Tango (Julio Iglesias album)

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Tango
Studio album by Julio Iglesias
Released November 19, 1996
Genre Pop Latino, Tango
Length 33:55
Label Columbia
Julio Iglesias chronology
La Carretera
(1995)
Tango
(1996)
My Life: The Greatest Hits
(1997)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Tango is a studio album released by Spanish singer Julio Iglesias on November 19, 1996. This album became his first number-one set on the Billboard Top Latin Albums and the recipient of a nomination for a Grammy Award for Best Latin Pop Album.[2]

Julio went on to win a World Music Award for Tango in the summer of 1996 when he was up against Luis Miguel and son Enrique.

Tracklisting[edit]

The information from Billboard.[3]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "La Cumparsita"   Enrique Pedro Maroni, Gerardo Matos Rodríguez, Pascual Contursi 2:33
2. "El Día Que Me Quieras"   Carlos Gardel, Alfredo LePera 3:00
3. "A Media Luz"   Carlos Cesar Lenzi, Edgardo Donato 2:41
4. "Volver"   Gardel, LePera 3:33
5. "Yira, Yira"   Enrique Santos Discépolo 2:42
6. "Mano a Mano"   Gardel, Esteban Celedonio Flores, José Razzano 2:48
7. "El Choclo"   Carlos Catan, Santos, Angel Villoldo 2:47
8. "Adiós, Pampa Mía!"   Mariano Mores, Francisco Canaro, Ivo Pelay 3:06
9. "Cambalache"   Santos 2:49
10. "¡Uno...!"   Mores, Discépolo 2:51
11. "Caminito"   Juan de Dios Filiberto, Gabino Coria Peñaloza 2:26
12. "Mi Buenos Aires Querido"   Gardel, LePera 2:39

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1996) Peak
position
Australian ARIA Album Chart[4] 16
Austria Album Chart[4] 49
Belgium Album Chart (Flanders)[4] 10
Belgium Album Chart (Wallonia)[4] 14
Dutch Album Charts[4] 16
French Album Chart[4] 5
Norwegian Album Chart[4] 37
New Zealand Album Chart[4] 21
Sweden Album Chart[4] 13
Swiss Album Chart[4] 28
US Billboard Top Latin Albums[5] 6
US Billboard Latin Pop Albums[5] 1
US Billboard 200[5] 84

Sales and certifications[edit]

Region Certification Sales/shipments
Argentina (CAPIF)[6] 4× Platinum 240,000x
Australia (ARIA)[7] Platinum 70,000^
Belgium (BEA)[8] Gold 25,000*
Brazil (ABPD)[8] Platinum 250,000*
Canada (Music Canada)[8] Gold 50,000^
Chile (IFPI)[8] 5× Platinum 100,000
Colombia (ASINCOL)[8] Platinum 60,000
France (SNEP)[9] Platinum 300,000*
Italy (FIMI)[10] Platinum 100,000*
Mexico (AMPROFON)[8] Gold 100,000^
Netherlands (NVPI)[8] Platinum 100,000^
Philippines (PARI)[8] Gold 15,000
Portugal (AFP)[8] Gold 20,000x
Spain (PROMUSICAE)[8] 6× Platinum 600,000^
South Korea (RIAK)[8] Gold 50,000
Sweden (GLF)[11] Gold 40,000^
Switzerland (IFPI Switzerland)[12] Gold 25,000x
Taiwan (RIT)[8] Gold 15,000
United Kingdom (BPI)[13] Silver 60,000^
United States (RIAA)[14] 6× Platinum (Latin) 600,000^
Venezuela (IFPI)[8] 2× Platinum 40,000
Summaries
Europe (IFPI)[15] Platinum 1,000,000*

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

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See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. Tango (Julio Iglesias album) at AllMusic. Retrieved 2008-11-14.
  2. ^ "Latin Pop Performance". Rock On The Net. Retrieved 1998-02-25. 
  3. ^ "Tango". Billboard. Nielsen Business, Inc. 1996-11-19. Retrieved 2008-11-14. [dead link]
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "Tango". Les Charts. Retrieved 2008-11-14. 
  5. ^ a b c Tango (Julio Iglesias album) at AllMusic. Retrieved 2008-11-14.
  6. ^ "Discos de oro y platino" (in Spanish). Cámara Argentina de Productores de Fonogramas y Videogramas. Archived from the original on 6 July 2011. Retrieved 16 September 2012. 
  7. ^ "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 1997 Albums". Australian Recording Industry Association. 
  8. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m Julio Iglesias 30th Anniversary. Billboard magazine. 2000-05-27. Retrieved 2012-03-10. 
  9. ^ "French album certifications – Julio Iglesias – Tango" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. 
  10. ^ "Italian album certifications – Julio Iglesias – Tango" (in Italian). Federation of the Italian Music Industry.  Select Album e Compilation in the field Scegli la sezione. Select Week -- and Year ----. Enter Julio Iglesias in the field Artista. Click Avvia la ricerca
  11. ^ "Guld- och Platinacertifikat − År 1987−1998" (PDF) (in Swedish). IFPI Sweden. 
  12. ^ "The Official Swiss Charts and Music Community: Awards (Julio Iglesias; 'Tango')". Hung Medien. 
  13. ^ "British album certifications – Julio Iglesias – Tango". British Phonographic Industry.  Enter Tango in the field Keywords. Select Title in the field Search by. Select album in the field By Format. Select Silver in the field By Award. Click Search
  14. ^ "American album certifications – Julio Iglesias – Tango". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click Type, then select Latin, then click SEARCH
  15. ^ "IFPI Platinum Europe Awards – 1997". International Federation of the Phonographic Industry. Retrieved July 4, 2011.