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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
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.
Best Salsa Music
A compilation of notable Salsa albums featuring works from artists like Hector Lavoe, El Gran Combo, Marc Anthony and more.
Music of the Dominican Republic
Music of the Dominican Republic Merengue
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.
Traditional Latin American Music
A look at some of the most influential styles and rhythms of Traditional Latin American music.
Tango Songs for Beginners
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Latin Music History
A look at the cultural mix and social environment that produced Latin Music.
Top Bachata Artists
Featuring a list of today's best Bachata artists. Romeo Santos, Hector Acosta, Prince Royce, Zacarias Ferreira, and more.
Salsa - From Cuba to New York to You
Short history of salsa with recommendations for CDs to listen to.
Celia Cruz - The Undisputed Queen of Salsa
Biography of Celia Cruz, the Queen of Salsa
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 Most Influential Brazilian Music Artists
Featuring the top 10 most influential singers, songwriters and musicians from Brazil.
Nostalgia for the 1950s - Latin Hit Playlist
Latin Hits of the 1950s- Playlist of Songs Famous In The 1950s
Top Brazilian Female Singers
Featuring a list of legendary and contemporary Brazilian music stars such as Elis Regina, Marisa Monte, Maria Bethania, and more!
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.
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.
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.
Top Songs by Celia Cruz
A compilation of hit songs from The Queen of Salsa, Celia Cruz.
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 Top Mexican Music Bands
Featuring a list of today's most popular Mexican music bands.
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!
Juan Gabriel - Best Songs
A compilation of Pop and Ranchera songs from the Mexican artist featuring hits such as
The 10 Best Songs Vincent Fernandez Ever Made
Featuring the top 10 Vicente Fernandez songs. Includes a reference to singles like
The Ultimate Salsa Playlist for Your Best Party...
Salsa Dance Party - Playlist of songs for a Salsa Dance Party
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.
Bossa Nova Songs for Beginners
Offering a list of essential Bossa Nova songs including tracks such as
Ranchera Songs
A selection of some of the best Ranchera songs ever produced.
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 Ultimate Merengue Playlist for Your Best...
Merengue playlist of songs for an all-merengue dance party
Juan Luis Guerra - Biography of a Dominican Icon
Juan Luis Guerra -Biography of Dominican Juan Luis Guerra
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.
Pitbull's Best Dance Songs
Cuban-American rapper Pitbull is one of the hottest Latin Urban artists . His voice is behind some of
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.
What Is Latin Music?
Providing a dictionary-style definition of Latin music.
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.
Hot Latin Male Singers
A gallery featuring some of the most good looking Latin music male singers in the world.
Boleros - Playlist of Classic Boleros
Playlist of Popular Classic Boleros
Top Songs by Daddy Yankee
Featuring a selection of some of the best Reggaeton and Latin Urban hits from the Puerto Rican superstar.
Aventura - Profile of a Bachata Boy Band
Biography of Bachata Boy Band Aventura
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.
Selena - Biography of the Queen of Tejano
The life and music of Selena Quintanilla-Perez, queen of tejano music, who was killed weeks before her 24th birthday.
History of Mambo
A look at the origins of Mambo. Latin Music.
History of Bolero
A look at the history of Bolero in Latin America from the original Cuban traditions to the music of Luis Miguel.
10 Best Latin Dance Scenes Found at the Movies
Top ten movies with great Latin dance scenes.
Brazilian Love Songs
A compilation of tracks to say I love you in Portuguese.
Famous Latin Songs About Immigration
A playlist of Latin music hits dealing with the social and political landscape surrounding immigration.
Top Songs by Jenni Rivera
A selection of the best songs recorded by the Diva of Banda Music Jenni Rivera.
Hector Lavoe: El Cantante
Profile of the great salsa singer, Hector Lavoe, also known as “El Cantante de los Cantantes”.
Overview Of The Music Of Brazil
Overview of the music of Brazil including samba, bossa nova, choro, tropicalia, MBP.
Romantic Salsa Songs
A list of romantic Salsa songs for lovers.
Top 10 Songs by Juanes
Offering a selection of the best songs by the Colombian artist including hits such as
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.
10 Most Influential Women In Latin Music
Latin Women Artists - 10 Influential Women In Latin Music
Essential Merengue Artists
A list featuring some of the best Merengue singers and bands in history.
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.
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.
Top Shakira Songs in Spanish
A selection of top Spanish-language hits from the Latin music superstar.
Colombia
Learn about the music of Colombia including cumbia, vallenato and salsa.
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.
Battle Of The Salsa Styles
Discussion of different styles of salsa from classic salsa through salsa romantica and salsa dura.
Juan Gabriel
Juan Gabriel - Biography of Mexican singer/composer Juan Gabriel
Latin Urban Music – Reggaeton’s...
Overview of the roots and sounds that have defined Latin Urban music.
Puerto Rican Music - Overview of the Folk Music...
Overview of the Jibaro folk music of Puerto Rico, including seis, aguinaldo, bomba and plena.
What is Cumbia Music?
Learn more about cumbia music, a popular genre of Latin music that originated in Colombia.
Willie Colon - Best Songs
Featuring a compilation of hits from the legendary Salsa trombonist.
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
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?
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.
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
Calle 13 - "Latinoamerica" Review
Thanks to the album Entren Los Que Quieran , Latin Urban sensation group Calle 13 has gathered 10 nominations
"The Girl From Ipanema" - The Most Famous...
Story and trivia facts of the timeless hit
Rock en Espanol - Essential Artists
Offering a list of the top 10 most influential Latin Rock artists in history.
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.
Mana - Essential Songs
Featuring a list of top hits from the popular Mexican Rock band.
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.
10 Bachata Songs You're Sure to Love
Bachata Songs - Top Bachata Songs
Narcocorrido - Overview of Mexico's Drug Ballads
Information on the music, history and controversy surrounding Narcocorrido.
Famous Birthdays in Latin Music
Featuring a birthday calendar for some of the most famous artists in Latin music.
Joe Arroyo – Best Salsa Songs
A compilation of the best Salsa songs by Joe Arroyo.
Bachata - The Music of Bitterness
Overview of bachata, music of the Dominican Republic
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 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.
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.
Son - The Heart of Cuban Music
History of Son, music of Cuba. Latin Music.
Roberto Carlos - King Of Music In Brazil
Roberto Carlos - Profile of Brazilian legend Roberto Carlos.
Gloria Estefan - Biography of a Latin Superstar
Gloria Estefan - Biography of Gloria Estefan
El Gran Combo - Best Songs
Featuring 15 essential tracks from the Puerto Rican band known as the University of Salsa.
Carlos Gardel - Biography of Tango King
Biography of Carlos Gardel, king of tango.
Meet Jenni Rivera: A Biography of Banda's Diva
Jenni Rivera - Biography of Banda Diva Jenni Rivera
Luis Miguel - Best Songs
A selection of Bolero and Latin Pop hits from the famous Mexican star.
Daddy Yankee - Reggaeton Pioneer and Entrepreneur
Profile of Daddy Yankee, Puerto Rico's reggaeton entrepreneur.
Prince Royce - 'Soy El Mismo' CD Review
Featuring a review of Prince Royce's third studio album 'Soy El Mismo'.
10 Essential Fania Albums
Fania Albums - 10 Essential Fania Albums
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.
Cuban Top Picks - Musical Tour of Cuba
Cuban Top Picks - Tour Musical Cuba By Listening To Music.
Carlos Vives - Best Songs
Featuring a selection of essential Vallenato tracks from the Colombian star.
Vicente Fernandez: "El Rey" of Ranchera
Vicente Fernandez - Profile of the King of Ranchera Vicente Fernandez
Hector Lavoe - Best Songs
Hector Lavoe is widely considered one of the most influential singers in the history of Salsa 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.
Ricky Martin - From Child Star To Child Defender
Biography of Latin music superstar Ricky Martin
Celia Cruz Bibliography
A Selection of Books about the Queen of Salsa.
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 and Society
A look at the relation between Latin music and issues of identity, race and poverty.
Top Bilingual Artists in Latin Music
A list of Latin music stars who sing fluently in English and Spanish.
Calle 13 - Biography of Puerto Rico's Calle 13
Calle 13 - Biography of Puerto Rico's Calle 13
Top Latin Urban Artists
A selection of some of the best Latin Urban music artists.
Argentina
Read about the country that has brought us the legendary tango, along with other colorful Latin music styles.
Vallenato
Vallenato music from Colombia. Latin Music.
Latin Music Songs and Videos
Latin Music Songs - hear new singles, watch new videos
Juanes - Biography of Colombia's Musical...
Biography of Juanes, the Colombian pop/rock superstar that has changed the face of Latin music.
Top 10 Mambo Kings Songs
Mambo Kings - Playlist of Mambo King hits
Latin Love Song Playlist
Latin Love Songs - Playlist of Latin Love Songs
Tito Nieves - Best Songs
A selection of tracks from The Pavarotti of Salsa featuring hits from his solo career as well as memorable recordings with the legendary Conjunto Clasico.
Los Tigres Del Norte -The Kings of Norteno Music
Profile of norteno group. Latin Music.
Grupo Niche - Best Songs
Grupo Niche is widely considered the best Salsa band coming from Colombia . Their extensive repertoire,
Marco Antonio Solis - 'Gracias Por Estar Aqui'...
Featuring a review of Marco Antonio Solis' 2013 studio album 'Gracias Por Estar Aqui'.
Timba - If It's From Cuba, It's Not Salsa But...
Overview of the uniquely Cuban music called timba.
Hector Acosta - Biography of 'El Torito'
Biography of Hector Acosta, Dominican Music's El Torito
Latin Jazz Playlist
A selection of classic and contemporary Latin Jazz songs featuring hits by Machito, Poncho Sanchez, Tito Puente and more.
Tito Puente - Essential Songs
Featuring a compilation of Latin Jazz, Mambo and Cha-Cha hits from the legendary Tito Puente.
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.
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!
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.
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.
Ricardo Arjona - Biography and Artist Profile
Featuring a short bio of the Latin Pop star from Guatemala.
Latin Music Pays Tribute to The Creator of...
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Essential Ricky Martin Songs
A compilation of top Ricky Martin songs featuring Latin Pop hits in English and Spanish from the Puerto Rican superstar.
Profile of Spanish Megastar Julio Iglesias
Biography of Julio Iglesias, Spanish music superstar.
Biography of Reggaeton's Wisin & Yandel
Biography of Puerto Rico's urban music dynamic duo Wisin & Yandel
Latin Music - An Introduction to Latin Music
Latin Music Basics introduction
'Hecho En Mexico' - Movie and Soundtrack Review
Featuring a review of the movie and soundtrack produced by Duncan Bridgeman.
Latin Music and Politics
A selection of songs dealing with politics in Latin America.
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.
Luis Fonsi - Bio of Latin Pop's Luis Fonsi
Luis Fonsi - Bio of Latin Pop's Luis Fonsi
Most Annoying Songs in Latin Music
Even though all of the following tracks enjoyed tremendous popularity around the world, at some point
Introduction to Boogaloo with Bobby Marin
An exclusive interview with the legendary Latin Boogaloo producer.
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.
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.
Top 10 Aterciopelados Songs
A list of the top 10 Aterciopelados songs.
Chino y Nacho – Artist Profile of Los...
Biography of Venezuela’s Reggaeton and Urban sensation duo.
Jencarlos Canela - Biography and Artist Profile
Featuring a short overview of the life and career of Latin Pop singer and songwriter Jencarlos Canela.
The Women Sing Bossa Nova Classics
Bossa Nova - The Women of Bossa Nova Playlist
Thalia - Best Songs
Mexican singer Thalia is usually referred to as the Queen of Latin Pop music. Her celebrated repertoire
Artist Profile of La Sonora Ponceña
Profile of the legendary Salsa band La Sonora Ponceña.
Colombian Salsa with Grupo Niche
Colombian Salsa featuring Grupo Niche
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