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Luis Fonsi & Stefflon Don’s ‘Calypso’ Debuts in Hot Latin Songs Top 25

Luis Fonsi's new single "Calypso," with rapper Stefflon Don, bows at No. 23 on Billboard's Hot Latin Songs chart (dated June 30), becoming Fonsi's 32nd entry on the list and Stefflon Don's second.

Luis Fonsi’s new single “Calypso,” with rapper Stefflon Don, bows at No. 23 on Billboard‘s Hot Latin Songs chart (dated June 30), becoming Fonsi’s 32nd entry on the list and Stefflon Don’s second.

“Calypso” follows Fonsi’s “Echame La Culpa,” with Demi Lovato, which peaked at No. 3 in February, and the monster “Despacito,” with Daddy Yankee and featuring Justin Bieber, which logged a record 52 weeks in the penthouse.

“Calypso” starts with 1.7 million U.S. streams and 5,000 downloads sold in the week ending June 21, according to Nielsen Music. (The song’s official video has amassed more than 72 million global views on YouTube since its June 14 posting.) It opens at No. 2 on Latin Digital Song Sales, where Fonsi earns his third top 10 and Stefflon Don scores her first.

Third No. 1: Ulices Chaidez y Sus Plebes pick up their third Regional Mexican Songs No. 1, all in just over a year, as “Que Bonito Es Querer” bumps 2-1. The song spiked by 7 percent to 9.4 million in audience in the week ending June 24.

The act first reigned with “Te Regalo,” for two weeks in June 2017, while follow-up “Porque Me Enamore” led for four weeks in September.

On Hot Latin Songs, which blends airplay, sales and streaming data, “Bonito” struts 29-25.


Favela Flies Up Latin Airplay: Regional Mexican singer-songwriter Joss Favela’s “Me Hubieras Dicho” flies 22-8 on Latin Airplay with a 37 percent boost to 10 million in audience.

Favela earns his second top 10 and ties his best rank: “Porque No Te Enamoras” hit No. 8 on the Oct. 7, 2017-dated tally.