Los Angeles Azules earn their 12th top 10 on the Regional Mexican Albums chart as the live set De Buenos Aires Para El Mundo debuts at No. 8 on the Sept. 12-dated survey.
The 14-track set of classics, which was released Aug. 28 via Seltrack/Disa/UMLE, was recorded live in Buenos Aires in 2019 under the direction of Diego Álvarez (Plataforma TV) and co-produced by Rodolfo Lugo and Jorge Mejía-Avante. The effort brought together Argentina, Chile and Mexico with Vicentico, Palito Ortega, Soledad, Julieta Venegas and Lali, among a few of the guest artists.
“This is unexpected news,” Elías Mejía-Avante, lead vocalist and bassist, tells Billboard. “This maintains us even more united with our Argentinean audience which has supported us for so long. Revamping these classics is one of the coolest things we’ve ever had.”
De Buenos Aires Para El Mundo opens with 2,000 equivalent album units earned in the week ending Sept. 3, according to Nielsen Music/MRC Data; most of which are attributed to streaming activity. The set registered 3.5 million on-demand streams of the set’s tracks in its debut week.