Santa Fe Klan cracks Billboard’s albums charts, as his ninth studio album, Mundo, begins at No. 4 on the Latin Pop Albums chart (dated August 27). The 12-track set concurrently bows at No. 11 on Latin Rhythm Albums and within the high 20 on Prime Latin Albums.
“I’m overjoyed to see that my music is reaching new heights,” Santa Fe Klan tells Billboard. “Because of my individuals who consider in what I do.”
Santa Fe Klan, the stage title of rapper Angel Quezada, mellows out his customary rhymes for extra melodic tunes on Mundo, with songs devoted to his late mom and new child son, plus a collaboration with Mexico’s pop ensemble Reik.
“The reality is that I all the time provide you with loopy concepts and this time I needed to do one thing that nobody would see coming,” Quezada provides. “I needed to point out that an artist can do no matter he needs no matter genres, and I needed to do acoustic ballads to attach much more with my followers.”
The set, launched through Cuatro Siete Tres Music on Aug. 11, launches with 4,000 equal album models earned within the U.S. within the week ending Aug. 18, in accordance with Luminate. A lot of the album’s opening sum derives from streaming equal albums, which equate to six.2 million on-demand streams for the album’s songs in its opening week.
The Latin Pop Albums chart ranks the most well-liked Latin pop albums of the week within the U.S. primarily based on multimetric consumption as measured in equal album models, comprising album gross sales, observe equal albums (TEA) and streaming equal albums (SEA). Every unit equals one album sale, or 10 particular person tracks offered from an album, or 3,750 ad-supported or 1,250 paid/subscription on-demand official audio and video streams generated by songs from an album.
The 12-track effort additionally makes its debut on the all-genre Top Latin Albums rating at No. 17, and on Latin Rhythm Albums at No. 11. In the meantime, Santa Fe Klan nabs his first Heatseekers Albums rating, with a No. 5 begin.
“It was tough to open up on this album as a result of it displays my day-to-day actuality,” the Mexican artist continues. “This particular album mirrors the experiences my neighborhood goes by means of; I needed to undertaking that so my folks may determine with mine.”
The 22-year-old’s newest achievement lands as he wraps up his 15-city 2022 tour Mar y Tierra on Aug. 26 in Denver. The Guanajuato-born rapper scored his maiden entry on a U.S. Billboard songs chart when “Mar y Tierra,” the undertaking’s opening observe, launched at No. 37 on the multimetric Sizzling Latin Songs chart in April, primarily on the power of streaming exercise: 1.8 million U.S. streams generated within the monitoring week ending in April 14 (the checklist blends airplay, digital gross sales and streaming knowledge).
Since then, he’s positioned “Soy” on Latin Digital Songs with a No. 8 begin (Aug. 6-dated survey).
Santa Fe is the second artist to attain his first Latin Pop Albums chart high 10 look on his first attempt in 2022, following Adrian Quesada with Boleros Psicodélicos at No. 9 (June 18-dated rating).