Pop Latino

Samantha Roth

What is Pop Latino?

Pop Latino generally refers to pop music that has a Latin influence. Geographically, it could refer to pop music from Latin America or Latin Europe. Latin pop highlights the great American music created by Latinos.
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Who are some of the most famous artists associated with the music?

Luis Miguel, Gloria Estefan, Ricky Martin, Marquess, Shakira, Enrique Iglesias

Where and when did Latin Pop originate?

Some of the cultural origins of Latin Pop; Spain, Italy, France, Romania, Latin America, and Latin Asia. The cultural origin of Pop Latino can be dated back to the 1950's. Around the 1960's - 1970's Pop Latino music was globally noticed due to American music producers finding many Latino artists. It was also profoundly affected by various production techniques and other styles of music-Latin.

How long did it take Latin Pop to spread?

When immigrants came to the United States, they brought their culture with them. This helped make Pop Latino spread and become more popular because people in the U.S. recognized it. It took many years for it to reach global audience, but around the mid- 1960's, it began to grow quite popular.
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