Abrázame Muy Fuerte (album)

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Abrázame Muy Fuerte
Abrzame Muy Fuerte Cover.jpg
Studio album by Juan Gabriel
Released December 12, 2000 (2000-12-12)
Recorded 2000
Genre Latin pop
Label BMG U.S. Latin
Producer Bebu Silvetti · Luigi González · Ricardo Cortez
Juan Gabriel chronology
Con la Banda...El Recodo
(1998)
Abrázame Muy Fuerte
(2000)
Por Los Siglos
(2001)

Abrázame Muy Fuerte (English: Hold Me Tightly) is the 25th studio album recorded by Mexican singer-songwriter Juan Gabriel. It was released by BMG U.S. Latin on December 12, 2000 (see 2000 in music).[1] It is also the main theme song for the Mexican telenovela Abrázame Muy Fuerte (2000-2001), produced by Salvador Mejía Alejandre, Victoria Ruffo, Fernando Colunga and Aracely Arámbula starred as the protagonists, while César Évora, Nailea Norvind, Helena Rojo and Rossana San Juan, portrayed the antagonists. In 2002 the album was awarded at the Premio Lo Nuestro for Pop Album of the Year and was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Latin Pop Album in the 44th Annual Grammy Awards.[2]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Juan Gabriel.

No. Title Length
1. "A Mi Me Gusta Soñar" 4:16
2. "Princesita" 5:33
3. "Tu Más Fiel Admirador" 3:20
4. "Del Altar Hasta la Tumba" 4:21
5. "El Amor de Nosotros a dúo con Tamara" 4:00
6. "Abrázame Muy Fuerte" 4:00
7. "Padre, Dame Tu Consejo" 3:47
8. "Catalina" 4:44
9. "Olvidar No Se" 4:07
10. "He Me Aquí" 5:53
11. "Amor Propio" 4:57
12. "Estos Son Recuerdos" 4:34

Personnel[edit]

  • Antonio Alvarado – vocals
  • Ricardo Cortez  – producer
  • Valério Do Carmo – graphic design
  • Juan Gabriel – vocals
  • Luigi González – engineer
  • Enrique Okamura – production coordination
  • Bebu Silvetti – producer
  • César Vera – photography
  • German Villacorta – engineer

Sales and certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Mexico (AMPROFON)[3] Gold 75,000^
United States (RIAA)[4] 2× Platinum (Latin) 200,000^

^shipments figures based on certification alone

Procession and succession[edit]

Preceded by
Mi Reflejo by Christina Aguilera
U.S. Billboard Latin Pop Albums number-one album
February 10, 2001
Succeeded by
Paulina by Paulina Rubio

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Abrázame Muy Fuerte". billboard.com. billboard.com. Archived from the original on January 6, 2010. Retrieved 2010-01-06. 
  2. ^ "Complete List Of Grammy Nominees". CBS News. CBS Interactive, Inc. 2002-01-04. Retrieved 2010-08-25. 
  3. ^ "Certificaciones" (in Spanish). Asociación Mexicana de Productores de Fonogramas y Videogramas.  Type Juan Gabriel in the box under the ARTISTA column heading.
  4. ^ "American album certifications – Juan Gabriel – Abrazame Muy Fuerte". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click Type, then select Latin, then click SEARCH

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