Latin American (Reference)

Spanish-language music from North and South America.

The reference list includes records that have been obtained and/or rated (in blue) as well as many other records that have been recommended from various sources.


Claudia Acuña (1971– )

Afro-Cuban All Stars

Francisco Aguabella (1925– )

José "El Canario" Alberto (1958– )

Tito Allen

Adalberto Alvarez

Alex Alvear

Roxana Amed

Los Amigos Invisibles

Angá

Ansanm'

Marc Anthony

Antonio Arcaño (1911–91)

Alfredo "Chocolate" Armenteros

Desi Arnaz (1917–86)

Daymé Arocena

Joe Arroyo (1955–2011)

Los Aterciopelados [1994– ]

Federico Aubele

Susana Baca (1944– )

Bad Bunny (1994– )

J Balvin (1985– )

Don Barreto

The Barrio Boyzz

Batacumbele [1981– ]

Mario Bauzá (1911–93)

Graciela Beltrán

Ruben Blades (1948– )

Bloque

Bomba Estéreo [2009– ]

Boogaloo Assassins [2013– ]

Boogat

Jimmy Bosch (1962– )

Henry Brun

Buena Vista Social Club [1997– ]

Los Bukis [1975– ]

Camila Cabello (1997– )

Cachao (1918–2008)

Café Tacuba [1992– ]

Los Caifanes [1990– ]

Calle 13 [2005– ]

Los Camperos de Valles

Pupi Campo

Caña Brava [1992– ]

Angel Canales

Canario y Sus Peleneros

Chango Spasiuk

Chicha Libre [2008– ]

Jose Miguel Class

Colombiafrica — The Mythic Orchestra

Edwin Colon Zayas

Willie Colón (1950– )

César Concepción (1909–74)

José Conde

Conjunto Casino

Conjunto Kubavana

Contemporary America

Control Machete

Jack Costanzo (1922– )

Creole Choir of Cuba

Elvis Crespo

Cristian (1974– )

Celia Cruz (1924–2003)

Cuarteto Patria

Julio Cueva (1897–1975)

Eliana Cuevas

Joe Cuba (1931–2009)

Cubanismo [1996– ]

Frankie Dante (1945–93)

Tony de la Rosa (1931– )

Oscar d'Leon

Mark Diamond

Los Dos Reales

Lila Downs (1968– )

Jorge Drexler (1964– )

Emmanuel

Gloria Estefan (1957– )

Candido Fabré

Los Fabulosos Cadillacs [1992– ]

Fania All Stars [1968– ]

Cheo Feliciano (1935– )

José Feliciano (1945– )

Alejandro Fernandez

Vicente Fernández (1940– )

Ibrahim Ferrer (1927–2005)

Flor de Caña

Frank Emilio Flynn (1921–2001)

Juan-Carlos Formell

Fruko

Becky G (1997– )

Juan Gabriel (1950– )

Ghetto Kumbé

Tito Gomez (1948–2007)

Marco Granados

Grupo Fantasma

Grupo Mono Blanco [1977– ]

Los Guanches

Juan Luis Guerra

Julio Gutierrez

Sexteto y Septeto Habanero

Larry Harlow (1939–2021)

Magos Herrera

Hombres G

Ifé

Enrique Iglesias

La India

Pedro Infante

Inti Illimani [1979– ]

Jaguar

Jaguares [1996– ]

Los Jardineros

Jar-E

Raúl Jaurena

Flaco Jimenez (1939– )

Generoso Jimenez

Jose Alfredo Jiminez (1926–73)

Carlo Jones

Steve Jordan

Juaneco y Su Combo [1968–2012]

Los Jubilados

Kanaku y El Tigre [2015– ]

Gaby Kerpel

Sofia Rei Koutsovitis

Mon Laferte

Totó La Momposina

Lara and Reyes

La Vida Boheme [2011– ]

Hector Lavoe (1946–93)

Lebrón Brothers [1967– ]

Lissette

Joe Loco (1921–88)

Orlando Cachaito Lopez (1933–2009)

Los Corraleros De Majagual [1962– ]

Los de Abajo [1998– ]

Los del Rio

Los Golden Boys

La Mafia

Maluma (1994– )

Maná

José Mangual, Jr.

Armando Manzanero (1935– )

Mariachi Reyes del Aserradero

Jessie Marquez

María Márquez

Ricky Martin (1971– )

Aurelio Martinez

Miguel Matamoros

Mazz [1978– ]

Kinito Méndez (1963– )

Lydia Mendoza

Meridian Brothers

Mexrrissey

Camila Meza

Lisandro Meza

Luis Miguel

Manuel "El Guajiro" Mirabal

Ismael Miranda (1950– )

Juana Molina (1962– )

Andy Montanez

Noro Morales (1911–64)

Benny Moré (1919–63)

Los Muñequitos de Matanzas

Septeto Nacional de Ignacio Piñeiro [1927– ]

La Negra Graciana

NG La Banda

Nuriya

Eliades Ochoa

Ocote Soul Sounds

Okan

Okuté

Tommy Olivencia (1938–2006)

Ondatrópica [2012– ]

Opaluna

Orquesta Akokán

Orquesta Aragon

Orquesta de la Luz

Orquesta Revé

Manny Oquendo (1931– )

Os Clavelitos [2016– ]

Isaac Oviedo

Ozomatli [1998– ]

Johnny Pacheco (1935– )

Bobby Paunetto (1944– )

Chichi Peralta

Astor Piazzolla (1921–92)

Lido Pimienta (1986– )

Pimpinela

Plastilina Mosh

Los Pleneros de la 21

Daniel Ponce (1953– )

Guillermo Portabales (1911–70)

Omara Portuondo (1930– )

Pérez Prado (1916–89)

Pucho and His Latin Soul Brothers

Puerto Plata (1923– )

Lucía Pulido

Roberto Pulido (194– )

Milly Quezada

Radio Zumbido [2002– ]

Louie Ramirez (1938–93)

Ranil Y Su Conjunto Tropical

Juan Reynoso

Ritmo Machine [2011– ]

Ritmo Oriental

Ismael Rivera (1931–87)

Rodrigo y Gabriela

Arsenio Rodriguez (1911–71)

Lalo Rodriguez

Silvio Rodriguez

Tito Rodriguez (1923–72)

Roberto Roena (1940– )

Las Rubias del Norte

Paulina Rubio (1971– )

Florencia Ruiz

Frankie Ruiz (1958–98)

Runa Thushuy

Jimmy Sabater

Saborit

Mingo Saldivar

Adalberto Santiago

Daniel Santos

John Santos

Romeo Santos (1981– )

Santos Viejos

Nico Saquito (1901–83)

Ximena Sariñana (1985– )

Diego Schissi (1969– )

Compay Segundo (1907–2003)

Selena (1971–95)

Shakira (1977– )

Sierra Maestra

Sintesis

Soda Stereo [1984–1997]

Sones de México Ensemble [1996– ]

La Sonora Dinamita

La Sonora Matancera

La Sonora Ponceña [1975– ]

Joan Soriano (1972– )

Mercedes Sosa (1935– )

Spanglish Fly [2012– ]

Spanish Harlem Orchestra [2002– ]

Sukay

Systema Solar

Tambó [1998– ]

Los Tecolines

Los Temerarios

Tiempo Libre

Los Tigres del Norte

Ana Tijoux (1977– )

Tipica 73

Yomo Toro

Barbarito Torres

Don Tosti

Trak Trak

Gloria Trevi

Tribu Baharu

Trio Matamoros

Francisco Ulloa

Miguelito Valdés (1910–78)

Bobby Valentin (1941– )

Valses Mexicanos Inmortales

Los Van Van [1969– ]

Carlos Varela

Wilfrido Vargas (1949– )

Julieta Venegas (1970– )

Fernandito Villalona

Eva Ybarra

La Yegros

Yerba Buena

Yolocamba I Ta

Yusa

Los Zafiros [1962–1967]

Zoé

Mati Zundel

Zurook

Various Artists


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