Palabras del Silencio

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Palabras Del Silencio
Studio album by Luis Fonsi
Released August 26, 2008
Genre Latin pop
Label Universal Music Latino
Luis Fonsi chronology
Éxitos 98:06
(2006)
Palabras Del Silencio
(2008)
Tierra Firme
(2011)
Singles from Palabras Del Silencio
  1. "No Me Doy Por Vencido"
    Released: August 8, 2008
  2. "Aquí Estoy Yo"
    Released: February 10, 2009
  3. "Llueve Por Dentro"
    Released: July 2, 2009
  4. "Aunque Estes Con El"
    Released: March 2010
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Palabras del Silencio is the seventh album, and sixth in Spanish by Puerto Rican artist Luis Fonsi. The album was released on August 26, 2008. The album debuted at #15 on Billboard 200 Album Charts selling about 30,000 in the first week. The album was certified Platinum for shipping 200,000 units in the United States. It was also certified Gold in Mexico and Argentina and Platinum Spain. This album received a Grammy Award nomination for Best Latin Pop Album.[2]

An expanded Anniversary Edition, Palabras del Silencio: Un Año Después, was released in 2009, expanded to a 2-disc CD+DVD set, including on the CD the original 13 tracks plus an additional 5 tracks.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Quién Le Va A Decir"   3:47
2. "Llueve Por Dentro"   3:57
3. "Otro Día Será (Desencontrándonos)"   3:14
4. "No Me Doy Por Vencido"   3:58
5. "Aunque Estés Con Él"   4:38
6. "La Mentira"   3:37
7. "Lágrimas del Mar"   4:16
8. "Todo Vuelve A Empezar"" (duet with Laura Pausini) 4:13
9. "Persiguiendo El Paraíso"   3:37
10. "Todo Lo Que Tengo"   3:30
11. "Aquí Estoy Yo" (with Aleks Syntek, Noel Schajris, and David Bisbal) 4:10
12. "Tienes Razón"   4:22
13. "No Me Doy Por Vencido (Versión Ranchera)"   3:55

Charts[edit]

Chart (2008) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard 200[3] 15
U.S. Billboard Top Latin Albums 1
U.S. Billboard Latin Pop Albums[4] 1
Spanish Albums Chart[5] 2
Mexico Top 100 Albums[6] 10

Sales and certifications[edit]

Region Certification Sales/shipments
Argentina (CAPIF)[7] Gold 20,000x
Mexico (AMPROFON)[8] Gold 40,000^
Spain (PROMUSICAE)[9] Platinum 80,000^
United States (RIAA)[10] Platinum (Latin) 100,000^

^shipments figures based on certification alone
xunspecified figures based on certification alone

Preceded by
Talento de Barrio by Daddy Yankee
U.S. Billboard Top Latin Albums number-one album
September 13 – 20, 2008
Succeeded by
Jenni by Jenni Rivera

Awards and nominations[edit]

2009 Latin Billboard Music Awards[edit]

Year Nominated work Award Result
2009 No Me Doy Por Vencido Hot Latin Song Of The Year Nominated
Hot Latin Song of the Year- Male Nominated
Latin Pop Airplay Song of the Year, Male Nominated
2009 Palabras del Silencio Latin Pop Album of the Year, Solo Nominated
Luis Fonsi Your World Award (Premio Tu Mundo) Won

Premio Lo Nuestro 2009[edit]

Year Nominated work Award Result
2009 Luis Fonsi Male Pop Artist of the Year Nominated

2008 Grammy Awards[edit]

Year Nominated work Award Result
2009 Palabras del Silencio Best Latin Pop Album Nominated

2009 Premios Juventud[edit]

Year Recipient Award Result
2009 "No Me Doy Por Vencido" La Mas Pegajosa (Most Addictive Song) Won
"No Me Doy Por Vencido" Cancion Corta-Venas (Best Ballad) Won
"No Me Doy Por Vencido" Mi Ringtone (My Ringtone) Nominated
Aquí Estoy Yo La Combinacion Perfecta (Best Collaboration)
Shared With: Aleks Syntek, David Bisbal & Noel Scharjis
Won
Aquí Estoy Yo Mi Video Favorito (My Favorite Video)
Shared With: Aleks Syntek, David Bisbal & Noel Scharjis
Won
"Luis Fonsi" Voz del Momento (Artist of the Year) Won
"Luis Fonsi" Mi Artista Pop (Favorite Pop Artist) Won
"Luis Fonsi" Mi Idolo Es (My Idol Is) Won
"Luis Fonsi" Torridos Romances (Favorite Love Birds)
Shared With: Adamari López
Won
"Luis Fonsi" El De Mejor Estilo (Best Dressed) Won
"Luis Fonsi" Esta Buenisimo! (Hottest Male) Nominated
"Palabras del Silencio" Me Muero Sin Ese CD (Best Album) Won

Palabras del Silencio: Un Año Después[edit]

Palabras del Silencio: Un Año Después was released September 8, 2009. The album contained live tracks as well previously unreleased remixes of "No Me Doy Por Vencido" and "Aquí Estoy Yo."

Track listing[edit]

Palabras del Silencio: Un Año Después (©2009)
Disc 1 – CD

  1. "Quién Le Va A Decir" – 3:47
  2. "Llueve Por Dentro" – 3:57
  3. "Otro Día Será (Desencontrándonos)" – 3:14
  4. "No Me Doy Por Vencido" – 3:58
  5. "Aunque Estés Con Él" – 4:38
  6. "La Mentira" – 3:37
  7. "Lágrimas del Mar" – 4:16
  8. "Todo Vuelve A Empezar" (duet with Laura Pausini) – 4:13
  9. "Persiguiendo El Paraíso" – 3:37
  10. "Todo Lo Que Tengo" – 3:30
  11. "Aquí Estoy Yo" (feat. Aleks Syntek, Noel Schajris and David Bisbal) – 4:10
  12. "Tienes Razón" – 4:22
  13. "No Me Doy Por Vencido (Ranchera Version)" – 3:55
  14. "Así Debe Ser" – 3:34
  15. "No Me Doy Por Vencido" (Urbana Version) (feat. MJ) – 2:56
  16. "No Me Doy Por Vencido" (Banda Version) (feat. German Montero) – 3:52
  17. "Aquí Estoy Yo" (Solo Version) – 4:07
  18. "Llueve Por Dentro" (Live) (2009 Live from San Juan, Puerto Rico) – 4:53

Disc 2 – DVD

  1. "Aquí Estoy Yo" (feat. Aleks Syntek, Noel Schajris, and David Bisbal) [Music Video]
  2. "No Me Doy Por Vencido" (Live from Coliseo de Puerto Rico, José Miguel Agrelot Coliseum)
  3. "Llueve Por Dentro" (Live from Coliseo de Puerto Rico, José Miguel Agrelot Coliseum)
  4. "Aquí Estoy Yo" (feat. Aleks Syntek, Noel Schajris, and David Bisbal) [Live from Coliseo de Puerto Rico, José Miguel Agrelot Coliseum]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Palabras del Silencio at AllMusic
  2. ^ "Grammy Nominations". Grammy. The Recording Academy. 2008-12-03. Retrieved 2008-12-10. 
  3. ^ Billboard 200 Albums Debut
  4. ^ Billboard Latin Pop Albums Debut
  5. ^ Steffen Hung (2008-08-31). "Spanish charts portal". spanishcharts.com. Retrieved 2012-03-04. 
  6. ^ Steffen Hung. "Mexican charts portal". mexicancharts.com. Retrieved 2012-03-04. 
  7. ^ "Argentinian album certifications – Luis Fonsi – Palabras del Silencio". Argentine Chamber of Phonograms and Videograms Producers. 
  8. ^ "Certificaciones – Luis Fonsi" (in Spanish). Asociación Mexicana de Productores de Fonogramas y Videogramas. 
  9. ^ "Spanish album certifications – Luis Fonsi – Palabras del Silencio" (PDF) (in Spanish). Productores de Música de España.  Select the "Chart", enter ' in the field "Year". Select ' in the field "Semana". Click on "Search Charts"
  10. ^ "American album certifications – Luis Fonsi – Palabras del Silencio". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click Type, then select Latin, then click SEARCH