En Bancarrota

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"En Bancarrota"
Single by Braulio
from the album Lo Bello y lo Prohibido
Released 1989 (1989)
Format Airplay, Promo single
Recorded 1989
Genre Latin
Length 4:27
Label Sony
Writer(s) Braulio
Producer(s) Braulio
Braulio singles chronology
"Juguete de Nadie"
"En Bancarrota"
"Noche de Bodas"

"En Bancarrota" ("In Bankruptcy") is a song written, performed and produced by Spanish singer-songwriter Braulio García. It was released in 1989 as the second single from his studio album Lo Bello y lo Prohibido. This song became his first (and to date only) number-one hit at the Billboard Hot Latin Tracks chart and was later covered by Elvis Martínez, Raulin Rosendo and Floria Márquez.[1]

"En Bancarrota" was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Latin Pop Performance, losing to Un Hombre Solo by Julio Iglesias.[2]

Chart performance[edit]

The song debuted on the Billboard Hot Latin Tracks chart at number 36 on June 17, 1989 and climbed to number-one twelve weeks later.[3][4] It replace at the top of the chart "Como Tú" by Mexican singer José José and was replaced six weeks later by "La Incondicional" by Luis Miguel.

Chart (1989) Peak
US Billboard Hot Latin Tracks 1


This information adopted from Allmusic.


  1. ^ "En Bancarrota / Performers". Allmusic. Macromedia Corporation. Retrieved 2009-04-25. [dead link]
  2. ^ "1990 Grammy Awards". Metro Lyrics. MetroLyrics.com. Retrieved 2009-04-03. 
  3. ^ "En Bancarrota - Week of June 17, 1989". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. 1989-06-17. Retrieved 2009-04-24. [dead link]
  4. ^ "En Bancarrota - Week of August 26, 1989". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. 1989-08-05. Retrieved 2009-04-24. [dead link]

Procession and succession[edit]

Preceded by
"La Incondicional" by Luis Miguel
U.S. Billboard Hot Latin Tracks number-one single
June 17, 1989 - August 26, 1989
Succeeded by
"Como Tú" by José José