América, América (song)

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"América América"
Nino Bravo America america.jpg
1973 original Spain vinyl release
Single by Nino Bravo
from the album ....Y Volumén 5
B-side"Yo no sé por qué esta melodia"
ReleasedSeptember 1973
Genre pop
Label PolyGram
  • José Luis Armenteros
  • Pablo Herrero
Nino Bravo singles chronology
"América América"

"América América" is a song written by José Luis Armenteros and Pablo Herrero and performed by Spanish performer Nino Bravo. It was released as a single for his fifth studio album y volumen 5 (1973). The song reached number one on the Spanish Singles Chart in 1973. [1] In 2013, the song was inducted into the Latin Grammy Hall of Fame. [2]

Luis Miguel version

"América América"
Single by Luis Miguel
from the album América & En Vivo
Genre Latin pop
Label WEA Latina
  • José Luis Armenteros
  • Pablo Herrero
Luis Miguel singles chronology
" Contigo en la Distancia"
"América América"

In 1992, Mexican recording artist Luis Miguel covered "América América" on his live extended play (EP) América & En Vivo. The song peaked at number 20 on the Billboard Hot Latin Songs chart. [3] The music video for "América América" was filmed across several locations in the United States and Puerto Rico. Miguel dedicated the song to the soldiers who participated in the Gulf War. [4] The music video won the Viewer's Choice award for MTV Internacional at the 1993 MTV Video Music Awards and received a nomination for Video of the Year at the 5th Annual Lo Nuestro Awards in the same year. [5] [6]

See also


  1. ^ Salaverri, Fernando (September 2005). Sólo éxitos: año a año, 1959–2002 (1st ed.). Spain: Fundación Autor-SGAE. ISBN  84-8048-639-2.
  2. ^ "Latin Grammy Hall of Fame - 2013". Latin Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences. Retrieved 17 October 2014.
  3. ^ "Luis Miguel — Chart history: Latin Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 5 May 2014.
  4. ^ "Luismi, al frente en popularidad". El Siglo de Torreon (in Spanish). Editora de la Laguna. 7 December 1992. p. 47. Retrieved 6 April 2016.
  5. ^ Willman, Chris (4 September 1993). "Sex, Drag and Rock 'n' Roll: Despite the Usual Provocateurs, 10th Annual MTV Awards Are Mostly Sedate". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 13 April 2016.
  6. ^ Lannert, John (30 March 1993). "Secada Lead Latin Noms Following Grammy Win". Billboard. Nielsen N.V. 105 (10): 10. Retrieved 3 January 2013.