This 12 months gifted us with lots of thrilling albums in Latin music, beginning with Dangerous Bunny’s historic two-part album Un Verano Sin Ti.
That includes thrilling collaborations (Rauw Alejandro, The Marias and extra) and edgy fusions (from dembow to indie pop) that transported everybody to a summer time in Puerto Rico, the 23-track set turned the primary all-Spanish album to hit No. 1 on the Billboard 200 year-end albums chart (and has spent 13 weeks on the high to this point), and it additionally earned the first-ever Grammy nomination for album of the 12 months for an all-Spanish launch.
Romeo Santos additionally shocked followers together with his 21-track Formulation, Vol. 3, the place he collaborated with main acts corresponding to Justin Timberlake, Rosalia, and Christian Nodal. The set dropped eight years after Santos launched Vol. 2 in 2014, which remains to be on Billboard’s High Latin Albums chart after 386 consecutive weeks — probably the most for any Latin album in historical past.
The 12 months additionally marked a comeback interval for acts corresponding to Paulo Londra, who recruited acts corresponding to Ed Sheeran and Travis Barker for his Again to the Recreation studio album launched after a three-year hiatus. Christina Aguilera, alternatively, paid tribute to her Latin roots by releasing Aguilera, her first Spanish-language album in 22 years, following Mi Reflejo, which debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s High Latin Albums chart in 2000.
Similar to Bunny, Santos, Londra, and Aguilera, many extra artists unleashed musical masterpieces this 12 months, starting from reggaeton to sierreño, and extra. Who had the perfect manufacturing? Vote beneath!