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The Best Salsa Artists and Groups

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This salsa singers list ranks the best salsa artists and singers by votes. This list of good salsa bands and singers let’s you see who salsa fans think are the best salsa music artists. From Marc Anthony to Celia Cruz, and everyone in between - this is the definitive salsa music artists list. This list of good salsa music bands shows who fans of the genre believe to be the best salsa musicians and singers. This list of the top salsa music bands in the world includes musicians from a wide variety of countries. Whether they are from Puerto Rico, Cuba, or the United States - all the best salsa artists and groups are here. 
 

These are truly the greatest salsa music bands of all time, since the most famous salsa music artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best salsa music music. You can click on the salsa music band names to see more information about that particular notable salsa music group. If they're near the top of the best salsa music artist list, though, then they should have at least some information available. All the top salsa music bands named on the list also have discographies on their pages if you click on the salsa music band names themselves. The list you're viewing is made up of many different artists, like Tito Puente and Héctor Lavoe. 

Upvote your favorites to see them rise to the top. Are you one of those people that doesn't like Tego Calderón or Manu Chao? Then vote those things down to have your voice heard. All important, significant, and iconic names in salsa music music history deserve your votes, so make sure to choose wisely. If you don't see any new salsa bands, add them to the list. If you're not an expert on Salsa songs and singers, this list is a good place to start if you're wondering how to get into salsa 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 salsa music bands with which to start out. 

This list answers the questions "who are the best salsa music bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest salsa music 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 salsa music bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote. 
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    Héctor Lavoe is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups

    Salsa, Merengue music, Salsa music

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    El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups
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    Celia Cruz is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups

    Salsa, Salsa music, Bolero

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    Willie Colón is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups

    Salsa, Salsa music, Bolero

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    Rubén Blades is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups

    Latin pop, Salsa music, World music

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    Frankie Ruiz is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups

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    Salsa, Salsa music

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    Tito Puente is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups

    Mambo, Salsa music, Latin jazz

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    Ballad, Pop music, Latin American music

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    Gilberto Santa Rosa is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups

    Salsa music, Bolero

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    Victor Manuelle is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups

    Salsa music

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    Fania All-Stars is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups

    Salsa music

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    Eddie Santiago is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups

    Salsa music

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    Tito Rojas is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups

    Salsa music

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    La India is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups

    Latin pop, Salsa music, House music

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    Grupo Niche is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups

    Salsa, Salsa music

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    Cheo Feliciano is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups

    Salsa, Salsa music

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    Joe Arroyo is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups

    Porro, Salsa music, Cumbia

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    Ismael Miranda is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups

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    Salsa, Salsa music

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    Ray Barretto is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups

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    Latin American music, Salsa music, Jazz

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    Luis Enrique is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups

    Salsa music

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    Ishmael Rivera is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups
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    Juan Luis Guerra is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups

    Christian music, Merengue music, Latin pop

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    Buena Vista Social Club is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups

    Rumba, Salsa music, Bolero

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    Oscar D'León is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups

    added by rnk79
    Salsa music

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    Maelo Ruiz is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups

    Salsa music

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    The Lebron Brothers is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups

    Salsa, Boogaloo, Salsa music

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    DLG is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups

    Salsa music, Reggae

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    Pete
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    N'Klabe is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups

    Salsa music

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    Sonora Carruseles is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups

    Boogaloo, Salsa music

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    Salsa

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    Papo Lucca is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups

    new! & added by Tito Martinez

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    Johnny Pacheco is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups

    added by Tito Martinez
    Salsa, Guaracha, Pachanga

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    new! & added by Tito Martinez

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    Salsa

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    Christian music, Ballad, Latin pop

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    Cayito Y La Distinguida is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups

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    Tropical Salsa The Hottest Salsa Band In Chicago Ever

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    Calle Real is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups

    Salsa music, Timba

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    NG2 is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups

    Salsa music

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    Grupo Latin Vibe is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups

    Salsa music

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    MioSoty is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups

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    Salsa, Merengue, Latin Jazz Salsa, Merengue, Pop, Latin Jazz

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    Candela is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups

    Salsa music

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    Puya is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups

    Nu metal, Latin metal, Salsa music

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    De Facto is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups

    Chicano rock, Salsa music, Electronic dance music

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