Bad Bunny is no stranger to massive success and making history with his music. With popular albums like Un Verano Sin Ti, El Ultimo Tour Del Mundo, and YHLQMDLG, EL Conejo Malo has been topping the charts with each drop for some time now. Additionally, he made history as the first Latinx artist to headline Coachella, the first non-English language performer and Latin (Spanish-language) artist to win Artist of the Year at the VMAs, and had the first album completely in Spanish to be nominated for album of the year in the Grammy Awards’ 65-year history. This year, Bad Bunny is continuing his streak in the music industry with his latest album, Nadie Sabe Lo Que Va a Pasar Mañana, which debuted at the top of the Billboard 200 Albums chart. It’s now his third consecutive album to debut atop the chart Billboard announced.
Released on October 13, Bad Bunny’s Nadie Sabe Lo Que Va a Pasar Mañana opened with 184,000 equivalent album units and 239.56 million streams the week of October 19. Additionally, the digital-only LP sold about 7,500 copies. As the album is predominantly all-Spanish language, it is the 21st mostly non-English language album and fourth all-Spanish language album to reach the No. 1 spot on the Billboard chart. Bad Bunny now has three of the four all-Spanish language No. 1 spots, starting with his El Ultimo Tour Del Mundo, which was the first of his projects to accomplish the feat in 2020. The last all-Spanish language album to top the chart was Karol G’s Mañana Sera Bonito, which holds the fourth spot.
Nadie Sabe Lo Que Va a Pasar Mañana follows Bad Bunny’s last album, Un Verano Sin Ti, which dominated the charts and was the best-performing album in 2022, holding its spot in the Billboard’s Albums chart for 13 non-consecutive weeks. Fans across the world has cheered on and embraced Bad Bunny’s new fifth solo studio album, which features collaborations with artists like Eladio Carrión, Young Miko, Feid, Arcángel, De La Ghetto, Ñengo Flow, Mora, and Bryant Myers.
The 29-year-old Puerto Rican superstar isn’t just dominating in music, this Saturday he hosted and was the musical act on Saturday Night Live. Ahead of his performance of ““Un Preview”, global superstar Lady Gaga introduced him saying: “Nueva York! Puerto Rico y todo el corillo, Bad Bunny!” Gaga wasn’t the only star to introduce him, Chilean actor Pedro Pascal (The Last of Us) introduced him ahead of his performance of “Monaco.”
Bad Bunny undoubtedly dominated 2022 while making history and he’s not showing any signs of stopping.