Andas en Mi Cabeza

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"Andas en Mi Cabeza 16/06/16"
Single by Chino & Nacho featuring Daddy Yankee
ReleasedFebruary 19, 2016 (2016-02-19)
FormatDigital download
Length4:07
LabelMachete Music
Songwriter(s)
  • Miguel Ignacio Mendoza
  • Daddy Yankee
Producer(s)Jumbo ("El Que Produce Solo")
Chino & Nacho singles chronology
"Se Acabó"
(2016)
"Andas en Mi Cabeza 16/06/16"
(2016)
"Soy Tu Fan"
(2017)
Daddy Yankee singles chronology
"Corazón"
(2015)
"Andas en Mi Cabeza"
(2016)
"Shaky Shaky"
(2016)
Music video
"Andas en Mi Cabeza" on YouTube

"Andas en Mi Cabeza" is a song by Venezuelan duo Chino & Nacho from their upcoming fifth studio album. It features Puerto Rican singer Daddy Yankee. The track was written by Miguel Ignacio Mendoza and Daddy Yankee, and produced by Jumbo ("El Que Produce Solo"). Machete Music released it as the album's lead single on February 19, 2016. A music video for the song was directed by Nuno Gomes and released on April 19, 2016. It features people proposing their significant others in various original ways. Chino & Nacho performed the song live as part of numerous televised performances and their Radio Universo Tour.

Background and composition[edit]

"Andas En Mi Cabeza" was composed by Miguel Ignacio Mendoza (Nacho) and Daddy Yankee. It was originally written by Mendoza, who sang it together with his colleagues. Daddy Yankee later had the opportunity to listen to the song; he instantly liked it and noted how it was not important if it was one with a romantic background, but a hit in every form. The song was produced by Jumbo (El Que Producer Solo) .[1] It premiered with a live performance by the duo at the Premio Lo Nuestro 2016 on February 18, 2016.[1] The following day it was available for digital download on the iTunes Store.[2] On June 24, 2016, Don Omar announced that he would work on a remix version of "Andas en Mi Cabeza".[3]

"Andas en Mi Cabeza" is a reggaeton and latin pop song. It features romantic lyrics which discuss subjects such as wedding proposals.[4] A writer of El Nacional called it a "love anthem".[5] Writers of Billboard magazine put the song in their list of best songs of the week in March 2016, calling it "catchy".[6]

Chart performance[edit]

"Andas en Mi Cabeza" was certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) on June 10, 2016 for sales of 60,000 copies in that country.[7] The Productores de Música de España (PROMUSICAE) certified the single platinum for surpassing 8 million streams.[8]

Music video[edit]

The music video for the song was directed by Nuno Gomes. It was filmed in various locations across Venezuela, including the Barquisimeto Cathedral, located in the capital state of Lara, Barquisimeto and Miami.[9][10] The clip portrays various ways of people asking their lovers to marry them.[11] According to Gomes, the video was "fresh, fun and extrover" with an idea to include various "original, crazy, fun" wedding proposals.[9] On April 8, 2016, the duo released a behind the scenes video of the filming of the video on their official Twitter account.[9] It received its premiere on the program Al Rojo Vivo on the American television network Telemundo on April 19, 2016. The following day it was uploaded on the duo's official Vevo account and other TV platforms in Venezuela.[1]

Following its release on Vevo, the clip for "Andas en Mi Cabeza" broke the record for the most viewed Spanish-language video in a week with 13.6 million views in its first week and 35 million in the first 15 days.[12] By the end of June, the music video for the song was the tenth most-viewed video on YouTube in 2016.[13] A writer of the magazine ¡Hola! opined that the video would "melt the heart" of its female viewers.[12] An El Carabobeño journalist called it a proof of the original ways young people and adults used to propose to their partners.[14] It won in the category for Best Video at the 2016 Heat Latin Music Awards.[15] As of May 2019, the music video has over 1.4 billion views on YouTube and received a nomination for a Lo Nuestro Award for Video of the Year.[16]

Live performances[edit]

The first live performance of the song was at the Premio Lo Nuestro 2016 on February 18, 2016.[1] The duo performed the song live as part of the set list during their Radio Universo Tour.[4] Chino & Nacho performed the song live during the 2016 Heat Latin Music Awards on June 16.[17]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2016) Peak
position
Argentina (Monitor Latino)[18] 11
Argentina Digital Songs (CAPIF)[19] 7
Ecuador (Monitor Latino)[20] 1
Ecuador (National-Report)[21] 3
Guatemala (Monitor Latino)[22] 1
Dominican Republic (Monitor Latino)[23] 1
Paraguay (Monitor Latino)[24] 10
Spain (PROMUSICAE)[25] 27
Uruguay (Monitor Latino)[26] 10
US Hot Latin Songs (Billboard)[27] 6
US Tropical Airplay (Billboard)[28] 2
Venezuela (Monitor Latino)[29] 1

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/sales
Spain (PROMUSICAE)[8] Platinum 40,000^
United States (RIAA)[7] Platinum (Latin) 60,000double-dagger

^shipments figures based on certification alone
double-daggersales+streaming figures based on certification alone

Accolades[edit]

Year Ceremony Award Result
2016 Premios Tu Mundo Party Starter Song Won
Latin American Music Awards Favorite Pop/Rock Song Nominated
2017 Lo Nuestro Awards Tropical Song of the Year Nominated
Video of the Year Nominated
Heat Latin Music Awards Best Music Video Pending

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "¡Imperdible! Chino y Nacho estrenaron el video de "Andas en mi cabeza" junto a Daddy Yankee" (in Spanish). Noticias 24. April 20, 2016. Retrieved July 13, 2016.
  2. ^ "Andas En Mi Cabeza (feat. Daddy Yankee) - Single by Chino & Nacho". iTunes Store (US). Retrieved July 13, 2016.
  3. ^ Fernandez, Suzette (June 24, 2016). "Don Omar Announces Remix of Chino & Nacho's 'Andas en Mi Cabeza'". Billboard. Retrieved July 13, 2016.
  4. ^ a b Cabo, Leila (July 4, 2016). "Venezuelan Duo Chino Y Nacho Charm Fans at Radio Universo Tour Stop in Miami". Billboard. Retrieved July 13, 2016.
  5. ^ "Chino y Nacho estrenaron el videoclip de "Andas en mi cabeza"". El Nacional. April 20, 2016. Archived from the original on July 26, 2016. Retrieved July 13, 2016.
  6. ^ "14 Best Songs of the Week: Billboard.com Editors' Picks -- March 25". Billboard. March 25, 2016. Retrieved July 13, 2016.
  7. ^ a b "American single certifications – Chino & Nacho – Andas en Mi Cabeza". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved July 13, 2016. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click Type, then select Latin, then click SEARCH. 
  8. ^ a b "Chino & Nacho / Daddy Yankee – Andas en mi cabeza" (in Spanish). Portal de Música. Retrieved July 13, 2016.
  9. ^ a b c "Chino y Nacho publicaron 'making of' de Andas en mi cabeza" (in Spanish). Panorama.com. April 8, 2016. Retrieved July 13, 2016.
  10. ^ "Chino y Nacho lanzan video de "Andas en mi cabeza"". El Salvador (in Spanish). April 20, 2016. Archived from the original on August 7, 2016. Retrieved July 13, 2016.
  11. ^ "Chino y Nacho alistan álbum con la colaboración de artistas". El Telégrafo (in Spanish). July 12, 2016. Retrieved July 13, 2016.
  12. ^ a b "Chino y Nacho y Daddy Yankee rompen récord mundial con 'Andas en mi cabeza'". ¡Hola! (in Spanish). May 7, 2016. Retrieved July 13, 2016.
  13. ^ Ayers, Mike (June 30, 2016). "The 10 Most Popular Music Videos of 2016 So Far, According to YouTube". The Wall Street Journal. Retrieved July 13, 2016.
  14. ^ "Chino y Nacho estrenan video de "Andas en mi cabeza"". El Carabobeño (in Spanish). April 20, 2016. Archived from the original on September 17, 2016. Retrieved July 13, 2016.
  15. ^ "Chino & Nacho and Maluma Dominate Heat Latin Music Awards". Billboard. June 16, 2016. Retrieved July 13, 2016.
  16. ^ "¿Quiénes son los nominados al Premio Lo Nuestro a la Música Latina?". Terra (in Spanish). Telefonica. 2017. Retrieved January 27, 2017.
  17. ^ Franceschi C., Karla (June 16, 2016). "A Chino y Nacho les siguen gustando los premios". El Nacional (in Spanish). Archived from the original on June 17, 2016. Retrieved July 13, 2016.
  18. ^ "Top 20 Oficial del 19 al 25 de Septiembre, 2016 (Argentina)" (in Spanish). Monitor Latino. Archived from the original on 26 September 2016. Retrieved September 26, 2016.
  19. ^ "Rankings" (in Spanish). CAPIF. Retrieved January 20, 2017.To view the peak position, select digital mensual, 2016 and Julio.
  20. ^ "Top 20 General Ecuador" (in Spanish). Monitor Latino. Archived from the original on July 24, 2016. Retrieved July 26, 2016.
  21. ^ "Top 100 Ecuador" (in Spanish). National-Report. Archived from the original on May 8, 2018. Retrieved May 8, 2018.
  22. ^ "Top 20 General Guatemala" (in Spanish). Monitor Latino. Archived from the original on July 29, 2016. Retrieved July 26, 2016.
  23. ^ "Top 20 General República Dominicana" (in Spanish). Monitor Latino. Archived from the original on 2016-08-13. Retrieved 2016-09-02.
  24. ^ "Paraguay General" (in Spanish). Monitor Latino. Archived from the original on May 9, 2018. Retrieved May 9, 2018.
  25. ^ "Spanishcharts.com – Chino y Nacho – Andas en Mi Cabeza" Canciones Top 50. Retrieved July 13, 2016.
  26. ^ "Uruguay General" (in Spanish). Monitor Latino. Archived from the original on August 18, 2017. Retrieved May 15, 2018.
  27. ^ "Chino y Nacho Chart History (Hot Latin Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved July 13, 2016.
  28. ^ "Chino y Nacho Chart History (Tropical Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved July 12, 2016.
  29. ^ "Top 20 General Venezuela" (in Spanish). Monitor Latino. Archived from the original on 2016-06-30. Retrieved July 26, 2016.

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