hot Latin Songs chart (which blends airplay, sales and streaming data), the track maintains its peak position of No. 3 for a fourth consecutive week. The tune debuted at No. 3 on the list dated Dec. 9.
“Me Dejé Llevar” Hits Top 10: Christian Nodal nets his third top 10 hit on the Regional Mexican Songs airplay chart, as “Me Dejé Llevar” climbs 13-8. The song earned 5.2 million in audience (up 30 percent) in the week ending Dec. 17 according to Nielsen Music.
The mariachi singer-songwriter’s latest top 10 follows two previous leaders, both in 2017: “Probablemente,” featuring David Bisbal (No. 1 for four weeks) and “Adios Amor” (No. 1 for seven weeks).
All three tracks are from Nodal’s debut studio album, Me Dejé Llevar, which returns to No. 1 on the Regional Mexican Albums chart for a 12th nonconsecutive week (up 3-1). The set earned 3,000 equivalent album units in the week ending Dec. 14 (up 4 percent). The album debuted atop the list dated Sept. 16, and has spent more weeks at No. 1 in 2017 than any other album. (Banda Sinaloense MS de Sergio Lizarraga’s
En Vivo: Guadalajara -- Monterrey has scored eight weeks in 2017, of its 15 total weeks atop the list. (En Vivo debuted at No. 1 in 2015, and has notched additional weeks at No. 1 in both 2016 and 2017.)
‘Tis the Season: If it’s holiday season, that means it’s time for Banco Popular’s annual Christmastime album to hit the charts. This year, the long-running series sees its new various artists compilation Nuestra Isla, Nuestro Encanto surge up both the Top Latin Albums (45-5) and Tropical Albums (9-2) charts with 3,000 equivalent album units earned (up 350 percent) -- nearly all from traditional album sales.
The set (which was also released as a separate DVD) celebrates the many festivals, carnivals and events throughout Puerto Rico, and was produced over the last year. The album includes many guest stars, including Diana Fuentes, Kany Garcia, Vicente Garcia, Ozuna, Rey Ruiz and Olga Tañon. Some of the proceeds from the sales of the album and DVD will support the Embracing Puerto Rico relief effort, supporting communities affected by Hurricane Maria.
Last year’s Banco popular album, Du Puerto Rico Para El Mundo, spent three weeks at No. 1 on both the Top Latin Albums and Latin Pop Albums charts.