The Brazilian edition includes 8 Portuguese tracks and 3 Spanish tracks and was released on November 25 2006.Celestial was produced by both Carlos Lara and Armando Ávila, who are responsible for the success of the first two studio albums Rebelde and Nuestro Amor.
The lead off single "Ser o parecer" was a success all over Latin America topping the Mexican airplay and U.S. singles charts. It is now known that RBD is releasing three singles simultaneously all over America. While Mexico is getting "Celestial", "Bésame Sin Miedo" will be sent to Colombia, and at the same time the United States and Puerto Rico will be able to hear "Dame" on their local radio stations. "Dame" has already received airplay on the Latin radios in the U.S, resulting into the song appearing on the Hot Latin Songs chart at number 38 and even number 18 on the Latin Pop Airplay chart.
In Peru, it's "Algún Día" that has started getting airplay there, managing to peak at number 91 on the Peruvian Airplay chart.
|Mexico||November 21, 2006|
|United States||November 24, 2006|
|Spain||March 12, 2007|
The album climbed to number-two of Mexican Top 100 Albums Chart. In Mexico, on its day of release, the album sold 100,000 copies, enough to be certified platinum.
The album debuted at number one in Chile and stayed there for 6 consecutive weeks. It was later certified platinum there for sales over 15,000.
The album debuted at number 10 in Brazil, with the Portuguese version being released a couple of weeks later. The next week, it moved up to #8 and then to #6 to eventually peak at #3. The Portuguese version debuted at number 27 in Brazil and peaked at #17. In Brazil, both albums (the Brazilian and Spanish edition together) have sold over 300,000 copies.
The album was re-released as Celestial (Fan Edition) on July 10 2007 in the U.S. and on June 26 in Mexico. The Fan Edition features an Open Disc CD containing the songs off the basic album plus the theme song of "La Familia" series called "The Family" and remixes from the songs "Tu amor", "Tal vez después" and "Ser o parecer". The edition also comes with a DVD with the exclusive rehearsal of songs like "Nuestro amor", the karaoke of 10 of the band's hits and videos for "Tu amor", "Ser o parecer" and "Celestial". Also, after insertin the CD in your PC, it is possible to get access an exclusive site with photo galleries, downloads and a lot more surprises. The American edition includes a DVD with the soundproof done before their performance at Walmart and interviews with the group's members.
The album made its first re-entry at #93 in the Mexican Top 100 albums chart, 3 weeks before the album's re-release. The re-released album entered the chart at #30.
The Fan Edition re-entered Billboard's Top Latin Albums at #10, on the July 18 issue, the album's 31st week. It also re-entered the Billboard 200 at #192 with 3,818 sales in its first week.
For Celestial, their third Spanish-language studio album, ... it generally pays off to give customers what they want and expect, and Celestial should indeed please the teen pop group's hemisphere-spanning fan base as well as the suits at EMI ...
|United States Billboard 200||15||Gold||500.000|
|United States Latin||1||2x Platinum||For Spanish albums.|
|United World Chart||23||-||2.500.000|