#1 Song On September 10 1999

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#1 Song On September 10 1999

The Number One Song on September 10, 1999

"Bailamos" by Enrique Iglesias

On September 10, 1999, the number one song on the Billboard Hot 100 chart was "Bailamos" by Enrique Iglesias. This Spanish heartthrob's debut single became a massive hit, topping the charts for two weeks.

The Song's Origins

"Bailamos" was originally recorded for the soundtrack of the film "Wild Wild West" (1999), starring Will Smith and Kevin Kline. The song was written by Paul Barry and Mark Taylor, who also produced the track.

Success and Accolades

The song's success was not limited to the Billboard charts. "Bailamos" also reached number one on the US Latin Songs chart and number two on the US Adult Contemporary chart. The song earned Iglesias a Grammy nomination for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance.

Enrique Iglesias' Rise to Fame

The success of "Bailamos" marked the beginning of Enrique Iglesias' rise to fame. Born in Madrid, Spain, Iglesias is the youngest child of famous Spanish singer Julio Iglesias. With "Bailamos," Iglesias became the first Latin artist to have a number one single on the Billboard Hot 100 chart since 1986.

Legacy

"Bailamos" remains one of Enrique Iglesias' most popular songs, and its success paved the way for his subsequent hits like "Hero" and "Escape." The song's catchy chorus and sensual rhythms have made it a timeless classic of the late 1990s.

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