Juntos (Together)

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"Juntos (Together)"
Juanes - Juntos (Together).jpg
Single by Juanes
from the album McFarland, USA
ReleasedJanuary 20, 2015 (2015-01-20)
FormatDigital download
Genre
Length3:23
LabelWalt Disney
Songwriter(s)Juan Esteban Aristizabal, Martinez Descemer Bueno, Juan Fernando Fonseca Carrera
Producer(s)Juan Luis Guerra
Juanes singles chronology
"Querida"
(2015)
"Juntos (Together)"
(2015)

"Juntos (Together)" is a song by Colombian singer-songwriter Juanes. It was written by Fonseca, Descemer Bueno and Juanes. The song was released digitally via the iTunes Store by Walt Disney Records and Universal Music Latin on January 20, 2015, as the lead single from the soundtrack for McFarland, USA. The song is a Latin pop song with alternative rock music influences and an instrumentation consisting of an electric guitar and synthesizer.

Upon its release, the song peaked at No. 14 on the US Billboard Hot Latin Songs and No. 1 and No. 9 in Colombian and Venezuela, respectively. The song's accompanying music video, was directed by Niki Caro. Juanes performed "Juntos" at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards on February 8, 2015.[1]

Background and release[edit]

On November 24, 2014, it was announced that Juanes would be recording a song called "Juntos" for the Walt Disney Pictures film McFarland, USA.[2] In January 2015, Juanes' representatives announced that "Juntos" would be released on January 20, 2015.[3] The song was written by Juanes, Fonseca, and Descemer Bueno and produced by Juan Luis Guerra.[4]

On January 20, "Juntos (Together)" was released digitally, and it was sent to US Latin contemporary hit radio stations.[5] On the next day, the song was released in Latin America.[6]

Commercial performance[edit]

"Juntos (Together)" debuted at number 30 on the US Hot Latin Songs chart with sales between 3,000 copies for the week dated January 25.[7] According to Nielsen Music the song received 3.1 million audience impressions, taking "Juntos" the Greatest Gainer honors on US Latin Airplay chart. With the feat, it became Juanes' 26th entry on the chart.[7] Additionally, it debuted at number 14 on the US Latin Pop Songs and number 39 on the US Tropical Songs.[8]

In Colombia, the song debuted at number 3 at the National-Report, for the week dated January 26.[9] While in Venezuela debuted at number thirty.[10]

Music video[edit]

The accompanying music video for "Juntos (McFarland)" was directed by Niki Caro and shot in late December. It's a Original Motion Picture Soundtrack of McFarland, USA produced by Walt Disney Pictures.[11] It was premiered on VEVO in January 23, 2015.[12]

Live performance[edit]

Juanes performed "Juntos" at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards held on February 8, 2015 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.[13]

Track listing[edit]

  • Digital download[14]
  1. "Juntos (Together) [From McFarland, USA]" - 3:20

Charts[edit]

Chart (2015) Peak
position
Colombia (National-Report)[15] 1
Dominican Republic Pop Chart (Monitor Latino)[16] 14
Mexico (Billboard Mexican Airplay)[17] 25
Mexico (Monitor Latino)[18] 14
Spain (PROMUSICAE)[19] 13
US Hot Latin Songs (Billboard)[20] 11
US Latin Pop Songs (Billboard)[21] 1
US Tropical Airplay (Billboard)[22] 4
Venezuela (Record Report)[23] 2

Release history[edit]

Country Date Format Label Ref.
Austria January 1, 2015 Digital download Universal Music Latino [24]
France [25]
Germany [26]
Italy [27]
Spain [28]
United States January 20, 2015 [14]
Colombia January 21, 2015 [29]
Mexico [30]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ""Juntos (Together)" Original New Song By Latin Rock Superstar Juanes From Disney's "McFarland, USA" Set For Release On January 20". PR Newswire. January 16, 2015. Retrieved January 23, 2015.
  2. ^ "Juanes hará el tema para película de Disney 'McFarland'". La Nación. 24 November 2014. Retrieved January 17, 2014.
  3. ^ "Juanes lanzará canción para película de Disney". Semana. 16 January 2015. Retrieved 17 January 2015.
  4. ^ "Juanes compone junto a Fonseca un tema para la nueva película de Disney McFarland, USA". peopleneespanol.com. January 16, 2015. Retrieved February 3, 2015.
  5. ^ Calif, Burbank (January 14, 2015). ""Juntos (Together)" Original New Song By Latin Rock Superstar Juanes From Disney's "McFarland, USA" Set For Release On January 20". PR Newswire. Retrieved February 3, 2015.
  6. ^ Medina, Jessica (December 9, 2014). "Disney's 'McFarland, USA' Debuts Original New Song By Latin Star Juanes". Latin Times. Retrieved January 17, 2015.
  7. ^ a b Mendizabal, Amaya (January 29, 2015). "Juanes Debuts New Disney Track on Hot Latin Songs". Billboard. Retrieved February 3, 2015.
  8. ^ Trust, Gary (January 26, 2015). "Chart Highlights: Mark Ronson, Bruno Mars Top Pop Songs, Dance/Mix Show Airplay". Billboard. Retrieved January 26, 2015.
  9. ^ "Top 10 Música Nacional Radio". National-Report (in Spanish). Radio y Música. January 26, 2015. Archived from the original on February 13, 2014. Retrieved February 2, 2015.
  10. ^ "Top 100". Record Report. R.R. Digital C.A. 2 February 2015. Archived from the original on 27 January 2015.
  11. ^ Calvario, Liz (December 10, 2014). "Juanes filma video de 'Juntos (Together)' de 'McFarland, USA' (FOTOS)" (in Spanish). varietylatino.com. Retrieved February 3, 2015.
  12. ^ Castellanos, Melissa (January 28, 2015). "Juanes Lends Grammy-Winning Voice to New 'McFarland USA' Music Video for 'Juntos' (Together) (WATCH VIDEO)" (in Spanish). latinpost.com. Retrieved February 3, 2015.
  13. ^ Sigal Ratner-Arias; Tony Winton (February 3, 2015). "Juanes to Sing at the Grammys Awards, in Spanish". ABC News. Retrieved February 3, 2015.
  14. ^ a b "Juntos (Together) [From "McFarland, USA"] - Single by Juanes". iTunes Store (US). Apple. 2015-01-20. Retrieved 2015-01-20.
  15. ^ "Top 10 Música Nacional Radio". National-Report (in Spanish). Radio y Música. January 26, 2015. Archived from the original on February 13, 2014. Retrieved February 10, 2015.
  16. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-04-02. Retrieved 2015-03-13.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  17. ^ "Juanes - Chart history". Billboard. Retrieved February 5, 2015.
  18. ^ http://www.monitorlatino.com/mondayChartsConsult_History.aspx?year=2015&mes=3&semana=10&formato=0&pais=1
  19. ^ "Spanishcharts.com – Juanes – Juntos (Together)". Canciones Top 50. Retrieved 2015-03-21.
  20. ^ "Juanes Chart History (Hot Latin Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved 2015-01-26.
  21. ^ "Juanes Chart History (Latin Pop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved 2015-01-26.
  22. ^ "Juanes Chart History (Tropical Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved 2014-01-26.
  23. ^ "Top 100". Record Report. R.R. Digital C.A. 21 March 2015. Archived from the original on 22 March 2015.
  24. ^ "Juntos (Together) [From "McFarland, USA"] — Single von Juanes" (in German). iTunes Store (AT). Retrieved February 3, 2015.
  25. ^ "Juntos (Together) [From "McFarland, USA"] — Single par Juanes" (in French). iTunes Store (FR). Retrieved February 3, 2015.
  26. ^ "Juntos (Together) [From "McFarland, USA"] — Single von Juanes" (in German). iTunes Store (DE). Retrieved February 3, 2015.
  27. ^ "Juntos (Together) [From "McFarland, USA"] — Single di Juanes" (in Italian). iTunes Store (IT). Retrieved February 3, 2015.
  28. ^ "Juntos (Together) [From "McFarland, USA"] — Single de Juanes" (in Spanish). iTunes Store (ES). Retrieved February 3, 2015.
  29. ^ "Juntos (Together) [From "McFarland, USA"] — Single de Juanes" (in Spanish). iTunes Store (CO). Retrieved February 3, 2015.
  30. ^ "Juntos (Together) [From "McFarland, USA"] — Single de Juanes" (in Spanish). iTunes Store (MX). Retrieved February 3, 2015.

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