Billboard Latin Music Charts – June


The Return of Tropical Music To The Top of The Charts

Thanks to Marc Anthony‘s single “Vivir Mi Vida” and Juan Luis Guerra‘s album “Asondeguerra Tour,” Salsa music and Merengueare back to the very top of the Billboard Latin Music charts. While Marc Anthony is still at the top of the Hot Latin Songs and Latin Airplay charts, the latest work by Juan Luis Guerra continues to dominate the Top Latin Albums and Tropical Albums rankings.

Besides this strong performance for Tropical music, this is also a good week for Latin Urban and Reggaeton superstar Daddy Yankee. His single “Limbo” is at number two of theHot Latin Songs chart, and number five of the Latin Digital Songs ranking. Similarly, Banda Carnaval has placed its album Las Vueltas De La Vida on the top 5 of both the Top Latin Albums and Regional Mexican Albums charts. Let’s see what happened this week.

Hot Latin Songs

While Marc Anthony and Daddy Yankee stick to the first and second place of this ranking, this week Banda Carnaval has reached the top 5 with their popular single “Y Te Vas.” In the meantime, Gerardo Ortiz has placed his single “Damaso” on the third place sending Don Omar’s “Zumba” to the fourth spot.

  • 1. “Vivir Mi Vida” – Marc Anthony
  • 2. “Limbo” – Daddy Yankee
  • 3. “Damaso” – Gerardo Ortiz
  • 4. “Zumba” – Don Omar
  • 5. “Y Te Vas” – Banda Carnaval

Latin Airplay

  • 1. “Vivir Mi Vida” – Marc Anthony
  • 2. “Te Amo (Para Siempre)” – Intocable
  • 3. “Te Me Vas” – Para Siempre
  • 4. “Limbo” – Daddy Yankee
  • 5. “Y Te Vas” – Banda Carnaval

Latin Digital Songs

  • 1. “Danza Kuduro” – Don Omar and Lucenzo
  • 2. “Vivir Mi Vida” – Marc Anthony
  • 3. “Waka Waka (Esto Es Africa)” – Shakira
  • 4. “Hips Don’t Lie” – Shakira
  • 5. “Limbo” – Daddy Yankee

Top Latin Albums

With the exception of Banda Carnaval, this chart is dominated by well established artists including big names such as Juan Luis Guerra, Vicente Fernandez, Joan Sebastian and Carlos Vives.

  • 1. Asondeguerra Tour – Juan Luis Guerra
  • 2. Hoy – Vicente Fernandez
  • 3. Las Vueltas De La Vida – Banda Carnaval
  • 4. 13 Celebrando El 13 – Joan Sebastian
  • 5. Corazon Profundo – Carlos Vives

Regional Mexican Songs

  • 1. “Y Te Vas” – Banda Carnaval
  • 2. “Te Amo (Para Siempre)” – Intocable
  • 3. “La Mejor de Todas” – Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga
  • 4. “Damaso” – Gerardo Ortiz
  • 5. “La Original” – La Original Banda el Limon de Salvador Lizarraga

Regional Mexican Albums

  • 1. Hoy – Vicente Fernandez
  • 2. Las Vueltas De La Vida – Banda Carnaval
  • 3. 13 Celebrando El 13 – Joan Sebastian
  • 4. La Misma Gran Senora – Jenni Rivera
  • 5. Libre Por Naturaleza – Duelo

Latin Pop Songs

This week, the biggest news on this list is the return of Prince Royce’s “Te Me Vas” to the number one spot of this ranking.

  • 1. “Te Me Vas” – Prince Royce
  • 2. “Limbo” – Daddy Yankee
  • 3. “Vivir Mi Vida” – Marc Anthony
  • 4. “Zumba” – Don Omar
  • 5. “Feel This Moment” – Pitbull featuring Christina Aguilera

Latin Pop Albums

While Carlos Vives’ Corazon Profundo is still atop this chart, the biggest change on this ranking is the hot shot debut of Frankie J with his album Faith, Hope y Amor on the third position of this chart.

  • 1. Corazon Profundo – Carlos Vives
  • 2. Mas Que Amor – Il Volo
  • 3. Faith, Hope y Amor – Frankie J
  • 4. La Musica No Se Toca – Alejandro Sanz
  • 5. Pasion – Andrea Bocelli

Tropical Songs

The only change on this chart is the return of Victor Munoz’s single “Mi Princesa” to the top 5 of this list.

  • 1. “Vivir Mi Vida” – Marc Anthony
  • 2. “Rompe La Cintura” – Alexis & Fido
  • 3. “Mi Princesa” – Victor Munoz
  • 4. “Te Me Vas” – Prince Royce
  • 5. “Llevame Contigo” – Romeo Santos

Tropical Albums

  • 1. Asondeguerra Tour – Juan Luis Guerra
  • 2. Formula Vol. 1 – Romeo Santos
  • 3. # 1’s – Prince Royce
  • 4. The King Stays King: Sold Out At Madison Square Garden – Romeo Santos
  • 5. Phase II – Prince Royce

–Courtesy of About.com

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