Techno Cumbia

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"Techno Cumbia"
Single by Selena
from the album Amor Prohibido and Dreaming of You
B-side Dreaming of You (Dreaming of You)
Released December 26, 1995 (1995-12-26)
(see release history)
Format CD single, 12" single, cassette
Recorded 1993
Q-Productions
(Corpus Christi, Texas)
Genre Reggae en Español, Dancehall, Ska, Cumbia, Technopop
Length 3:47 (Amor Prohobido)
4:45 (Dreaming of You)
Label EMI Latin
Writer(s) Pete Astudillo, A.B. Quintanilla III, Ricky Vela
Producer A.B. Quintanilla III, Brian "Red" Moore
Certification Platinum (AMPROFON)
Gold (PROMUSICAE)
Selena singles chronology
"El Chico Del Apartamento 512"
(1995)
"Techno Cumbia"
(1995)
"I Could Fall In Love"
(1995)

"Techno Cumbia" is a song by American singer Selena. The song was the fifth single released from Dreaming of You (1995). It was originally the last single from Amor Prohibido (1994). "Techno Cumbia" was made from Techno music and Cumbia music combined. A music video was released after Selena's murder.

Awards[change | change source]

Year Awards ceremony Award Results
1995 Tejano Music Awards Single of The Year[1] Nominated
Tejano Music Awards Song of The Year[1] Nominated
Tejano Music Awards Tejano Crossover Song of the Year[1][2] Won
1996 Tejano Music Awards Song of The Year[1] Nominated
1997 Tejano Music Awards Tejano Music Video of the Year[1] Nominated
2010 Tejano Music Awards Best 1990s Songs[1] Nominated

Certifications[change | change source]

Country Format Certifications
(sales thresholds)
Sales
Mexico (AMPROFON) Digital Track Platinum[3] 3,000+
Spain (PROMUSICAE) Single Gold[3] 20,000+

Charts[change | change source]

Chart (1994) Peak
position
U.S. Latin Regional Mexican Airplay (Billboard)[4] 1
U.S. Hot Latin Tracks (Billboard)[4] 1
Chart (1995) Position
U.S. Latin Pop Songs[4] 13
U.S. Hot Latin Track[5] 4
U.S. Latin Regional Mexican Airplay[5] 4
Canadian Hot 100[6] 97
Spanish Top 50 Songs[6] 35
Chart (1996) Position
Spanish Top 50 Songs[6] 40

Track listing[change | change source]

Covers[change | change source]

Artist Album Year
Angelica Y La Tribu Selena vs. Bukis 1995[13]
Richard Clay Balada Para Selena 1995[14]
Yarumba El Baile de la Mariposa 1996[15]
Liberación Mexico Recuerda a Selena 2004[16]
El Grupo Santa Clara Tributo a Los Grandes: Selena 2004[17]
Banda El Recodo Selena ¡VIVE! 2005[18]
Graham Blvd 90s Pop Hits Vol.10 2008[19]
Fitnessbeat Reggaeton Vol. 2 2011[20]

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. Ramiro Burr (1995). "Selena Reigns At The Tejano Music Awards". Billboard (Prometheus Global Media) 107 (8): 154. https://books.google.com/books?id=4gsEAAAAMBAJ&pg=PA39&dq=techno+cumbia+selena&hl=en&ei=ObIcTqCTOcrZgAfSztzQCQ&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=3&ved=0CDEQ6AEwAjge#v=onepage&q=techno%20cumbia%20selena&f=false. Retrieved July 12, 2011.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Maria Chavez (2005). "Edition Espcial Selena" (in Spanish). TVyNovelas (Editorial Televisa) 24 (14): 124.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 "Techno Cumbia music chart history on Billboard". Billboard. Retrieved July 12, 2011. 
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Techno Cumbia music chart history on Allmusic". Allmusic.com. Retrieved July 12, 2011. 
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Ruiz, Geraldo (1995). Selena: The Last Song. Warner Pub Service/El Diario Books. p. 256. ISBN 9781887599016. Retrieved May 9, 2011. 
  7. EMI Telvisia (1994) Selena – Techno Cumbia – Single – (Liner Notes) EMI Records
  8. EMI Mexico (1994) Selena – Techno Cumbia – Mexico EP – (Liner Notes) EMI Records
  9. EMI Mexico (1995) Selena – Techno Cumbia – Mexico Cassette (Liner Notes) EMI Records
  10. EMI Telvisia (1994) Selena – Techno Cumbia – U.S. Promo (Liner Notes) EMI Records
  11. "SELENA Techno Cumbia/Dreaming Of You (1995 US 5-track promotional CD including Brazilian Nut Re-Mix, custom picture sleeve DPRO-10618)". Eil.com. Retrieved July 12, 2011. 
  12. "SELENA Techno Cumbia/Dreaming Of You (Rare 1995 US 5-track promo 12")". Eil.com. Retrieved July 12, 2011. 
  13. "Techno Cumbia by Angelica Y La Tirbu". Billboard. Retrieved July 12, 2011. 
  14. "Techno Cumbia by Richard Clay". Billboard. Retrieved July 12, 2011. 
  15. "Techno Cumbia by Yarumba". Billboard. Retrieved July 12, 2011. 
  16. "Techno Cumbia by Liberación". Billboard. Retrieved July 12, 2011. 
  17. "Techno Cumbia by El Grupo Santa Clara". Billboard. Retrieved July 12, 2011. 
  18. "Techno Cumbia by Banda El Grullo". Amazon.com. Retrieved July 12, 2011. 
  19. "Techno Cumbia by Graham Blvd". Amazon.com. Retrieved July 12, 2011. 
  20. "Techno Cumbia by Fitnessbeat". Amazon.com. Retrieved July 12, 2011.