¿Por Qué Te Fuiste?

"¿Por Qué Te Fuiste?" (English: "¿Why Did You Leave?") is a song by Peruvian singer Maricarmen Marín. It was released on September 2, 2018 and had airplay success throughout Latin America and Europe.[1][2]

"¿Por Qué Te Fuiste?"
Maricarmen Marín Por Qué Te Fuiste?.jpeg
Single by Maricarmen Marín
Released2 September 2018 (2018-09-02)
GenreCumbia
Length3:05
LabelIndependent
Songwriter(s)
  • Maricarmen Marín
  • Patrick Ingunza
Producer(s)
  • Maricarmen Marín
  • Patrick Romantik
Maricarmen Marín singles chronology
"Por Fin Soy Libre"
(2017)
"¿Por Qué Te Fuiste?"
(2018)
"Mi Suegra"
(2018)
Music video
"Por Qué Te Fuiste?" on YouTube

Commercial PerformanceEdit

The song got lots airplay success throughout Latin America, mainly in Perú and Bolivia, as well as some countries in Europe. Due to the song's success, Maricarmen set out on her Por Qué Te Fuiste Tour through the continent of America and Europe.[3]

Live performancesEdit

Maricarmen performed the song on several television shows to promote it. One of her most notable performances was in the show Yo Soy where she was also a judge.[4]

Music videoEdit

The music video was released on the same day as the song on Maricarmen's official YouTube channel and reached over 100,000 views on its first day.[5] In the video, Maricarmen is at a party with her friends and family singing the song with them. While they sing, some people are having memories of loved ones who aren't with them anymore. The video has over 90 million views, making it Maricarmen's most viewed video. Some parts of the video are shown as flashbacks in Maricarmen's video for her 2019 hit song La Copita, which is a sequel to ¿Por Qué Te Fuiste?.[6]

ChartsEdit

Weekly chartsEdit

Chart (2018-2019) Peak
position
Bolivia (Monitor Latino)[7] 9
Bolivia Latino (Monitor Latino)[8] 6
Perú (Monitor Latino)[9] 7
Perú Popular (Monitor Latino)[10] 1
Perú Tropical (Monitor Latino)[11] 2

Year-end chartsEdit

Chart (2019) Position
Bolivia (Monitor Latino)[12] 26
Bolivia Latino (Monitor Latino)[13] 22
Perú (Monitor Latino)[14] 29
Perú Tropical (Monitor Latino)[15] 5
Chart (2020) Position
Bolivia (Monitor Latino)[16] 84
Bolivia Latino (Monitor Latino)[17] 60
Perú (Monitor Latino)[18] 72
Perú Tropical (Monitor Latino)[19] 23

Awards and nominationsEdit

The song was nominated in for Video of the Year and Super Q of the Year at the Premios Q De Oro in 2018.[20][21]

Year Awards Ceremony Category Result
2018
Premios Q De Oro Video of the Year Nominated
Super Q of the Year Nominated

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Maricarmen Marín reaparecerà en televisión. Peru21. Retrieved 2019-11-06. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ Maricarmen Marín causa sensación en su gira. RadioCumbiaMix. Retrieved 2019-11-06. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ Maricarmen Marín conquista Bolivia y alista gira internacional. RadioKaribeña. Retrieved 2019-11-06. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ Maricarmen Marín canta "Por Qué Te Fuiste" en Yo Soy
  5. ^ Maricarmen Marín arrasa en YouTube con su tema «Por qué te fuiste»
  6. ^ ‘La Copita’, la nueva canción de Maricarmen Marín
  7. ^ "Title - monitorLATINO". Charts.monitorlatino.com. Retrieved 2019-10-19. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  8. ^ "Title - monitorLATINO". Charts.monitorlatino.com. Retrieved 2019-10-19. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  9. ^ "Title - monitorLATINO". Charts.monitorlatino.com. Retrieved 2019-10-18. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  10. ^ "Title - monitorLATINO". Charts.monitorlatino.com. Retrieved 2019-10-18. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  11. ^ "Title - monitorLATINO". Charts.monitorlatino.com. Retrieved 2019-10-18. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  12. ^ "Charts Bolivia in Year end 2019- monitorLATINO". Top Digital monitorLATINO. Retrieved December 6, 2019.
  13. ^ "Chart Anual monitorLATINO 2020 – Del 1 de Enero al 30 de Noviembre de 2019 – Bolivia Latino" (in Spanish). Monitor Latino. Retrieved December 5, 2020.
  14. ^ "Charts Peru Year end 2019 monitorLATINO". Top Digital monitorLATINO. Retrieved December 6, 2019.
  15. ^ "Charts Peru Year end 2019 monitorLATINO". Top Digital monitorLATINO. Retrieved December 6, 2019.
  16. ^ "Charts Bolivia in Year end 2020- monitorLATINO". Top Digital monitorLATINO. Retrieved December 6, 2020.
  17. ^ "Chart Anual monitorLATINO 2020 – Del 1 de Enero al 30 de Noviembre de 2020 – Bolivia Latino" (in Spanish). Monitor Latino. Retrieved December 5, 2020.
  18. ^ "Charts Perú Year end 2020 monitorLATINO". Top Digital monitorLATINO. Retrieved December 6, 2020.
  19. ^ "Charts Perú Year end 2020 monitorLATINO". Top Digital monitorLATINO. Retrieved December 6, 2020.
  20. ^ Premios Q De Oro - Super Q Del Año
  21. ^ Premios Q De Oro - Video Del Año