Release date: November 1995
Enrique Iglesias is the self-titled debut album from pop singer Enrique Iglesias, released in 1995. The album was a big success and topped Latin charts and was also recorded in Portuguese and Italian. It also won the Grammy Award for Best Latin Pop Album at the Grammy Awards of 1996.
The album received a Gold certification in Portugal after five weeks of sales, and has sold more than 8 million copies worldwide. In the United States it was certified gold on June 11, 1996 and platinum on November 18, 1996, by the RIAA.
Five singles from this album hit the number-one spot in the Billboard Hot Latin Tracks chart: "Si Tú Te Vas", "Experiencia Religiosa", "Por Amarte", "No Llores Por Mí" and "Trapecista", the most for any Latin album, breaking the previous record held by Selena and Jon Secada with four chart toppers.
The track "Inventame" was re-recorded in 1999 by his writer Marco Antonio Solís and was included on the album Trozos de Mi Alma. This version peaked at number 36 in the Hot Latin Tracks chart.
The album debuted in the Billboard Top Latin Albums chart at number 38 in the week of November 18, 1995, climbing to the Top Ten five weeks later. The album dethroned Selena's Dreaming of You in the week of May 25, 1996 (after being in the chart for 28 weeks), spending ten consecutive weeks at pole position and an extra week after being kept off from the top spot by the compilation album Macarena Mix. The album spent 73 weeks inside the Top Ten (with at least 2 weeks in every position) and 100 weeks in the chart.