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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
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.
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
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.
Mexico's Best Music: Discover Tejano, Norteno,...
Overview of Mexican popular music including tejano, norteno, banda, corrido and conjunto
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 Brazilian Music Artists
Featuring the top 10 most influential singers, songwriters and musicians from Brazil.
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 Mexican Music Bands
Featuring a list of today's most popular Mexican music bands.
Tango Songs for Beginners
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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!
The 10 Best Songs Vincent Fernandez Ever Made
Featuring the top 10 Vicente Fernandez songs. Includes a reference to singles like
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.
The Ultimate Salsa Playlist for Your Best Party...
Salsa Dance Party - Playlist of songs for a Salsa Dance Party
Juan Gabriel - Best Songs
A compilation of Pop and Ranchera songs from the Mexican artist featuring hits such as
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 Most Influential Women In Latin Music
Latin Women Artists - 10 Influential Women In Latin Music
Ranchera Songs
A selection of some of the best Ranchera songs ever produced.
Pitbull's Best Dance Songs
Cuban-American rapper Pitbull is one of the hottest Latin Urban artists . His voice is behind some of
Top 10 Songs by Juanes
Offering a selection of the best songs by the Colombian artist including hits such as
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 Songs by Daddy Yankee
Featuring a selection of some of the best Reggaeton and Latin Urban hits from the Puerto Rican superstar.
Hot Latin Male Singers
A gallery featuring some of the most good looking Latin music male singers in the world.
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 Songs by Celia Cruz
A compilation of hit songs from The Queen of Salsa, Celia Cruz.
Bossa Nova Songs for Beginners
Offering a list of essential Bossa Nova songs including tracks such as
Salsa - From Cuba to New York to You
Short history of salsa with recommendations for CDs to listen to.
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!
Boleros - Playlist of Classic Boleros
Playlist of Popular Classic Boleros
10 Best Latin Dance Scenes Found at the Movies
Top ten movies with great Latin dance scenes.
10 Bachata Songs You're Sure to Love
Bachata Songs - Top Bachata 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.
Brazilian Love Songs
A compilation of tracks to say I love you in Portuguese.
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.
Music of the Dominican Republic
Music of the Dominican Republic Merengue
Romantic Salsa Songs
A list of romantic Salsa songs for lovers.
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.
Juan Gabriel
Juan Gabriel - Biography of Mexican singer/composer Juan Gabriel
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.
Mana - Essential Songs
Featuring a list of top hits from the popular Mexican Rock band.
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.
Aventura - Profile of a Bachata Boy Band
Biography of Bachata Boy Band Aventura
Juan Luis Guerra - Biography of a Dominican Icon
Juan Luis Guerra -Biography of Dominican Juan Luis Guerra
Top Songs by Jenni Rivera
A selection of the best songs recorded by the Diva of Banda Music Jenni Rivera.
Sexy Latin Female Singers
A gallery featuring some of the most attractive Latin music female singers in the world.
Latin Music History
A look at the cultural mix and social environment that produced Latin 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.
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
Cuban Top Picks - Musical Tour of Cuba
Cuban Top Picks - Tour Musical Cuba By Listening To Music.
Rock en Espanol - Essential Artists
Offering a list of the top 10 most influential Latin Rock artists in history.
Hector Lavoe - Best Songs
Hector Lavoe is widely considered one of the most influential singers in the history of Salsa music .
What is Cumbia Music?
Learn more about cumbia music, a popular genre of Latin music that originated in Colombia.
Daddy Yankee - Reggaeton Pioneer and Entrepreneur
Profile of Daddy Yankee, Puerto Rico's reggaeton entrepreneur.
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?
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.
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.
Latin Love Song Playlist
Latin Love Songs - Playlist of Latin Love Songs
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.
Colombia
Learn about the music of Colombia including cumbia, vallenato and salsa.
Top Bilingual Artists in Latin Music
A list of Latin music stars who sing fluently in English and Spanish.
El Gran Combo - Best Songs
Featuring 15 essential tracks from the Puerto Rican band known as the University of Salsa.
Hector Lavoe: El Cantante
Profile of the great salsa singer, Hector Lavoe, also known as “El Cantante de los Cantantes”.
Top Shakira Songs in Spanish
A selection of top Spanish-language hits from the Latin music superstar.
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.
History of Mambo
A look at the origins of Mambo. Latin Music.
What Is Latin Music?
Providing a dictionary-style definition of Latin music.
Carlos Vives - Best Songs
Featuring a selection of essential Vallenato tracks from the Colombian star.
Latin Music for Father's Day
A selection of Latin Music songs to celebrate Father's Day.
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.
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
Bachata - The Music of Bitterness
Overview of bachata, music of the Dominican Republic
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.
Enanitos Verdes - Best Songs
Enanitos Verdes is one of the most influential bands in the history of Rock en Espanol . The extensive
Essential Merengue Artists
A list featuring some of the best Merengue singers and bands 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.
Puerto Rican Music - Jibaro Music - Seis,...
Overview of the Jibaro folk music of Puerto Rico, including seis, aguinaldo, bomba and plena.
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.
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.
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.
Vicente Fernandez: "El Rey" of Ranchera
Vicente Fernandez - Profile of the King of Ranchera Vicente Fernandez
The Women Sing Bossa Nova Classics
Bossa Nova - The Women of Bossa Nova Playlist
Roberto Carlos - King Of Music In Brazil
Roberto Carlos - Profile of Brazilian legend Roberto Carlos.
Calle 13
Calle 13 - Biography of Puerto Rico's Calle 13
History of Bolero
A look at the history of Bolero in Latin America from the original Cuban traditions to the music of Luis Miguel.
Battle Of The Salsa Styles
Discussion of different styles of salsa from classic salsa through salsa romantica and salsa dura.
Ricky Martin - From Child Star To Child Defender
Biography of Latin music superstar Ricky Martin
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.
Hector Acosta - Biography of 'El Torito'
Biography of Hector Acosta, Dominican Music's El Torito
"The Girl From Ipanema" - The Most Famous...
Story and trivia facts of the timeless hit
Traditional Latin American Music
A look at some of the most influential styles and rhythms of Traditional Latin American music.
Set The Mood With Romantic Latin Music Albums
Romantic Albums - Latin Music Albums Made For Romance
Brazil
Overview of the music of Brazil including samba, bossa nova, choro, tropicalia, MBP.
Julio Iglesias
Biography of Julio Iglesias, Spanish music superstar.
Wisin & Yandel - Reggaeton's 'Duo De La...
Biography of Puerto Rico's urban music dynamic duo Wisin & Yandel
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!
Luis Miguel - Best Songs
A selection of Bolero and Latin Pop hits from the famous Mexican star.
Carlos Gardel - Tango's King
Biography of Carlos Gardel, king of tango.
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!
Grupo Niche - Best Songs
Grupo Niche is widely considered the best Salsa band coming from Colombia . Their extensive repertoire,
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.
Joe Arroyo – Best Salsa Songs
A compilation of the best Salsa songs by Joe Arroyo.
Latin Urban Music – Reggaeton’s...
Overview of the roots and sounds that have defined Latin Urban music.
Top 10 Mambo Kings Songs
Mambo Kings - Playlist of Mambo King hits
Willie Colon - Best Songs
Featuring a compilation of hits from the legendary Salsa trombonist.
Thalia - Best Songs
Mexican singer Thalia is usually referred to as the Queen of Latin Pop music. Her celebrated repertoire
Chavela Vargas - A Life in Quotes
A look at some of the most memorable quotes that define the life of Chavela Vargas.
Narcocorrido - Overview of Mexico's Drug Ballads
Information on the music, history and controversy surrounding Narcocorrido.
Son - The Heart of Cuban Music
History of Son, music of Cuba. Latin Music.
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.
Prince Royce
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Most Annoying Songs in Latin Music
Even though all of the following tracks enjoyed tremendous popularity around the world, at some point
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.
Famous Latin Songs About Immigration
A playlist of Latin music hits dealing with the social and political landscape surrounding immigration.
Top Songs by Gloria Estefan
Throughout her career, Cuban-American singer Gloria Estefan has produced an extensive repertoire defined
Celia Cruz - The Undisputed Queen of Salsa
Biography of Celia Cruz, the Queen of Salsa
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.
Juanes - Biography of Colombia's Musical...
Biography of Juanes, the Colombian pop/rock superstar that has changed the face of Latin music.
Billboard Latin Music Charts - January 25, 2014
A look at the hottest songs and albums on the Billboard Latin music charts for the week of January 25, 2014.
10 Essential Fania Albums
Fania Albums - 10 Essential Fania Albums
Billboard Latin Music Charts - December 21, 2013
Featuring the top albums and songs on the Billboard Latin music charts for the week of December 21, 2013.
Latin Music and Society
A look at the relation between Latin music and issues of identity, race and poverty.
Prince Royce's "Darte Un Beso" Is Still The...
Let's take a look at the top singles and albums on the Billboard Latin music charts for the week of February 1, 2014.
Ricky Martin
Latin Music. Page 9.
'Hecho En Mexico' - Movie and Soundtrack Review
Featuring a review of the movie and soundtrack produced by Duncan Bridgeman.
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.
Calle 13 - "Latinoamerica" Review
Thanks to the album Entren Los Que Quieran , Latin Urban sensation group Calle 13 has gathered 10 nominations
Tango - Music From Argentina and Uruguay
Among Argentina's many forms of music and dance, by far the most famous is the tango.
Meet Jenni Rivera: A Biography of Banda's Diva
Jenni Rivera - Biography of Banda Diva Jenni Rivera
Romeo Santos
Latin Music. Page 10.
Latin Jazz Playlist
A selection of classic and contemporary Latin Jazz songs featuring hits by Machito, Poncho Sanchez, Tito Puente and more.
Enrique Iglesias
Latin Music. Page 4.
Gloria Estefan - Biography of a Latin Superstar
Gloria Estefan - Biography of Gloria Estefan
Luis Miguel
Latin Music. Page 7.
Puerto Rican Music - Mambo Kings and the Birth...
Puerto Rican music from the Mambo Kings through the Fania Years including Rafael Hernandez, Tito Puente, Willie Colon and Hector Lavoe.
Victor Manuelle - Biography of 'El Sonero De de...
Biography of Puerto Rican salsa star Victor Manuelle
Latin Music Songs for Beginners
Featuring a selection of Latin music songs that will help you to find tracks according to your musical preferences.
Timba - If It's From Cuba, It's Not Salsa But...
Overview of the uniquely Cuban music called timba.
Ricardo Arjona - Biography and Artist Profile
Featuring a short bio of the Latin Pop star from Guatemala.
Joao Gilberto – The Father of Bossa Nova
Profile of Brazilian artist and Bossa Nova founder Joao Gilberto.
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