It seems like yesterday when Formentera, the song that Aitana and Nicki Nicole half sing, reached number one on LOS40. We still have it fresh in our memory. But indeed, it was on March 12, 2022 that this theme, one of the most famous collaborations of the last season, which also it went five times platinum for its combined sales and downloads, it tops the list. With this single we start this week The time machine eager to find out which songs drove the chart in mid-March a few years ago.

Another collaboration took the top spot five years ago: Heart, of Maluma and the Brazilian Nego do Borel. was included in the album FAME from Colombian Quite Different was number one ten years ago on March 16, 2013. We’re talking about Locked out of heaven, of Bruno Mars, who had already been at the top for two consecutive weeks in February, thus adding the third. Only Wrecking ball, by Miley Cyrus, passed him that year within weeks as number one (he was five). Let’s remember that Locked out of heaven belonged to the disk Unorthodox jukebox and it was in the top position of the best sellers in the United States.

Canadian Nelly Furtado held off number one in 2008 with Say it right, with writing and production assistance from Timbaland. Nelly’s compatriot is Avril Lavigne, who clinched the list’s gold medal on March 15, 2003, twenty years ago, with Sk8er boi. With Complicated, It was the biggest success of the career of this very young punk-pop singer-songwriter. Such was the impact of the subject, of which they were sold more than two million copies worldwide, that even Paramount Pictures was considering the possibility of making a film based on the song.

The always brilliant Janet Jackson, who hasn’t been heard of for a long time, was number one on March 14, 1998, twenty-five years ago. Since he released his last album, Unbreakable, in 2015, he participated in several films, edited a self-help book, produced a documentary about his life and embarked on a world tour. We end our look back with issue one from 1993, thirty years ago. After his scene in Nacha Pop, Antonio Vega had made his solo debut and directed with my playground one of his greatest hits. It was first released as part of a compilation of the same title which mixed Nacha Pop songs and some solo songs, and later on her 1994 album ocean of sun Always a pleasure to listen to much-desired singer, guitarist and composer, who passed away in 2009.

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