Pop Latino

One of the most popular Latin music genres today.

Background Information

Latin pop (known as Pop Latino in Spanish) became the most popular form of Latin music in the United States between 1980-1990.

Top Latin Pop Artists

Characteristics of "Pop Latino"

  • Category includes music from all Latin America countries and Caribbean.
  • Other Spanish-speaking countries have great interest in this music.
  • The music that is in this genre usually is unified by language.
  • Various different styles from the cultures of the countries that listen to this music.

Influenced by...?

Most Latin Pop music is influenced by American Pop. It uses many of the same instruments, and the vocals are the most prominent. Some instruments that are used in this genre are guitars, bass, drums, keyboards, etc.