The Best Bachata Bands/Artists

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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. 

Most divisive: Pitbull
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