Black Eyed Peas and Maluma’s “Feel The Beat” lands at No. 1 on the Latin Airplay chart (dated Nov. 14). While the Black Eyed Peas seize their third leader, Maluma collects his 19th, the fifth-most since the chart’s inception in 1994.
The song ascends to 11.2 million in audience impressions earned in the week ending Nov. 8, according to Nielsen Music/MRC Data, a 58% surge compared to the prior week. The audience increase lands “Feel The Beat” the chart’s weekly Greatest Gainer honor.
Stations in New York and Los Angeles helped drive its jump, with WSKQ (1.9 million audience impressions) and KXOL (461,000) putting the song back in rotation in the tracking week, while its reach on WPAT surged by 128% to 1.4 million.
Before “Feel” Black Eyed Peas previously topped Latin Airplay with two other songs off Translation, its first Top Latin Albums top 10 (No. 3, July 4-dated survey). “Ritmo (Bad Boys For Life),” with J Balvin, and “Feel The Beat,” with Ozuna and J.Rey Soul, both spent one week at the summit on the Feb. 8- and June 20- dated tallies, respectively.
Maluma, meanwhile, clocks his 19th No. 1, placing him in fifth place behind Enrique Iglesias, who continues at the lead with 31 No. 1s, J Balvin with 27, Daddy Yankee (21) and Ozuna (20).
Daddy Yankee Ties Top 10 Record: Elsewhere on Latin Airplay, Bad Bunny and Daddy Yankee’s “La Santa” hits the top 10, rising 17-5 with 7.41 million in audience, up 38%, earned in the week ending Nov. 8.
With the move, Daddy Yankee ties Enrique Iglesias’ all-time record of 40 top 10s. Bad Bunny claims his 16th.
The Tainy-produced tune stems from Bad Bunny’s YHLQMDLG, which continues at No. 1 on Top Latin Albums in its 32nd week.