Enrique Iglesias Ties Record for Most Weeks at No. 1 on Hot Latin Songs
Iglesias ties the record for the most weeks spent at No. 1 on Billboard's Hot Latin Songs chart, as "Bailando" reigns for a 25th week. It matches the command of Shakira's 2005 smash "La Tortura."
Enrique Iglesias ties the record for the most weeks spent at No. 1 on Billboard‘s Hot Latin Songs chart (which launched in the Oct. 4, 1986, issue), as “Bailando” (featuring Descemer Bueno and Gente de Zona) reigns for a 25th week. The song matches the command of Shakira‘s “La Tortura” (featuring Alejandro Sanz), which reached No. 1 on June 4, 2005.
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“Of all the songs I’ve written in Spanish, there’s something about this song,” Iglesias recently mused. “The more I listen to it, the more I seem to like it.
“There’s something addictive about this song.”
Check back next week to see if “Bailando” can tally another week at the summit and claim the mark for the longest-leading Hot Latin Songs No. 1 all to itself.
Meanwhile, three songs take over atop Latin airplay charts. Juan Luis Guerra 440 tops Latin Airplay with “Tus Besos” (2-1). It’s Guerra’s seventh No. 1 and first since “Cuando Me Enamoro,” by Iglesias featuring Guerra, ruled for a whopping 17 weeks beginning in June 2010. Guerra first reigned in February 1993 with “El Costo De La Vida.”
Banda los Recoditos scores its third Regional Mexican Songs No. 1 with “Hasta Que Salga El Sol” (2-1). The act previously led with “Mi Ultimo Deseo” (one week, 2013) and its debut entry, “Ando Bien Pedo” (12 weeks, 2010).
On Tropical Songs, Anthony Santos surges 3-1 with “Solo Te Amo,” the chart’s greatest gainer (up 38 percent in plays, according to Nielsen BDS). The bachata veteran earns his first chart-topper among four entries dating to 2007.