El Alma al Aire

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El Alma al Aire
Elalmaalaire.jpg
Studio album by Alejandro Sanz
Released September 26, 2000
Recorded March–July 2000 at
Criteria Studios
(Miami, Florida)
Genre Latin pop
Length 54:47
Label WEA Latina
Producer Emanuele Ruffinengo
Alejandro Sanz chronology
Discografía Completa: Edición Especial Gira 98
(1998)
El Alma al Aire
(2000)
Lo Esencial de... Alejandro Sanz
(2001)
Singles from El Alma al Aire
  1. "Cuando Nadie Me Ve"
    Released: September 2000
  2. "Quisiera Ser"
    Released: October 30, 2000
  3. "El Alma al Aire"
    Released: 2001
  4. "Llega, Llegó Soledad"
    Released: 2001

El Alma al Aire is the fifth studio album recorded by Spanish singer-songwriter Alejandro Sanz. It is one of his more suggestive and emotive works. It beat all the records of sale of the Spanish market on having reached the 1,000,000 copies in the first week.[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. Cuando Nadie Me Ve - 5:07
  2. Hay Un Universo de Pequeñas Cosas - 5:22
  3. Quisiera Ser - 5:30
  4. Para Que Me Quieras - 4:29
  5. Llega, Llegó Soledad - 4:38
  6. El Alma al Aire - 5:58
  7. Me Iré - 5:40
  8. Hicimos Un Trato - 4:37
  9. Tiene Que Ser Pecado - 5:05
  10. Silencio - 4:37 (6:35-8:22 - hidden track: Desde mis Centros)

Chart performance[edit]

Album[edit]

Year Chart Peak Weeks on Chart
2000 Billboard Heatseekers 5[2] 5
2000 Billboard Latin Pop Albums 2[2] 25
2000 Billboard Top Latin Albums 3[2] 38
2000 Billboard The Billboard 200 148[2] 2
2000 Billboard Top Heatseekers (Pacific) 4[2] 2
2000 Billboard Top Heatseekers (South Atlantic) 1[2] 7

Singles[edit]

Year Chart Track Peak Weeks on Chart
2000 Billboard Hot Latin Songs Cuando Nadie Me Ve 12[2] 11
2000 Billboard Latin Pop Airplay Cuando Nadie Me Ve 9[2] 14
2000 Billboard Latin Tropical/Salsa Airplay Cuando Nadie Me Ve 7[2] 13
2000 Billboard Hot Latin Songs Quisiera Ser 17[2] 16
2000 Billboard Latin Pop Airplay Quisiera Ser 13[2] 23
2000 Billboard Latin Tropical/Salsa Airplay Quisiera Ser 9[2] 15
2001 Billboard Hot Latin Songs El Alma al Aire 40[2] 1
2001 Billboard Latin Pop Airplay El Alma al Aire 17[2] 3
2001 Billboard Latin Tropical/Salsa Airplay El Alma al Aire 30[2] 4

Sales and certifications[edit]

Region Certification Sales/shipments
Argentina (CAPIF)[3] 3× Platinum 180,000x
Mexico (AMPROFON)[4] 5× Gold 375,000^
Spain (PROMUSICAE)[5] 13× Platinum 1,300,000^
United States (RIAA)[6] 2× Platinum (Latin) 200,000^
Summaries
Europe (IFPI)[7] Platinum 1,000,000*

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

Personnel[edit]

Awards[edit]

Year Category Title Result
2001 Latin Grammy Award for Record Of The Year El Alma al Aire Won
Latin Grammy Award for Album Of The Year El Alma al Aire Won
Latin Grammy Award for Song Of The Year El Alma al Aire Won
Latin Grammy Award for Best Male Pop Vocal El Alma al Aire Won
Latin Grammy Award for Best Music Video Cuando Nadie Me Ve Nominated
2001 Grammy Award for Best Latin Pop Album El Alma al Aire Nominated

Special edition[edit]

El Alma al Aire: Edición Especial
Elalmaalaire-esp.jpg
Studio album by Alejandro Sanz
Released June 6, 2001
Recorded March–July 2000 at
Criteria Studios
(Miami, Florida)
Genre Latin pop
Length 54:47 (CD 1)
23:27 (CD 2)
Label WEA Latina
Producer Emanuele Ruffinengo, David Foster
Singles from El Alma al Aire: Edición Especial
  1. "Me Iré (The Hardest Day) con The Corrs"
    Released: 2001
  2. "Una Noche con The Corrs"
    Released: 2001

El Alma al Aire: Edición Especial is the 2001 re-release of the album El Alma al Aire containing 2 CDs. The CD 1 is the same as the original album and the CD 2 contains 5 new tracks (his duets with the Irish group The Corrs, a duet with the Mexican singer Armando Manzanero and a remix of the song "Tiene Que Ser Pecado").

Track listing[edit]

CD 1[edit]

  1. Cuando Nadie Me Ve - 5:07
  2. Hay un Universo de Pequeñas Cosas - 5:22
  3. Quisiera Ser - 5:30
  4. Para Que Me Quieras - 4:29
  5. Llega, Llegó Soledad - 4:37
  6. El Alma al Aire - 5:58
  7. Me Iré - 5:40
  8. Hicimos un Trato - 4:37
  9. Tiene Que Ser Pecado - 5:05
  10. Silencio - 8:22 (contains the hidden track "Desde mis centros")

CD 2[edit]

Re-release[edit]

El Alma al Aire
Studio album by Alejandro Sanz
Released September 26, 2006
Recorded March–July 2000 at
Criteria Studios
(Miami, Florida)
Genre Latin pop
Label Warner Music Latina

El Alma al Aire (Edición 2006) is the 2006 re-release of the album El Alma al Aire containing a CD and DVD. The CD contains 13 tracks and the DVD contains 14 videos.

Track listing[edit]

CD[edit]

  1. Cuando Nadie Me Ve - 5:07
  2. Hay un Universo de Pequeñas Cosas - 5:22
  3. Quisiera Ser - 5:30
  4. Para Que Me Quieras - 4:29
  5. Llega, Llegó Soledad - 4:37
  6. El Alma al Aire - 5:58
  7. Me Iré - 5:40
  8. Hicimos un Trato - 4:37
  9. Tiene Que Ser Pecado - 5:05
  10. Silencio - 8:22 (contains the hidden track "Desde Mis Centros")
  11. Cuando Nadie Me Ve (demo) - 5:01
  12. El Alma al Aire (demo) - 5:39
  13. Una Noche con The Corrs - 8:12

DVD[edit]

  1. Cuando Nadie Me Ve (Video)
  2. Quisiera Ser (Video)
  3. El Alma al Aire (Video)
  4. Llega, Llegó Soledad (Video)
  5. Una Noche con The Corrs (Video)
  6. The Hardest Day con The Corrs (Video)
  7. Tiene Que Ser Pecado (2001 Concert at Vicente Calderón Stadium)
  8. Llega, Llegó Soledad (2001 Concert at Vicente Calderón Stadium)
  9. Cuando Nadie Me Ve (2001 Concert at Vicente Calderón Stadium)
  10. Me Iré (2001 Concert at Vicente Calderón Stadium)
  11. Hay un Universo de Pequeñas Cosas (2001 Concert at Vicente Calderón Stadium)
  12. El Alma al Aire (2001 Concert at Vicente Calderón Stadium)
  13. Quisiera Ser (2001 Concert at Vicente Calderón Stadium)
  14. EPK

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