Women’s History Month is here. billboard has compiled a list of all the women who have reached #1 on the Hot Latin Songs chart since 2015. The chart ranks the week’s most popular Latin songs and blends airplay, streaming, and digital sales data.
But first, let’s go back to 2012, when icons Gloria Estefan and Paulina Rubio hit number one on the coveted charts. The former debuted at No. 1 with “Hotel Nacional,” while the latter debuted at No. 1 with “Me Gustas Tanto.” Few female representatives topped the Latin charts for over three years until Mana’s “Mi Verdad”, accompanied by Shakira. The following year, Shak’s ‘Chantaje’ (collaboration with Maluma) debuted and reached her No. 1 spot on the charts on November 19, 2016, where it remained for 11 weeks.
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Karol G and Nicki Minaj’s “Tusa” became the first No. 1 song of 2019 and the first title by two leading women to top the charts since its inception in 1986. With “Telepatia,” Kali Uchis became the first female soloist to reach No. 1 without an accompanying act since 2012. Karol reached No. 1 when her solo smash “Provenza” followed her to the top – the first woman to ever reach No. 1 on the charts.
Shakira is off to a strong start to 2023, with Bizarrap’s “BZRP Music Sessions, Vol.
Below, we’ve revisited every track by or featuring a Latina artist that’s been #1 since 2015.
Mana feat. Shakira “My Truth” (2015)
On February 28, 2015, after three years without a female representation at number one on Hot Latin Songs, Colombian singer-songwriter Shakira emerged as the featured artist for Maná’s heartwarming ballad “Mi Verdad.”
Shakira feat. Maluma, “Blackmail” (2016)
The following year, Shakira stayed on the throne with the steamy reggaeton smash “Chantaje,” joined by then-newcomer Maluma. The track was dominated by him for 11 weeks, reaching No. 1 on November 19, 2016.
El Chonbo, Karol G, Pitbull feat. Katie Ranks, “Dame Tu Cosita (Remix)” (2018)
In May 2018, up-and-coming Karol G hit number one thanks to Pitbull and El Chombo’s ‘Dame Tu Cosita (Remix)’ featuring Jamaican dancehall singer Kati Ranks from the original 1998 recording. rice field.
DJ Snake feat. Selena Gomez, Ozuna & Cardi B, “Taki Taki” (2018)
EDM/urban banger “Taki Taki” led both Selena Gomez (of Mexican descent) and Dominican rapper Cardi B to No. 1, and the track, led by DJ Snake and assisted by Ozuna, spent 12 weeks.
Anuel AA, Daddy Yankee, Carol G, Ozuna, J Balvin, “China” (2019)
Karol G hit #1 in 2019 with “China,” a Spanish adaptation of Shaggy’s 2001 Hot 100 topper “It Wasn’t Me,” featuring Anuel AA, Daddy Yankee, Ozuna and J Balbin. bottom. Club Banger reigned for 12 weeks.
Karol G & Nicki Minaj, “Tusa” (2019)
That same year, Karol scored another No. 1 as lead artist alongside Nicki Minaj with the ultra-breakup reggaeton track “Tusa.” The song debuted at number one on November 23 and dominated for four weeks.
Kari Uchis “Telepathy” (2021)
With her dreamy pop track, Uchis scored her first No. 1 on the Hot Latin Songs chart on May 22, 2021, becoming the first female soloist to reach No. 1 without an accompaniment since 2012. I was.
Becky G & Karol G “MAMIII” (2022)
Becky G’s first No. 1 hit arrived alongside Karol G with the fierce and relentless “MAM III.” The reggaeton hit debuted and peaked at his No. 1 in February 2022, not reigning for 10 straight weeks.
Yahritza and His Essence, “I am the only one” (2022)
This heartfelt Sieleño song not only gave then-15-year-old Jafrica Martinez his first No. 1 hit for April 2022, but also made him the youngest Latin performer to enter the Hot 100 tally of any genre. It also became
Karol G, “Provenza” (2022)
Singing along to lilting calypso beats, the Colombian artist longs to reunite with his past love with Latin Grammy-nominated “Provenza,” which tops the charts May 14, 2022 Did.
Bizarup & Shakira “Bzrp Music Sessions, Vol. 53” (2023)
Earlier this year, Shakira threw a witty punchline at ex Gerald Pique and his new girlfriend in the Bizarrap-directed, EDM-infused “Music Sessions Vol. 53.”