Maluma's 'Felices Los 4' Climbs Into Top 5 on Hot Latin Songs Chart
Plus: Pirulo Y La Tribuo’s tropical top 10 & Calibre 50 earns its 20th top 40 hit on Hot Latin Songs.
Maluma’s “Felices Los 4” becomes his fifth top five hit on the Hot Latin Songs chart (dated May 27), as the track lifts 7-5 in its third week on the multi-metric tally (which blends airplay, sales and streams). The new track previews the singer’s upcoming album, X, due later this year.
Streaming powers the song, with 5 million streams logged in the tracking week ending May 11, according to Nielsen Music (up 26 percent). Of its total, 47 percent stem from YouTube plays, thanks in part to its popular music video. Spotify leads on-demand audio streams, with 1.4 million clicks in the most recent week.
Elsewhere, “Felices” vaults 22-13 on the Latin Airplay chart, taking Greatest Gainer honors, hiking 44 percent to 8.4 million audience impressions (in the week ending May 14).
He first reached the top five in 2015 with “Borro Cassette,” his breakout U.S. hit, peaking at No. 3. His top five follow-up came in 2016 when “El Perdedor,” featuring Yandel, got to No. 4 (July 16), shortly thereafter matching the No. 4 peak as a feature on Ricky Martin’s “Vente Pa’ Ca” (Oct. 15).
Maluma concurrently remains in the top five of Hot Latin Songs as a featured guest on Shakira’s “Chantaje” for a 25th consecutive week (it previously crowned the chart for 11 weeks). The two Colombian stars also teamed up on a new song, “Trap,” which will appear on Shakira’s forthcoming album, El Dorado, out May 12.
Pirulo y La Tribu: Puerto Rican group Priulo y La Tribu (led by Francisco “Pirulo” Rosario) earns its fourth top 10 on the Tropical Songs airplay chart with “De Mi Que Hablen,” jumping 18-9 at the format (up 36 percent to 1.1 million audience impressions). Notably, the track is supported solely by Puerto Rican stations, with WPRM, San Juan leading in weekly spins(25).
Earlier this year Pirulo (credited as a solo act) peaked at No. 7 with the Ozuna-assisted “Yo Soy Yo” (Jan. 28 chart).
Calibre Climbs: Finally, regional Mexican act Calibre 50 collects its 20th top 40-charting hit on Hot Latin Songs, as “Las Ultras” leaps 42-22. Streaming pumps the song up the list, as clicks rises by 365 percent (to 1.1 million in the week ending May 11).
The song simultaneously spends a third straight week in the top 10 on Regional Mexican Songs airplay chart, dipping 9-10 in its fifth week, despite a 3 percent increase in audience (to 5.5 million impressions).