Como Ama una Mujer

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Como Ama una Mujer
Studio album by
ReleasedMarch 27, 2007
Recorded2005–07
Genre
LanguageSpanish
LabelEpic
Producer
Jennifer Lopez chronology
'Rebirth
(2005)
Como Ama una Mujer 'El Cantante
(2007)
Singles from Como Ama una Mujer
  1. "Qué Hiciste"
    Released: March 12, 2007
  2. "Me Haces Falta"
    Released: June, 2007
  3. "Por Arriesgarnos"
    Released: December, 2007

Como Ama una Mujer (English: How a Woman Loves) is the first full-length Spanish-language studio album, and fifth studio album overall released by American entertainer Jennifer Lopez.[1] The album was mainly produced by Colombian composers Julio Reyes and Estéfano.

Background[change | change source]

In 2004 Lopez worked on a song with her husband Marc Anthony called "Escapémonos". She enjoyed working on the song so much that she decided to record a full-length Spanish album; something she had wanted to do for years.[2]

Reviews[change | change source]

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic(45/100)[3]
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic2/5 stars[4]
Billboard(positive)[3]
The Boston Globe(positive)[5]
Entertainment WeeklyC+[6]
Q1/5 stars[3]
Sputnikmusic(2/5)[7]
Vibe2/5 stars[3]
Slant Magazine2/5 stars [8]

Track listing[change | change source]

No. TitleLyricsMusicProducer(s) Length
1. "Qué Hiciste"  
Marc Anthony
  • Anthony
  • Reyes
4:57
2. "Me Haces Falta"  EstéfanoAnthony
  • Anthony
  • Estéfano
3:37
3. "Como Ama una Mujer"  Estéfano
  • Estéfano
  • Reyes
  • Anthony
  • Estéfano
6:01
4. "Te Voy a Querer"  
  • Estéfano
  • Pilar Quiroga
  • Jimmy Paredez
  • Estéfano
  • Quiroga
  • Paredez
  • Anthony
  • Estéfano
4:40
5. "Porque Te Marchas"  EstéfanoAnthony
  • Anthony
  • Estéfano
4:33
6. "Por Arriesgarnos"  Estéfano
  • Estéfano
  • Reyes
  • Anthony
  • Estéfano
3:31
7. "Tú"  
  • Estéfano
  • Anthony
  • Reyes
  • Estéfano
  • Anthony
  • Reyes
  • Anthony
  • Estéfano
4:10
8. "Amarte es Todo"  Estéfano
  • Estéfano
  • Reyes
  • Anthony
  • Estéfano
4:00
9. "Apresúrate"  
  • Estéfano
  • José Luis Pagan
  • Anthony
  • Estéfano
  • Pagan
  • Anthony
  • Estéfano
5:02
10. "Sola"  
  • Estéfano
  • Reyes
  • Estéfano
  • Anthony
  • Anthony
  • Estéfano
5:17
11. "Adiós"  Estéfano
  • Estéfano
  • Reyes
  • Anthony
  • Estéfano
4:09
Total length:
49:57

Personnel[change | change source]

  • Vic Anesini – Mastering
  • Marc Anthony – Arranger, Vocals (bckgr), Producer, Executive Producer
  • Eduardo Avena – Percussion
  • Odisa Beltrán – Production Coordination
  • Andres Bermudez – Mixing
  • Marco Britti – Drums
  • Jorge Calandrelli – String Arrangements
  • César Castillo – Quena, Sikus
  • José Garcia De La Rosa – Engineer
  • Sebastian DePeyrecave – Guitar, Assistant Engineer
  • Nailton Bispo "Meia Noiche" Dos Santos – Percussion
  • Tony Duran – Photography
  • Vicky Echeverri – Vocals (bckgr)
  • Estéfano – Vocals (bckgr), Producer
  • Mauricio Gasca – Programming
  • Armando Gola – Bass
  • Mario Guini – Guitar (Acoustic), Guitar, Guitar (Electric)
  • Anthony Kilhoffer – Engineer
  • Jadi Leesley – Stylist
  • The London Symphony Orchestra – Strings
  • Jennifer Lopez – Executive Producer
  • Juan José "Chaqueño" Martínez – Percussion
  • Pedro Namerow – Assistant Engineer
  • José Luis Pagán – Guitar (Acoustic), Guitar, Arranger, Guitar (Electric), Keyboards, Programming, Engineer
  • José Luis Pagani – Arranger, Programming
  • Ricardo Tiki Pasillas – Percussion, Drums, Vocals (bckgr)
  • Ken Paves – Hair Stylist
  • Julian Peploe – Art Direction, Design
  • Erben Perez – Bass
  • Gustavo Pichon Dal Pont – Engineer
  • Julio C. Reyes – Piano, Accordion, Arranger, Conductor, Keyboards, Programming, Producer, Engineer, String Arrangements, Mixing
  • Claudia Salgado – Production Coordination
  • Bruce Swedien – Engineer, Mixing
  • Guillermo Vadala – Bass
  • Matthew Vanleeuwen – Make-Up
  • Peter Wade – Engineer, Mixing

Charts[change | change source]

Chart (2007) Peak
position
Austria Albums Chart[11] 10
Belgium Top 50[12] 30
Canada Albums Chart 50
Dutch Albums Chart[13] 31
Finland Albums Chart[14] 29
France Albums Chart[15] 11
Germany Albums Chart 4
Greece International Albums Chart 1
Italy Albums Chart[16] 2
Japan Albums Chart 60
Mexico Albums Chart[17] 8
Poland Albums Chart[18] 9
Portugal Albums Chart[19] 12
Spain Albums Chart[20] 2
Sweden Albums Chart[21] 49
Switzerland Albums Chart[22] 1
U.K. Albums Chart 131
U.S. Billboard 200[23] 10
U.S. Billboard Top Latin Albums 1

Sales and certifications[change | change source]

Chart Certification Sales/Shipments
France (SNEP) - 70,000[24]
Germany (IFPI) Gold 100,000
Greece (IFPI) Gold 16,000
Hungary (MAHASZ)[25] Gold 10,000
Italy (FIMI)[26] Gold 40,000
Russia (NFPF) 2x Platinum[27] 40,000
Spain (PROMUSICAE) Platinum[28] 80,000
Switzerland (IFPI) Platinum[29] 30,000
Venezuela Platinum 10,000
U.S. (RIAA) - 3,000,000

Year-end charts[change | change source]

Awards and nominations[change | change source]

  • Billboard Latin Music Awardswon Latin Pop Album Of The Year, Female. 3 nominations for Latin Album Of The Year, Latin Pop Airplay Song Of The Year, Female and Latin Dance Club Play Track Of The Year (Que Hiciste)

References[change | change source]

  1. "Official Site".
  2. "She Is 'Woman,' Hear Her Roar". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Metacritic reviews
  4. Como Ama una Mujer at AllMusic
  5. Reed, James (March 27, 2007). "Lopez turns the lights down low". The Boston Globe. The New York Times Company. Retrieved February 16, 2016.
  6. Entertainment Weekly review
  7. Spurtnikmusic review
  8. link
  9. "iTunes - Music - Como Ama una Mujer by Jennifer Lopez". iTunes (GB Store). Retrieved December 22, 2014.
  10. "iTunes - Musique - Como Ama una Mujer par Jennifer Lopez". iTunes (FR Store). Retrieved December 24, 2014.
  11. "Austria Top 40 Albums"
  12. "Belgium Top 50 Albums"
  13. "Dutch Top 100 Albums"
  14. "Finnish Top 40 Albums"
  15. "France Top 200 Albums"
  16. "Italy Top 75 Albums"
  17. Mexican Albums Chart
  18. "Poland Top 50 Albums"
  19. "Portugal Top 30 Albums"
  20. "Spain Top 100 Albums"
  21. "Swedish Top 60 Albums"
  22. "Switzerland Top 100 Albums"
  23. "Jennifer Lopez Discography on Billboard" Retrieved on April 14, 2007
  24. "Estimated France album sales"
  25. "Hungary - MAHASZ Certification"
  26. "FIMI Homepage"
  27. "Como Ama Una Mujer Russian sales
  28. "Jennifer Lopez release Do It Well"
  29. "Platinum certification on Switzerland"
Preceded by
12 by Herbert Grönemeyer
Switzerland Albums Chart number-one album
April 8, 2007 – April 29, 2007
Succeeded by
Eldorado by Stephan Eicher
Preceded by
La Llave de Mi Corazón by Juan Luis Guerra
U.S. Billboard Top Latin Albums number-one album
April 14, 2007 – May 5, 2007
Succeeded by
Residente o Visitante by Calle 13

Other websites[change | change source]