Latin Music: Most Popular Articles
The following tracks have left a permanent imprint in the history of Latin music . Their celebrated notes
A selection of 50 Latin songs for a night of dancing featuring hits of Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, Reggaeton, Latin Rock, and more.
Best Tango Dance Songs - Playlist of Best Tango Songs for dancing
Featuring some of the most influential Latino artists in history including stars such as Carlos Santana, Selena and Gloria Estefan.
The history of traditional music in Mexico as we know it today starts with the Mexican son, ranchera and maricahi orchestras.
Overview of Mexican popular music including tejano, norteno, banda, corrido and conjunto
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.
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.
A list of classic Salsa songs featuring artists like Hector Lavoe, Ruben Blades, El Gran Combo, Gilberto Santa Rosa, Cheo Feliciano, and more.
Merengue playlist of songs for an all-merengue dance party
A list of famous Brazilian songs featuring hits from artists such as Joao Gilberto, Chico Buarque, Tom Jobim, and more.
A compilation of top songs by Marc Anthony featuring hits in English and Spanish from Salsa and Latin Pop music.
Featuring a list of today's best Bachata artists. Romeo Santos, Hector Acosta, Prince Royce, Zacarias Ferreira, and more.
Bachata Songs - Top Bachata Songs
Providing a dictionary-style definition of Latin music.
A compilation of notable Salsa albums featuring works from artists like Hector Lavoe, El Gran Combo, Marc Anthony and more.
Featuring a list of today's most popular Mexican music bands.
Biography of Celia Cruz, the Queen of Salsa
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!
Short history of salsa with recommendations for CDs to listen to.
Music of the Dominican Republic Merengue
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Salsa Dance Party - Playlist of songs for a Salsa Dance Party
Offering a bio with information about the life and music career of the popular Bachata singer from The Bronx.
Gloria Estefan - Biography of Gloria Estefan
Featuring the top 10 most influential singers, songwriters and musicians from Brazil.
Featuring a list of legendary and contemporary Brazilian music stars such as Elis Regina, Marisa Monte, Maria Bethania, and more!
Latin Women Artists - 10 Influential Women In Latin Music
Latin Hits of the 1950s- Playlist of Songs Famous In The 1950s
Overview of the music of Brazil including samba, bossa nova, choro, tropicalia, MBP.
Chayanne concert tour schedule for Spring, 2007
A compilation of hit songs from The Queen of Salsa, Celia Cruz.
Biography of Latin music superstar Ricky Martin
Featuring some of the most essential albums ever produced in Latin music including memorable productions of Latin Rock, Mexican music, Latin Pop, and more.
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Cuban-American rapper Pitbull is one of the hottest Latin Urban artists . His voice is behind some of
A look at the cultural mix and social environment that produced Latin Music.
A compilation of top Salsa songs featuring hits from Grupo Niche, Guayacan, Los Titanes, Fruko y Sus Tesos, and more.
Featuring a selection of some of the best Reggaeton and Latin Urban hits from the Puerto Rican superstar.
A selection of some of the most popular Bachata songs of 2013 featuring tracks from Prince Royce, Romeo Santos, Leslie Grace and more.
Featuring the top 10 Vicente Fernandez songs. Includes a reference to singles like
The life and music of Selena Quintanilla-Perez, queen of tejano music, who was killed weeks before her 24th birthday.
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.
Top ten movies with great Latin dance scenes.
A selection of some of the best Ranchera songs ever produced.
Offering a selection of the best songs by the Colombian artist including hits such as
Learn about the music of Colombia including cumbia, vallenato and salsa.
Jenni Rivera - Biography of Banda Diva Jenni Rivera
Overview of the Jibaro folk music of Puerto Rico, including seis, aguinaldo, bomba and plena.
Biography of Juanes, the Colombian pop/rock superstar that has changed the face of Latin music.
Featuring a list of top hits from the popular Mexican Rock band.
Playlist of Popular Classic Boleros
Juan Luis Guerra -Biography of Dominican Juan Luis Guerra
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.
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.
A compilation of tracks to say I love you in Portuguese.
Biography of Bachata Boy Band Aventura
Overview of bachata, music of the Dominican Republic
A selection of the best songs recorded by the Diva of Banda Music Jenni Rivera.
Featuring a playlist of 10 outstanding hard Salsa tracks. Includes references to hits from Hector Lavoe, Johnny Pacheco, Angel Canales, Henry Fiol, and more!
One of the first major Latin bands to successfully bring rock in Spanish to a wide audience was Mexico’s Mana.
A look at the origins of Mambo. Latin Music.
Read about the country that has brought us the legendary tango, along with other colorful Latin music styles.
A compilation of Pop and Ranchera songs from the Mexican artist featuring hits such as
Offering a list of the top 10 most influential Latin Rock artists in history.
A selection of some of the best Salsa singers in history including artists like Hector Lavoe, Celia Cruz, Ismael Rivera, and more.
Cuban Top Picks - Tour Musical Cuba By Listening To Music.
Corrido - Overview of Mexico's Corrido
Profile of merengue, music originating in the Dominican Republic and spreading through the Caribbean and then, the world.
A list featuring some of the most influential Colombian artists, including Shakira, Juanes and Grupo Niche, with links to profiles and photos.
A list of romantic Salsa songs for lovers.
Let's take a look at the top singles and albums on the Billboard Latin music charts for the week of February 1, 2014.
A list of Latin music stars who sing fluently in English and Spanish.
Profile of Cumbia, music of Colombia.
Juan Gabriel - Biography of Mexican singer/composer Juan Gabriel
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.
A look at the history of Bolero in Latin America from the original Cuban traditions to the music of Luis Miguel.
A selection of some of the best and most popular Latin songs during the first half of 2013.
Featuring the complete list of nominees for the third edition of the Billboard Mexican Music Awards.
A look at some of the most influential styles and rhythms of Traditional Latin American music.
A list featuring some of the best Merengue singers and bands in history.
Profile of Daddy Yankee, Puerto Rico's reggaeton entrepreneur.
I have selected the following Juan Luis Guerra songs to give you an overall idea of the sound that this
Profile of the great salsa singer, Hector Lavoe, also known as “El Cantante de los Cantantes”.
Latin Love Songs - Playlist of Latin Love Songs
A gallery featuring some of the most good looking Latin music male singers in the world.
Vicente Fernandez - Profile of the King of Ranchera Vicente Fernandez
Featuring a birthday calendar for some of the most famous artists in Latin music.
A playlist of Latin music hits dealing with the social and political landscape surrounding immigration.
A look at the most influential Salsa artists and bands from Colombia. Grupo Niche, Guayacan, Joe Arroyo, and more.
Born: April 20,1923 in the Bronx, New York. Died: May 31, 2000 in New York City while undergoing heart
Featuring the top 10 most influential Latin music artists in history. Celia Cruz, Julio Iglesias, Carlos Gardel, Antonio Carlos Jobim, and more.
Featuring 15 essential tracks from the Puerto Rican band known as the University of Salsa.
Featuring a short overview of the life and career of Latin Pop singer and songwriter Jencarlos Canela.
Featuring a selection of essential Vallenato tracks from the Colombian star.
A selection of top Spanish-language hits from the Latin music superstar.
Biography of Carlos Gardel, king of tango.
Review of the album 'MTV Unplugged: Los Tigres del Norte and Friends' by the legendary Mexican band Los Tigres del Norte.
A gallery featuring some of the most attractive Latin music female singers in the world.
Biography of Puerto Rico's urban music dynamic duo Wisin & Yandel
Story and trivia facts of the timeless hit
Featuring an online selection of free Latin music radio stations covering genres such as Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, Latin Pop, Mexican music and more!
Hector Lavoe is widely considered one of the most influential singers in the history of Salsa music .
Profile of Los Kumbia Kings and Kumbia All Starz the Texas band that makes good with cumbia fusion.
Featuring a short bio of the Latin Pop star from Guatemala.
A note featuring the top 10 Latin songs of 2013.
Biography of Julio Iglesias, Spanish music superstar.
Enanitos Verdes is one of the most influential bands in the history of Rock en Espanol . The extensive
A compilation of top Ricky Martin songs featuring Latin Pop hits in English and Spanish from the Puerto Rican superstar.
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.
Information on the music, history and controversy surrounding Narcocorrido.
Biography of Hector Acosta, Dominican Music's El Torito
Romantic Albums - Latin Music Albums Made For Romance
Music, words and different versions of the famous Latin music song for Christmas. Includes a video of how to play this song in the guitar.
A look at the most influential Mexican Rock bands with reference to artists such as Mana, Cafe Tacvba, Caifanes, and more.
Women in Salsa - Who are the new female salsa singers? Which one will take the Celia Cruz salsa diva crown?
Grupo Niche is widely considered the best Salsa band coming from Colombia . Their extensive repertoire,
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.
Calle 13 - Biography of Puerto Rico's Calle 13
Featuring a playlist of Latin music songs in Spanish and Portuguese for children.
Featuring a review of the movie and soundtrack produced by Duncan Bridgeman.
Throughout her career, Cuban-American singer Gloria Estefan has produced an extensive repertoire defined
History of Son, music of Cuba. Latin Music.
A selection of songs dealing with politics in Latin America.
Discussion of different styles of salsa from classic salsa through salsa romantica and salsa dura.
Bossa Nova - The Women of Bossa Nova Playlist
A look at the relation between Latin music and issues of identity, race and poverty.
A selection of Latin Music songs to celebrate Father's Day.
A selection of Bolero and Latin Pop hits from the famous Mexican star.
Overview of the roots and sounds that have defined Latin Urban music.
Thanks to the album Entren Los Que Quieran , Latin Urban sensation group Calle 13 has gathered 10 nominations
Mexican singer Thalia is usually referred to as the Queen of Latin Pop music. Her celebrated repertoire
Profile of norteno group. Latin Music.
Mambo Kings - Playlist of Mambo King hits
Latin Music Basics introduction
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.
Discover the basics of Samba-Rock with an overview of the most influential artists and songs from this popular sub-genre of Brazilian Samba.
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.
An introduction to Latin Jazz history focusing on the origins, development, and main artists of the Afro-Cuban style.
Roberto Carlos - Profile of Brazilian legend Roberto Carlos.
Fania Albums - 10 Essential Fania Albums
Even though all of the following tracks enjoyed tremendous popularity around the world, at some point
Overview of Bossa Nova, music of Brazil.
Featuring a compilation of hits from the legendary Salsa trombonist.
Artist profile of Brazilian artist Caetano Veloso.
Information, Trivia, and Biography of Latina salsa singer and actor Marc Anthony, including discography and record sale information.
A selection of classic and contemporary Latin Jazz songs featuring hits by Machito, Poncho Sanchez, Tito Puente and more.
A compilation of the best Salsa songs by Joe Arroyo.
Profile and biography of the Rock en Espanol band Soda Stereo. Includes a list of best songs and suggested albums.
A playlist of classic Latin ballads featuring romantic hits from Julio Iglesias, Jose Luis Perales, Yuri, Franco De Vita and more.