Todo Tiene Su Hora

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Todo Tiene Su Hora
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Studio album by
ReleasedNovember 11, 2014
GenreLatin, Merengue, Bachata, Salsa
LabelCapitol Latin/Universal Music Latin Entertainment
ProducerJuan Luis Guerra
Juan Luis Guerra chronology
A Son de Guerra Tour
Todo Tiene Su Hora
Singles from Todo Tiene Su Hora
  1. "Tus Besos"
    Released: August 25, 2014
  2. "Todo Tiene Su Hora"
    Released: January 13, 2015
  3. "Muchachita Linda"
    Released: May 27, 2015

Todo Tiene Su Hora (Everything Has Its Time) is the 13th studio album by Dominican singer-songwriter Juan Luis Guerra and his band 4.40. It was released on November 11, 2014, by Capitol Latin and was produced by Juan Luis Guerra & Janina Rosado. Like his previous albums, The album is composed by variety of tropical music genres such as Bachata, Merengue, Salsa and Son but different instrumentation used normally in classical music such as strings, violins. Guerra described the album as "innovative" and explored lyrics raging from love and romance to social conscience and protest against political corruption. The record encompassed elements of funk and Jazz with merengue and classical music with bachata.[1][2]

Todo Tiene Su Hora met with critical acclaim by the critics. It won three awards at the 16th Annual Latin Grammy Awards including Album of the Year and receive a nomination for Best Tropical Latin Album at the 58th Annual Grammy Awards. In 2016, it was nominated for Album of the Year at the Lo Nuestro Awards 2016 and Tropical Album of the Year at the 2015 Latin Billboard Music Awards. The album was supported by three oficial singles: Tus Besos, Todo Tiene Su Hora and Muchachita Linda.

Todo Tiene Su Hora debut at the top of US Billboard Top Latin Albums and Tropical Albums. Also it debuted at number 65 of Billboard 200 and charted at the Top 20 in Spain and Argentina. It was certified platinum and gold in Colombia, Peru, Costa Rica, Spain and Central America. The album sold nearly half million of copies. To promote the album, Guerra embarked on the commercially successful world concert tour titled Todo Tiene Su Hora Tour.


On December 12, 2013, Guerra wrapped up his A Son de Guerra Tour in Zapopan, Mexico. In Early 2014, the recording sessions for the album began. On April 21, 2014, it was reveled to the press had a collaboration included at Luis Fonsi album 8.[3] Eventually, the track titled "Llegaste tu" was released on August 30, 2014.[4] On August 26, 2014, the first single "Tus Besos" was oficial released.[5] Later, on September 6, 2014, the title was released to the press and social media. According to Guerra himself, it was the best album that he had recorded so far.[6] On October 10, 2014, he revealed the cover of the album and at 14 of the same month the album set to be preordered on iTunes.[7] Also, it was announced that Guerra had signed an exclusive contract with Universal Music Publishing Group.[8] On October 15, 2014, Guerra revealed by surprise through social media, that he had recorded a song "Moca a Paris" with merengue legendary artist Jhonny Ventura.[9]


Commercial performance[edit]

In the United States, The album debuted at number 65 on the U.S. Billboard 200 and at number one on the Billboard Top Latin Albums chart, selling 6,000 copies in its first week.[10] In Spain, the album peaked at number 16 on the Spanish Albums Chart[11] and received an album gold certification by the PROMISCAE. In Argentina, the album reached the top 20.[12][13][14][15] It just two days of been released the album reached the top 10 on iTunes in 20 territories.[16] It sold 400,000 copies worldwide.

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores

AllMusic gave the album a positive review and wrote that "Todo Tiene Su Hora is as consistent as it is adventurous; it ranks easily among Guerra's finest recordings, and reveals that even after 30 years, he is able to break new ground while remaining readily accessible to longtime fans".[18]

Credits and personnel[edit]

The following credits are from AllMusic and from the Todo Tiene Su Hora liner notes:[19]

Juan Luis Guerra y 440

  • Juan Luis Guerra – vocals, guitar
  • Daniel Pena – saxophone
  • Patricia Bonilla – trombone
  • Janina Rosado – piano, chrous
  • Esar Simó – Contrabass
  • Juan De La Cruz - Bongos, Conga Drum, Tambora
  • Pedro Peralta– congas
  • Rafael Martinez – güira
  • Isidro Bobadilla – percussion
  • Adalgisa Pantaleon – vocals
  • Juan Rizek - chorus
  • Roger Zayas - Chorus

Additional personnel

  • Adam Ayan – Mastering
  • Ivana De La Cruz – Chorus
  • Willy De La Cruz – French Horn
  • Jose Fléte – Trombone
  • Paulina Guerra – chorus
  • Alberto Iznaga – Viola
  • Juan Pablo Polanco – Cello
  • Allan Leschorn – Mixing
  • Priscila Maltés – chorus
  • Mayreni Morel – Viola
  • Joel Rosario – Saxophone
  • Milena Zivkovic – Cello

Track listing[edit]

All tracks are written by Juan Luis Guerra.

1."Cookies & Cream"3:30
2."Tus Besos"3:17
3."Canto a Colombia"3:13
4."Todo Tiene Su Hora"3:17
5."Dime Nora Mía"3:08
6."Para Que Sepas"2:22
7."El Capitán"3:14
8."Muchachita Linda"3:24
9."Todo Pasa"3:12
10."De Moca a París" (featuring Johnny Ventura)3:10


Sales and certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/sales
Colombia (ASINCOL)[26] Gold  
Costa Rica[26] Platinum  
Peru[27] Diamond  
Spain (PROMUSICAE)[28] Gold 20,000double-dagger
Central America (CFC)[29] Gold  

double-dagger Sales+streaming figures based on certification alone.

See also[edit]


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  2. ^ lisaparavisini (2014-11-14). "Juan Luis Guerra on New Sounds, New Album & Eternal Inspiration of Wife Nora". Repeating Islands. Retrieved 2022-07-25.
  3. ^ "Luis Fonsi canta a dúo con Juan Luis Guerra en su nuevo álbum". (in Spanish). Retrieved 2022-07-25.
  4. ^ "Luis Fonsi presenta "Llegaste tú" con Juan Luis Guerra". Grupo Milenio (in Mexican Spanish). Retrieved 2022-07-25.
  5. ^ Libre, Diario. "Juan Luis Guerra estrena su nuevo tema:". Diario Libre (in Spanish). Retrieved 2022-07-25.
  6. ^ Quiñones, Alfonso. ""Todo tiene su hora" el nuevo álbum de JLG". Diario Libre (in Spanish). Retrieved 2022-07-25.
  7. ^ "Juan Luís Guerra revela carátula de su próximo disco" (in European Spanish). Retrieved 2022-07-25.
  8. ^ Aguila, Justino (2014-10-07). "Juan Luis Guerra Signs With Universal Music Publishing Group". Billboard. Retrieved 2022-07-25.
  9. ^ Mo, Amaury (2014-10-16). "Juan Luis Guerra y Johnny Ventura a dúo en merengue "De Moca a París"". Imagenes Dominicanas (in Spanish). Retrieved 2022-07-25.
  10. ^ "Juan Luis Guerra Crowns Top Latin Albums". Billboard. Retrieved 2019-05-03.
  11. ^ a b " – Juan Luis Guerra 4.40 – Todo Tiene Su Hora". Hung Medien. Retrieved 2 May 2019.
  12. ^ Agencias (2015-08-18). "Juan Luis Guerra obtiene disco de oro por última producción discográfica "Todo Tiene su Hora"". Noticias SIN (in Spanish). Retrieved 2019-05-03.
  13. ^ Entertainment, Jet (2015-04-16). "Juan Luis Guerra celebra su Disco de Oro anunciando el paso de su gira por España". El Portal de la Música en Vivo (in European Spanish). Retrieved 2019-05-03.
  14. ^ mgonzalez (2017-07-12). "Juan Luis Guerra inicia gira por España". Critica (in Spanish). Retrieved 2019-05-03.
  15. ^ "Argentina sales". UKMIX Forums. Retrieved 2021-05-04.
  16. ^ "JUAN LUIS GUERRA IMPARABLE EN EL LANZAMIENTO DE SU NUEVO DISCO - Profit Producciones -". Retrieved 2022-07-25.
  17. ^ Jurek, Thom. "Todo Tiene Su Hora - Juan Luis Guerra, Juan Luis Guerra y 440". AllMusic. Retrieved 3 September 2021.
  18. ^ "Todo Tiene Su Hora - Juan Luis Guerra, Juan Luis Guerra y 440 | Songs, Reviews, Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved 2019-11-18.
  19. ^ Todo Tiene Su Hora - Juan Luis Guerra, Juan Luis Guerra y 440 | Credits | AllMusic, retrieved 2022-07-25
  20. ^ "Los discos más vendidos". Diario de Cultura (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 3 September 2021.
  21. ^ "Juan Luis Guerra 440 Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved 2 May 2019.
  22. ^ "Juan Luis Guerra 440 Chart History (Top Latin Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved 2 May 2019.
  23. ^ "Juan Luis Guerra 440 Chart History (Tropical Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved 2 May 2019.
  24. ^ "Year-end charts – Top Tropical Albums". Billboard. United States. Retrieved 2 May 2019.
  25. ^ "Top 100 Albums Annual 2015". El portal de Música. Retrieved 28 January 2022.
  26. ^ a b "El tour "Todo tiene su hora", nos subirá la bilirrubina". 31 October 2017.
  27. ^ "A bailar con Juan Luis Guerra". 26 August 2018.
  28. ^ "Juan Luis Guerra recibe Disco de Oro".
  29. ^ "Juan Luis Guerra Obtiene Disco de Oro en Centroamérica Por Su Álbum "Todo Tiene Su Hora"". 20 August 2015.