Belinda (Belinda album)

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For the album by Belinda Carlisle, see Belinda (Belinda Carlisle album).
Belinda
Studio album by Belinda
Released August 5, 2003[1]
Recorded 2003
Genre Pop rock, Latin pop, pop
Length 45:16
Label Sony BMG, RCA
Producer Rudy Pérez,[1] Graeme Pleeth, Mauri Stern, Robin Barter[2]
Belinda chronology
Belinda
(2003)
Total
(2006)
Singles from Belinda
  1. "Lo Siento"
    Released: July 7, 2003
  2. "Boba Niña Nice"
    Released: December 2003
  3. "Ángel"
    Released: May 21, 2004
  4. "Vivir"
    Released: 2004
  5. "No Entiendo"
    Released: 2005
  6. "Be Free"
    Released: 2005
  7. "¿Dónde Iré Yo?"
    Released: 2005

Belinda is the self-titled debut studio album by Spanish-born Mexican recording artist Belinda. It was released in Mexico by Sony BMG and internationally by RCA Records on August 5, 2003. The album was certified doule platinum and gold in Mexico on March 11, 2005, selling over 2.5 million copies worldwide.[3]

Album information[edit]

Her international self-titled album Belinda was released by Sony BMG and RCA Records on August 5, 2003, with success, topping many countries including Mexico. The album was produced by Mauri Stern, Robin Barter, Graeme Pleeth and Rudy Pérez.[1][2] It included hit singles such as "Lo Siento", "Boba Niña Nice", and "Ángel", the single "Vivir", was also chosen as the main theme song for Corazones al límite, a soap opera that she briefly appeared in. There were multiple releases of the album from 2003 through 2004, including remixes and bonus tracks. Belinda was later released on February 25, 2005, along with the DVD Tour Fiesta en la Azotea.

Promotion[edit]

Belinda promoted the album with the Fiesta en la Azotea Tour, between 2004 and 2005. She performed over 200 times across Mexico, Guatemala, Puerto Rico, El Salvador, Panamá, Colombia, Ecuador, Bolivia, Chile, Argentina, Uruguay, Venezuela, Canada, United States, Portugal and Spain. The attendance broke records with 1.8 million people mark. She broke the record after 12 sold out concerts at the National Auditorium. At the Zócalo (Mexico City) she had an attendance of over 125,000.[4]

She performed Lo Siento on Escandalo on July 14, 2003; on Hoy on August 6, 2003 and on TVE on December 7, 2003. Boba Niña Nice on Hoy on August 6, 2003 and on Tesoro de la Navidad on December 22, 2003. Ángel on No Manches on December 20, 2003; on Raul Gil on June 3, 2004; on Otro Rollo on July 26, 2004 and on El Show de Cristina on September 3, 2004. Vivir on No Manches on August 14, 2004; on Despierta America on August 30, 2004. No Entiendo on Hoy on November 2, 2005; on SIC on December 16, 2005 and on TVE on December 20, 2005.

Commercial performance[edit]

'Belinda' debuted at number #1 on the Mexican Albums Chart in August 2003. The album was certified Gold on August 12, 2003; Double Platinum on October 1, 2004; Double Platinum + Gold on March 11, 2005.[5]

It debuted at #72 at the Top 100 in Spain. 'Belinda' peaked at #6 on U.S. Billboard Latin Pop Albums and sold over 83,000 copies on the US.[6] Selling over 2.5 million copies worldwide, it is her best-selling album.[3]

Tracklist[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s)[2] Length
1. "Lo Siento" (I'm Sorry) Lucy Abbot, Sara Eker, Cheryl Parker, Twin,[7] Belinda, Mauri Stern[2] Maurice Stern, Graeme Pleeth, Robin Barter 3:30
2. "Ángel" (Once In Your Lifetime) Graeme Pleeth, Shellie Poole,[8] Belinda, Mauri Stern[2] Maurice Stern, Graeme Pleeth, Robin Barter 3:42
3. "Boba Niña Nice" (Teenage Superstar) Daniel Gibson, Jörgen Ringqvist,[9] Belinda, Mauri Stern[2] Maurice Stern, Graeme Pleeth, Robin Barter 3:02
4. "Vivir" (Any Better) Grizzly, Mack, Tommy Tysper,[10] Belinda, Mauri Stern[2] Maurice Stern, Graeme Pleeth, Robin Barter 3:04
5. "Princesa"   Adrián Posse, Rudy Pérez, C. Salazar[11] Rudy Pérez 3:46
6. "Niña de Ayer" (Everyday Girl) Fredrik Björk, Per Eklund,[12] Belinda, Mauri Stern[2] Maurice Stern, Graeme Pleeth, Robin Barter 3:26
7. "No Entiendo" (I Don't Understand You) Daniel Gibson,[13] Belinda, Mauri Stern[2] Maurice Stern, Graeme Pleeth, Robin Barter 4:04
8. "Be Free"   Belinda[14] Maurice Stern, Graeme Pleeth, Robin Barter 3:35
9. "¿Dónde Iré Yo?" (Disposition) Robert Habolin, Mats Jansson, Mack,[15] Belinda, Mauri Stern, Pichardo González[2] Maurice Stern, Graeme Pleeth, Robin Barter 3:33
10. "Voy A Conquistarte" (I'm Gonna Make You Love Me) Fredrik Hutt, Asa Larisson, Peter Landin, Kent Larssen,[16] Belinda, Mauri Stern[2] Maurice Stern, Graeme Pleeth, Robin Barter 3:23
11. "Lo Puedo Lograr" (Someday) Niklas Hilborn, Thomas Jansson,[17] Belinda, Mauri Stern[2] Maurice Stern, Graeme Pleeth, Robin Barter 2:59
12. "Sin Dolor" (Turn The Page) Andreas Carlsson, Alban Herlitz, Negin Djafari,[18] Belinda, Mauri Stern[2] Maurice Stern, Graeme Pleeth, Robin Barter 3:51
13. "Fuerte"   Adrián Posse, Rudy Pérez[19] Rudy Pérez 3:17
DVD
  1. Lo Siento
  2. Boba Niña Nice
  3. Ángel
  4. Detrás de Cámaras "Ángel"
  5. Detrás de Cámaras "Azotea"

Charts and certifications[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Belinda album Allmusic
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m Belinda - Belinda Discogs
  3. ^ a b c Biografia de Belinda - Pega Cifras
  4. ^ Belinda logra romper el récord Terra.com.mx
  5. ^ a b México: 2x Platino + Oro
  6. ^ http://www.billboard.com/articles/news/1047884/mana-camila-belinda-take-home-mtv-latin-awards
  7. ^ Lo Siento (I'm Sorry) allmusic
  8. ^ Ángel (Once in Your Life Time) allmusic
  9. ^ Boba Niña Nice (Teenage Superstar) allmusic
  10. ^ Vivir (Any Better) allmusic
  11. ^ Princesa allmusic
  12. ^ Niña de Ayer (Everyday Girl) allmusic
  13. ^ No Entiendo (I Don't Understand You) allmusic
  14. ^ Be Free allmusic
  15. ^ ¿Dónde Iré Yo? (Disposition) allmusic
  16. ^ Voy A Conquistarte (I'm Gonna Make You Love Me) allmusic
  17. ^ Lo Puedo Lograr (Someday) allmusic
  18. ^ Sin Dolor (Turn the Page) allmusic
  19. ^ Fuerte allmusic
  20. ^ Belinda - Belinda (Repackage) Discogs
  21. ^ Belinda (Enhanced) Amazon.com
  22. ^ Belinda - Belinda (Enhanced) Discogs
  23. ^ Belinda: Edición Especial Mixup.com
  24. ^ Belinda - Belinda (Edición Especial) Discogs
  25. ^ December 26 2004 - January 01, 2005 CAPIF
  26. ^ a b "TOP 100 ALBUM DE ENERO A DICIEMBRE DE 2005.xls" (PDF). Retrieved 2010-10-17. 
  27. ^ Venezuela Top 40 (2010)
  28. ^ Recordland
  29. ^ Spain Top 100 Albums Chart PROMUSICAE
  30. ^ a b "Belinda Music News & Info". Billboard.com. Archived from the original on 16 June 2010. Retrieved 2010-06-08. 
  31. ^ Top Heatseekers (South Atlantic)
  32. ^ Certificaciones | Amprofon
  33. ^ a b c BELINDA: "Creo que mi música tiene una magia especial" at the Wayback Machine (archived July 5, 2014)
  34. ^ a b c "Orizaba Noticias No. 46399 Belinda lanzará el próximo otoño su nueva producción titulada ´Utopía´." at the Wayback Machine (archived July 5, 2014)
  35. ^ a b International Award Levels
  36. ^ a b "Orizaba Noticias No. 24992 Belinda ya es de oro en Panamá" at the Wayback Machine (archived July 5, 2014)
  37. ^ América Central: Platino
  38. ^ Belinda peques.com.mx
  39. ^ USA: Platino
  40. ^ Billboard 9 Sep 2006
  41. ^ a b Argentina: Oro at the Wayback Machine (archived August 20, 2011)
  42. ^ IFPI Chile