La Historia (Kumbia Kings album)

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La Historia
La Historia Kumbia Kings.jpg
Greatest hits album by
ReleasedOctober 21, 2003
Recorded1999–2003
GenreCumbia, Latin pop
Length54:49
LabelEMI Latin
ProducerA.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
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 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.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Intro" (featuring Cristina Saralegui) 1:02
2."Fuiste Mala" (featuring Ricky Muñoz of Intocable)A.B. Quintanilla III, Cruz Martínez, Ricky Vela3:20
3."Desde Que No Estás Aquí"A.B. Quintanilla III, Luigi Giraldo3:41
4."Azúcar" (featuring Fito Olivares)A.B. Quintanilla III, Luigi Giraldo, Edward Palmieri II3:30
5."Shhh! (Borrashhho Mix)"A.B. Quintanilla III, Cruz Martínez, Luigi Giraldo4:23
6."Dime Porque"A.B. Quintanilla III, Ricky Vela3:51
7."Te Quiero a Ti"A.B. Quintanilla III, Ricky Vela3:16
8."Boom Boom"A.B. Quintanilla III, Cruz Martínez, Luigi Giraldo4:16
9."Dime Quién"A.B. Quintanilla III, Ricky Vela3:24
10."Me Enamoré"A.B. Quintanilla III, Cruz Martínez, Luigi Giraldo3:23
11."La Cucaracha"A.B. Quintanilla III, Cruz Martínez, Jason Cano, DJ Franz3:27
12."Se Fue Mi Amor"A.B. Quintanilla III, Luigi Giraldo, Pete Astudillo3:06
13."U Don't Love Me (Booty Mix)"Johnnie Mae Dunson, Sean Dunson4:35
14."Me Estoy Muriendo"A.B. Quintanilla III, Ricky Vela, Luigi Giraldo3:57
15."Reggae Kumbia (Kranium Mix)"A.B. Quintanilla III, Vico C4:14
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.