In recent years, Latin dancing and Latin dancing music have gained popularity beyond leaps and bounds! Television has brought this style of dancing to the forefront and the public has seen how beautiful the dances are and has fallen in love with the music associated with them. It has been reported that global listening to Latin music grew 110 percent in 2017 on Spotify! Latin music has become mainstream rather than a crossover.
Latin music has become one of the most popular and successful music genres in the United States. Latin music is romantic, fun, fast, and most importantly…it makes people feel like dancing! There are so many types of styles and rhythms that you never get bored with the music in the same way that there are so many different dancing styles that align with the music.
Latin dance refers to a group of dance styles that have roots in Latin America. Dances like the salsa, rumba, cha-cha, merengue, samba, bossa nova, and tango are traditional dances that originated in Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Brazil, and Argentina. Latin musical style appeals to people of all ages and backgrounds because of its rhythmic beats and catchy upbeat vibe.
Top Latin Dancing Songs
If you are obsessed with Latin dancing like so many other dancers are, you are probably interested in learning what some of the top songs are in this genre. Here are 25 of the top songs in Latin music that you should know about:
- “Yo Perreo Sola” by Bad Bunny
- “Vivir Mi Vida” by Marc Anthony
- “Mi Gente” by J Balvin and Willy William
- “Danza Kuduro” by Don Omar featuring Lucenzo
- “Como La Flor” by Selena
- “Hips Don’t Lie” by Shakira featuring Wyclef Jean
- “El Farolito” by Juan Luis Guerra
- “Quimbara” by Celia Cruz
- “Oye” by Gloria Estefan
- “La Gozadera” by Gente de Zona featuring Marc Anthony
- “Tu Sonrisa” by Elvis Crespo
- “Juliana” by DLG
- “La Demanda” by Romeo Santos and Raulin Rodriguez
- “Pegame Tu Vicio” by Anthony Santos
- “Bandida” by Kiko Rodriguez
- “La Bamba” by Ritchie Valens
- “Mas Que Nada” by Sergio Mendes and Brasil ‘66
- “Oye Como Va” by Santana
- “Ginza” by J Balvin
- “Bailando” by Enrique Iglesias
- “Como Puedes Vivir Contigo Mismo?” by Alex Anwandter
- “Intentalo” by 3 Ball MTY
- “Lambada” by Kaoma
- “The Girl from Ipanema” by Astrud Gilberto and Stan Getz
- “Querida” by Juan Gabriel
Contact Us To Take Latin Dance Lessons
If you want to jump on the Latin dance wave, we would love to play a part in you learning how to dance to great Latin music! At Fred Astaire, our professional and experienced instructors create the perfect experience for you to learn, practice, and have fun doing it. Call us at 919-489-4313 or fill out the form below to get started!