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Latin Music: Most Popular Articles

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Top 10 Latin Songs of All Time
The following tracks have left a permanent imprint in the history of Latin music . Their celebrated notes
10 Bachata Songs You're Sure to Love
Bachata Songs - Top Bachata Songs
Tango Dancer's Playlist - Best Danceable Tango...
Best Tango Dance Songs - Playlist of Best Tango Songs for dancing
Best Reggaeton 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.
Famous Latino Singers and Artists
Featuring some of the most influential Latino artists in history including stars such as Carlos Santana, Selena and Gloria Estefan.
Merengue Dance Party Songs - Playlist For A...
Merengue playlist of songs for an all-merengue dance party
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.
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.
Juan Gabriel
Juan Gabriel - Biography of Mexican singer/composer Juan Gabriel
Prince Royce - Biography and Artist Profile
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.
Mexican Popular Music - Tejano, Norteno, Banda
Overview of Mexican popular music including tejano, norteno, banda, corrido and conjunto
Top Bachata Artists
Featuring a list of today's best Bachata artists. Romeo Santos, Hector Acosta, Prince Royce, Zacarias Ferreira, 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.
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.
Playlist for a Hot Salsa Dance Party
Salsa Dance Party - Playlist of songs for a Salsa Dance Party
Top Songs by Marc Anthony
A compilation of top songs by Marc Anthony featuring hits in English and Spanish from Salsa and Latin Pop music.
Salsa - From Cuba to New York to You
Short history of salsa with recommendations for CDs to listen to.
Nostalgia for the 1950s - Latin Hit Playlist
Latin Hits of the 1950s- Playlist of Songs Famous In The 1950s
Famous Brazilian Songs
A list of famous Brazilian songs featuring hits from artists such as Joao Gilberto, Chico Buarque, Tom Jobim, and more.
Top Brazilian Music Artists
Featuring the top 10 most influential singers, songwriters and musicians from Brazil.
10 Influential Women In Latin Music
Latin Women Artists - 10 Influential Women In Latin 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 Mexican Music Bands
Featuring a list of today's most popular Mexican music bands.
Top Brazilian Female Singers
Featuring a list of legendary and contemporary Brazilian music stars such as Elis Regina, Marisa Monte, Maria Bethania, and more!
Latin Love Song Playlist
Latin Love Songs - Playlist of Latin Love Songs
Biography of Selena Quintanilla-Perez, Queen of...
Biography of Selena, queen of tejano music
Top 10 Latin Dance Scenes in Movies
Top ten movies with great Latin dance scenes.
Vicente Fernandez - Best Songs
Vicente Fernandez is not only the King of Ranchera music but also an authentic icon of Latin music as
Aventura - Profile of a Bachata Boy Band
Biography of Bachata Boy Band Aventura
Bossa Nova Songs for Beginners
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Music of the Dominican Republic
Music of the Dominican Republic Merengue
Ranchera Songs
A selection of some of the best Ranchera songs ever produced.
Tango Songs for Beginners
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Juan Gabriel - Best Songs
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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.
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.
Boleros - Playlist of Classic Boleros
Playlist of Popular Classic Boleros
Top Songs by Juanes
Juanes is not only one of Colombia's most famous singers but also one of today's most influential Latin
Cuban Top Picks - Musical Tour of Cuba
Cuban Top Picks - Tour Musical Cuba By Listening To Music.
Juanes - Biography of Colombia's Musical...
Biography of Juanes, the Colombian pop/rock superstar that has changed the face of Latin music.
Brazilian Love Songs
A compilation of tracks to say I love you in Portuguese.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
Jenni Rivera - Biography of Banda's Diva
Jenni Rivera - Biography of Banda Diva Jenni Rivera
Mana - Mexico's Super Rockers
Mana - Profile & Biography of Mexican Rocker Band Mana
Brazil
Overview of the music of Brazil including samba, bossa nova, choro, tropicalia, MBP.
Essential Merengue Artists
A list featuring some of the best Merengue singers and bands in history.
Top Songs by Daddy Yankee
Featuring a selection of some of the best Reggaeton and Latin Urban hits from the Puerto Rican superstar.
Romantic Salsa Songs
A list of romantic Salsa songs for lovers.
Colombia
Learn about the music of Colombia including cumbia, vallenato and salsa.
Daddy Yankee - Reggaeton Pioneer and Entrepreneur
Profile of Daddy Yankee, Puerto Rico's reggaeton entrepreneur.
Latin Music History
A look at the cultural mix and social environment that produced Latin Music.
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.
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?
Cumbia
Profile of Cumbia, music of Colombia.
Celia Cruz - The Undisputed Queen of Salsa
Biography of Celia Cruz, the Queen of Salsa
Mana - Essential Songs
Featuring a list of top hits from the popular Mexican Rock band.
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.
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.
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.
Top Songs by Jenni Rivera
A selection of the best songs recorded by the Diva of Banda Music Jenni Rivera.
Juan Luis Guerra - Biography of a Dominican Icon
Juan Luis Guerra -Biography of Dominican Juan Luis Guerra
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.
Gloria Estefan - Biography of a Latin Superstar
Gloria Estefan - Biography of Gloria Estefan
Calle 13 - "Latinoamerica" Review
Thanks to the album Entren Los Que Quieran , Latin Urban sensation group Calle 13 has gathered 10 nominations
Wisin & Yandel - Reggaeton's 'Duo De La Historia'
Biography of Puerto Rico's urban music dynamic duo Wisin & Yandel
Pitbull's Best Dance Songs
Cuban-American rapper Pitbull is one of the hottest Latin Urban artists . His voice is behind some of
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.
Traditional Latin American Music
A look at some of the most influential styles and rhythms of Traditional Latin American music.
Puerto Rican Music - Jibaro Music - Seis,...
Overview of the Jibaro folk music of Puerto Rico, including seis, aguinaldo, bomba and plena.
History of Mambo
A look at the origins of Mambo. Latin Music.
Bachata - The Music of Bitterness
Overview of bachata, music of the Dominican Republic
Battle Of The Salsa Styles
Discussion of different styles of salsa from classic salsa through salsa romantica and salsa dura.
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.
History of Bolero
A look at the history of Bolero in Latin America from the original Cuban traditions to the music of Luis Miguel.
Famous Latin Songs About Immigration
A playlist of Latin music hits dealing with the social and political landscape surrounding immigration.
Corrido - History of Mexican Life in Song
Corrido - Overview of Mexico's Corrido
Roberto Carlos - King Of Music In Brazil
Roberto Carlos - Profile of Brazilian legend Roberto Carlos.
Rock en Espanol - Essential Artists
Offering a list of the top 10 most influential Latin Rock artists in history.
Julio Iglesias
Biography of Julio Iglesias, Spanish music superstar.
Los Tigres Del Norte -The Kings of Norteno Music
Nicknames:: Les Idolos del Pueblos (Small Town Idols or the People's Idols), the Kings of Norteno Music,
Joe Arroyo – Best Salsa Songs
A compilation of the best Salsa songs by Joe Arroyo.
Hector Acosta - Biography of 'El Torito'
Biography of Hector Acosta, Dominican Music's El Torito
Luis Bravo's 'Forever Tango'
Review of Argentine Luis Bravo's Forever Tango.
The Women Sing Bossa Nova Classics
Bossa Nova - The Women of Bossa Nova Playlist
Son - The Heart of Cuban Music
History of Son, music of Cuba. 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
Carlos Gardel - Tango's King
Biography of Carlos Gardel, king of tango.
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.
What Is Latin Music?
Providing a dictionary-style definition of Latin music.
Argentina
Read about the country that has brought us the legendary tango, along with other colorful Latin music styles.
Most Annoying Songs in Latin Music
Even though all of the following tracks enjoyed tremendous popularity around the world, at some point
El Gran Combo - Best Songs
Featuring 15 essential tracks from the Puerto Rican band known as the University of Salsa.
Luis Miguel - Best Songs
A selection of Bolero and Latin Pop hits from the famous Mexican star.
Best Latin Songs of 2013
A look at the top 10 songs that defined Latin music in 2013 featuring hits from Marc Anthony, La Santa Cecilia, Prince Royce and more.
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
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.
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.
Hector Lavoe: El Cantante
Profile of the great salsa singer, Hector Lavoe, also known as “El Cantante de los Cantantes”.
10 Essential Fania Albums
Fania Albums - 10 Essential Fania Albums
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.
'Hecho En Mexico' - Movie and Soundtrack Review
Featuring a review of the movie and soundtrack produced by Duncan Bridgeman.
Jencarlos Canela - Biography and Artist Profile
Featuring a short overview of the life and career of Latin Pop singer and songwriter Jencarlos Canela.
"The Girl From Ipanema" - The Most Famous...
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Hot Latin Male Singers
A gallery featuring some of the most good looking Latin music male singers in the world.
Latin Music for Father's Day
A selection of Latin Music songs to celebrate Father's Day.
Carlos Vives - Best Songs
Featuring a selection of essential Vallenato tracks from the Colombian star.
Willie Colon - Best Songs
Featuring a compilation of hits from the legendary Salsa trombonist.
Top 10 Mambo Kings Songs
Mambo Kings - Playlist of Mambo King hits
Calle 13
Calle 13 - Biography of Puerto Rico's Calle 13
Marc Anthony - Profile of Salsa Superstar Marc...
Marc Anthony - Profile of New York Salsa's Marc Anthony
Narcocorrido - Overview of Mexico's Drug Ballads
Information on the music, history and controversy surrounding Narcocorrido.
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!
Ruben Blades Lyrics
Besides being one of the best Salsa singers in history, Ruben Blades has transformed Salsa music into
Latin Urban Music – Reggaeton’s...
Overview of the roots and sounds that have defined Latin Urban music.
Prince Royce - "Darte Un Beso" Single Review
Featuring a review of the single from the popular Bachata superstar.
Latin Jazz Playlist
A selection of classic and contemporary Latin Jazz songs featuring hits by Machito, Poncho Sanchez, Tito Puente and more.
Hector Lavoe - Best Songs
Hector Lavoe is widely considered one of the most influential singers in the history of Salsa music .
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!
Vallenato
Vallenato music from Colombia. Latin Music.
Sexy Latin Female Singers
A gallery featuring some of the most attractive Latin music female singers in the world.
Latin Music and Society
A look at the relation between Latin music and issues of identity, race and poverty.
Enanitos Verdes - Best Songs
Enanitos Verdes is one of the most influential bands in the history of Rock en Espanol . The extensive
Chavela Vargas - A Life in Quotes
A look at some of the most memorable quotes that define the life of Chavela Vargas.
Grupo Niche - Best Songs
Grupo Niche is widely considered the best Salsa band coming from Colombia . Their extensive repertoire,
Top Bilingual Artists in Latin Music
A list of Latin music stars who sing fluently in English and Spanish.
Set The Mood With Romantic Latin Music Albums
Romantic Albums - Latin Music Albums Made For Romance
The Return of Marco Antonio Solis
Let's take a look at the Billboard Latin music charts for the week of November 9, 2013.
Top Shakira Songs in Spanish
A selection of top Spanish-language hits from the Latin music superstar.
RBD - Profile of Rebelde's RBD
Read about RBD, the Latin pop band made famous by the telenovela Rebelde.
Ballad Songs for Beginners
A playlist of classic Latin ballads featuring romantic hits from Julio Iglesias, Jose Luis Perales, Yuri, Franco De Vita and more.
Prince Royce – ‘Prince Royce’...
The album Prince Royce has consolidated this Dominican American singer as today's most promising star
DVD Review: Luis Vargas - Santo Domingo Blues
DVD review of Santo Domingo Blues by Luis Vargas about the history of bachata
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.
Fania Records - The 'Motown' of Latin Music
Fania Record - Overview of Salsa's Fania Records
Vicente Fernandez: "El Rey" of Ranchera
Vicente Fernandez - Profile of the King of Ranchera Vicente Fernandez
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.
Chino y Nacho – Artist Profile of Los...
Biography of Venezuela’s Reggaeton and Urban sensation duo.
Famous Birthdays in Latin Music
Featuring a birthday calendar for some of the most famous artists in Latin music.
Ricardo Arjona - Biography and Artist Profile
Featuring a short bio of the Latin Pop star from Guatemala.
Our Latin Thing - The Fania All Stars Movie
Overview of the movie 'Our Latin Thing' featuring the legendary Salsa band Fania All Stars.
Latin Music and Politics
A selection of songs dealing with politics in Latin America.
Ricky Martin - From Child Star To Child Defender
Biography of Latin music superstar Ricky Martin
Enrique Iglesias - 'Euphoria' CD Review
Review of the album 'Euphoria' by Latin Pop sensation Enrique Iglesias.
Bossa Nova
Overview of Bossa Nova, music of Brazil.

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