Spanish Pop Music

By: Justin Burkhardt

Spanish Pop Music Information

Spanish music has roots in North American rock and roll from the late 50's. In the beginning Spanish Pop music was controlled by two groups. The groups were Los Teen Tops and Los Llopis. During the dictatorship of General Franco in Spain, pop music was not liked by leaders and as a result Spanish Music Festivals were banned, but it was too late, the music started growing in popularity. Pop music is very popular in Spanish countries and popular around the world.

Famous Artists and Characteristics

Popular Spanish pop artists include Christina Aguilera, Shakira, Gloria Estafan, Ricky Martin and Jennifer Lopez. Spanish Pop music makes people wanna dance and be alive. It has very loud pleasing sounds that are upbeat and make people happy. This kind of music is played at all kinds of musical festivals throughout the world and especially in Spanish countries.