El Amante

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"El Amante"
NickyJamElAmanteRemix.jpg
Cover art for the remix
Single by Nicky Jam
from the album Fénix
LanguageSpanish
English title"The Lover"
ReleasedJanuary 16, 2017 (2017-01-16)
Format
Length4:36
LabelSony Latin
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)Saga WhiteBlack
Nicky Jam singles chronology
"With You Tonight (Hasta El Amanecer)"
(2016)
"El Amante"
(2017)
"Si Tú la Ves"
(2017)
Music video
"El Amante" on YouTube

"El Amante" (English: "The Lover") is a song by Puerto Rican singer Nicky Jam from his seventh studio album, Fénix (2017). Written by Jam, Juan Vélez, and its producer Saga WhiteBlack, the track was released by Sony Music Latin on January 16, 2017, as the fourth single from the album.[1][2] A remix featuring Ozuna and Bad Bunny was released on June 26, 2017.[3]

Music video[edit]

The music video for "El Amante" was released on January 15, 2017, and has received over 1.2 billion views on YouTube.[4]

Charts[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (2017) Peak
position
Colombia (National-Report)[5] 3
Dominican Republic (Monitor Latino)[6] 6
Ecuador (National-Report)[7] 21
El Salvador (Monitor Latino)[8] 10
France (SNEP)[9] 135
Italy (FIMI)[10] 17
Mexico Airplay (Billboard)[11] 10
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[12] 78
Paraguay (Monitor Latino)[13] 6
Portugal (AFP)[14] 48
Spain (PROMUSICAE)[15] 3
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[16] 31
Uruguay (Monitor Latino)[17] 12
US Billboard Hot 100[18] 92
US Hot Latin Songs (Billboard)[19] 2
Venezuela (National-Report)[20] 13

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2017) Position
Argentina (CAPIF)[21] 5
Italy (FIMI)[22] 41
México (AMPROFON)[23] 7
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[24] 75

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Italy (FIMI)[25] 3× Platinum 150,000double-dagger
Spain (PROMUSICAE)[26] 4× Platinum 160,000*
United States (RIAA)[27] 13× Platinum (Latin) 780,000double-dagger

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ "El Amante". Qobuz. Retrieved May 17, 2018.
  2. ^ "Review: Nicky Jam Is Bound For Crossover Success With 'Fénix'". Vibe. Retrieved September 3, 2017.
  3. ^ "El Amante (Remix)". Qobuz. Retrieved May 17, 2018.
  4. ^ "05. El Amante - Nicky Jam (Video Oficial) (Álbum Fénix)". Retrieved June 7, 2018.
  5. ^ "Top 100 Colombia" (in Spanish). National-Report. Archived from the original on April 28, 2017. Retrieved July 24, 2019.
  6. ^ "Dominican Republic General" (in Spanish). Monitor Latino. Archived from the original on May 9, 2018. Retrieved May 9, 2018.
  7. ^ "Top 100 Ecuador" (in Spanish). National-Report. Archived from the original on May 8, 2018. Retrieved May 8, 2018.
  8. ^ "El Salvador General" (in Spanish). Monitor Latino. Archived from the original on May 10, 2018. Retrieved May 10, 2018.
  9. ^ "Le Top de la semaine : Top Singles Téléchargés - SNEP (Week 4, 2017)" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. Retrieved January 28, 2017.
  10. ^ "Classifica settimanale WK 18" (in Italian). Federazione Industria Musicale Italiana. Retrieved May 6, 2017.
  11. ^ "Mexico Airplay: Apr 1, 2017". Billboard. Retrieved May 17, 2018.
  12. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Nicky Jam – El Amante" (in Dutch). Single Top 100. Retrieved May 17, 2018.
  13. ^ "Paraguay General" (in Spanish). Monitor Latino. Archived from the original on May 9, 2018. Retrieved May 9, 2018.
  14. ^ "Portuguesecharts.com – Nicky Jam – El Amante". AFP Top 100 Singles. Retrieved May 17, 2018.
  15. ^ "El portal de Música". Retrieved September 3, 2017.
  16. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Nicky Jam – El Amante". Swiss Singles Chart. Retrieved May 17, 2018.
  17. ^ "Uruguay General" (in Spanish). Monitor Latino. Archived from the original on March 16, 2018. Retrieved May 14, 2018.
  18. ^ "Nicky Jam Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved May 9, 2018.
  19. ^ "Nicky Jam Chart History (Hot Latin Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved May 9, 2018.
  20. ^ "Top 100 Venezuela" (in Spanish). National-Report. Archived from the original on May 14, 2018. Retrieved May 14, 2018.
  21. ^ "Rankings — CAPIF". Argentine Chamber of Phonograms and Videograms Producers. Retrieved March 10, 2018. If necessary, click Digital Anual, then click 2017.
  22. ^ "Classifiche annuali dei dischi più venduti e dei singoli più scaricati nel 2017" (in Italian). FIMI. Archived from the original (Click on "Scarica allegato" and open the "Classifica annuale 2017 Singoli digital" file) on January 8, 2018. Retrieved January 9, 2018.
  23. ^ "Crece industria musical mexicana 7.9% en 2017" (in Spanish). Asociación Mexicana de Productores de Fonogramas y Videogramas. Archived from the original on April 25, 2018. Retrieved April 25, 2018.
  24. ^ "Schweizer Jahreshitparade 2017 – hitparade.ch". Hung Medien. Retrieved December 31, 2017.
  25. ^ "Italian single certifications – Nicky Jam – El Amante" (in Italian). Federazione Industria Musicale Italiana. Retrieved April 23, 2018. Select "2018" in the "Anno" drop-down menu. Select "El Amante" in the "Filtra" field. Select "Singoli online" under "Sezione".
  26. ^ "Spanish single certifications – Nicky Jam – El Amante" elportaldemusica.es. Retrieved November 9, 2017.
  27. ^ "American single certifications – Nicky Jam – El Amante". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved September 27, 2017. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click Type, then select Latin, then click SEARCH.