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Latin Music: Most Popular Articles

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10 Most Celebrated Latin Songs of All Time
The following tracks have left a permanent imprint in the history of Latin music . Their celebrated notes
Latin Party Music
A selection of 50 Latin songs for a night of dancing featuring hits of Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, Reggaeton, Latin Rock, and more.
Like to Tango? See the 10 Best Songs for Dancing
Best Tango Dance Songs - Playlist of Best Tango Songs for dancing
Mexico's Best Music: Discover Tejano, Norteno,...
Overview of Mexican popular music including tejano, norteno, banda, corrido and conjunto
The Best Latino Musical Artists of All Time
Featuring some of the most influential Latino artists in history including stars such as Carlos Santana, Selena and Gloria Estefan.
10 Top Salsa and Latin Pop Hits by Marc Anthony
A compilation of top songs by Marc Anthony featuring hits in English and Spanish from Salsa and Latin Pop music.
Best Salsa Music
A compilation of notable Salsa albums featuring works from artists like Hector Lavoe, El Gran Combo, Marc Anthony and more.
Top Bachata Artists
Featuring a list of today's best Bachata artists. Romeo Santos, Hector Acosta, Prince Royce, Zacarias Ferreira, and more.
The Ultimate Merengue Playlist for Your Best...
Merengue playlist of songs for an all-merengue dance party
Discover Brazil's Best Music
A list of famous Brazilian songs featuring hits from artists such as Joao Gilberto, Chico Buarque, Tom Jobim, and more.
The 10 Best Regaeton Songs Ever
A selection of some of the best Reggaeton songs ever released featuring tracks from Daddy Yankee, Don Omar, Wisin y Yandel, Tego Calderon and more.
Greatest Salsa Songs
A list of classic Salsa songs featuring artists like Hector Lavoe, Ruben Blades, El Gran Combo, Gilberto Santa Rosa, Cheo Feliciano, and more.
Music of Mexico - Son, Ranchera, Mariachi
The history of traditional music in Mexico as we know it today starts with the Mexican son, ranchera and maricahi orchestras.
Tango Songs for Beginners
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10 Top Mexican Music Bands
Featuring a list of today's most popular Mexican music bands.
The Life and Career of Bachata Sensation Prince...
Featuring a bio with information about the life and music career of the Bachata singer. Includes a reference to the album 'Prince Royce' and a compilation of his best songs.
10 Bachata Songs You're Sure to Love
Bachata Songs - Top Bachata Songs
The Ultimate Salsa Playlist for Your Best Party...
Salsa Dance Party - Playlist of songs for a Salsa Dance Party
Top Brazilian Female Singers
Featuring a list of legendary and contemporary Brazilian music stars such as Elis Regina, Marisa Monte, Maria Bethania, and more!
Nostalgia for the 1950s - Latin Hit Playlist
Latin Hits of the 1950s- Playlist of Songs Famous In The 1950s
Salsa - From Cuba to New York to You
Short history of salsa with recommendations for CDs to listen to.
10 Most Influential Brazilian Music Artists
Featuring the top 10 most influential singers, songwriters and musicians from Brazil.
10 Most Influential Women In Latin Music
Latin Women Artists - 10 Influential Women In Latin Music
10 Best Latin Dance Scenes Found at the Movies
Top ten movies with great Latin dance scenes.
Pitbull's Best Dance Songs
Cuban-American rapper Pitbull is one of the hottest Latin Urban artists . His voice is behind some of
Bossa Nova Songs for Beginners
Offering a list of essential Bossa Nova songs including tracks such as
Essential Latin Music Albums
Featuring some of the most essential albums ever produced in Latin music including memorable productions of Latin Rock, Mexican music, Latin Pop, and more.
Top Songs by Daddy Yankee
Featuring a selection of some of the best Reggaeton and Latin Urban hits from the Puerto Rican superstar.
The 10 Best Songs Vincent Fernandez Ever Made
Featuring the top 10 Vicente Fernandez songs. Includes a reference to singles like
Latin Music History
A look at the cultural mix and social environment that produced Latin Music.
What Is Latin Music?
Providing a dictionary-style definition of Latin music.
Ranchera Songs
A selection of some of the best Ranchera songs ever produced.
Romeo Santos - Biography and Artist Profile
Offering a bio with information about the life and music career of the popular Bachata singer from The Bronx.
Samba
The samba is arguably the most typical and familiar music of Brazil. It developed from the earlier choro, a song and dance form of the nineteenth century.
Salsa from Colombia - Top 10 Essential Songs
A compilation of top Salsa songs featuring hits from Grupo Niche, Guayacan, Los Titanes, Fruko y Sus Tesos, and more.
Music of the Dominican Republic
Music of the Dominican Republic Merengue
Juan Gabriel - Best Songs
A compilation of Pop and Ranchera songs from the Mexican artist featuring hits such as
Boleros - Playlist of Classic Boleros
Playlist of Popular Classic Boleros
Essential Latin Music Genres
An overview of today's most popular genres, rhythms and styles in Latin music. Includes a reference to Salsa, Bachata, Latin Pop, Tango, and more!
Top Songs by Celia Cruz
A compilation of hit songs from The Queen of Salsa, Celia Cruz.
Top 10 Most Romantic Ballad Singers in Latin...
A look at the male artists who defined the Latin ballad genre including legendary stars such as Jose Jose, Julio Iglesias, Roberto Carlos and more.
Brazilian Love Songs
A compilation of tracks to say I love you in Portuguese.
Biography of Selena Quintanilla-Perez, Queen of...
The life and music of Selena Quintanilla-Perez, queen of tejano music, who was killed weeks before her 24th birthday.
Romantic Salsa Songs
A list of romantic Salsa songs for lovers.
Reggaeton - From Puerto Rico to the World
Reggaeton is sweeping the Latin music world with its blend of tropical Latin and reggae rhythms. Today much of the sound comes from Puerto Rico, but you can't keep this music from sailing out to the rest of the world.
Top Bachata Songs of 2013
A selection of some of the most popular Bachata songs of 2013 featuring tracks from Prince Royce, Romeo Santos, Leslie Grace and more.
Cuban Top Picks - Musical Tour of Cuba
Cuban Top Picks - Tour Musical Cuba By Listening To Music.
Latin Love Song Playlist
Latin Love Songs - Playlist of Latin Love Songs
Colombian Music Artists
A list featuring some of the most influential Colombian artists, including Shakira, Juanes and Grupo Niche, with links to profiles and photos.
Puerto Rican Music - Jibaro Music - Seis,...
Overview of the Jibaro folk music of Puerto Rico, including seis, aguinaldo, bomba and plena.
Brazil
Overview of the music of Brazil including samba, bossa nova, choro, tropicalia, MBP.
Hot Latin Male Singers
A gallery featuring some of the most good looking Latin music male singers in the world.
Top 10 Songs by Juanes
Offering a selection of the best songs by the Colombian artist including hits such as
Top Songs by Jenni Rivera
A selection of the best songs recorded by the Diva of Banda Music Jenni Rivera.
Celia Cruz - The Undisputed Queen of Salsa
Biography of Celia Cruz, the Queen of Salsa
Juan Luis Guerra - Biography of a Dominican Icon
Juan Luis Guerra -Biography of Dominican Juan Luis Guerra
Aventura - Profile of a Bachata Boy Band
Biography of Bachata Boy Band Aventura
Salsa Dura Songs
Featuring a playlist of 10 outstanding hard Salsa tracks. Includes references to hits from Hector Lavoe, Johnny Pacheco, Angel Canales, Henry Fiol, and more!
Top Bilingual Artists in Latin Music
A list of Latin music stars who sing fluently in English and Spanish.
Mana - Essential Songs
Featuring a list of top hits from the popular Mexican Rock band.
Top Shakira Songs in Spanish
A selection of top Spanish-language hits from the Latin music superstar.
Essential Merengue Artists
A list featuring some of the best Merengue singers and bands in history.
Hector Lavoe: El Cantante
Profile of the great salsa singer, Hector Lavoe, also known as “El Cantante de los Cantantes”.
Soneros – The Best Salsa Singers
A selection of some of the best Salsa singers in history including artists like Hector Lavoe, Celia Cruz, Ismael Rivera, and more.
Corrido - History of Mexican Life in Song
Corrido - Overview of Mexico's Corrido
Sexy Latin Female Singers
A gallery featuring some of the most attractive Latin music female singers in the world.
Merengue - From the Dominican Republic to the...
Profile of merengue, music originating in the Dominican Republic and spreading through the Caribbean and then, the world.
Colombia
Learn about the music of Colombia including cumbia, vallenato and salsa.
History of Bolero
A look at the history of Bolero in Latin America from the original Cuban traditions to the music of Luis Miguel.
Bachata - The Music of Bitterness
Overview of bachata, music of the Dominican Republic
Colombian Salsa - Top Artists and Bands
A look at the most influential Salsa artists and bands from Colombia. Grupo Niche, Guayacan, Joe Arroyo, and more.
Argentina
Read about the country that has brought us the legendary tango, along with other colorful Latin music styles.
Juan Gabriel
Juan Gabriel - Biography of Mexican singer/composer Juan Gabriel
Traditional Latin American Music
A look at some of the most influential styles and rhythms of Traditional Latin American music.
Female Salsa Singers - Who Will Be The Next...
Women in Salsa - Who are the new female salsa singers? Which one will take the Celia Cruz salsa diva crown?
Gloria Estefan - Biography of a Latin Superstar
Gloria Estefan - Biography of Gloria Estefan
History of Mambo
A look at the origins of Mambo. Latin Music.
Essential Mexican Rock Bands
A look at the most influential Mexican Rock bands with reference to artists such as Mana, Cafe Tacvba, Caifanes, and more.
Music of Cuba - History of Cuban Music
Cuba has a rich, musical tradition that has given birth to son, mambo, rumba and salsa. Read about the history of this island, small in geography but huge in Latin music.
"The Girl From Ipanema" - The Most Famous...
Story and trivia facts of the timeless hit
Vicente Fernandez: "El Rey" of Ranchera
Vicente Fernandez - Profile of the King of Ranchera Vicente Fernandez
Daddy Yankee - Reggaeton Pioneer and Entrepreneur
Profile of Daddy Yankee, Puerto Rico's reggaeton entrepreneur.
Hector Lavoe - Best Songs
Hector Lavoe is widely considered one of the most influential singers in the history of Salsa music .
Meet Jenni Rivera: A Biography of Banda's Diva
Jenni Rivera - Biography of Banda Diva Jenni Rivera
Latin Music Legends
Featuring the top 10 most influential Latin music artists in history. Celia Cruz, Julio Iglesias, Carlos Gardel, Antonio Carlos Jobim, and more.
Mana - Mexico's Super Rockers
One of the first major Latin bands to successfully bring rock in Spanish to a wide audience was Mexico’s Mana.
Famous Birthdays in Latin Music
Featuring a birthday calendar for some of the most famous artists in Latin music.
Juan Luis Guerra - Best Songs
I have selected the following Juan Luis Guerra songs to give you an overall idea of the sound that this
Famous Latin Songs About Immigration
A playlist of Latin music hits dealing with the social and political landscape surrounding immigration.
Rock en Espanol - Essential Artists
Offering a list of the top 10 most influential Latin Rock artists in history.
Free Latin Music
Featuring an online selection of free Latin music radio stations covering genres such as Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, Latin Pop, Mexican music and more!
Latin Music for Father's Day
A selection of Latin Music songs to celebrate Father's Day.
El Gran Combo - Best Songs
Featuring 15 essential tracks from the Puerto Rican band known as the University of Salsa.
Carlos Gardel - Tango's King
Biography of Carlos Gardel, king of tango.
Juanes - Biography of Colombia's Musical...
Biography of Juanes, the Colombian pop/rock superstar that has changed the face of Latin music.
Best Vallenatos in History
A selection of classic Vallenato songs from Colombia featuring tracks from artists such as Carlos Vives, Diomedes Diaz, Jorge Celedon and the legendary Rafael Escalona.
Joe Arroyo – Best Salsa Songs
A compilation of the best Salsa songs by Joe Arroyo.
Roberto Carlos - King Of Music In Brazil
Roberto Carlos - Profile of Brazilian legend Roberto Carlos.
Son - The Heart of Cuban Music
History of Son, music of Cuba. Latin Music.
Essential Ricky Martin Songs
A compilation of top Ricky Martin songs featuring Latin Pop hits in English and Spanish from the Puerto Rican superstar.
Top Latin Urban Artists
A selection of some of the best Latin Urban music artists.
Calle 13 - "Latinoamerica" Review
Thanks to the album Entren Los Que Quieran , Latin Urban sensation group Calle 13 has gathered 10 nominations
The Women Sing Bossa Nova Classics
Bossa Nova - The Women of Bossa Nova Playlist
Top 10 Latin Music Albums in English
Sampler of some of the best Latin music in English, including albums by Marc Anthony, Ricky Martin, Santana, Gloria Estefan, Los Lobos, Tito Nieves, Yerba Buena, L.A. Carpool, Soluna and Aztec Souls.
Thalia - Best Songs
Mexican singer Thalia is usually referred to as the Queen of Latin Pop music. Her celebrated repertoire
Cumbia
Profile of Cumbia, music of Colombia.
A Brief History of Latin Jazz
An introduction to Latin Jazz history focusing on the origins, development, and main artists of the Afro-Cuban style.
Shakira - "Live From Paris" CD + DVD Review
Vendor's Site Live From Paris is the latest album by Colombian superstar Shakira . This production was
Top 10 Mambo Kings Songs
Mambo Kings - Playlist of Mambo King hits
A. B. Quintanilla y Los Kumbia Kings / Kumbia...
Profile of Los Kumbia Kings and Kumbia All Starz the Texas band that makes good with cumbia fusion.
Hector Acosta - Biography of 'El Torito'
Biography of Hector Acosta, Dominican Music's El Torito
Astor Piazzolla - The Father of Nuevo Tango
Biography and artist profile of the legendary Argentinian composer and bandoneon player Astor Piazzolla responsible for inventing the Nuevo Tango style.
Latin Urban Music – Reggaeton’s...
Overview of the roots and sounds that have defined Latin Urban music.
Samba Rock - Basics, Music and Top Artists
Discover the basics of Samba-Rock with an overview of the most influential artists and songs from this popular sub-genre of Brazilian Samba.
Latin Music and Society
A look at the relation between Latin music and issues of identity, race and poverty.
Timba - If It's From Cuba, It's Not Salsa But...
Overview of the uniquely Cuban music called timba.
Essential Latin Pop Albums
A compilation of some of the best Latin Pop albums ever produced featuring works by artists like Shakira, Ricky Martin, Thalia, Enrique Iglesias and more.
Battle Of The Salsa Styles
Discussion of different styles of salsa from classic salsa through salsa romantica and salsa dura.
Wisin & Yandel - Reggaeton's 'Duo De La...
Biography of Puerto Rico's urban music dynamic duo Wisin & Yandel
Bossa Nova
Overview of Bossa Nova, music of Brazil.
Marc Anthony - Profile of Salsa Superstar Marc...
Information, Trivia, and Biography of Latina salsa singer and actor Marc Anthony, including discography and record sale information.
Luis Miguel - Best Songs
A selection of Bolero and Latin Pop hits from the famous Mexican star.
Set The Mood With Romantic Latin Music Albums
Romantic Albums - Latin Music Albums Made For Romance
Julio Iglesias
Biography of Julio Iglesias, Spanish music superstar.
Latin Music for Valentine's Day
A selection of romantic songs to celebrate Valentine's Day. Includes hit tracks from Pop, Bachata, Reggaeton, Banda music, and more.
Willie Colon - Best Songs
Featuring a compilation of hits from the legendary Salsa trombonist.
Grupo Niche - Best Songs
Grupo Niche is widely considered the best Salsa band coming from Colombia . Their extensive repertoire,
Tango - Music From Argentina and Uruguay
Among Argentina's many forms of music and dance, by far the most famous is the tango.
Latin Music Songs for Beginners
Featuring a selection of Latin music songs that will help you to find tracks according to your musical preferences.
10 Essential Fania Albums
Fania Albums - 10 Essential Fania Albums
Carlos Vives - Best Songs
Featuring a selection of essential Vallenato tracks from the Colombian star.
Top Latin Songs of 2013 (So Far)
A selection of some of the best and most popular Latin songs during the first half of 2013.
Latin Music for Kids
Featuring a playlist of Latin music songs in Spanish and Portuguese for children.
Most Annoying Songs in Latin Music
Even though all of the following tracks enjoyed tremendous popularity around the world, at some point
La Sonora Matancera - Best Boleros
A selection of classic boleros from the legendary Cuban band. Includes hits from Celia Cruz, Bienvenido Granda, Alberto Beltran, Celio Gonzalez, and more.
'Hecho En Mexico' - Movie and Soundtrack Review
Featuring a review of the movie and soundtrack produced by Duncan Bridgeman.
Latin Jazz Playlist
A selection of classic and contemporary Latin Jazz songs featuring hits by Machito, Poncho Sanchez, Tito Puente and more.
Los Tigres Del Norte -The Kings of Norteno Music
Profile of norteno group. Latin Music.
Top 10 Latin Songs of 2013
A note featuring the top 10 Latin songs of 2013.
Ruben Blades Lyrics
Besides being one of the best Salsa singers in history, Ruben Blades has transformed Salsa music into
Jencarlos Canela - Biography and Artist Profile
Featuring a short overview of the life and career of Latin Pop singer and songwriter Jencarlos Canela.
Vicente Fernandez - 'Otra Vez' CD Review
Review of the album 'Otra Vez' by the King of Ranchera music Vicente Fernandez. Includes top songs and a reference to Joan Sebastian's work on this CD.
Best Latin Music Duets of 2013
A selection of some of the most popular duets of 2013 featuring top Latin music artists such as Juan Luis Guerra, Enrique Iglesias, Pitbull and more.
Ricardo Arjona - Biography and Artist Profile
Featuring a short bio of the Latin Pop star from Guatemala.
Calle 13
Calle 13 - Biography of Puerto Rico's Calle 13
Enanitos Verdes - Best Songs
Enanitos Verdes is one of the most influential bands in the history of Rock en Espanol . The extensive
Top Songs by Gloria Estefan
Throughout her career, Cuban-American singer Gloria Estefan has produced an extensive repertoire defined
Javier Moreno - 'La Rumba Del Emigrante' CD...
Featuring a review of Javier Moreno's refreshing and emotional album 'La Rumba Del Emigrante'.
Ana Tijoux - 'La Bala' CD Review
Review of the album 'La Bala' by Latin Urban/Alternative sensation artist Anita Tijoux.
Biography of Tito Puente - "The King of Mambo"
Born: April 20,1923 in the Bronx, New York. Died: May 31, 2000 in New York City while undergoing heart

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