Líderes

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Líderes
Studio album by Wisin & Yandel
Released July 3, 2012 (2012-07-03)[1]
Recorded 2011[2] – 2012[3]
Genre Dance, pop, reggaeton, latin[4]
Length 62:58
Label Machete, WY
Producer Wisin & Yandel (also executive)
Luis O'Neill, Marcos "Tainy" Masis, Chris Jeday, Jonas Saeed, Pontus Söderqvist, Niclas Kings, Sermstyle, Luis Montes, Luis F. Cortes, DJ Urba
Wisin & Yandel chronology
Los Vaqueros: El Regreso
(2011)
Líderes
(2012)
Los Vaqueros 3
(2014)
Singles from Líderes
  1. "Vengo Acabando (only radio)"
    Released: June 6, 2011
  2. "Follow the Leader"
    Released: April 10, 2012
  3. "Peligro (only radio)"
    Released: June 9, 2012
  4. "Prende (only radio)"
    Released: June 29, 2012
  5. "Algo Me Gusta de Ti"
    Released: August 17, 2012
  6. "Hipnotizame (Remix)"
    Released: December 8, 2012

Líderes (English: Leaders) is the ninth studio album by Puerto Rican reggaeton duo Wisin & Yandel. The album was released on July 3, 2012.[1][3] The album features collaborations of artist like Chris Brown, T-Pain, Jennifer Lopez, O’Neill, Franco "El Gorila" and Alberto Stylee.[5] The album's track listing was confirmed by Universal on June 11, 2012.[3] The album is a mixture of Latin pop, dance-pop, hip-hop, and reggaeton.

Reception[edit]

Critical response[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
About.com 4/5 stars[4]

Carlos Quintana from About.com said that Líderes "represents a good example of what we can consider a modern Latin Urban music album. This production offers a good balance between the original flavors of Reggaeton and a sound shaped by defined Dance beats that can be heard throughout the whole album -- Overall, Líderes is an album that offers a good mix of a little bit of Reggaeton, Dance music and Latin Pop. Considering this mix is what is making Latin Urban music so popular today, Líderes does a good job in delivering just what the people want."[4]

Promotion[edit]

Singles[edit]

  • "Follow the Leader" was released as the lead single from the album on April 20, 2012. The song features American singer Jennifer Lopez. The song's music video was shot in Acapulco, Mexico and performed first time during the American Idol season eleven finale. The song also peaked at the top on the Billboard Latin Songs.
  • "Algo Me Gusta de Ti / Something About You" was released as the second single on July 24, 2012. The song features American singer Chris Brown,& rapper T-Pain. There is also an unofficial released remix from 3D M4n.[6] An English version of the song, titled "Something About You", was also released as a separate single.
  • "A remix of the song "Hipnotizame" featuring Daddy Yankee was released as the third single from the album on December 8, 2012.

Other songs[edit]

  • "Música Buena" was originally performed by Franco "El Gorila" and Yandel, included on 2011 Franco's album La Verdadera Maquina titled "Mi Música Buena". The song was re-recorded and included on Líderes, replacing Franco's vocals by Wisin's vocals and titled only "Música Buena".
  • "Vengo Acabando" was also recorded and leaked on June 4, 2011, it was released as a remix and they were guest artists on the track, but it was never officially promoted.[2]

Track listing[edit]

Standard edition[7]

No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
1. "Tu Nombre"   Juan Luis Morera, Llandel Veguilla, Marcos "Tainy" Masis, Luis O'Neill O'Neill, "Tainy", Chris Jedai 4:31
2. "Hipnotízame"   Morera, Veguilla, Masis, O'Neill O'Neill, Tainy 4:03
3. "Algo Me Gusta de Ti" (featuring Chris Brown & T-Pain) Morera, Veguilla, Thomas, O'Neill, Chris Jedai O'Neill, Jedai 4:35
4. "Peligro"   Morera, Veguilla, Masis, O'Neill O'Neill, "Tainy" 3:29
5. "No Te Detengas"   Morera, Veguilla, Jonas Saeed, Pontus Söderqvist Saeed, Söderqvist 3:45
6. "Follow the Leader" (featuring Jennifer Lopez) Morera, Veguilla, Saeed, Jennifer Lopez, Tasha Gayle, Niclas Kings, Nailah Thorbourne, Nyanda Thorbourne, Candace Thorbourne Saeed, Kings 4:00
7. "Una Bendición (Spotlight)"   Morera, Veguilla, Tony Girakhoo, Henry L. Hill, Ahmad H. Russell, Jamie Sanderson Sermstyle 4:13
8. "Rumba"   Morera, Veguilla, Jeday, O'Neill, Luis Montes O'Neill, Jedai, Montes 3:32
9. "Prende" (featuring Franco "El Gorila" & O’Neill) Morera, Veguilla, Jedai, O'Neill O'Neill, Jedai, Luis F. Cortes 5:02
10. "Perdón" (featuring O’Neill - Uncredited) Morera, Veguilla, Jedai Jedai 4:53
11. "Música Buena"   Morera, Veguilla, DJ Urba DJ Urba, Rome La Mano Negra 4:24
12. "Noche De Carnaval"   Morera, Veguilla, Jedai, O'Neill O'Neill, Jedai 3:28
13. "Un Beso"   Morera, Veguilla, Jedai, O'Neill O'Neill, Jedai 4:38
14. "Algo Me Gusta De Ti" (Alternate version) Morera, Veguilla, Jedai, O'Neill O'Neill, Jedai 4:36
15. "Vengo Acabando" (featuring Franco "El Gorila" & Alberto Stylee) Morera, Veguilla, Masis, F. Cortes, Nelson Díaz, Annie Lennox, David A. Stewart, Alberto Stylee "Tainy" 3:51
Total length:
63:14

Charts[edit]

Chart (2012) Peak
position
Mexican Albums Chart[8] 4
Mexican International Chart Albums[9] 2
US Billboard 200[10] 42
US Top Latin Albums[10] 1
US Top Rap Albums[10] 6

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