Ciclos (Luis Enrique album)

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Ciclos
Studio album by Luis Enrique
Released May 19, 2009
Genre Salsa, Latin pop, Tropical
Label Top Stop Music
Producer Bob Benozzo & Sergio George
Luis Enrique chronology
Dentro Y Fuera (2007) Ciclos
(2009)
Soy y Sere (2011)
Singles from Ciclos
  1. "Yo No Sé Mañana"
    Released: 2009
  2. "Como Volver a Ser Feliz"
    Released: 2009
  3. "Sonrie"
    Released: 2010
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]

Ciclos is the seventeenth studio album by Nicaraguan recording artist Luis Enrique, released by Top Stop Music on May 19, 2009. The album became his first number-one set on the Billboard Tropical Albums chart since Una Historia Diferente in 1992.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Yo No Sé Mañana" (Jorge Luís Piloto, Jorge Villamizar) - 4:19
  2. "Cómo Volver a Ser Feliz" (Amaury Gutiérrez, Luis Enrique Mejia) - 4:11
  3. "Sonríe" (Sergio George, Mejia, Fernando Osorio) - 4:14
  4. "Sombras Nada Más" (Jose Maria Contursi, Francisco Lomuso) - 4:27
  5. "Parte de Este Juego" (Gianmarco Zignago) - 4:02
  6. "No Me Des la Espalda" (Gutierrez) - 4:46
  7. "Autobiografía" (Mejia, Piloto) - 4:34
  8. "Cambia" (Carlos Varela) - 4:59
  9. "Inocencia" (Mejia, Osorio) - 4:19
  10. "Abre Tus Ojos" (Mejia, Osorio ) - 3:47
  11. "Yo No Sé Mañana" (Piloto, Villamizar) (Pop Version) - 3:51

Personnel[edit]

  • Jose Aguirre – trumpet, horn arrangements
  • Carlos Alvarez – mixing
  • Juan Mario Aracil "Mayito" – engineer
  • Alberto Barros – trombone
  • Ahmed Barroso – guitar
  • Bob Benozzo – arranger, keyboards, programming, producer, engineer
  • LaTisha Cotto – director
  • Tom Coyne – mastering
  • Leonardo Di Angilla – percussion
  • Luis Enrique – guitar, percussion, Chorus
  • Sergio George – arranger, producer
  • Guianko Gómez – chorus
  • Andres Hernandez – photography
  • Raúl Hernández – concept, cover design
  • Lee Levin – drums
  • Luis Marquez – horn arrangements
  • Elio Rivagli – drums
  • Hector Ruben Rivera – production coordination
  • Reuben Rodriguez – bass
  • Yorgis Goiricelaya - bass
  • Milton Salcedo – keyboards
  • José Sibaja – trumpet
  • Manolito – arranger
  • Rafael Solano – conga, shekere
  • Andrea Valfré – engineer
  • Ismael Vergara – sax
  • Robert Vilera – bongos, timbals, bell
  • Sidney Swift - assistant engineer

Chart position[edit]

Album

Year Chart [2] Album Peak
2009 Billboard Latin Tropical Albums Ciclos 1
2009 Billboard 200 Ciclos 126
2009 Billboard Top Independent Albums Ciclos 18
2009 Billboard Top Latin Albums Ciclos 2

Singles

Year Chart [3][4] Single Peak
2009 Billboard Hot Latin Songs Como Volver a Ser Feliz 24
2009 Billboard Latin Pop Airplay Como Volver a Ser Feliz 16
2009 Billboard Tropical/Salsa Como Volver a Ser Feliz 6
2009 Billboard Hot Latin Tracks Yo No Sé Mañana 6
2009 Billboard Latin Pop Airplay Yo No Sé Mañana 28
2009 Billboard Latin Tropical Airplay Yo No Sé Mañana 1
2009 Billboard Hot Latin Tracks Yo No Sé Mañana 12
2009 Billboard Latin Pop Airplay Yo No Sé Mañana 12
2009 Billboard Tropical Airplay Yo No Sé Mañana 1
2010 Dutch Single Top 100 Yo No Sé Mañana 13
2010 Billboard Latin Pop Airplay Sonrie 30
2010 Billboard Tropical/Salsa Sonrie 17

Sales and certifications

Region Certification Sales/shipments
United States (RIAA)[5] Gold (Latin) 50,000^

^shipments figures based on certification alone


Awards[edit]

Latin Grammy Awards[edit]

The Album received five nominations for the Latin Grammy Awards of 2009. The album won the following awards:

  • Best Salsa Album: Ciclos
  • Best Tropical Song: "Yo No Sé Mañana" (Jorge Luis Piloto and Jorge Villamizar, songwriters)

The Album was also nominated for the following awards:

Grammy Awards[edit]

The Album won the following at the 2010 Grammy Awards:

  • Best Tropical Latin Album

See also[edit]

References[edit]