'Imitadora' Dethrones 'Despacito': Romeo Santos New Single Is #1 In Latin Airplay

The King of Bachata, Romeo Santos , is back to conquer the airwaves once more with “Imitadora.” With only four weeks on Billboard 's Latin Airplay chart, “Imitadora” went from No. 4 to No. 1 jumping by 19% to 18 million audience impressions, according to Nielsen Music.

The song is part of part of Santos' new album "Golden," his third solo album produced by him and ready to be released on July 21. With this move, the single of Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee, "Despacito," featuring Justin Bieber; drops from No. 1 to No. 4.

  Romeo Santos The King of Bachata dethrones "Despacito" from the number one spot and becomes the favorite with only 4 weeks on the chart. Photo: Getty Images

According to Billboard "Despacito" led Latin Airplay for 19 total weeks, debuting on the chart on March 11 .

Santos posted a video on his Instagram account thanking all the support of his fans:

"I want to share with you some news. I have just been informed that the song "Imitadora" has just reached the number one position on the Billboard's chart Latin Airplay. This would mark the number 12 of all the songs that have reached that position after I launched as a soloist,"says the singer.

"Tomorrow Tuesday (July 18, 2017) is the release of the video "Imitadora" and in four days Golden will be available on the market. The same day on Friday (July 21) is my birthday."

On this new single, Romeo sings to the nostalgia for the love of a woman that used to be very passionate in the past, while he asks himself: “Tonight I ask myself and put an end to the imitator, the imposter, and I demand an interview with you. I suspect plagiarism of my lady, bad imitator.” - Lyrics from “Imitadora.”

The song is a bachata in Santos' unique style, a fusion of rhythms that makes the singer-songwriter's signature bachata sound. The new single is available now on Spotify and Vevo.

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