Almas del Silencio

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Almas del Silencio
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Studio album by Ricky Martin
Released May 20, 2003 (2003-05-20)
Recorded September 2002 - February 2003
Studio Bogart Studios
Crescent Moon Studios
Critiera Moon Studios
Diginote Studios
EG's Studios
Gallery Studios
Macondo Studios
Normad Music Studios
Outline Studios
Peaceful Planet Studios
(Miami, Florida)
Record One
Capitol Studios
(Los Angeles, California)
Soundstage Studios
(Nashville, Tennessee)
The Hit Factory
(New York, New York)
Genre Latin pop · pop rock · dance-pop
Length 50:38
Language Spanish
Label Sony Discos · Columbia
Producer
  • Ricky Martin chronology
    The Best of Ricky Martin
    (2001)
    Almas del Silencio
    (2003)
    Life
    (2005)
    Singles from Almas del Silencio
    1. "Tal Vez"
      Released: March 25, 2003
    2. "Jaleo"
      Released: May 2, 2003
    3. "Asignatura Pendiente"
      Released: August 12, 2003
    4. "Juramento"
      Released: September 15, 2003
    5. "Y Todo Queda en Nada"
      Released: December 2, 2003
    Professional ratings
    Review scores
    SourceRating
    AllMusic5/5 stars[1]

    Almas del Silencio (English: Souls from the Silence) is the seventh studio album and the first Spanish language album recorded by Puerto Rican performer Ricky Martin since 1998's Vuelve. It was released by Sony Music Latin and Columbia Records on May 20, 2003 (see 2003 in music). Martin collaborated with many new producers around the world for the album.

    Commercial performance[edit]

    The album has sold over one million copies worldwide.[2]

    Almas del Silencio debuted at number one on the US Top Latin Albums and stayed there for six weeks. On the Billboard 200, it peaked at number twelve and was certified 4× Platinum Latin award by the RIAA. In the first week, Almas del Silencio has sold more than 65,000 copies in the US,[3] and 261,000 in total.[4]

    The album reached top ten in Spain, Switzerland, Italy, Portugal, Norway and Finland.

    Outside the United States, it was certified Platinum in Spain and Argentina, and Gold in Mexico and Switzerland.

    Almas del Silencio includes three Hot Latin Tracks number ones: "Tal Vez" (eleven weeks at the top), "Jaleo" and "Y Todo Queda en Nada". "Asignatura Pendiente" peaked at number five.

    "Jaleo" was released as the first international single, reaching number one in Spain. The follow-up international single, "Juramento" peaked at number eleven in Spain.

    Awards and nominations[edit]

    Year Ceremony Award Result
    2003 Premios Tu Música Best Ballad Album Won
    American Music Awards[5] Favorite Latin Artist Won
    2004 Lo Nuestro Awards[6] Pop Album of the Year Nominated
    Latin Billboard Music Awards[7] Latin Pop Album of the Year, Male Won
    Latin Grammy Awards[8] Best Male Pop Vocal Album Nominated
    Premios Juventud CD To Die For Nominated


    Track listing[edit]

    No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
    1."Jaleo"
    Tommy Torres3:43
    2."Tal Vez"Franco De VitaTorres4:41
    3."Jamás"
    Estefan, Jr.3:09
    4."Si Tú Te Vas"JuanesLuis Fernando Ochoa4:23
    5."Nadie Más Que Tú"
    • Torres
    • López
    4:21
    6."Besos de Fuego"
    • Yasmil Marrufo
    • Juan Vicente Zambrano
    • Zambrano
    • López
    4:25
    7."Asignatura Pendiente"Ricardo ArjonaTorres3:58
    8."Juramento"Noriega3:34
    9."Y Todo Queda en Nada"Estéfano4:40
    10."Si Ya No Estás Aquí"
    • Estefan Jr.
    • Mardini
    • R. Gaitán
    • A. Gaitán
    • Tovar
    Estefan, Jr.3:05
    11."Raza de Mil Colores"
    • López
    • Marrufo
    • Zambrano
    Zambrano3:34
    12."Las Almas del Silencio"Alejandro SanzTorres3:31
    13."Jaleo" (Spanglish)
    Torres3:42
    14."Exclusive Interview Footage"   

    Charts[edit]

    Certifications and sales[edit]

    Region Certification Certified units/Sales
    Argentina (CAPIF)[36] Platinum 40,000^
    Mexico (AMPROFON)[37] Gold 75,000^
    South Korea (RIAK) 14,197[38]
    Spain (PROMUSICAE)[39] Platinum 100,000^
    Switzerland (IFPI Switzerland)[40] Gold 20,000^
    United States (RIAA)[41] 4× Platinum (Latin) 400,000^
    Summaries
    Worldwide 1,000,000[2]

    ^shipments figures based on certification alone

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