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The Best Reggaeton Groups/Artists 

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Updated June 14, 2019 9.3k votes 1.2k voters 131k views 61 items

Blending Jamaican dancehall, soca and Latin hip hop, reggaeton has grown in popularity since the beginning of the 2000s. See how the genre evolved with the best reggaeton songs of 2019. Previously an underground sound that made its name in dance clubs, reggaeton artists are now some of the biggest and most popular names in pop music today. Reggaeton is one of the first predominantly Latin-fused genres to break into the mainstream in the U.S. What separates the best reggaeton artists from other pop artists is their ability to perform live. The top reggaeton artists know how to put on a dynamic live show that mixes their underground sensibility with the ability to write super catchy songs that rise to the charts. Thus, you'll find few reggaeton artists who are consider sellouts by their communities.

So, that said, what are the best reggaeton bands? For starters, any list or reggaeton artists has to include the likes of Daddy Yankee, Don Omar, Plan B, Tego Calderon and Ivy Queen. These are some of the biggest and brightest names in the genre and have become full-on superstars. If you aren't familiar with these artists, you likely know their songs.

Ultimately, it's up to you to determine who can be considered the best reggaeton artists. If you think someone is missing from this poll, feel free to add them. Vote or re-rank this according to how you feel it should look.

This list answers the questions "who are the best reggaeton bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest reggaeton 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 reggaeton bands that you might've heard of.

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Daddy Yankee is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Reggaeton Groups/Artists
Genre: Urban contemporary, Hip hop music & Pop music; Nationality: Puerto Rico
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Wisin y Yandel is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Reggaeton Groups/Artists
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J Balvin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Reggaeton Groups/Artists
Genre: Reggae, Rhythm and blues & Reggaeton; Nationality: Colombia
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Don Omar is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Reggaeton Groups/Artists
Genre: Hip hop music, Pop music & Latin pop; Nationality: Puerto Rico
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Nicky Jam is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Reggaeton Groups/Artists
jere77pr added Genre: Reggaeton; Nationality: Puerto Rico
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Ozuna is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Reggaeton Groups/Artists
jere77pr added
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Plan B is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Reggaeton Groups/Artists
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Zion y Lennox is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Reggaeton Groups/Artists
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Tego Calderón is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Reggaeton Groups/Artists
Genre: Hip hop music, Mambo & Latin American music; Nationality: Puerto Rico
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Arcangel & De La Ghe... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Reggaeton Groups/Artists
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J. Alvarez is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Reggaeton Groups/Artists
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Alexis Y Fido is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Reggaeton Groups/Artists
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Pitbull is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Reggaeton Groups/Artists
Genre: Latin pop, Hip hop & Reggaeton; Nationality: United States of America
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Anuel AA is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Reggaeton Groups/Artists
jere77pr added
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Jowell y Randy is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Reggaeton Groups/Artists
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Rakim y Ken-Y is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Reggaeton Groups/Artists
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Farruko is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Reggaeton Groups/Artists
Genre: Reggaeton; Nationality: Puerto Rico
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Tito El Bambino is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Reggaeton Groups/Artists
Genre: Latin pop and Reggaeton; Nationality: Puerto Rico
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Luny Tunes is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Reggaeton Groups/Artists
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Baby Rasta is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Reggaeton Groups/Artists
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Ñengo Flow is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Reggaeton Groups/Artists
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CNCO is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Reggaeton Groups/Artists
MUSICREVERSED added
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Sean Paul is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Reggaeton Groups/Artists
MobyWaller added Genre: Hip hop music, Ragga & Dancehall; Nationality: Jamaica
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Cosculluela is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Reggaeton Groups/Artists
Genre: Hip hop music, Rap music & Reggaeton; Nationality: Puerto Rico
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Ivy Queen is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Reggaeton Groups/Artists
Genre: Hip hop music, Rap music & Bachata; Nationality: United States of America