Latin music skilled one other unimaginable 12 months, and to focus on the style’s international enchantment, Billboard compiled 25 of the perfect songs launched this 12 months, in keeping with our Latin editors.
The coveted year-end record brings to the forefront how experimental some artists received in 2022, led by Dangerous Bunny together with his eclectic dembow “Tití Me Preguntó.” At present No. 1 on the Billboard Sizzling Latin Songs chart, the MAG-produced mixture of dembow and reggaetón completely embraces Dominican tradition and the teteo life-style. Manuel Turizo matched him, although, showcasing how the Colombian pop-urban star dipped his toes within the bachata style together with his No. 1 Tropical Airplay hit “La Bachata,” helmed by Latin hitmaker Edgar Barrera.
Karol G and Rauw Alejandro are different nice examples of artists who’ve stepped exterior their consolation zones this 12 months, and launched bangers in consequence — the previous along with her Ovy on the Drums-produced digital observe “Provenza,” and the latter together with his various new-wave tune “Dime Quien????” Música Mexicana can be well-represented on our record, together with Camilo and Grupo Firme’s intelligent “Alaska,” Natanael Cano’s unapologetic “Que Me Importa” with newcomer Victor Cibrian, and Carin León’s heartfelt country-tinged observe “ “No es por acá,” to call a number of.
And naturally, we couldn’t depart behind these licensed hits that, fueled by their success on TikTok, have rocketed onto the Billboard charts this 12 months, resembling Lasso’s pop rock hit “Ojos Marrones,” Grupo Frontera’s norteño cowl of Morat’s 2019 “No Se Va” and Yahritza y Su Esencia’s “Soy El Unico,” which earned the then 15-year-old lead vocalist, Yahritza Martinez, the title of the youngest Latin artist to have a Sizzling 100 hit.
Listed below are our 25 favourite Latin songs from this 12 months, in alphabetical order.