Latin urban superstars like Daddy Yankee, Nicky Jam, J Balvin and Farruko have taken chart-topping tracks including “All the Way Up” and “Panda” to another level by adding some Latin flavor into a Spanish version or remix of the song.
With news of Nicky and Yankee’s remix of Fat Joe, Jay Z and Remy Ma‘s track “All the Way Up” debuting at No. 13 on the Latin Rhythm Digital Songs this week, we’ve put together a list of seven more memorable Spanish remixes that have charted and/or have aided, in some way, the original English version on the Billboard charts.
Check them out below, and vote for your favorite Spanish remix!
Last November, J Balvin released the Spanish remix of Justin Bieber’s hit “Sorry,” which spent three straight weeks at No. 1 on the Hot 100.
Almighty’s “Panda” feat. Farruko spent three weeks on Hot Latin Songs, peaking at No. 36. There is another version of “Panda” in Spanish featuring Farruko, Daddy Yankee and Cosculluela. Worldwide, the videos have more than 30 million views on YouTube.
Nicky Jam and Daddy Yankee’s Spanish remix of “All the Way Up” debuted at No. 13 on Latin Rhythm Digital Songs on the July 9 chart. The original English version by Remy Ma, Fat Joe and Jay Z featuring French Montana & InfaRed has peaked at No. 5 on Hot Rap Songs so far.
Although Los Rakas‘ Spanish version of Drake‘s “One Dance” titled “Me enamoro” did not chart, Drake is currently in his seventh week at No. 1 on the Hot 100 with “One Dance” — which became his first No. 1 ever on the chart, as a lead act, in May.
Earlier this month, Nicky Jam rolled out his Spanglish version of Sia‘s “Cheap Thrills. A week after Nicky Jam’s remix was released, “Cheap Thrills” jumps 8-6 on the Hot 100 (July 9 dated chart).
Fuego’s “Cuando suena el bling” is the Spanish version of Drake’s “Hotline Bling,” The track in Eespañol didn’t chart, but Drake reached No. 2 on the Hot 100 with “Hotline Bling” (Oct. 25, 2015 chart).