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While there are tons of great bachata artists, when it comes down to it some are just better than others. This list is designed to let the fans of bachata separate the absolute best bachata bands and artists from all of the rest. Bachata is a Latino genre of music that came from the Dominican Republic. It’s corresponding style of dance and syncopated rhythm made bachata grow in popularity throughout the 20th century. Romeo Santos and Aventura are classic examples of the genre, but are they the top bachata artists of all time? 

This list of the top bachata bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Bachata groups and artists are shown below along with any additional genres in which their music belongs. If available, you can also see information about where all bachata bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest bachata bands of all time, since the most famous bachata artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best bachata music.

The list you're viewing is made up of a variety of different good bachata artists, including Wyclef Jean and Pitbull. You decide which of these artists are the best ones by casting your votes. List has artists like Kat DeLuna and Juan Francisco Ordóñez, so you don't have to add them. This list also answers the questions "who are the best bachata bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest bachata musician ever?"

The list includes all new bachata bands, and if there are any missing on the list, you can always add them. Just make sure they aren't already on the list and check your spelling, because this is already an accurate compilation of the best examples of bachata, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into bachata music. Especially since the bands at the top of the list will at the very least be the best choices if you're looking for a list of good bachata bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent bachata bands.

Whether you’re a bachata aficionado or a new fan of bachata, please vote for the best bachata groups and artists - not just the most popular bachata bands that you never actually listened to. 

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Romeo Santos is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Bachata Bands/Artists
Romeo Santos Hip hop music, Merengue music, Contemporary R&B

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Aventura is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Bachata Bands/Artists
Aventura Latin pop, Rhythm and blues, Bachata

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Prince Royce is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Bachata Bands/Artists
Prince Royce Latin pop, Rhythm and blues, Bachata

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Xtreme is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Bachata Bands/Artists
Xtreme Urban contemporary, Latin American music, Bachata

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Antony Santos is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Bachata Bands/Artists
Antony Santos Bachata

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+ - 106 25
Monchy & Alexandra is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Bachata Bands/Artists

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Juan Luis Guerra is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Bachata Bands/Artists
Juan Luis Guerra Christian music, Merengue music, Latin pop

8
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Don Omar is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Bachata Bands/Artists
Don Omar Hip hop music, Pop music, Latin pop

9
+ - 139 57
Toby Love is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Bachata Bands/Artists
Toby Love Hip hop music, Contemporary R&B, Bachata

10
+ - 104 35
Frank Reyes is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Bachata Bands/Artists
Frank Reyes Bachata

11
+ - 70 48
Rakim y Ken-Y is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Bachata Bands/Artists
Rakim y Ken-Y Pop music, Bachata, Tropical

12
+ - 59 37
Henry Santos is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Bachata Bands/Artists
Henry Santos Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues, Bachata

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+ - 100 85
Pitbull is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Bachata Bands/Artists
Pitbull Hip hop music, Electro hop, Latin American music

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Lenny Santos is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Bachata Bands/Artists
Lenny Santos Rhythm and blues, Bachata

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Leonardo Paniagua is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Bachata Bands/Artists

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Kat DeLuna is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Bachata Bands/Artists
Kat DeLuna Hip hop music, Dancehall, Pop music

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Fernando Villalona is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Bachata Bands/Artists
Fernando Villalona Merengue music, Bolero, Bachata

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La Verduga (Vanessa Verduga) is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Bachata Bands/Artists
La Verduga (Vanessa Verduga) Bachata, Urban Latin fusion of Cumbia, Reggaeton - La Veduga is a NYC-LA reggaeton singer, songwriter, producer and actor. La Verduga famously known as Vanessa Veduga is the kind of artist who has dedicated her talent to doing just that. She represents what hasn’t ...

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Daniel Santacruz is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Bachata Bands/Artists
Daniel Santacruz Merengue music, Latin pop, Bachata

20
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Max Santos is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Bachata Bands/Artists
Max Santos Hip hop music, Rock music, Latin hip hop

21
+ - 9 18
Grupo Montez de Durango is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Bachata Bands/Artists

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Marcy Place is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Bachata Bands/Artists
Marcy Place Rhythm and blues, Bachata

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Trio Reynoso is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Bachata Bands/Artists
Trio Reynoso Merengue típico, Bachata

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+ - 8 37
Wyclef Jean is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Bachata Bands/Artists
Wyclef Jean Hip hop music, Dancehall, Folk music

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Dj Buddha is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Bachata Bands/Artists
Dj Buddha Hip hop music, Merengue music, Dancehall

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Criollo is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Bachata Bands/Artists
Criollo Hip hop music, Latin American music, Reggae

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+ - 3 28
German Nogueira Gomez is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Bachata Bands/Artists
German Nogueira Gomez Pop music, Latin pop, Son

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+ - 2 29
Juan Francisco Ordóñez is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Bachata Bands/Artists
Juan Francisco Ordóñez Jazz, Bachata

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+ - 2 30
Emilio Estefan is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Bachata Bands/Artists
Emilio Estefan Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Latin pop