Daddy Yankee’s “Con Calma,” featuring Snow, debuts at No. 6 on the Hot Latin Songs chart (dated Feb. 9), granting Yankee his 26th top 10 and Snow his first. The track is a reworking of Snow’s former No. 1 on the all-genre Billboard Hot 100 chart, which spent seven weeks atop the list in 1993.
The tune starts in the top tier after its first full tracking week of activity, mainly on the strength of streaming (6 million U.S. streams in the week ending Jan. 31, according to Nielsen Music) and digital sales (10,000 sold). The track was released on Jan. 24 (the final day of the chart’s previous tracking week).
“The effect of the music and what #ConCalma has triggered has transcended existing limits,” Daddy Yankee tells Billboard. “The vibe of ‘Con Calma’ is special and I am more than grateful with the support worldwide.”Continue reading