Some of the most famous Latin pop songs have survived military dictatorships, war, famine and natural disasters — and they still hold up in spite of passing trends. Rolling Stone contributors selected 50 of the most influential songs in Latin pop history, ranked in chronological order. Valens successfully merged the worlds of Latin American music and American rock in his take, adopting a California surf vibe while keeping the Spanish-language lyrics intact. The song solidified Valens as a pioneer in the Chicano and Latin rock movement, making him one of the first Latin artists to successfully cross over into Top 40 territory. His short-lived career, however, came to an untimely end when the year-old Valens, alongside Buddy Holly, J. East L. It was then that Ben allegedly dropped off the tour and bought a one-way ticket back to South America — his song, however, remained with Mendes. That same year a military junta took over Brazil, employing a fierce nationalism and anti-imperialism that eschewed all Western cultural influence.
Popular Latin Dance Music
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The magazine had already a major overall songs chart titled Hot since August Since , the chart tracks digital sales, streaming figures and radio airplay. Ritchie Valens ' cover version of La Bamba became the first Spanish-language song to enter the Hot after its debut on January 3, In June , following the number one peak of "Despacito" in the Hot , Philip Bump of The Washington Post related the increasing success of Spanish-language songs in the United States since with the growth of its Spanish-speaking population, highlighting an improve from 4. As of the week ending June 29, , Spanish-language and two Portuguese-language songs have entered the Hot chart, most of them in , with 18 debuts; followed by , with 16; , with 13; and , with seven. Only 10 Latin tracks have entered the Hot between and A total of 30 singles have ranked within the top 50, of which only 15 reached the top 25, seven managed to reach the top 10, and three have peaked at number one. From the 86 songs that have ranked within the bottom half of the chart, 33 have peaked between numbers 90 and , 22 did so between numbers 80 and 89, and 32 did so between numbers 51 and Puerto Rican singer Ozuna is the act with the most Spanish-language entries on the chart, with Puerto Rican rapper Daddy Yankee achieved three and six top 25 and top 50 Spanish-language singles, respectively, the most by any artist.
When it comes to music, there's no objective right or wrong, good or bad — but that never stops passionate music fans from sharing and defending their favorites. We spent months discussing, researching and reflecting on music from artists old and new, considering everything from sales to impact to innovation to longevity. The results won't please everyone — and that's as it should be. Everyone has their own takes on the greatest in music — this is ours. Most importantly, even though 50 is not nearly a big enough number to encompass the huge universe of the Latin songbook, every one of these songs continues to be relevant today. We invite you to listen and celebrate with us as we count down from No. Did anyone not dance the Macarena?