Bella y Sensual

"Bella y Sensual" is a song by American singer Romeo Santos and Puerto Rican singers Daddy Yankee and Nicky Jam. The song was written by Santos, Nick Caminero and Ramón Rodríguez, with production handled by Santos , Saga WhiteBlack , Tainy & Nely. It was released to digital retailers on October 27, 2017, through Sony Music Latin, as the third single released from Santos' third studio album, Golden.

"Bella y Sensual"
Single by Romeo Santos, Daddy Yankee and Nicky Jam
from the album Golden
LanguageSpanish
English title"Beautiful and Sensual"
ReleasedOctober 27, 2017 (2017-10-27)
FormatDigital download
GenreReggaeton
Length3:24
LabelSony Latin
Composer(s)
  • Romeo Santos
  • Nick Caminero
  • Ramón Rodríguez
Lyricist(s)Romeo Santos
Producer(s)
  • Romeo Santos
  • Saga WhiteBlack
  • Tainy
  • Nely
Romeo Santos singles chronology
"Imitadora"
(2017)
"Bella y Sensual"
(2017)
"El Farsante"
(2018)
Daddy Yankee singles chronology
"Vuelve"
(2017)
"Bella y Sensual"
(2017)
"Boom Boom"
(2017)
Nicky Jam singles chronology
"Perro Fiel"
(2017)
"Bella y Sensual"
(2017)
"X"
(2018)

BackgroundEdit

According to Santos, he wanted to record a reggaeton track as the last time he had so was "Noche de Sexo" in 2005 with Wisin & Yandel.[1]

ReceptionEdit

Billboard editor Leila Cobo noted that the song "approaches mainstream trap without betraying Santos' voice".[2]

Music videoEdit

The music video was filmed in New York City (where the music video for "Eres Mía" was previously shot) between October 23 and 24 and released on November 24, 2017. It features Dominican model Yovanna Ventura, and Dominican dancers Dahiana Elizabeth and Cristal Sicard as the lead females.[3]

ChartsEdit

Chart (2017–18) Peak
position
Chile (Monitor Latino)[4] 13
Colombia (Monitor Latino)[5] 5
Colombia (National Report)[6] 6
El Salvador (Monitor Latino)[7] 17
Honduras (Monitor Latino)[8] 14
Mexico Airplay (Billboard)[9] 12
Nicaragua (Monitor Latino)[10] 16
Paraguay (Monitor Latino)[11] 8
US Billboard Hot 100[12] 95
US Hot Latin Songs (Billboard)[13] 6
US Tropical Airplay (Billboard)[14] 1
Venezuela (National-Report)[15] 33

CertificationsEdit

Region Certification Certified units/sales
Argentina (CAPIF)[16] Gold 10,000*
United States (RIAA)[17] 6× Platinum (Latin) 360,000 

 sales+streaming figures based on certification alone

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ratner-Arias, Sigal (July 20, 2017). "Romeo Santos has the golden touch on his new album". AP News. Retrieved November 21, 2017.
  2. ^ Cobo, Leila (July 27, 2017). "Romeo Santos to the Haters: 'I Find a Creative Way of Telling You To Go F--k Yourself'". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved November 21, 2017.
  3. ^ "Romeo Santos Lanza Su Sencillo Radial "Bella y Sensual" con Daddy Yankee & Nicky Jam". October 26, 2017. Retrieved November 18, 2017.
  4. ^ "Top 20 General: Del 18 al 24 de Septiembre, 2017". Monitor Latino (in Spanish). Retrieved November 21, 2017.
  5. ^ "Colombia General" (in Spanish). Monitor Latino. Retrieved July 31, 2019.
  6. ^ "Top 100 Colombia" (in Spanish). National Report. Archived from the original on January 28, 2018. Retrieved July 22, 2019.
  7. ^ "El Salvador General" (in Spanish). Monitor Latino. Archived from the original on May 10, 2018. Retrieved May 10, 2018.
  8. ^ "Honduras General" (in Spanish). Monitor Latino. Archived from the original on May 9, 2018. Retrieved May 9, 2018.
  9. ^ "Mexico Airplay: Dec 23, 2017". Billboard. Retrieved May 16, 2018.
  10. ^ "Nicaragua General" (in Spanish). Monitor Latino. Archived from the original on May 9, 2018. Retrieved May 9, 2018.
  11. ^ "Paraguay General" (in Spanish). Monitor Latino. Archived from the original on May 9, 2018. Retrieved May 9, 2018.
  12. ^ "Romeo Santos Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved December 12, 2017.
  13. ^ "Romeo Santos Chart History (Hot Latin Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved December 28, 2017.
  14. ^ "Romeo Santos Chart History (Tropical Songs)". Billboard.
  15. ^ "Top 100 Venezuela" (in Spanish). National-Report. Archived from the original on May 18, 2018. Retrieved May 18, 2018.
  16. ^ "Romeo Santos, Daddy Yankee y Nicky Jam lanzan el vídeo de "Bella y sensual"" (in Spanish). Sony Music Spain. November 28, 2017. Retrieved March 5, 2018.
  17. ^ "American single certifications – Romeo Santos – Bella y Sensual". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click Type, then select Latin, then click SEARCH.