La Romana (song)

"La Romana" is a song by Puerto Rican Latin trap singer Bad Bunny, featuring El Alfa, a Dominican dembow artist. It is the sixth single of Bad Bunny's debut studio album X 100pre. The single reached a peak position of 12 on the Billboard Hot Latin Songs chart.

"La Romana"
Single by Bad Bunny featuring El Alfa
from the album X 100pre
ReleasedDecember 24, 2018
Recorded2018
Genre
Length5:01
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
  • Bad Bunny
  • Tainy
  • La Paciencia
  • Chael Betances
Bad Bunny singles chronology
"Si Estuviésemos Juntos"
(2018)
"La Romana"
(2018)
"Dame Algo"
(2019)

Music videoEdit

The music video was released on April 6, 2019. It currently surpassed 70 million views.[1]

ControversyEdit

A young boy died from the burns he suffered while trying to re-enact the video clip of this song. The three kids were reportedly trying to recreate the video of Bad Bunny's song "La Romana", in which the singer and Dominican artist El Alfa sing and dance while surrounded by flames.[2]

ChartsEdit

Chart (2019) Peak
position
Chile (Top 20) [3] 16
Dominican Republic (Monitor Latino)[4] 18
Nicaragua (Monitor Latino)[5] 5
Puerto Rican Singles Chart 4
Spain (PROMUSICAE)[6] 80
US Hot Latin Songs (Billboard)[7] 12
US Latin Airplay (Billboard)[8] 39
US Latin Digital Sales (Billboard)[9] 5
US Latin Rhythm Airplay (Billboard)[10] 21
US Latin Streaming Songs (Billboard)[11] 14

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Exposito, Suzy (April 6, 2019). "Watch Bad Bunny, El Alfa Play With Fire in New 'La Romana' Video". Rolling Stone. Retrieved June 17, 2019.
  2. ^ Cancian, Dan (May 3, 2019). "Seven-year-old Boy Dies from Burns Trying to Recreate Bad Bunny Music Video with His Cousins". Newsweek. Retrieved June 17, 2019.
  3. ^ "Bad Bunny & El Alfa - La Romana". Top40-Charts.com. Retrieved 2019-12-03.
  4. ^ monitorLATINO. "Top 20 Republica Dominicana". charts monitorLATINO (in Spanish). Retrieved 2019-06-17.
  5. ^ http://charts.monitorlatino.com/top20/Print/Nicaragua/general/20190812
  6. ^ "El portal de Música". www.elportaldemusica.es. Retrieved 2019-06-17.
  7. ^ "El Alfa La Romana Chart History". Billboard. Retrieved 2019-06-17.
  8. ^ "El Alfa Chart History". Billboard. Retrieved 2019-06-17.
  9. ^ "El Alfa Chart History". Billboard. Retrieved 2019-06-17.
  10. ^ "El Alfa La Romana Chart History". Billboard. Retrieved 2019-06-17.
  11. ^ "El Alfa Chart History". Billboard. Retrieved 2019-06-17.