La Historia (Kumbia Kings album)

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La Historia
La Historia Kumbia Kings.jpg
Greatest hits album by A.B. Quintanilla y Los Kumbia Kings
Released October 21, 2003
Recorded 1999–2003
Genre Cumbia, Latin pop
Length 54:49
Label EMI Latin
Producer A.B. Quintanilla III
Cruz Martínez
A.B. Quintanilla y Los Kumbia Kings chronology
Presents Kumbia Kings
(2003)
La Historia
(2003)
Los Remixes 2.0
(2004)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

La Historia (English: The History) is the second compilation album and sixth album by Mexican-American cumbia group A.B. Quintanilla y Los Kumbia Kings and the second compilation album by Mexican-American musician A.B. Quintanilla. It was released on October 21, 2003 by EMI Latin. This album became their third number one album on the US Billboard Top Latin Albums chart.

Track listing[edit]

This track listing from Billboard.com[2]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Intro" (featuring Cristina Saralegui)   1:02
2. "Fuiste Mala" (featuring Ricky Muñoz of Intocable) A.B. Quintanilla III, Cruz Martínez, Ricky Vela 3:20
3. "Desde Que No Estás Aquí" A.B. Quintanilla III, Luigi Giraldo 3:41
4. "Azúcar" (featuring Fito Olivares) A.B. Quintanilla III, Luigi Giraldo, Edward Palmieri II 3:30
5. "Shhh! (Borrashhho Mix)" A.B. Quintanilla III, Cruz Martínez, Luigi Giraldo 4:23
6. "Dime Porque" A.B. Quintanilla III, Ricky Vela 3:51
7. "Te Quiero a Ti" A.B. Quintanilla III, Ricky Vela 3:16
8. "Boom Boom" A.B. Quintanilla III, Cruz Martínez, Luigi Giraldo 4:16
9. "Dime Quién" A.B. Quintanilla III, Ricky Vela 3:24
10. "Me Enamoré" A.B. Quintanilla III, Cruz Martínez, Luigi Giraldo 3:23
11. "La Cucaracha" A.B. Quintanilla III, Cruz Martínez, Jason Cano, DJ Franz 3:27
12. "Se Fue Mi Amor" A.B. Quintanilla III, Luigi Giraldo, Pete Astudillo 3:06
13. "U Don't Love Me (Booty Mix)" Johnnie Mae Dunson, Sean Dunson 4:35
14. "Me Estoy Muriendo" A.B. Quintanilla III, Ricky Vela, Luigi Giraldo 3:57
15. "Reggae Kumbia (Kranium Mix)" A.B. Quintanilla III, Vico C 4:14
16. "Outro"   1:24

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2003)[3] Peak
position
US Billboard Top Latin Albums 1
US Billboard Latin Pop Albums 1
US Billboard 200 109

Sales and certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
United States (RIAA)[4] 2× Platinum (Latin) 200,000^

^shipments figures based on certification alone

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ "La Historia". Billboard.com. Billboard.com. 2003-10-21. Archived from the original on October 21, 2014. Retrieved 2008-09-22. 
  3. ^ "La Historia - Chart Performance (2003)". Billboard.com. Allmusic.com. 2001-11-08. Retrieved 2008-09-22. 
  4. ^ "American album certifications – Kumbia Kings – La Historia". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click Type, then select Latin, then click SEARCH
Preceded by
33 by Luis Miguel
US Billboard Top Latin Albums number-one album
November 8, 2003 - November 15, 2003
Succeeded by
La Historia Continúa... by Marco Antonio Solís