Vuelve (Daddy Yankee song)

"Vuelve" (English: "Come Back") is a single by Puerto Rican rappers Daddy Yankee and Bad Bunny from the former's upcoming studio album El Disco Duro. On September 29, 2017, El Cartel Records released "Vuelve" and its music video, directed by Daniel Durán. The song was written by Daddy Yankee, Bad Bunny, Carlos Ortíz, Luian Malavé, and Edgar and Xavier Semper, and was produced by Mambo Kingz and DJ Luian. Commercially, the song peaked at number six in the Dominican Republic and at number 11 on the US Hot Latin Songs chart.

"Vuelve"
Daddy Yankee & Bad Bunny - Vuelve (Official Single Cover).jpg
Single by Daddy Yankee and Bad Bunny
from the album El Disco Duro
LanguageSpanish
English title"Come Back"
ReleasedSeptember 29, 2017 (2017-09-29)
FormatDigital download
GenreLatin trap
Length4:48
LabelEl Cartel
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
  • Mambo Kingz
  • DJ Luian
Daddy Yankee singles chronology
"Hula Hoop"
(2017)
"Vuelve"
(2017)
"Bella y Sensual"
(2017)
Music video
"Vuelve" on YouTube

CompositionEdit

"Vuelve" is a dark Latin trap-influenced song with a length of four minutes and forty-eight seconds. The lyrics has been described as "lack of love song" that tells the story of a man who tells his ex-girlfriend that he misses her and that he knows she misses him too, despite she being already with another man.[1]

Commercial performanceEdit

"Vuelve" was released for digital stores and streaming platforms on September 29, 2017 by Daddy Yankee's label El Cartel Records under exclusive license to Universal Music Latin.[2] It was the 88th best-performing single of 2017 in the US Hot Latin Songs chart.[3] In Spain, the single peaked at number 17 and received a platinum certification by the Spanish Music Producers (PROMUSICAE) for units of over 40,000 sales plus track-equivalent streams.[4]

Credits and personnelEdit

Credits adapted from Tidal.[5]

  • Bad Bunny – songwriting, lead vocals
  • Luian Malavé – producer, songwriting
  • Carlos Ortíz – songwriting
  • Xavier Semper – producer, songwriting
  • Edgar Semper – producer, songwriting
  • Daddy Yankee – songwriting, lead vocals

ChartsEdit

CertificationsEdit

Region Certification Certified units/sales
Spain (PROMUSICAE)[4] Platinum 40,000^
United States (RIAA)[11] Diamond (Latin) 600,000 

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Trillo, Dee (October 9, 2017). "Daddy Yankee Y Bad Bunny Le Cantan Al Desamor En 'Vuelve'" [Daddy Yankee And Bad Bunny Sing To The Lack Of Love In 'Vuelve'] (in Spanish). iHeart Latino. Retrieved January 21, 2018.
  2. ^ "Vuelve - Single by Daddy Yankee & Bad Bunny on Apple Music". Billboard. Retrieved January 21, 2018.
  3. ^ a b "Hot Latin Songs – Year-End 2017". Billboard. Retrieved January 21, 2018.
  4. ^ a b "Info – Daddy Yankee feat. Bad Bunny - Vuelve". elportaldemusica.es. Retrieved January 21, 2018.
  5. ^ "Vuelve / Daddy Yankee TIDAL". Tidal. Retrieved January 21, 2018.
  6. ^ "Monitor Latino – Top 20 – República Dominicana – Del 6 al 12 de Noviembre, 2017" (in Spanish). Monitor Latino. Retrieved January 21, 2018.
  7. ^ "Honduras General" (in Spanish). Monitor Latino. Archived from the original on May 9, 2018. Retrieved May 9, 2018.
  8. ^ "Nicaragua General" (in Spanish). Monitor Latino. Archived from the original on May 9, 2018. Retrieved May 9, 2018.
  9. ^ "Top 100 Canciones — SEMANA 45: del 03.11.2017 al 09.11.2017" (PDF) (in Spanish). Productores de Música de España. Retrieved January 21, 2018.
  10. ^ "Daddy Yankee Chart History (Hot Latin Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved January 21, 2018.
  11. ^ "American single certifications – Daddy Yankee – Vuelve". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click Type, then select Latin, then click SEARCH.