The Greatest Latin American Artists of All Time

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Only the greatest Latin American artists and bands.

While there are tons of fantastic Latin American artists, some acts are just better than others. This list is designed to let the fans of Latin American music separate the absolute best Latino bands and artists from all of the rest. Latin American music includes all male and female performers from Latin American countries and/or Latin American descent. Often singing in Spanish and drawing from the many genres associated with South and Central America, there is a huge diversity of styles in Latin American music. Selena and Shakira are classic examples of the Latin singers, but are they the top Latin American music artists of all time? 

This list of the top Latin American bands in the world includes all Hispanic and Latino musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. These are truly the greatest Latin American bands of all time, since the most famous Latin American music artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best Latin American music.

From Ricky Martin and Jennifer Lopez to Bad Bunny and Enrique Iglesias, this compilation of artists includes every famous, talented Latin American musician.

These are the best examples of Latin American music, as well as a good place to start if you want to listen to more Hispanic singers. The Latino and Latina singers who are at the top of the list will be the best choices if you're looking to listen to good Latin American music. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent Latin American music bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best Latin American bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest Latin American singer ever?"

Whether you’re a Latin American music aficionado or a newer fan, please vote for the best Latin American artists based on their music (albums and songs) and overall influence, rather than simply voting for just the most popular Latin American singers, rappers, or groups that you've never actually listened to. 

Most divisive: Jennifer Lopez
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