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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
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.
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.
Top Bachata Artists
Featuring a list of today's best Bachata artists. Romeo Santos, Hector Acosta, Prince Royce, Zacarias Ferreira, and more.
Best Salsa Music
A compilation of notable Salsa albums featuring works from artists like Hector Lavoe, El Gran Combo, Marc Anthony 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.
Salsa - From Cuba to New York to You
Short history of salsa with recommendations for CDs to listen to.
The Ultimate Merengue Playlist for Your Best...
Merengue playlist of songs for an all-merengue dance party
Top 10 Songs by Juanes
Offering a selection of the best songs by the Colombian artist including hits such as
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.
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.
Tango Songs for Beginners
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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.
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.
10 Most Influential Women In Latin Music
Latin Women Artists - 10 Influential Women In Latin Music
10 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!
10 Most Influential Brazilian Music Artists
Featuring the top 10 most influential singers, songwriters and musicians from Brazil.
Music of the Dominican Republic
Music of the Dominican Republic Merengue
Nostalgia for the 1950s - Latin Hit Playlist
Latin Hits of the 1950s- Playlist of Songs Famous In The 1950s
The Ultimate Salsa Playlist for Your Best Party...
Salsa Dance Party - Playlist of songs for a Salsa Dance Party
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.
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!
Latin Music History
A look at the cultural mix and social environment that produced Latin Music.
10 Bachata Songs You're Sure to Love
Bachata Songs - Top Bachata Songs
Ranchera Songs
A selection of some of the best Ranchera songs ever produced.
10 Best Latin Dance Scenes Found at the Movies
Top ten movies with great Latin dance scenes.
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.
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.
Top Songs by Daddy Yankee
Featuring a selection of some of the best Reggaeton and Latin Urban hits from the Puerto Rican superstar.
Top Songs by Celia Cruz
A compilation of hit songs from The Queen of Salsa, Celia Cruz.
The 10 Best Songs Vincent Fernandez Ever Made
Featuring the top 10 Vicente Fernandez songs. Includes a reference to singles like
Bossa Nova Songs for Beginners
Offering a list of essential Bossa Nova songs including tracks such as
Pitbull's Best Dance Songs
Cuban-American rapper Pitbull is one of the hottest Latin Urban artists . His voice is behind some of
What Is Latin Music?
Providing a dictionary-style definition of Latin music.
Celia Cruz - The Undisputed Queen of Salsa
Biography of Celia Cruz, the Queen of 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.
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.
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
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.
Hot Latin Male Singers
A gallery featuring some of the most good looking Latin music male singers in the world.
Juan Gabriel
Juan Gabriel - Biography of Mexican singer/composer Juan Gabriel
Juan Luis Guerra - Biography of a Dominican Icon
Juan Luis Guerra -Biography of Dominican Juan Luis Guerra
History of Mambo
A look at the origins of Mambo. Latin Music.
Juanes - Biography of Colombia's Musical...
Biography of Juanes, the Colombian pop/rock superstar that has changed the face of Latin music.
Top Shakira Songs in Spanish
A selection of top Spanish-language hits from the Latin music superstar.
Top Bilingual Artists in Latin Music
A list of Latin music stars who sing fluently in English and Spanish.
Aventura - Profile of a Bachata Boy Band
Biography of Bachata Boy Band Aventura
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.
Top Songs by Jenni Rivera
A selection of the best songs recorded by the Diva of Banda Music Jenni Rivera.
Rock en Espanol - Essential Artists
Offering a list of the top 10 most influential Latin Rock artists in history.
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.
Brazilian Love Songs
A compilation of tracks to say I love you in Portuguese.
Corrido - History of Mexican Life in Song
Corrido - Overview of Mexico's Corrido
Colombia
Learn about the music of Colombia including cumbia, vallenato and salsa.
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.
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.
Argentina
Read about the country that has brought us the legendary tango, along with other colorful Latin music styles.
Essential Merengue Artists
A list featuring some of the best Merengue singers and bands in history.
Mana - Essential Songs
Featuring a list of top hits from the popular Mexican Rock band.
Ricardo Arjona - Biography and Artist Profile
Featuring a short bio of the Latin Pop star from Guatemala.
Bachata - The Music of Bitterness
Overview of bachata, music of the Dominican Republic
Traditional Latin American Music
A look at some of the most influential styles and rhythms of Traditional Latin American music.
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.
Latin Love Song Playlist
Latin Love Songs - Playlist of Latin Love Songs
Cuban Top Picks - Musical Tour of Cuba
Cuban Top Picks - Tour Musical Cuba By Listening To Music.
Famous Latin Songs About Immigration
A playlist of Latin music hits dealing with the social and political landscape surrounding immigration.
Daddy Yankee - Reggaeton Pioneer and Entrepreneur
Profile of Daddy Yankee, Puerto Rico's reggaeton entrepreneur.
Gloria Estefan - Biography of a Latin Superstar
Gloria Estefan - Biography of Gloria Estefan
Cumbia
Profile of Cumbia, music of Colombia.
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
Hector Lavoe: El Cantante
Profile of the great salsa singer, Hector Lavoe, also known as “El Cantante de los Cantantes”.
Sexy Latin Female Singers
A gallery featuring some of the most attractive Latin music female singers in the world.
History of Bolero
A look at the history of Bolero in Latin America from the original Cuban traditions to the music of Luis Miguel.
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.
Latin Music for Father's Day
A selection of Latin Music songs to celebrate Father's Day.
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?
Meet Jenni Rivera: A Biography of Banda's Diva
Jenni Rivera - Biography of Banda Diva Jenni Rivera
Son - The Heart of Cuban Music
History of Son, music of Cuba. Latin Music.
Los Tigres Del Norte -The Kings of Norteno Music
Profile of norteno group. Latin Music.
Hector Lavoe - Best Songs
Hector Lavoe is widely considered one of the most influential singers in the history of Salsa music .
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.
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.
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.
Top Latin Urban Artists
A selection of some of the best Latin Urban music artists.
Jencarlos Canela - Biography and Artist Profile
Featuring a short overview of the life and career of Latin Pop singer and songwriter Jencarlos Canela.
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.
"The Girl From Ipanema" - The Most Famous...
Story and trivia facts of the timeless hit
Calle 13
Calle 13 - Biography of Puerto Rico's Calle 13
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.
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.
Roberto Carlos - King Of Music In Brazil
Roberto Carlos - Profile of Brazilian legend Roberto Carlos.
Famous Birthdays in Latin Music
Featuring a birthday calendar for some of the most famous artists in 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.
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!
Top 10 Mambo Kings Songs
Mambo Kings - Playlist of Mambo King hits
Latin Music and Society
A look at the relation between Latin music and issues of identity, race and poverty.
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.
Wisin & Yandel - Reggaeton's 'Duo De La...
Biography of Puerto Rico's urban music dynamic duo Wisin & Yandel
Carlos Gardel - Tango's King
Biography of Carlos Gardel, king of tango.
Juanes - 'Un Dia Normal' CD Review
Un Dia Normal is the breakthrough album that transformed Juanes into one of today's most popular Latin
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
Luis Miguel - Best Songs
A selection of Bolero and Latin Pop hits from the famous Mexican star.
Thalia - Best Songs
Mexican singer Thalia is usually referred to as the Queen of Latin Pop music. Her celebrated repertoire
Vicente Fernandez: "El Rey" of Ranchera
Vicente Fernandez - Profile of the King of Ranchera Vicente Fernandez
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.
Joe Arroyo – Best Salsa Songs
A compilation of the best Salsa songs by Joe Arroyo.
Essential Ricky Martin Songs
A compilation of top Ricky Martin songs featuring Latin Pop hits in English and Spanish from the Puerto Rican superstar.
Tango - Music From Argentina and Uruguay
Among Argentina's many forms of music and dance, by far the most famous is the tango.
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.
The Women Sing Bossa Nova Classics
Bossa Nova - The Women of Bossa Nova Playlist
Enanitos Verdes - Best Songs
Enanitos Verdes is one of the most influential bands in the history of Rock en Espanol . The extensive
El Gran Combo - Best Songs
Featuring 15 essential tracks from the Puerto Rican band known as the University of Salsa.
Top Songs by Gloria Estefan
Throughout her career, Cuban-American singer Gloria Estefan has produced an extensive repertoire defined
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.
Carlos Vives - Best Songs
Featuring a selection of essential Vallenato tracks from the Colombian star.
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!
'Hecho En Mexico' - Movie and Soundtrack Review
Featuring a review of the movie and soundtrack produced by Duncan Bridgeman.
Set The Mood With Romantic Latin Music Albums
Romantic Albums - Latin Music Albums Made For Romance
Timba - If It's From Cuba, It's Not Salsa But...
Overview of the uniquely Cuban music called timba.
Bossa Nova
Overview of Bossa Nova, music of Brazil.
Hector Acosta - Biography of 'El Torito'
Biography of Hector Acosta, Dominican Music's El Torito
Most Annoying Songs in Latin Music
Even though all of the following tracks enjoyed tremendous popularity around the world, at some point
Narcocorrido - Overview of Mexico's Drug Ballads
Information on the music, history and controversy surrounding Narcocorrido.
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.
Julio Iglesias
Biography of Julio Iglesias, Spanish music superstar.
Grupo Niche - Best Songs
Grupo Niche is widely considered the best Salsa band coming from Colombia . Their extensive repertoire,
Ricky Martin - From Child Star To Child Defender
Biography of Latin music superstar Ricky Martin
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.
Calle 13 - "Latinoamerica" Review
Thanks to the album Entren Los Que Quieran , Latin Urban sensation group Calle 13 has gathered 10 nominations
Willie Colon - Best Songs
Featuring a compilation of hits from the legendary Salsa trombonist.
Battle Of The Salsa Styles
Discussion of different styles of salsa from classic salsa through salsa romantica and salsa dura.
Latin Music - An Introduction to Latin Music
Latin Music Basics introduction
Latin Music for Kids
Featuring a playlist of Latin music songs in Spanish and Portuguese for children.
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.
Latin Jazz Playlist
A selection of classic and contemporary Latin Jazz songs featuring hits by Machito, Poncho Sanchez, Tito Puente and more.
Jencarlos Canela
Latin Music. Page 5.
Vallenato
Vallenato music from Colombia. Latin Music.
Ruben Blades – Biography and Artist Profile
Overview of the music career of Ruben Blades. Includes a compilation of the best songs by the Salsa singer from Panama.
Latin Music and Politics
A selection of songs dealing with politics in Latin America.
A Last Thought...
A goodbye note from Carlos Quintana, Latin Music Expert at About.com.
Tito Puente - Essential Songs
Featuring a compilation of Latin Jazz, Mambo and Cha-Cha hits from the legendary Tito Puente.

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