Y Ahora Te Vas

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"Y Ahora Te Vas"
Single by Los Bukis
from the album Si Me Recuerdas
Released 1988
Format Airplay · promo single
Recorded 1987-1988
Genre Latin
Length 4:02
Label Fonovisa
Songwriter(s) Marco Antonio Solís
Producer(s) Marco Antonio Solís
Los Bukis singles chronology
"Qué Mala"
"Y Ahora Te Vas"
"Si Me Recuerdas"
"Qué Mala"
"Y Ahora Te Vas"
"Si Me Recuerdas"

"Y Ahora Te Vas" (English: "And Now You Leave") is a song written and produced by Mexican singer-songwriter Marco Antonio Solís, and performed by him as the lead singer of Los Bukis. It was released as the first single from their Grammy nominated album Si Me Recuerdas (1988). This song became their first number-one single in the Billboard Hot Latin Tracks chart.

"Y Ahora Te Vas" has been also included on several compilation albums released by Los Bukis, including their two number-one albums 30 Inolvidables (2002) and Crónica de Dos Grandes (2004);[1] this song also has been covered by a handful of performers, including Conjunto Atardecer, Victor Garcia, El Grupo Santa Clara, Inicial de Durango, Los Komplices, Mar Azul, Tito Nieves, Banda R-15, Notable, La Nueva Luna, Estela Núñez, Orquesta Noche Sabrosa, Otro Sentido, Lefty Perez, Raulin Rodriguez, Raulin Rosendo and Los 6 de Durango.[2]

The song debuted on the Billboard Hot Latin Tracks chart at number 45 on February 20, 1988 and climbed to the top ten five weeks later.[3][4] It reached the top position of the chart on April 23, 1988, replacing "Debo Hacerlo" by Mexican singer-songwriter Juan Gabriel and being replaced one week later by Ana Gabriel's "Ay Amor".[5] "Y Ahora Te Vas" ranked at number twelve in the Hot Latin Tracks Year-End Chart of 1988 and became the third top ten single for the group in the chart, after "Este Adiós" (1986) and "Tu Carcel" (1987).[6]

Los Bukis won the Lo Nuestro Award in 1989 for Best Regional Mexican Song for this single, Best Regional Mexican Album (Si Me Recuerdas) and Best Regional Mexican Group.[7] In 2013, Colombian singer Jorge Celedon and Solís recorded a new version of the song in vallenato for the former's album Celedon Sin Fronteras.[8] This new version peaked at number 6 on the Colombian National-Report charts.[9]


  1. ^ "Los Bukis - Charts and awards - Billboard albums". Allmusic. Macromedia Corporation. Retrieved 2009-06-16. 
  2. ^ "Y Ahora Te Vas - Performers". Allmusic. Macromedia Corporation. Archived from the original on June 22, 2009. Retrieved 2009-06-16. 
  3. ^ "Y Ahora Te Vas - Week of February 20, 1988". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. 1988-02-20. Retrieved 2009-06-16. [dead link]
  4. ^ "Y Ahora Te Vas - Week of March 26, 1988". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. 1988-03-26. Retrieved 2009-06-15. [dead link]
  5. ^ "Y Ahora Te Vas - Week of April 23, 1988". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. 1988-04-16. Retrieved 2009-06-16. [dead link]
  6. ^ "Los Bukis - Charts and awards". Allmusic. Macromedia Corporation. Retrieved 2009-06-16. 
  7. ^ "Premio Lo Nuestro - Historia - Ganadores 1989". Univision (in Spanish). Univision Communications, Inc. Retrieved 2009-06-16. 
  8. ^ "Jorge Celedón puso al Buki a cantar vallenato". El Tiempo (in Spanish). Casa Editorial El Tiempo S.A. 2013-06-05. Retrieved 2013-07-01. 
  9. ^ "National Report - Top Nacional" (in Spanish). National Report. 2013-07-14. Archived from the original on 2013-07-16. 

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Preceded by
"Debo Hacerlo" by Juan Gabriel
U.S. Billboard Hot Latin Tracks number-one single
April 23, 1988
Succeeded by
"Qué Te Pasa" by Yuri