"Obsesión" is a song by Dominican-American bachata band Aventura. It was included on the 2002 album We Broke the Rules. It achieved huge success in many countries, topping many international charts. In France, the song held the country's number one slot for seven weeks and as of August 2014, it was the 19th best-selling single of the 21st century in France, with 565,000 units sold. It is recognized as one of Aventura's signature songs.
In 2004, the song was covered by 3rd Wish, featuring Baby Bash produced by Mintman, but this version was less successful than the original version (number 7 In Switzerland, number 2 in Austria, number 12 in France).
Mexican American singer Frankie J made an English and more soul-styled version of the song, featuring Baby Bash, which was called "Obsession (No Es Amor)". This version, although not having success in Latin America and Europe, was successful in the U.S., even reaching number three on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
The lyrics were written by Romeo Santos, and the refrain is performed by the female vocalist Judy Santos (no relation). The song's lyrics explain a man's liking of a woman to the point of obsession. However, this feeling is "not love", and is still only and just an obsession.
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In 2005, Mexican American singer Frankie J covered the song under the title "Obsession (No Es Amor)", featuring Baby Bash. The single peaked at number 3 on the Billboard Hot 100. The song was produced by Australian born UK Based producer Stewart Magee. Model Vida Guerra made a cameo in the video as his love interest and object of his obsession.
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French collective musical project for cover songs of summer Tropical Family included the song as track number 3. The single is credited as "Obsesión (Tropical Family)", but is interpreted by Kenza Farah and Lucenzo. The single is bilingual in Spanish and French with added French lyrics. The Spanish parts are sung by Lucenzo and the French by Farah. The single entered the SNEP French Singles Chart the same week at number 23.