Calibre 50 Earns 13th Top 10 on Latin Airplay Chart With 'Mitad y Mitad'

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

Plus, chart moves for Banda Los Recoditos, Daddy Yankee, Melendi & Carlos Vives.

Sinaloa quartet Calibre 50 collects its 13th Latin Airplay top 10 with “Mitad y Mitad,” the first single off their upcoming album due later this year. The song surges 17-10 thanks to a 16 percent rise in audience impressions (to 8.92 million) in the week ending April 8, according to Nielsen Music. The song concurrently climbs 5-2 on Regional Mexican Songs airplay, besting its previous No. 4 peak. 

Elsewhere on the Regional Mexican Songs tally, Banda Los Recoditos’ “Tiempo” lifts 3-1 in its 10th week, logging the group its fourth leader and first since 2014’s “Hasta Que Salga El Sol.” “Tiempo” earned 9.1 million in audience in the latest tracking week, up 10 percent. The song also climbs 14-8 on Latin Airplay, collecting its ninth top 10 on the list.

Daddy Yankee Leaps: Over on the Latin Pop Songs airplay chart, Daddy Yankee banks his fourth leader as “Dura” climbs 4-1 (up 15 percent in detections). It is Yankee’s first solo leader on the tally since 2013 when “Limbo” pushed 3-1 (Feb. 6-dated chart) and ruled for 13 nonconsecutive weeks. In between those, Yankee topped the list with "Despacito," with Luis Fonsi, featuring Justin Bieber

On Latin Airplay, "Dura" is a non-mover at No. 1, holding at the summit for a third nonconsecutive week. 

Melendi Celebrates First Top 10 Chart Entry: Lastly, Spanish pop singer-songwriter Melendi earns his first top 10 on a U.S. Billboard airplay chart, as “El Arrepentido,” with Carlos Vives, moves 12-10 on the Tropical Songs airplay chart (2.1 million audience, up 39 percent). It’s the 15th top 10 for Vives and first since “La Bicicleta” with Shakira debuted at No. 1 in 2016.

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