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Ranchera artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good ranchera bands includes a filter so you can sort by the groups’s label and what albums they've put out. This list of the top ranchera bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Ranchera 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 ranchera bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest ranchera bands of all time, since the most famous ranchera artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best ranchera music.

You can click on the ranchera band names to see more information about that particular notable ranchera group. If they're near the top of the best ranchera artist list, though, then they should have at least some information available. All the top ranchera bands named on the list also have discographies on their pages if you click on the ranchera band names themselves.

This is a list that features artists like Linda Ronstadt and Lucero. Rock the vote by upvoting your favorite artists. If they get enough votes they rise to the top. Not a fan of Selena or Los Lobos? Then give them a thumbs down so that the list counts your vote.

All important, significant and iconic names in ranchera music history deserve your votes, so make sure to choose wisely. You can only vote once on this list.

The list includes all new ranchera bands, and if there are any missing on the list, you can always add them yourself. 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 ranchera, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into ranchera 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 ranchera bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent ranchera bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best ranchera bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest ranchera musician ever?"

If you know enough about the genre, please vote based on the quality of the band's music instead of just voting for the most popular ranchera bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.

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Angélica María is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Ranchera Bands/Artists

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Rocío Dúrcal is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Ranchera Bands/Artists
Rocío Dúrcal Ranchera, Mariachi

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Lola Beltrán is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Ranchera Bands/Artists
Lola Beltrán Huapango, Ranchera

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Yolanda del Río is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Ranchera Bands/Artists

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Estela Nunez is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Ranchera Bands/Artists

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Lucha Villa is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Ranchera Bands/Artists
Lucha Villa Ranchera

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Juan Gabriel is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Ranchera Bands/Artists
Juan Gabriel Ballad, Latin pop, Ranchera

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Amalia Mendoza is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Ranchera Bands/Artists
Amalia Mendoza Bolero, Ranchera

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Javier Solís is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Ranchera Bands/Artists
Javier Solís Popular music, Bolero, Ranchera

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Lucha Reyes is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Ranchera Bands/Artists

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Pepe Aguilar is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Ranchera Bands/Artists
Pepe Aguilar Pop music, Ranchera, Mariachi

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José Alfredo Jiménez is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Ranchera Bands/Artists
José Alfredo Jiménez Ranchera, Mariachi

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Alejandro Fernández is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Ranchera Bands/Artists
Alejandro Fernández Ballad, Latin pop, Bolero

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Aida Cuevas is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Ranchera Bands/Artists
Aida Cuevas Ranchera, Mariachi

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Tomás Méndez is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Ranchera Bands/Artists
Tomás Méndez Ranchera, Music of Mexico

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David Záizar is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Ranchera Bands/Artists
David Záizar Ranchera, Mariachi

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Linda Ronstadt is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Ranchera Bands/Artists
Linda Ronstadt New Wave, Rock music, Latin American music

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Paquita la del Barrio is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Ranchera Bands/Artists

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Selena is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Ranchera Bands/Artists
Selena Mexican cumbia, Pop music, Latin American music

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Chavela Vargas is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Ranchera Bands/Artists
Chavela Vargas Ranchera

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Jorge Negrete is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Ranchera Bands/Artists
Jorge Negrete Ranchera

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Banda el Recodo is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Ranchera Bands/Artists
Banda el Recodo Banda music, Ranchera

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Los Temerarios is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Ranchera Bands/Artists
Los Temerarios Latin pop, Ranchera, Cumbia

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Vargas de Tecalitlán is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Ranchera Bands/Artists
Vargas de Tecalitlán Son Jarocho, Huapango, Bolero

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Los Tucanes de Tijuana is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Ranchera Bands/Artists
Los Tucanes de Tijuana Banda music, Norteño, Ranchera

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Los Lobos is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Ranchera Bands/Artists
Los Lobos Americana, Chicano rock, Heartland rock

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Adán Sánchez is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Ranchera Bands/Artists
Adán Sánchez Ranchera

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Banda Machos is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Ranchera Bands/Artists
Banda Machos Ballad, Bolero, Ranchera

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Lady Yuliana is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Ranchera Bands/Artists
Lady Yuliana Popular music, Pop music, Ranchera

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Sasha Sokol is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Ranchera Bands/Artists
Sasha Sokol Latin pop, Folk, Alternative rock

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Vicente Fernández is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Ranchera Bands/Artists
Vicente Fernández Ballad, Bolero, Ranchera

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Los Cenzontles is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Ranchera Bands/Artists
Los Cenzontles Son Jarocho, Chicano rock, Norteño

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Ana Bárbara is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Ranchera Bands/Artists
Ana Bárbara Banda music, Latin pop, Ranchera

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Pedro Fernández is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Ranchera Bands/Artists
Pedro Fernández Banda music, Pop music, Folk music

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Julio Jaramillo is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Ranchera Bands/Artists
Julio Jaramillo Tango, Bolero, Ranchera

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Ricky Vela is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Ranchera Bands/Artists
Ricky Vela Mexican cumbia, Pop music, Latin American music

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Billy Pontoni is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Ranchera Bands/Artists
Billy Pontoni Ballad, Bolero, Ranchera

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Lucero is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Ranchera Bands/Artists
Lucero Duranguense, Pop music, Folk music

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Pablo Montero is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Ranchera Bands/Artists
Pablo Montero Latin pop, Ranchera

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Volovan is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Ranchera Bands/Artists
Volovan Indie pop, Pop rock, Ranchera

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Rodrigo de la Cadena is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Ranchera Bands/Artists
Rodrigo de la Cadena Ballad, Tango, Bolero