Quién Como Tú (song)

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"Quién Como Tú"
Single by Ana Gabriel
from the album Quién Como Tú
Released August 29, 1989
Format Airplay, promo single
Recorded 1989
Genre Latin
Length 3:34
Label Sony
Writer(s) Ana Gabriel[1]
Producer(s) Oscar Gómez[1]
Ana Gabriel singles chronology
"Hice Bien Quererte"
(1989)
"Quién Como Tú"
(1989)
"Ni Un Roce (Nem Um Toque)"
(1989)

"Quién Como Tú" ("Who Like You") is a song written and performed by Mexican singer-songwriter Ana Gabriel. It was produced by Oscar Gómez for Gabriel's fifth studio album of the same title in 1989. Released as the second single from the album, the song became the third number-one single for the singer in the Billboard Top Latin Songs chart in May of the same year. Live performances of the song can be found on the albums En Vivo and ...En la Plaza de Toros México.[2][3]

It also has been included on several compilation albums released by Gabriel, including Personalidad (1992), Una Voz Para tu Corazón – 30 Grandes Éxitos (2000), Historia de Una Reina (2005), Lo Esencial de Ana Gabriel (2009) and Mis Favoritas (2010).[3] The parent album peaked at the top of the Billboard Latin Pop Albums chart.[1]

The song debuted on the Billboard Top Latin Songs chart (formerly Hot Latin Tracks) at number 33 on April 7, 1990 and rose to the top ten the following week, climbing 28 spots.[4][5] It reached the top position of the chart on May 6, 1990, replacing French band Gipsy Kings' "Volaré" and being succeeded by "El Cariño Es Como Una Flor" by Rudy La Scala.[6][7] It ranked sixth at the year-end chart of 1990 and was nominated for Pop Song of the Year at the 1991 Lo Nuestro Awards, which it lost to "Es Demasiado Tarde", also written and performed by Gabriel.[8][9][10] The song spent 22 weeks within the Top 40 and became the sixth top ten single for the singer in the chart, and third number-one hit, after "Ay Amor" (1987) and "Simplemente Amigos" (1988).[11]

"Quién Como Tú" has been covered by several performers, including Patricia Manterola, José Alberto "El Canario", Oscar Alberto, Los Flamers, Grupo Caneo, Grupo Innovación, Hermanos Moreno, Original Banda el Limón, Yolanda Pérez, Son De Azúcar, Sonora Tropicana, Myriam and Noel Schajris.[12] In 2015, Mexican singer Lucero released a version of the track as the lead single from the album Aquí Estoy, a tribute to Ana Gabriel. For the single release, Lucero re-recorded the track with Puerto-Rican American singer Luis Fonsi and debuted the song at the reality show Yo Soy el Artista.[13]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Quién Como Tú — Ana Gabriel". Allmusic. Macromedia Corporation. Retrieved 2010-07-05. 
  2. ^ "En Vivo — Ana Gabriel". Allmusic. Macromedia Corporation. Retrieved 2010-07-05. 
  3. ^ a b "Quién Como Tú — Ana Gabriel". Allmusic. Macromedia Corporation. Retrieved 2010-07-05. 
  4. ^ "Quién Como Tú — April 7, 1990". Billboard. 1990-04-07. Retrieved 2010-07-05. 
  5. ^ "Quién Como Tú — April 14, 1990". Billboard. 1990-04-14. Retrieved 2010-07-05. 
  6. ^ "Quién Como Tú — May 6, 1990". Billboard. 1990-05-06. Retrieved 2010-07-05. 
  7. ^ "Quién Como Tú — June 23, 1990". Billboard. 1990-06-23. Retrieved 2010-07-05. 
  8. ^ "Topping The Charts Year By Year". Billboard (Nielsen Business Media, Inc.) 110 (48): LMQ3. 1998-11-28. Retrieved 2010-03-03. 
  9. ^ Lannert, John (May 24, 1991). "Hispanic Music Industry Salutes Its Best Wednesday". Sun-Sentinel (Tribune Company). Retrieved August 16, 2013. 
  10. ^ Lannert, John (June 1, 1991). "Latin Music Finds Harmony In Awards Crisp, Entertaining Tv Program A Breakthrough For Fledgling Trade Group.". Sun-Sentinel (Tribune Company). Retrieved August 16, 2013. 
  11. ^ "Ana Gabriel — Charts & Awards". Allmusic. Macromedia Corporation. Retrieved 2010-07-05. 
  12. ^ "Quién Como Tú — Performers". Allmusic. Macromedia Corporation. Retrieved 2010-07-05. [dead link]
  13. ^ Fernández, Suzette (February 27, 2015). "Lucero lanza nueva versión de 'Quién Como Tú' con la participación de Luis Fonsi". Telemundo (in Spanish). NBC Universal Hispanic Group. Retrieved April 6, 2015.