Maluma celebrates his first No. 1 debut in almost six years Billboard‘s Latin Airplay chart with “Junio” coming to the top of the chart dated October 15. While he has scored 22 champions, he last debuted at No. 1 thanks to his starring role in Shakira’s “Chantaje” in November 2016.
“Junio” surged to No. 1 after its first official tracking week with 8.9 million viewership impressions earned in the week ending October 9, according to Luminate. The track was released via Sony Music Latin/WK on September 29 and performed live at the 2022 Billboard Latin Music Awards the same night.
“Junio” is the third song to debut at No. 1 on Latin Airplay in 2022, out of a total of 38 songs that reached the top this year. Only one other Latin band has achieved the feat, Romeo Santos through two No. 1 debuts: “Sus Huellas” (chart dated Feb. 26) and “Sin Fin,” his first team with Justin Timberlake (chart dated Sept. 26). ). 17).
Among Maluma’s 22 champions, “Junio” marks his ninth win as a soloist, with no other acts. He first achieved a single No. 1 with “Borro Cassette” in 2015.
With 22 crowns to his name, Maluma is tied with Wisin for fifth overall since the rankings were launched in 1993. Let’s look at the scoreboard:
35 years old, J Balvin
32 years old, Enrique Iglesias
28 years old, Ozuna
27 year old yankee dad
20 years old, Romeo Santos
Beyond its Latin Airplay crowning glory, “Junio” simultaneously debuts at No. 1 on Latin Rhythm Airplay. He is Maluma’s 19th manager there and his first debut at the top of the charts since “Chantaje” in 2016.
Additionally, pop rhythm “Junio” is also advancing on Latin Pop Airplay, rallying 19-1 in its second week. It’s the biggest leap since 2007, when Juanes’ “Me Enamora” jumped 23 rankings (24-1) also in its second week.
Elsewhere, “Junio” opens at No. 28 on the Hot Latin Songs multi-metric chart, which mixes airplay, streams and sales.