Lovumba

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"Lovumba"
Single Lovumba Cover.jpg
Single by Daddy Yankee
from the album Prestige
Released October 4, 2011 (Digital)
Format Digital download
Genre
Length 3:38
Label El Cartel, Sony Music Latin
Songwriter(s) Raymond Ayala
Producer(s) Musicologo & Menes
Daddy Yankee singles chronology
"Ven Conmigo"
(2011) Ven Conmigo2011
"Lovumba"
(2011) Lovumba2011
"Pasarela"
(2012) Pasarela2012

"Lovumba" is the second official single by Puerto Rican reggaeton singer Daddy Yankee from his sixth studio album, Prestige (2012). The single was released digitally on October 4, 2011. The song is a fusion of mambo, soca and dance beats. The name "Lovumba" is a blend of the words Love and Rumba.[1] The song was produced by Musicologo and Menes (Los de La Nazza). A Remix version that featured Daddy Yankee and Don Omar was released on January 7, 2012. Both the single and remix versions are included on Daddy Yankee's upcoming album Prestige. The song was nominated for the Latin Grammy Award for Best Urban Song.

Track listing

iTunes digital download[2]
  1. "Lovumba (Prestige)" — 3:38
  2. "Lovumba (Remix)" (featuring Don Omar) - 3:32
  3. "Lovumba (Club Remix)" - 3:50

Music video

The music video for Lovumba was recorded in Puerto Rico in December 2011 and was directed by Carlos "Bambam" Martin. The video was released on January 11, 2012.

Charts

Chart (2012) Peak
position
Belgium (Ultratip Wallonia)[3] 31
Colombia (National-Report)[4] 3
Denmark (Tracklisten)[5] 55
France (SNEP)[6] 135
Spain (PROMUSICAE)[7] 33
US Hot Latin Songs (Billboard)[8] 1
US Latin Pop Songs (Billboard)[9] 1
US Tropical Airplay (Billboard)[10] 2
Venezuela Top Latino (Record Report)[11] 9

References

  1. ^ About "Lovumba" at Daddy Yankee’s official homepage Archived 2016-03-03 at the Wayback Machine..
  2. ^ "Lovumba" - Single by Daddy Yankee iTunes. Itunes Apple Store. Retrieved January 10, 2012.
  3. ^ "Ultratop.be – Daddy Yankee – Lovumba" (in French). Ultratip. Retrieved 23 February 2013.
  4. ^ "National Report - Top Nacional". National Report. 2012-02-06. Archived from the original on 2012-02-18. 
  5. ^ "Danishcharts.com – Daddy Yankee – Lovumba". Tracklisten.
  6. ^ "Lescharts.com – Daddy Yankee feat. Big Ali – Lovumba" (in French). Les classement single.
  7. ^ "Spanishcharts.com – Daddy Yankee – Lovumba" Canciones Top 50. Retrieved 5 July 2012.
  8. ^ "Daddy Yankee Chart History (Hot Latin Songs)". Billboard.
  9. ^ "Daddy Yankee Chart History (Latin Pop Songs)". Billboard.
  10. ^ "Daddy Yankee Chart History (Tropical Songs)". Billboard.
  11. ^ "Top Latino". Record Report. 2011-12-03. Archived from the original on 2012-02-08. 
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