Navidades

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Navidades
Studio album by Luis Miguel
Released November 14, 2006
Genre Latin Pop, Christmas music, Jazz, Swing
Label WEA
Producer Luis Miguel
Luis Miguel chronology
Grandes Exitos (2005) Navidades (2006) Cómplices (2008)
Singles from Navidades
  1. "Mi Humilde Oracion"
    Released: 2006
  2. "Santa Claus Llego a la Ciudad"
    Released: 2006
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars[1]

Navidades is the seventeenth studio album by Mexican singer Luis Miguel released on November 14, 2006.

The album is the first "Christmas" album released by the singer and peaked at #51 on the Billboard 200 Chart. Two promo singles were released: "Mi Humilde Oración" and "Santa Claus Llegó a la Ciudad". The album was produced by Luis Miguel. Longtime collaborator Juan Carlos Calderón (along with Edgar Cortázar) did all the Spanish adaptations of the tracks.

This album received a Grammy Award nomination for Best Latin Pop Album at the 50th Grammy Awards.

Track listing[edit]

# Title Composer Time
1 Santa Claus Llegó A La Ciudad (Santa Claus Is Coming to Town) Fred Coots/Naven Gillespie/Juan Carlos Calderón 1:56
2 Te Deseo Muy Felices Fiestas (Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas) Martin Blane/Juan Carlos Calderón 4:15
3 Frente A La Chimenea (Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer) Edgar Cortázar/Johnny Marks 1:54
4 Blanca Navidad (White Christmas) Irving Berlin/Juan Carlos Calderón 3:30
5 Navidad, Navidad (Jingle Bells) Traditional/Juan Carlos Calderón 2:34
6 Estaré En Mi Casa Esta Navidad (I'll Be Home for Christmas) Buck Ram/Kim Gannon/Walter Kent/Juan Carlos Calderón 2:48
7 Mi Humilde Oración David Foster/Linda Thompson 3:18
8 Va A Nevar (Let It Snow) Jule Styne/Sammy Cahn 1:52
9 Sonríe (Smile) Charles Chaplin/Jule Styne/Sammy Cahn 3:07
10 Llegó La Navidad (Winter Wonderland) Dick Smith/Felix Bernard 2:05
11 Noche De Paz (Silent Night) Traditional/Juan Carlos Calderón 3:39

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2006)[2] Peak
position
Mexico Top 100 AMPROFON[citation needed] 1
Spanish PROMUSICAE Album Chart[3] 4
US Billboard Top Latin Albums 1
US Billboard Latin Pop Albums 1
US Billboard 200 51
US Billboard European Top 100 Albums[4] 82
US Billboard Top Holiday Albums[5] 7

Sales and certifications[edit]

Region Certification Sales/shipments
Argentina (CAPIF)[6] Platinum 40,000x
Mexico (AMPROFON)[7] 4× Platinum+Gold 450,000^
Spain (PROMUSICAE)[8] Gold 40,000^
United States (RIAA)[9] 2× Platinum (Latin) 200,000^

^shipments figures based on certification alone
xunspecified figures based on certification alone

Preceded by
MTV Unplugged by Ricky Martin
U.S. Billboard Top Latin Albums number-one album
December 2, 2006
Succeeded by
Celestial by RBD

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ "Navidades". Allmusic. Macromedia Corporation. Retrieved 2008-10-17. 
  3. ^ "Navidades - Luis Miguel". Spanish Charts. Les Charts. 2006-11-19. Retrieved 2008-10-21. 
  4. ^ "European Top 100 Albums". Billboard. Nielsen Businees Media, Inc. 2006-12-09. Retrieved 2008-10-21. [dead link]
  5. ^ "Top Holiday Albums". Billboard. Nielsen Businees Media, Inc. 2007-01-07. Retrieved 2008-10-21. [dead link]
  6. ^ "Argentinian album certifications – Luis Miguel – Navidades". Argentine Chamber of Phonograms and Videograms Producers. 
  7. ^ "Certificaciones – Luis Miguel" (in Spanish). Asociación Mexicana de Productores de Fonogramas y Videogramas. 
  8. ^ "Spanish album certifications – Luis Miguel – Navidades" (PDF) (in Spanish). Productores de Música de España.  Select the "Chart", enter ' in the field "Year". Select ' in the field "Semana". Click on "Search Charts"
  9. ^ "American album certifications – Luis Miguel – Navidades". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click Type, then select Latin, then click SEARCH