El Farsante

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"El Farsante"
Single by Ozuna and Romeo Santos
from the album Odisea
ReleasedJuly 3, 2017 (2017-07-03)
Format
Recorded2017
GenreLatin trap
Length
  • 3:54 (original version)
  • 4:18 (remix version)
Label
Songwriter(s)Jan Carlos Ozuna
Producer(s)
Ozuna singles chronology
"Solita"
(2017)
"El Farsante"
(2017)
"Se Preparó"
(2017)
Romeo Santos singles chronology
"Bella y Sensual"
(2017)
"El Farsante"
(2018)
"Sobredosis"
(2018)
Music video
"El Farsante" on YouTube

"El Farsante" (Spanish: "The Impostor", "The Phony") is a song recorded by Puerto Rican singer Ozuna. It was released as a single on July 2017 as the third single from his debut album Odisea. A remixed version featuring bachata superstar Romeo Santos was released on January 30, 2018[1] while its music video premiered the same day.[2]

Background[edit]

In the song, Ozuna speaks of his want to reconcile and save his relationship with an unnamed partner.[3]

Music video[edit]

The remixed music video, featuring Romeo Santos, was released on January 30, 2018.[4] The video has gained over 1.1 billion views as of November 2018.[5]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2018) Peak
position
Dominican Republic (Monitor Latino)[6] 2
Honduras (Monitor Latino)[7] 12
Peru (Monitor Latino)[8] 5
Spain (PROMUSICAE)[9] 22
Uruguay (Monitor Latino)[10] 10
US Billboard Hot 100[11] 49
US Hot Latin Songs (Billboard)[12] 2

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Italy (FIMI)[13] Gold 25,000double-dagger

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone
double-daggersales+streaming figures based on certification alone

Release history[edit]

Region Date Version Format Label
Worldwide July 3, 2017 Original version
January 30, 2018 Remix version

References[edit]

  1. ^ "El Farsante (Remix) – Single". iTunes. January 30, 2018. Retrieved February 13, 2018.
  2. ^ "Ozuna, Romeo Santos Release 'El Farsante' Remix Music Video, And It's All About Love". MusicTimes. January 31, 2018. Retrieved February 13, 2018.
  3. ^ "Ozuna – El Farsante". Genius. January 30, 2018. Retrieved February 13, 2018.
  4. ^ "Ozuna x Romeo Santos – El Farsante Remix". YouTube. January 30, 2018. Retrieved February 13, 2018.
  5. ^ "Romeo Santos & Ozuna Testify to the Ultimate Love on Official Remix of 'El Farsante': Watch". YouTube. January 30, 2018. Retrieved February 13, 2018.
  6. ^ "Dominican Republic General" (in Spanish). Monitor Latino. Archived from the original on May 9, 2018. Retrieved May 9, 2018.
  7. ^ "Honduras General" (in Spanish). Monitor Latino. Archived from the original on May 9, 2018. Retrieved May 9, 2018.
  8. ^ "Peru General" (in Spanish). Monitor Latino. Archived from the original on March 5, 2018. Retrieved May 11, 2018.
  9. ^ "Top 100 Canciones – Semana 14: del 30.3.2018 al 5.4.2018" (PDF) (in Spanish). Productores de Música de España. Retrieved April 11, 2018.
  10. ^ "Uruguay General" (in Spanish). Monitor Latino. Archived from the original on May 1, 2018. Retrieved May 14, 2018.
  11. ^ "Ozuna Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved February 13, 2018.
  12. ^ "Ozuna Chart History (Hot Latin Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved February 13, 2018.
  13. ^ "Italian single certifications – Ozuna – El farsante" (in Italian). Federazione Industria Musicale Italiana. Retrieved June 18, 2018.