Spanish songs are fantastic for tuning your ear to an accent and really drilling the vocabulary home without much effort. You don’t always have to sing along–you can let it play in the background while you do other things–but singing does help.
Start with slower songs and get an idea for what the lyrics mean.
From Spain, lives in Miami, FL
Enrique Iglesias has sold over 170 million records (albums and singles combined) worldwide, making him one of the best-selling Spanish artists ever.
From Guadalajara, Jalisco, México
Released ¿Dónde jugarán los niños? which sold more than 10 million copies worldwide, becoming the best selling Spanish-language rock album of all time.
Puerto Rican Latin pop singer and actor. Chayanne has released 21 solo albums and sold over 15 million albums worldwide.
From Barranquilla, Colombia
Has sold over 75 million records worldwide and was listed as among world’s top 100 most powerful women in the world.
The B-Side Players are a San Diego based band that incorporate the sounds of Cuba, Jamaica, Mexico and Brazil with the funk, rock, jazz and hip-hop rhythms of their homeland.
Gotan Project is a musical group based in Paris, consisting of musicians Eduardo Makaroff (Argentine), Philippe Cohen Solal (French) and Christoph H. Müller (Swiss), a former member of Touch El Arab.
Peter Faulhammer, also known as Martillo Vago, is a former member of Sash!. Martillo Vago is a transliteration of Faulhammer’s last name.
The Gypsy Kings
The Gipsy Kings are a group of flamenco, salsa and pop musicians from Arles and Montpellier in the south of France, who perform in Andalusian Spanish. Although group members were born in France, their parents were mostly gitanos, Spanish gypsies who fled Catalonia during the 1930s Spanish Civil War. They are known for bringing Catalan rumba–a pop-oriented music distantly derived from traditional flamenco music–to worldwide audiences. The group originally called itself Los Reyes.
The Shark Command was born in 1995 with the idea of identifying a group of radio DJs, DJ Flecha, Rolo and DJ Magnetic, under the same group. This group of DJs was dedicated to bringing music to listeners in Panama City on a radio station called Super Q on a radio show called ”The Shark Command Show ”.
Chavela Vargas a Costa Rican-born Mexican singer. She was especially known for her rendition of Mexican rancheras, but she is also recognized for her contribution to other genres of popular Latin American music. The Latin Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, presented her with a Latin GRAMMY Statuette in 2007 after receiving a Lifetime Achievement Award on behalf of that organization.
El Kanka is a Spanish singer-songwriter, composer and musician. Since he began his solo career in 2007, he has managed to establish himself as one of the best figures of the new generation of singer-songwriters in Spain.
Is a Spanish-German singer. He rose to prominence across Europe and Latin America with his 2015 hit “El Mismo Sol”, primarily hitting success in Italy, Switzerland and Mexico. His follow up single “Sofia” in 2016 also achieved chart success in European countries, reaching number 1 in Poland, Italy and Switzerland.
Canciones de Niños
(all descriptions sourced at Wikipedia)