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 Search. Select Title in the field Search by. Select album in the field By Format. Click Go
  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.