Yandel Earns Fifth No. 1 on Latin Airplay Chart With 'Encantadora'
Plus, Banda Sinaloense MS de Sergio Lizarraga tops Regional Mexican Songs and Sin Bandera returns to the charts.
Yandel jumps 4-1 on Latin Airplay, earning his fifth chart-topper (as a solo act) with his latest single “Encantadora.” The song collected 12.4 million in audience impressions in the week ending Jan. 17, according to Nielsen Music, a rise of 17 percent.
The track also climbs 4-1 on Latin Rhythm Airplay. As part of the duo Wisin & Yandel, the Puerto Rican reggaeton pair earned 10 No. 1s on Latin Airplay, bringing Yandel’s total collected chart-toppers to 15.
The growth of “Encantadora” at radio, along with surges in sales and streaming, trigger a 8-7 tick on Hot Latin Songs to its current peak. (Hot Latin Songs blends airplay, sales and streams to rank the most popular Latin songs of the week.)
Banda Sinaloense MS Scores No. 1: Over on Regional Mexican Songs, Banda Sinaloense MS de Sergio Lizarraga earns its fourth No. 1 with “Solo Con Verte.” The track steps 2-1 in its 10th week on the tally, increasing 17 percent at the format, to 10.6 million audience impressions. The song continues at No. 3 on Hot Latin Songs for a fourth week in a row, taking Airplay Gainer honors.
Sin Bandera Returns: Mexican pop duo Sin Bandera returns to the Billboard charts for the first time since the pair disbanded in 2007, with “En Esta No” debuting at No. 7 on Latin Pop Digital Songs (1,000 downloads sold in the week ending Jan. 14). Formed by Noel Schajris and Leonel Garcia, Sin Bandera had five top 10s on Hot Latin Songs between 2002-2006, including a No. 1 with “Mientes Tan Bien,” which spent eight weeks at the top.
The act recently announced a handful of tour dates for this year and a new album titled Una Ultima Vez (meaning One Last Time) will be released on Feb. 5.