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  1. Rihanna



    Robyn Rihanna Fenty (born February 20, 1988), known professionally as Rihanna (/riˈænə/ ree-AN), is a Barbadian singer, songwriter, fashion designer and occassional actress. Born in Saint Michael, Barbados, her career began upon meeting record producer Evan Rogers in late 2003 through mutual friends; she recorded demo tapes with his guidance. Her tape was sent to several record labels, and she subsequently signed a contract with Def Jam Recordings after auditioning for its then-president, hip-hop producer and rapper Jay-Z. Both her debut album, Music of the Sun (2005) and its follow-up A Girl Like Me (2006) peaked in the top ten on the US Billboard 200; the former featured the commercially successful song "Pon de Replay" while the latter produced her first Billboard Hot 100 number-one single, "SOS".

  2. Marc Anthony

    Marc Anthony


    Marco Antonio Muñiz (born September 16, 1968 or September 16, 1969), better known by his stage name Marc Anthony, is an American actor, singer, record producer, and television producer. Anthony is also the top selling tropical salsa artist of all time. The two-time Grammy and five-time Latin Grammy winner has sold more than 12 million albums worldwide. He is best known for his Latin salsa numbers and ballads. Anthony has won numerous awards and his achievements have been honored through various recognitions. He was the recipient of the 2009 Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) Chair's Award. He also received the "2009 CHCI Chair's Lifetime Achievement Award" on September 16, 2009.

  3. Aventura



    Aventura was a bachata band from The Bronx, New York. Aventura was formed in 1993 by Anthony "Romeo" Santos, Henry Santos, Lenny Santos, and Max Santos, three of whom are natives of The Bronx, however, having families born in the Dominican Republic; with the exception of Romeo Santos who has a Dominican father and Puerto Rican mother. Aventura made their big break in 1999, with the hopes of breaking bachata music into the mainstream from its traditional base and fuse it with pop music; more specifically hip hop and R&B. After their separation in 2011, Romeo Santos and Henry Santos embarked on respective solo careers while Lenny Santos and Max Santos joined Steve Styles from the Bachata group Xtreme to form a new band, called "Vena". According to Romeo Santos, the group is "on pause to do individual projects." Romeo Santos and former members of Aventura reunited to close out the second night of Romeo Santos' sold-out Yankee Stadium concerts on Saturday, July 12th, 2014.

  4. Desi Arnaz

    Desi Arnaz


    Desiderio Alberto Arnaz y de Acha III (March 2, 1917 — December 2, 1986), better known as Desi Arnaz or Desi Arnaz, Sr., was a Cuban-born American musician, actor, television producer, writer and director. He is best remembered for his role as Ricky Ricardo on the American television series sitcom I Love Lucy, starring with Lucille Ball, to whom he was married at the time. Arnaz was also internationally renowned for leading his Latin music band, the Desi Arnaz Orchestra. He and Ball are generally credited as the inventors of the rerun in connection with I Love Lucy.

  5. Gloria Estefan

    Gloria Estefan


    Gloria María Milagrosa Fajardo García de Estefan (born September 1, 1957), known professionally as Gloria Estefan, is a Cuban American singer, songwriter, actress, and entrepreneur. She is one of the world's best-selling music artists of all time, with an estimated 100 million records sold worldwide, including 31.5 million of those in the United States alone. Refered as the "Queen of Latin Pop" because of her energy and hardwork that paved way to other latin artist. Also known as the ambassador and "Queen" of Miami, Florida , which makes her the signature artist of the city She has won seven Grammy Awards and is the most successful crossover performer in Latin music to date.

  6. Chayanne



    Elmer Figueroa Arce (born June 28, 1968), better known under the stage name Chayanne, is a Puerto Rican Latin pop singer, actor and composer. As a solo artist, Chayanne has released 21 solo albums and sold over 30 million albums worldwide.

  7. Lola Ponce

    Lola Ponce


    Paola Fabiana Ponce (born June 25, 1982), professionally known as Lola Ponce, is an Argentine singer–songwriter, composer, actress and occasional model.

  8. Celia Cruz

    Celia Cruz


    Úrsula Hilaria Celia de la Caridad Cruz Alfonso also known by her stage name Celia Cruz (October 21, 1925 – July 16, 2003) was a Cuban-American salsa singer/performer. One of the most popular salsa artists of the 20th century, she earned twenty-three gold albums and was a recipient of the National Medal of Arts. She was renowned internationally as the "Queen of Salsa", "La Guarachera de Cuba", as well as The Queen of Latin Music.

  9. Rocío Dúrcal

    Rocío Dúrcal


    Rocío Dúrcal (4 October 1944 – 25 March 2006), born as María de los Ángeles de las Heras Ortiz, was a Spanish singer and actress. Regarded as the "Queen of Ranchera", she is one of the best-selling Spanish solo artist to date.

  10. Ramon Rodriguez

    Ramon Rodriguez


    Ramón Rodríguez (born December 20, 1979) is a Puerto Rican-American actor known for his recurring roles in the television series The Wire (2006–08) and Day Break (2006–07). He appeared in Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009) and The Taking of Pelham 123 (2009). He also played Bosley in the short-lived television reboot of Charlie's Angels (2011). In 2014, Rodríguez starred as Ryan Lopez in the short-lived Fox crime drama television series Gang Related.

  11. Hector Lavoe

    Hector Lavoe


  12. Ivy Queen

    Ivy Queen


    Martha Ivelisse Pesante Rodríguez (born March 4, 1972), known as Ivy Queen, is a Puerto Rican-born American singer, songwriter, record producer and actress. She was born in Añasco, Puerto Rico, but later moved with her parents to New York City, where she lived until she finished her public education, before returning to Añasco. When she was 18 years old, Queen moved to San Juan where she met record producer DJ Negro, who helped her gain performing spots with a group called "The Noise" at a local club. There she performed her first song "Somos Raperos Pero No Delincuentes". The Noise gained much attention due to their violent and explicitly sexual lyrics. Queen went solo in 1996, and released her debut studio album En Mi Imperio which was quickly picked up by Sony Discos for distribution in 1997.

  13. Victor Manuelle

    Victor Manuelle


    Víctor Manuel Ruiz (born September 27, 1968 in The Bronx, New York City), known professionally as Víctor Manuelle, is a successful Latin Grammy nominated American-born Puerto Rican salsa singer, songwriter, and improvisational son singer, known to his fans as El Sonero de la Juventud ("The Singer Of Youths"). He is identified primarily with salsa romantica or "salsa monga", but has also experimented with styles ranging from Colombian vallenato to reggaeton. Unlike other salsa performers such as Marc Anthony, he has neither recorded in English, nor made a Latin pop album, nor (with rare exceptions) ventured into acting, preferring to remain a musician grounded within salsa music. He is currently tied with Marc Anthony for the most number-one singles in the Billboard Tropical Songs chart.

  14. Olga Tañón

    Olga Tañón


    Olga Teresa Tañón Ortíz (born April 13, 1967 in Santurce) is a Puerto Rican recording artist. Over the course of her career, she has earned two Grammy Awards, three Latin Grammy Awards, and 29 Premio Lo Nuestro Awards.

  15. Johnny Rodriguez

    Johnny Rodriguez


    Juan Raul Davis "Johnny" Rodriguez (born December 10, 1951) is an American country music singer. He was the first famous Latin American country music singer, infusing his music with Latin sounds, and even singing verses of songs in Spanish.

  16. Rubén Blades

    Rubén Blades


    Rubén Blades Bellido de Luna (born July 16, 1948), professionally known as Rubén Blades is a Panamanian salsa singer, songwriter, actor, Latin jazz musician, and activist, performing musically most often in the Afro-Cuban and Latin jazz genres. As songwriter, Blades brought the lyrical sophistication of Central American nueva canción and Cuban nueva trova as well as experimental tempos and politically inspired Nuyorican salsa to his music, creating thinking persons' (salsa) dance music. Blades has composed dozens of musical hits, the most famous of which is "Pedro Navaja," a song about a neighborhood thug who appears to die during a robbery (his song "Sorpresas" continues the story), inspired by "Mack the Knife." He also composed and sings "Patria" (Motherland), which many Panamanians consider their second national anthem. He has won 7 Grammy and 5 Latin Grammy Awards.

  17. Dámaso Pérez Prado

    Dámaso Pérez Prado


    Dámaso Pérez Prado (December 11, 1916 – September 14, 1989) was a Cuban bandleader, musician (singer, organist and pianist), and composer, he appeared briefly in films. He is often referred to as the King of the Mambo. Pérez was his surname, thus Dámaso Pérez, his true name, he became known and professionally billed by as Pérez Prado, his paternal and maternal surnames respectively.

  18. Los Huracanes del Norte

    Los Huracanes del Norte


    Los Huracanes del Norte are a Mexican Norteño group, originally from Tangancicuaro, Michoacan but based out of San Jose, California, USA. They are one of the genre's most popular performers.

  19. Tito Rojas

    Tito Rojas


    Tito Rojas a.k.a. "El Gallo Salsero" (The Salsa Rooster), (born June 14, 1955) is a salsa singer and bandleader.

  20. Fania All-Stars

    Fania All-Stars


    The Fania All-Stars is a musical ensemble established in 1968 as a showcase for the musicians on the record label Fania Records, the leading salsa record company of the time.

  21. Juan Luis Guerra

    Juan Luis Guerra


  22. José José

    José José


    José Rómulo Sosa Ortiz (born February 17, 1948), known by his stage name José José, is a Mexican singer, musician and occasional actor. Born and raised in Mexico City into a family of musicians, José began his musical career in his early teens playing guitar and singing in serenades. He later joined a jazz and bossa nova trio where he sang and played bass and double bass. José found success as a solo artist in the early 1970s. Demonstrating his vocal ability with a stunning performance of the song "El Triste" in a Latin music festival held in Mexico City in 1970, he climbed the Latin charts during the decade. Having achieved recognition as a balladeer, his singing garnered universal critical acclaim from musical peers and media.

  23. Frankie Ruiz

    Frankie Ruiz


    Frankie Ruiz (March 10, 1958 - August 9, 1998) was a Puerto Rican Salsa singer. Ruiz was a salsero's in the "Salsa Romantica" genre that was popular in the 1980s and early 1990s.

  24. Yvonne



    Yvonne (English pronunciation: ) is a female given name. It is French in origin, and is the female form of Yvon, which is derived from the Germanic name Yves. It is from the Germanic word iv, meaning "yew."

  25. Joe Bataan

    Joe Bataan


    Joe Bataan (also spelled Bataán) (born November 15, 1942 in Spanish Harlem, New York City) is a Filipino-African American Latin soul musician from New York.

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