April 22, 2014 via Pepsi
Top 10 Latin-Pop Songs Out Right Now
Last year was an amazing one for Latin-pop music. With the emergence of new talented artists like 3Ball MTY and Michel Teló, and the return of Latin superstars like Marc Anthony, Latin pop music had one of its best years yet. Whether you're a lifelong fan of Latin pop or totally unfamiliar with some of the artists we just mentioned, this list is for you. We've got the low-down on all of the best tracks from last year. Our selection includes a wide variety of songs, from catchy Latin pop hits and funky reggaeton beats, to bachata ballads. So press play, watch some killer music videos, and get familiar with the top 10 Latin pop songs out right now.
“Vivir Mi Vida” Marc Anthony
First on our list is a track from someone many of you may be familiar with, Marc Anthony. The Grammy-Award-winning artist is one of the best selling salsa artists of all time. The track “Vivir Mi Vida,” off his 2013 album 3.0, brings Anthony back to his roots. The extremely catchy salsa anthem, “Vivir Mi Vida” shows off Anthony’s incredible vocals and will surely have you breaking out your best moves.
“Limbo” Daddy Yankee
You may remember Daddy Yankee from the early 2000s when he released his massive-reggaeton hit “Gasolina.” Since then, Daddy Yankee has been turning out more and more infectious beats. “Limbo,” the hit single of his 2012 album Prestige, is a hot fusion of Latin-Pop reggaeton and electro music. It reached number one on the US Billboard Latin Songs Chart, and is definitely worth a listen.
“Darte Un Beso” Prince Royce
Prince Royce, the new-Latin-Pop sensation, released a few major hits last year. “Darte Un Beso” reached number one on multiple Billboard Latin Music charts, and we haven't stopped playing it since it dropped. “Darte Un Beso” is a single off of Royce’s 2013 album, Soy el Mismo. It’s a beautiful-romantic ballad that will have you gushing over Royce’s amazing vocals, and it stays true to his authentic-bachata style.
“Zumba” Don Omar
Don Omar is another Latino-reggaeton sensation that emerged on the international music scene during the 2000s. “Zumba” is a Latin-Pop mixed with reggaeton track featured on Omar’s 2012 album, MTO2: New Generation. It was also the main song for a Zumba fitness game, Zumba Fitness Core. So get ready to get your Zumba on while you listen to this hot track. And if you need some extra-dance inspiration check out the “Zumba” music video, which features some intense-zumba dancing.
“Propuesta Indecente” Romeo Santos
“Propuesta Indecente” is a chart-topping hit from Latin-music superstar, Romeo Santos. The track uniquely mixes the sounds of bachata with the Argentine tango. It's one of the singles off his latest album Formula, Vol. 2. The track exudes bachata romance, and the music video is equally exotic featuring passionate argentine tango dancers and appearances from Mexican singer-songwriter Eiza Gonzalez.
“Adrenalina” Wisin ft. Ricky Martin & Jennifer Lopez
Wisin is a Puerto Rican reggaeton superstar who's been on the Latin-music scene since the late '90s. His latest hit, “Adrenalina” is a fun Latin dance beat that features Ricky Martin and Jennifer Lopez. It’s a perfect-dance-party track that’s definitely worth a spin. Check out the video above.
"Te Perdiste Mi Amor" Thalía with Prince Royce
“Te Perdiste Mi Amor” is a lighthearted bachata jam from Mexican recording artist, Thalía. The song is a beautiful modern take on a traditional bachata duet featuring Prince Royce. If you’re feeling something light and romantic definitely give “Te Perdiste Mi Amor” a listen, and check out the music video that includes both Thalía and Prince Royce above.
"Inténtalo" 3Ball MTY (featuring El Bebeto and America Sierra)
“Inténtalo” is the first track off the debut album of emerging-Mexican-pop DJs, 3Ball MTY. Winner of Latin New Artist of the Year at the 2013 Latin Billboard Music Awards, this group has taken the Latin-music scene by storm. “Inténtalo” is an infectious tribal-guarachero beat that will definitely have you dancing.
"Ai Se Eu Te Pego" Michel Teló
Winner of the Latin Pop Airplay Song of the Year at the 2013 Latin Billboard Music Awards, “Ai Se Eu Te Pego” is the insanely catchy song from Michel Teló. Originally recorded by Sharon Acioly and Antônio Dyggs, Teló brought the song international fame, topping charts in numerous countries around the world. The song’s official YouTube video is a total hit, and there is even a popular dance move that goes along with the song. Give “Ai Se Eu Te Pego” a listen, and we guarantee you’ll be hooked.
“Paint a Smile” Jasmine Villegas
You might recognize her from Bieber’s “Baby” music video, but former Pulse on Who's next feature, Jasmine Villegas could definitely become a household name this year. The Latin singer released “Paint a Smile” in 2013, and it has been making waves since its release. The upbeat all-around pop song could put anyone into a good mood. Give it a listen, and check out the music video she recently released for the track.