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Ricky Martin Charts 41st Hit on Hot Latin Songs Chart

Ricky Martin debuts on Hot Latin Songs with 'Adios'.

Ricky Martin earns the Hot Shot Debut on Hot Latin Songs as his new single “Adios” arrives at No. 22, marking the Latin star’s 41st chart hit.

The track, released Sept. 23 to digital retailers, sold more than 6,000 downloads in its first week, simultaneously arriving at No. 2 on Latin Digital Songs. “Adios,” produced by Martin along with Jesse Shatkin, Yotuel Romero and Antonio Rayo Gibo, is the first official single from Martin’s forthcoming album, due early 2015.

On the Latin Airplay chart, the single comes in at No. 23, his best entrance as a lead act in 11 years, since “Jaleo” debuted at No. 22 in 2003.  Martin later scored a No. 8 debut in March 2014 as a featured act on Wisin‘s “Adrenalina,” also featuring Jennifer Lopez. “Adios” boasts three different versions: the original Spanish-language single, along with English and English/French adaptations.


Something Like a Fenomeno: Regional Mexican group La Maquinaria Nortena scores its first No. 1 on Top Latin Albums with the debut of its latest set, El Fenomeno, shifting 4,000 copies in its opening week, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The entrance marks the group’s best debut yet, surpassing their previous highest arrival with Vives En Mi, which came in at No. 6 in 2011 (1,000 copies). On Hot Latin Songs, the album’s single “Asi Ya No” reaches a new peak as it climbs 42-40. The track rises 14-13 on Regional Mexican Airplay, logging 4.4 million audience impressions, according to Nielsen BDS.

Yanfourd Tops Tropical Airplay: On Tropical Airplay, singer Yanfourd scores his first No. 1 as “Pirata De Amor” soars 9-1, climbing to 577 spins (a 69 percent increase). WAMG-AM, Boston played the salsa track 64 times during the tracking week (ending Sept. 28), leading in weekly spins. Yanfourd last appeared on the chart in March, when “Gracias” peaked at No. 10 and spent 14 weeks on the list.