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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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388 62
Héctor Lavoe is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups
Héctor Lavoe Salsa, Merengue music, Salsa music

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2
297 64
Celia Cruz is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups
Celia Cruz Salsa, Salsa music, Bolero

3
290 63
El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups
El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico Salsa, Salsa music

4
223 61
Willie Colón is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups
Willie Colón Salsa, Salsa music, Bolero

5
295 108
Marc Anthony is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups
Marc Anthony Ballad, Pop music, Latin American music

6
200 61
Rubén Blades is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups
Rubén Blades Latin pop, Salsa music, World music

7
176 49
Tito Puente is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups
Tito Puente Mambo, Salsa music, Latin jazz

8
110 19
Frankie Ruiz is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups
JoSe1997JvT added Frankie Ruiz Salsa, Salsa music

9
164 50
Gilberto Santa Rosa is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups
Gilberto Santa Rosa Salsa music, Bolero

10
153 47
Fania All-Stars is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups
Fania All-Stars Salsa music

11
169 61
Victor Manuelle is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups
Victor Manuelle Salsa music

12
138 50
Eddie Santiago is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups
Eddie Santiago Salsa music

13
65 10
Cheo Feliciano is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups
Cheo Feliciano Salsa, Salsa music

14
135 54
Grupo Niche is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups
Grupo Niche Salsa, Salsa music

15
74 16
Ray Barretto is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups
phil-bastian added Ray Barretto Latin American music, Salsa music, Jazz

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16
143 64
La India is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups
La India Latin pop, Salsa music, House music

17
59 10
Ishmael Rivera is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups

18
127 54
Tito Rojas is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups
Tito Rojas Salsa music

19
110 45
Joe Arroyo is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups
Joe Arroyo Porro, Salsa music, Cumbia

20
55 11
Oscar D'León is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups
rnk79 added Oscar D'León Salsa music

21
100 58
Luis Enrique is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups
Luis Enrique Salsa music

22
40 10
Ismael Miranda is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups
rnk79 added Ismael Miranda Salsa, Salsa music

23
57 34
The Lebron Brothers is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups
The Lebron Brothers Salsa, Boogaloo, Salsa music

24
32 14
Pete

25
60 40
Buena Vista Social Club is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups
Buena Vista Social Club Rumba, Salsa music, Bolero

26
74 54
Juan Luis Guerra is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups
Juan Luis Guerra Christian music, Merengue music, Latin pop

27
52 37
Maelo Ruiz is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups
Maelo Ruiz Salsa music

28
19 6
Papo Lucca is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups
Tito Martinez added Papo Lucca

29
20 8
Johnny Pacheco is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups
Tito Martinez added Johnny Pacheco Salsa, Guaracha, Pachanga

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14 4
Los Van Van is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups
Diego Alberto Flores Leon added Los Van Van

31
61 53
DLG is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups
DLG Salsa music, Reggae

32
39 35
Sonora Carruseles is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups
Sonora Carruseles Boogaloo, Salsa music

33
43 40
N'Klabe is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups
N'Klabe Salsa music

34
12 8
Justo Betancourt is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups
Tito Martinez added Justo Betancourt

35
18 15
Orquesta Guayacán is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups
JairoPalomares added Orquesta Guayacán Salsa

36
35 37
Son by Four is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups
Son by Four Christian music, Ballad, Latin pop

37
14 14
Grupo Gale is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups
JairoPalomares added Grupo Gale Salsa

38
9 13
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7 14
La 33 is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups
JairoPalomares added La 33

40
5 16
Cayito Y La Distinguida is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups
fflo111 added Cayito Y La Distinguida Tropical Salsa - The Hottest Salsa Band In Chicago Ever

41
16 33
Calle Real is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups
Calle Real Salsa music, Timba

42
17 36
MioSoty is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups
MioSotySongz added MioSoty Salsa, Merengue, Latin Jazz - Salsa, Merengue, Pop, Latin Jazz

43
15 35
Grupo Latin Vibe is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups
Grupo Latin Vibe Salsa music

44
13 33
NG2 is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups
NG2 Salsa music

45
10 31
Candela is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups
Candela Salsa music

46
10 40
Puya is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups
Puya Nu metal, Latin metal, Salsa music

47
8 36
De Facto is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Salsa Artists and Groups
De Facto Chicano rock, Salsa music, Electronic dance music