People Staff
September 03, 2008 AT 04:05 PM EDT

Singer Luis Fonsi’s new album Palabras de silencio, occupied the number one slot for CD sales in the U.S. and Puerto Rico, according to Nielsen ratings. The 30-year-old is currently on tour in Madrid and Barcelona, where he’s No. 3 on the sales list.

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Universal Music Latino reports that the discs were nearly sold out in music stores on the release date. His song, “No me doy por vencido”, which formed part of the Beijing Olympics compilation album, has remained No. 1 on the radio and music charts.

Fonsi, who will perform at Fiesta, PEOPLE EN ESPAÑOL’s concert at Central Park, NYC on September 13, said he’s very happy and proud about the huge success of his album.

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