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Most Annoying Songs in Latin Music

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Even though all of the following tracks enjoyed tremendous popularity around the world, at some point they also became some of the most annoying songs ever produced in Latin music. For some of you, some of these hits probably never reached that category. However, the excessive airplay that these songs received was probably the main reason that transformed these hits into a musical nightmare. Let's take a look at some of them.

10. "Asereje" - Las Ketchup

Photo Courtesy Sony
Photo Courtesy Sony

This track was produced by the Spanish female trio Las Ketchup. When this song was released, it took the world by storm. It was a very catchy song with strange lyrics in the middle of it. However, the excessive airplay this song received transformed this tune into one of the most annoying songs ever produced in Latin music.

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9. "Mayonesa" - Chocolate

This is the typical song for dancing in groups, an idea that is by default quite annoying to begin with. In any case, this was another very catchy song that enjoyed lost of popularity throughout Latin America and the US. It did not take longer for this song to become a real nightmare.

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8. "Loca" - Shakira

Photo courtesy Sony U.S. Latin
Photo courtesy Sony U.S. Latin

Being one of the most popular Latin music stars in the world, the music of Shakira is constantly threatened by excessive airplay. As a result of this, some of the tracks produced by the Colombian superstar have become quite annoying after enjoying huge popularity. The song "Loca" from Shakira's album Sale El Sol is a good example of this.

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7. "Gasolina" - Daddy Yankee

Daddy Yankee's "Gasolina" is the ultimate Reggaeton song. Thanks in part to this track, Reggaeton became the musical phenomenon that shaped the development of modern Latin Urban music. However, this song also fell victim to excessive airplay. After listening for a thousand times the famous "Dame mas gasolina" chorus, this track became an authentic musical nightmare.

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6. "El Baile Del Gorila" - Melody

"El Baile Del Gorila" was another popular song throughout Latin America. This is another of those group dancing tracks defined by a cheesy, cheap sound. I would say this is kind of the Spanish equivalent to something like the annoying "Barbie Girl" song. It did not take longer for people to start hating this track.

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5. "Ai Se Eu Te Pego" - Michel Telo

Michel Telo's "Ai Se Eu Te Pego" has been one of the most popular songs of 2011 and 2012, which is quite an outstanding achievement considering the little of exposure that traditional Sertaneja music has outside Brazil. This is a very catchy song that nonetheless has all the potential to become the next big nightmare track in Latin music. For some people, it is already one of the most annoying songs of this year.

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4. "Locomia" - Locomia

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Photo Courtesy Sony International

Locomia was one of the most popular Latin Pop groups back in the 1980s and 1990s. Their hit song "Locomia" took the world by storm soon after its release. Once radio stations intoxicated the market with this song, the group became a perfect example of annoying music in the Latin music world.

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3. "Living' La Vida loca" - Ricky Martin

Nobody can't deny the impact that "Livin' La Vida Loca" had in terms of exposing Latin music to the world. Besides being one of the most famous songs ever released by the Puerto Rican artist, this song is definitely one of the very classics of Latin Pop. Just like all the songs on this list, "Livin' La Vida Loca" was overplayed in radio stations, which at some point transformed this hit into an unbearable track.

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2. "Chorando Se Foi" - Kaoma

Back in the 1980s, the Brazilian group Kaoma took the world by storm with its famous Lambada. "Chorando Se Foi" was the song that defined this Brazilian dancing style. Unfortunately, radio stations played this track so much that at some point it became painful to listen to this song.

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1. "Macarena" - Los Del Rio

Photo Courtesy RCA Intl.
Photo Courtesy RCA Intl.

We have finally arrived to the ultimate, most annoying song ever produced in Latin music. Although this song was extremely popular all over the place, I honestly can't say anything good about this horrible, cheesy, cheap sound track. "Macarena" is not only one of the most annoying songs in Latin music but also one of the worst tracks in the history of music.

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