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Camilo Earns First No. 1 on Regional Mexican Airplay With Grupo Firme Collab, ‘Alaska’

The song becomes the first team-up by a regional Mexican group with a core Latin pop act to lead since 2019.

Camilo lands his first No. 1 on Billboard’s Regional Mexican Airplay chart as “Alaska,” with Grupo Firme, rises from the No. 4 slot to rule the Nov. 12-dated list.

“Alaska” received its official release through Hecho A Mano/Sony Music Latin on Aug. 18. It’s the sixth single from Camilo’s third studio album, De Adentro Pa’ Fuera, which reached a No. 6 high on Latin Pop Albums (Sept. 24).

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“Alaska” reaches the No. 1 slot, after a second week in the top 10 (No. 4 high, Nov. 5-dated ranking) and in its eighth week on the chart boosted by a 25% increase in audience impressions, to 7.1 million, earned in the U.S. in the week ending Nov. 6, according to Luminate.

The regional Mexican tune, which was co-written and co-produced by Camilo alongside Edgar Barrera, exists Duelo’s “24 Siete” after it’s one-week command.

With seven No. 1s on its career history, Grupo Firme ties with Christian Nodal and Banda MS for the third-most champs this decade, trailing Calibre 50’s eight leaders. Since the chart launched in 1994, Calibre 50 continues at the helm with 22 No. 1’S in its account.

“Alaska” becomes the first team-up by a regional Mexican group with a core Latin pop act to lead Regional Mexican Airplay since Natalia Lafourcade ruled for three weeks through her featured role in Los Angeles Azules’ “Nunca Es Suficiente” in 2019.

Meanwhile, “Alaska” earns Grupo Firme its fourth No. 1 in 2022, including “Cada Quien,” with Maluma, which topped the chart for two weeks in Feb.

“Alaska” advances 11-7 on the overall Latin Airplay ranking, earning Camilo his 11th top 10 while Grupo Firme adds a sixth top 10 to its scoreboard.