Encantadora (song)

"Encantadora" is a single by Puerto Rican singer and songwriter Yandel from his third studio album Dangerous. It was released on October 2, 2015 under Sony Music Latin as the record's lead single. A music video premiered on November 30, 2015. The song was written by Yandel, Farruko, Egbert "Haze" Rosa and Eduardo Vargas, and was produced by Haze. A remix version featuring Farruko and the duo Zion & Lennox was released on March 18, 2016. "Encantadora" garnered Latin Grammy Awards for Best Urban Song and Best Urban Fusion/Performance at the 17th Annual Latin Grammy Awards. It is Yandel's most successful single as soloist, reaching number 3 on the US Hot Latin Songs chart and having more than 420,000 sales plus track-equivalent units between the United States and Spain.

"Encantadora"
Single by Yandel
from the album Dangerous
ReleasedOctober 2, 2015
FormatDigital download
Genre
Length4:00
LabelSony Latin
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)Haze
Yandel singles chronology
"Calentura"
(2015)
"Encantadora"
(2015)
"Take It Off"
(2016)
Music video
"Encantadora" on YouTube

ReceptionEdit

AccoladesEdit

"Encantadora" received Latin Grammy Awards for Best Urban Song and Best Urban Fusion/Performance at the 17th Annual Latin Grammy Awards. It was also nominated for Latin American Music Awards for Song of the Year and Favorite Urban Song at the 2nd Latin American Music Awards and for a Lo Nuestro Award for Urban Song of the Year at the 29th Lo Nuestro Awards.

Year Ceremony Date Category Recipients Result Ref.
2016 Latin American Music Awards October 6, 2016 Song of the Year Yandel Nominated [1]
Favorite Urban Song Nominated
Latin Grammy Awards November 17, 2016 Best Urban Song Yandel, Farruko, Haze and Eduardo Vargas Won [2]
Best Urban Fusion/Performance Yandel Won
2017 Lo Nuestro Awards February 23, 2017 Urban Song of the Year Yandel Nominated [3]
ASCAP Awards March 15, 2017 Latin Award-Winning Urban Songs Yandel Recipient [4]

Chart performanceEdit

In the United States, "Encantadora" peaked at number 3 on the Hot Latin Songs chart on April 6, 2016 and at number 7 on Tropical Songs on February 27, 2016.[5][6] It eventually received a 5× platinum (Latin) certification by the Recording Industry Association of America on October 7, 2016, denoting units of over 300,000 sales plus track-equivalent streams.[7]

Internationally, the song peaked at number 48 on Billboard's Mexico Airplay, at number 45 in Venezuela, and at number 24 in Spain, where it charted for 80 weeks from October 16, 2015 to April 27, 2017.[8][9][10][11] It received a 3× platinum certification by the Spanish Music Producers for units of over 120,000 sales plus track-equivalent streams.[12]

Formats and track listingsEdit

Digital download[13]
  1. "Encantadora" – 4:00
Digital download (Remix)[14]
  1. "Encantadora" (featuring Farruko and Zion & Lennox) – 4:12

Credits and personnelEdit

  • Willy Colón – acoustic guitar
  • Ismael Guerra – recording engineer
  • Mike Fuller – mastering
  • Martin Nieves – assistant engineer
  • Farruko – songwriting
  • Egbert "Haze" Rosa Cintrón – producer, songwriting
  • Roberto "Earcandy" Vázquez – recording engineer, mixing
  • Yandel – lead vocals, songwriting

ChartsEdit

CertificationsEdit

Region Certification Certified units/sales
Mexico (AMPROFON)[23] Diamond 300,000*
Spain (PROMUSICAE)[12] 3× Platinum 120,000^
United States (RIAA)[24] Diamond (Latin) 600,000 

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone
 sales+streaming figures based on certification alone

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Latimer, Brian (September 1, 2016). "These are the 2016 Latin American Music Awards Nominees". NBC News. Retrieved August 14, 2017.
  2. ^ "Past Winners Search - Urban". Latin Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences. Retrieved August 14, 2017.
  3. ^ Flores, Griselda (February 23, 2017). "Premio Lo Nuestro 2017: See the Full Winners List". Billboard. Retrieved March 5, 2017.
  4. ^ "2017 El Premio ASCAP – 25th Annual ASCAP Latin Music Awards". American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers. March 15, 2015. Retrieved March 17, 2017.
  5. ^ "Hot Latin Songs: The Week of April 6, 2016". Billboard. Retrieved August 14, 2017.
  6. ^ "Tropical Songs: The Week of February 27, 2016". Billboard. Retrieved August 14, 2017.
  7. ^ "American recording certifications – Yandel – Encantadora". Recording Industry Association of America. October 7, 2016. Retrieved August 14, 2017.
  8. ^ a b "Billboard Chart Search - Yandel - Encantadora - Mexico Airplay". Billboard. Retrieved August 14, 2017.
  9. ^ "Top 100 Canciones – SEMANA 43: del 16.10.2015 al 22.10.2015" (PDF). Productores de Música de España. Retrieved August 14, 2017.
  10. ^ a b "Top 100 – Semana 30 del 22/07/2016 al 28/07/2016" (in Spanish). National-Report Venezuela. August 2, 2016. Retrieved August 15, 2017.
  11. ^ "Top 100 Canciones – SEMANA 17: del 21.04.2017 al 27.04.2017" (PDF). Productores de Música de España. Retrieved August 14, 2017.
  12. ^ a b c "Info - Yandel - Encantadora". elportaldemusica.es. Retrieved August 14, 2017.
  13. ^ "Dangerous by Yandel on Apple Music". Apple Music. Retrieved August 14, 2017.
  14. ^ "Encantadora (feat. Farruko & Zion & Lennox) [Remix] - Single by Yandel on Apple Music". Apple Music. Retrieved August 14, 2017.
  15. ^ "Yandel Chart History (Hot Latin Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved August 14, 2017.
  16. ^ "Billboard Chart Search - Yandel - Encantadora - Tropical Airplay". Billboard. Retrieved August 14, 2017.
  17. ^ "Top 100 Canciones – SEMANA 1: del 30.12.2016 al 05.01.2017" (PDF). Productores de Música de España. Retrieved August 14, 2017.
  18. ^ "Top 100 – Semana 32 del 04/08/2017 al 10/08/2017" (in Spanish). National-Report Venezuela. August 11, 2017. Retrieved August 15, 2017.
  19. ^ "Top 100 – Julio 2016" (in Spanish). National-Report Venezuela. August 4, 2016. Retrieved August 15, 2017.
  20. ^ "Year-End 2016: Hot Latin Songs". Billboard. Retrieved August 14, 2017.
  21. ^ "Year-End 2016: Tropical Songs". Billboard. Retrieved August 14, 2017.
  22. ^ "Top 100 Canciones + Streaming Anual 2016" (in Spanish). Productores de Música de España. Retrieved August 14, 2017.
  23. ^ "Certificaciones" (in Spanish). Asociación Mexicana de Productores de Fonogramas y Videogramas. Type Yandel in the box under the ARTISTA column heading and Encantadora in the box under TÍTULO
  24. ^ "American single certifications – Yandel – Encantadora". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click Type, then select Latin, then click SEARCH.