DEL Records’ Eslabon Armado Makes History Again with DESVELADO: The Highest Debut in History by a Regional Mexican Album on Billboard’s Top 200 Albums Chart

(LOS ANGELES, CA May 9, 2023) DEL RecordsEslabon Armado, who are in the midst of a global hit with their single “Ella Baila Sola,” a collaboration with Peso Pluma, have made history again today when their current album DESVELADO entered the Billboard Top 200 Albums chart at Number 6, making it the highest charting debut ever for a Regional Mexican album. What’s more, Eslabon Armado broke their own record which they set with their Number 9 debut of Nostalgia a little over a year ago. Both albums were distributed by Ingrooves Music Group/Virgin Music Group.

“Eslabon Armado are truly a global force in music,” said Angel del Villar, CEO of DEL Records. “To see them constantly breaking their own records and making history in the process is hugely gratifying to everyone here at DEL Records. We feel we are just getting started with Eslabon Armado!”

The lead single from DESVELADO is the global smash hit “Ella Baila Sola,” which made history on its own by becoming the first Regional Mexican song to Hit Number 1 on Billboard’s Global 200 chart. The song is Number 4 on the Hot 100 for the second week in a row and # 1 on Billboard’s Hot Latin Songs chart. The track hit Number 1 on Spotify in Mexico, Colombia, Nicaragua and the U.S. and was Top 5 in Chile, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Panama, Paraguay and Venezuela. The video, set in a lavish mansion where Eslabon Armado and Peso Pluma host a wild party, is currently the Number 3 video and Number 2 song on YouTube globally with more than 100 million plays.

“DEL Records has been with Ingrooves for well over a decade,” said JT Myers, Co-CEO of Virgin Music Group. “Over that time, we’ve watched Angel and his entire team build DEL Records into a global powerhouse, championing Regional Mexican music in a way that has launched the careers of superstars like Eslabon Armado and many others. We are thrilled to have contributed to the label and artists’ success and are looking forward to many more years working together.”

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About Virgin Music Group

Virgin Music Group is the global independent music division of Universal Music Group, which brings together UMG’s leading label & artist service businesses, including Virgin Music and Ingrooves, under unified leadership and strategy.

About DEL Records

DEL Records is the leading independent entertainment company for Regional Mexican music in the United States and Mexico. Since its launch in 2009, the company has created numerous successful and innovative artists and songs. Its artists redefine the genre and rank at the top of popularity charts & lists across digital platforms. DEL Records, DEL Publishing, and DEL Entertainment are home to major international stars such as Eslabon Armado, Los Del Limit, Lenin Ramirez, T3R Elemento, Ulices Chaidez, Cheli Madrid and more!

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Recent Accomplishments:

“Ella Baila Sola” Single 4x Platino RIAA Certification

First Top 10 Música Mexicana track to enter Billboard’s Hot 100 in the chart’s 64 year history

#1 Spotify’s Global Top 50

#1 Billboard Hot Latin Songs

#1 YouTube Trending in US & Mexico

#1 Apple Music Global Charts