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The Best Ranchera Bands/Artists 

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Updated June 14, 2019 1.3k votes 184 voters 21.2k views 41 items

Ranchera artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good ranchera bands includes a filter so you can sort by the groups’s label and what albums they've put out. This list of the top ranchera bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Ranchera 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 ranchera bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest ranchera bands of all time, since the most famous ranchera artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best ranchera music.

You can click on the ranchera band names to see more information about that particular notable ranchera group. If they're near the top of the best ranchera artist list, though, then they should have at least some information available. All the top ranchera bands named on the list also have discographies on their pages if you click on the ranchera band names themselves.

This is a list that features artists like Linda Ronstadt and Lucero. Rock the vote by upvoting your favorite artists. If they get enough votes they rise to the top. Not a fan of Selena or Los Lobos? Then give them a thumbs down so that the list counts your vote.

All important, significant and iconic names in ranchera music history deserve your votes, so make sure to choose wisely. You can only vote once on this list.

The list includes all new ranchera bands, and if there are any missing on the list, you can always add them yourself. 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 ranchera, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into ranchera 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 ranchera bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent ranchera bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best ranchera bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest ranchera 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 ranchera bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.

You can change the order of this list by having your friends vote too. (41 items)
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Angélica Mar&iacu... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Ranchera Bands/Artists
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Rocío Dúrc... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Ranchera Bands/Artists
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Yolanda del Río ... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Ranchera Bands/Artists
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Juan Gabriel is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Ranchera Bands/Artists
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Lola Beltrán is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Ranchera Bands/Artists
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José Alfredo Jim&... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Ranchera Bands/Artists
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Lucha Villa is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Ranchera Bands/Artists
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Pepe Aguilar is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Ranchera Bands/Artists
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Selena is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Ranchera Bands/Artists
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Javier Solís is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Ranchera Bands/Artists
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Estela Nunez is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Ranchera Bands/Artists
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Alejandro Fernánd... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Ranchera Bands/Artists
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Amalia Mendoza is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Ranchera Bands/Artists
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Lucha Reyes is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Ranchera Bands/Artists
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Vicente Fernández... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Ranchera Bands/Artists
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Aida Cuevas is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Ranchera Bands/Artists
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Tomás Ménd... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Ranchera Bands/Artists
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Linda Ronstadt is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Ranchera Bands/Artists
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Paquita la del Barrio is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Ranchera Bands/Artists
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David Záizar is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Ranchera Bands/Artists
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Jorge Negrete is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Ranchera Bands/Artists
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Los Lobos is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Ranchera Bands/Artists
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Chavela Vargas is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Ranchera Bands/Artists
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Banda el Recodo is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Ranchera Bands/Artists
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Ana Bárbara is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Ranchera Bands/Artists