Donde Quiera Que Estés

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"Donde Quiera Que Estés"
Single by Selena and Barrio Boyzz
from the album Dondequiera Que Estés
Released March 30, 1994 (1994-03-30)
(see release history)
Format CD single, 12", Cassette
Recorded April 1993
Avatar Studios
(Manhattan, New York City)
Genre New jack swing, Urban pop,
Length 4:25 (Spanish Version)
4:30 (English Version)
Label EMI Latin, SBK Records
Songwriter(s) K. C. Porter, Miguel Flores, Desmond Child
Producer(s) A.B. Quintanilla III, Domingo Padilla, Bebu Silvetti
The Barrio Boyzz singles chronology
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"Cerca de Ti"
(1993)
"Donde Quiera Que Estés"
(1994)
"Te Amaré"
(1994)

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"Cerca de Ti"
(1993)
"Donde Quiera Que Estés"
(1994)
"Te Amaré"
(1994)
Selena chronology
"Tu Robaste Mi Corazon"
(1993)
"Donde Quiera Que Estés"
(1994)
"Amor Prohibido"
(1994)

"Dondequiera Que Estés" (English: "Wherever You Are") is the single released by Selena with a duet with the Barrio Boyzz. The song was a major hit in 1994, staying at #1 for 6 weeks on top of the Hot Latin Tracks.

Song information[change | change source]

The song was first released on the Barrio Boyzz album Donde Quiera Que Estes in 1993 and was never included on the Amor Prohibido album at the time of the release, but was then included on the reissued version of Amor Prohibido in 2002 and also included on Selena's greatest hits collection Ones.

Music video[change | change source]

The music video for "Dondequiera Que Estés" was shot entirely in New York City. The video consisted of Selena and the Barrio Boyzz performing choreographed dancing.

Legacy[change | change source]

Awards[change | change source]

Year Awards ceremony Award Results
1994 Tejano Music Awards Vocal Duo Of the Year[1] Nominated
1995 Tejano Music Awards Single of The Year[1] Nominated
Tejano Music Awards Song of The Year[1] Nominated
Tejano Music Awards Vocal Duo Of the Year[1] Nominated
1996 Tejano Music Awards Vocal Duo Of the Year[1] Nominated
Tejano Music Awards Song of The Year[1] Nominated

Certifications[change | change source]

Country Format Certifications
(sales thresholds)
Sales
Mexico (AMPROFON) Digital Track Gold[2] 1,500+
Spain (PROMUSICAE) Single Gold[2] 20,000+
Argentina (CAPIF) Digital Downloads Gold[2] 10,000+

Charts[change | change source]

Chart (1994) Peak
position
US Hot Latin Tracks (Billboard)[3] 1
US Latin Pop Airplay (Billboard)[2] 1
Chart (1995) Position
US Rhythmic Top 40 (Billboard)[2] 36
US Hot Latin Tracks (Billboard)[2] 4
US Latin Pop Airplay (Billboard)[2] 17
Canadian Hot 100[2] 89
Spanish Top 50 Songs[2] 2
SP Airplay Chart[2] 4

Track listing[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 "Tejano Music Awards Past Award Winners". TejanoMusicAwards.com. August 23, 2008. Retrieved July 12, 2011. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.8 2.9 Maria Chavez (2005). "Edition Espcial Selena" (in Spanish). TVyNovelas (Editorial Televisa) 24 (14): 124. 
  3. "Dondequiera Que Estes music chart history at Rovi.com". Rovi.com. Retrieved July 13, 2011. 
  4. EMI Telvisia (1994) Selena/Barrio Boyzz – Donde Quiera Que Estes – Single – (Liner Notes) EMI Records
  5. EMI Mexico (1994) Selena/Barrio Boyzz – Donde Quiera Que Estes – Mexico CD Single – (Liner Notes) EMI Records
  6. EMI Mexico (1995) Selena/Barrio Boyzz – Donde Quiera Que Estes – Mexico Cassette (Liner Notes) EMI Records
  7. EMI Latin (1995) Selena/Barrio Boyzz – Donde Quiera Que Estes – Spain Single (Liner Notes) EMI Records

Other websites[change | change source]