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List of Famous Bands from Mexico

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List of Mexico bands, listed by their level of fame. This Mexico musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Mexico bands are included, as well as many Mexico musicians of underground status. This list of Mexico musical artists includes information like what genre the artist falls under, what albums they've put out and more. If you want to know more about these famous Mexico bands you can click on their names to learn more about them. Bands from every genre are listed here, including rock, pop, hip-hop/rap, jazz, and more.

Bands on this list include Carlos Santana and Lucero.

If you're wondering, "What bands are from Mexico?" or "What is a list of Mexico bands?" then this list will answer your questions. (149 items)
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Carlos Santana is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Bands from Mexico
Genre: Blues-rock, Chicano rock & Pop music; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: Legacy Edition, Eat at Whitey's, The Live Adventures of Mike Bloomfield and Al Kooper, Legendary Latin Rock Tracks, Bring 'Em In, + more

Carlos Santana audio (born July 20, 1947) is a Mexican and American guitarist who rose to fame in the late 1960s and early 1970s with his band Santana, which pioneered a fusion of rock and roll ...more

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Lucero is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Bands from Mexico
Genre: Duranguense, Pop music & Folk music; Nationality: Mexico

Albums: Lazos de Amor, Trayectoria, Lucero, Ocho Quince, Un Lujo, + more

Lucero Hogaza León (Spanish pronunciation: [luˈseɾo]; born 29 August 1969), known as Lucero, is a Mexican singer, songwriter, actress, and television host. She is a multi-platinum singer ...more

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Paulina Rubio is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Bands from Mexico
Genre: Synthpop, Chicano rock & Pop music; Nationality: Mexico

Albums: Border Girl, Pau-latina, Brava!, Paulina, 24 Kilates, + more

Paulina Susana Rubio Dosamantes (Spanish pronunciation: [pauˈlina ˈruβjo]; born 17 June 1971), generally known professionally as Paulina Rubio, is a Mexican singer, actress, television music ...more

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Thalía is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Bands from Mexico
Genre: Banda music, Adult contemporary music & Mexican cumbia; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: El Sexto Sentido, Arrasando, Thalía, Habítame Siempre, Amor a la Mexicana, + more

Ariadna Thalía Sodi Miranda (Spanish pronunciation: [aˈɾjaðna taˈli.a ˈsoði miˈɾanda]; born 26 August 1971) is a Mexican singer, songwriter, producer, actress and entrepreneur. ...more

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Dino Cazares is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Bands from Mexico
Genre: Deathcore, Industrial metal & Groove metal; Nationality: United States of America
Dino Cazares, (born in El Centro, California) is an American musician, known for being a co-founder and guitarist for industrial metal group Fear Factory. He is also the co-founder of the metal ...more
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Rodrigo y Gabriela is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Bands from Mexico

Albums: Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, Rodrigo y Gabriela, Re-Foc, Live: Manchester and Dublin, Area 52, + more

Rodrigo y Gabriela are a Mexican acoustic guitar duo whose music is influenced by a number of genres including nuevo flamenco, rock, and heavy metal. The duo's recordings consist largely of ...more
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Maya Jupiter is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Bands from Mexico
Genre: Hip hop music, Salsa music & Rhythm and blues; Nationality: Australia

Albums: Today, Ordinary Night / The Artess

Melissha Martinez (born 21 December 1978), better known by her stage name Maya Jupiter, is a Mexican-born Australian rapper, songwriter, MC and radio personality. She released her debut album, ...more
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Hocico is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Bands from Mexico

Albums: Memorias atrás, Signos de Aberracion, A través de mundos que arden, Wrack and Ruin, Sangre Hirviente, + more

Hocico is a Mexican aggrotech band.
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Reik is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Bands from Mexico

Albums: Reik, Secuencia, Un Día Más, Peligro, Te fuiste de aquí, + more

Reik are a Mexican band from Mexicali, Baja California formed by Jesús Alberto Navarro Rosas (lead vocals), Julio Ramírez Eguía (guitar, background vocals), and Gilberto ...more
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Mexican Institute of Sou... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Bands from Mexico

Albums: Piñata, Méjico Máxico, Soy Sauce, Escríbeme pronto

“Mexico City office worker and beat painter Camilo Lara mixes traditional Latin music, including Colombian cumbia and Cuban Chacha, into his dubby electronics bubblescapes…..MIS goes for a ...more
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Belinda is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Bands from Mexico
Genre: Synthpop, Pop music & Latin American music; Nationality: Spain

Albums: Utopía, Belinda, Catarsis, Utopía Internacional, Lo Esencial De Belinda, + more

Belinda Peregrín Schüll (born 15 August 1989), famously known as Belinda, is a Spanish-born Mexican singer, songwriter and actress.In 2000, she started her career as a child actor at ...more

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José José ... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Bands from Mexico
Genre: Ballad, Latin pop & Bolero; Nationality: Mexico

Albums: 20 Éxitos de José José, Promesas, 35 Aniversario, Gracias, Secretos, + more

José Rómulo Sosa Ortiz (born 17 February 1948), known by his stage name José José, is a Mexican singer, musician and occasional actor. Born into a family of musicians ...more

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Dulce María is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Bands from Mexico
Dulce María Genre: Pop music, Rock music & Latin pop; Nationality: Mexico

Albums: Extranjera, Extranjera Segunda Parte

Dulce María Espinosa Saviñón (Spanish: [ˈdulse maˈɾi.a saβiˈɲon]; born December 6, 1985) is a Mexican singer, songwriter, actress and author. She is the great-niece of ...more
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Maite Perroni is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Bands from Mexico
Genre: Pop music and Latin American music; Nationality: Mexico

Albums: Eclipse de Luna, Te daré mi corazón, Eclipse de Luna, A partir de hoy, Tú y yo, + more

Maite Perroni Beorlegui (born March 9, 1983) is a Mexican actress, singer, songwriter and model, who is best known for starring in the Mexican telenovelas Rebelde (2004), Cuidado con el ...more

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Anahí is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Bands from Mexico
Genre: Pop music, Electronic music & Latin American music; Nationality: Mexico

Albums: Una Rebelde en Solitario, Anclado En Mi Corazón, Baby Blue, Mi Delirio, Antes de ser Rebelde, + more

Anahí Giovanna Puente Portilla de Velasco (née Anahí Giovanna Puente Portilla), known mononymously as Anahí (Spanish pronunciation: [anaˈi] born May 14, 1983), is a ...more

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RBD is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Bands from Mexico

Albums: Rebels, Celestial (International Version), Para Olvidarte De Mí, Rebelde, Nuestro Amor, + more

RBD was a Latin pop group from Mexico that gained popularity from Televisa's soap opera Rebelde, and found international success from 2004 until their separation in 2009. RBD has sold over 60 ...more
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Vicente Fernández... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Bands from Mexico
Genre: Ballad, Bolero & Ranchera; Nationality: Mexico

Albums: Para Siempre, Personalidad, Historia de un Ídolo, Vol. 1, Lo mejor de la baraja, + more

Vicente "Chente" Fernández Gómez (born 17 February 1940) is a Mexican retired singer, actor, and film producer. Nicknamed "El Rey de la Música Ranchera" ...more
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Ana Gabriel is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Bands from Mexico
Genre: Ballad, Pop music & Latin pop; Nationality: Spain

Albums: Joyas de dos siglos, Mi México, Ayer y Hoy, Eternamente, Quién como tú, + more

María Guadalupe Araujo (born December 10, 1955), better known as Ana Gabriel, is a Mexican singer and songwriter from Guamuchil, Sinaloa, Mexico. She first sang on the stage at age six, ...more
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Café Tacuba is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Bands from Mexico

Albums: Re, Cuatro Caminos, Revés/Yo Soy, Avalancha de Éxitos, Café Tacuba, + more

Café Tacuba (stylized Café Tacvba) is a band from Ciudad Satélite, Mexico. The group gained popularity in the early 1990s. They were founded in 1989, before they had the ...more

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Mariana Ochoa is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Bands from Mexico

Albums: Luna Llena, Yo Soy

Mariana Yolanda Ochoa Reyes (born February 19, 1979 in Mexico City) is a Mexican singer and actress.
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Motel is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Bands from Mexico

Albums: Motel, 17, 17bis, Edición Especial

Motel is a Mexican rock band created in 2002, consisting of Guillermo "Billy" Méndez and Rodrigo Dávila Chapoy.
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Shantal Méndez is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Bands from Mexico
Genre: Pop music and Latin American music; Nationality: United States of America
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Jesse & Joy is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Bands from Mexico

Albums: Electricidad, Esto Es Lo Que Soy, Six Pack: Jesse & Joy, Esta Es Mi Vida, ¿Con Quién Se Queda El Perro?, + more

Jesse & Joy is a Mexican pop duo formed in 2005 by brother and sister; Jesse and Joy, from Mexico City. Introduced in 2005 by Argentine-Mexican duo Sin Bandera at the 2005 Mexican ...more
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Zoé is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Bands from Mexico

Albums: Memo Rex Commander y el Corazón Atómico de la Vía Láctea, Zoé, Grandes Hits, Rocanlover, Reptilectric, + more

Zoé is a Latin Grammy Award-winning Mexican alternative/psychedelic band. They initially formed in Mexico City in 1994, although membership started to stabilize in 1997. The band has ...more
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Marcela Bovio is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Bands from Mexico
Genre: Progressive metal, Gothic metal & Classical music; Nationality: Mexico

Albums: The Blueprint of a Winter

Marcela Alejandra Bovio García (born October 17, 1979 in Monterrey, Nuevo León) is a Mexican singer, violinist, songwriter, and vocal teacher, who is currently a member of the ...more

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