El Tiki

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"El Tiki"
Single by Maluma
from the album Pretty Boy, Dirty Boy
Released31 March 2015 (2015-03-31)
FormatDigital download
LabelSony Latin
  • Arbelaez
  • Bryan Chaverra
  • Londono Jiménez
  • Juan Luis Londoño
Maluma singles chronology
"El Tiki"
"Borró Cassette"

"El Tiki" (English: "The Tiki") is a song by Colombian singer Maluma from his album Pretty Boy, Dirty Boy. Sony Music Latin released it as the album's first single on 31 March 2015. The song received a nomination for Best Urban Performance at the 16th Latin Grammy Awards.[1]

Lyric video[edit]

The lyric video for "El Tiki' was released on the Malumas's official Vevo account on 8 May 2015. It features scenes of Maluma himself lip-syncing to the song as well as footage of his fans dancing.[2] The lyric video has been viewed over 155 million times.

Live performances[edit]

"El Tiki" was performed live by Maluma in various concerts throughout 2016 as part of the set list of his tour in promotion of Pretty Boy, Dirty Boy. Las Vegas Sun journalist Chris Kudialis in review of a show in Las Vegas reported that the song "kept the crowd engaged".[3]


Chart (2015) Peak
Colombia (National-Report)[4] 2
Spain (PROMUSICAE)[5] 53
US Latin Rhythm Airplay[6] 15


  1. ^ Roiz, Jessica Lucia (September 23, 2015). "Latin Grammys 2015 Nominations: Ricky Martin, J Balvin, Alejandro Sanz Get Nods, Plus Full List". Latin Times. IBT Media. Retrieved October 17, 2015.
  2. ^ "Hoy se estrenó en Vevo/Youtube el "lyric video" de Maluma "El Tiki"" (in Spanish). Noticias 24. May 8, 2015. Retrieved May 31, 2016.
  3. ^ Kudialis, Chris (March 24, 2016). "Review: Mostly female crowd shows its love for Maluma at Embassy". Las Vegas Sun. Archived from the original on June 1, 2016. Retrieved May 31, 2016. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)
  4. ^ "Top Nacional Colombia - Semana 22 del 2015" (in Spanish). National-Report. Archived from the original on December 5, 2015. Retrieved May 28, 2016. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  5. ^ "Spanishcharts.com – Maluma – El Tiki" Canciones Top 50. Retrieved 9 May 2018.
  6. ^ "Maluma Chart Search". Billboard. Retrieved 7 December 2017.

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