Some songs are so good that they break the language barrier and become famous all over the world among people who don’t even know the words to it. Gangnam Style is the best example of this, but also good examples are those of several Spanish songs that ever so often end up huge achieving massive popularity. Today, we’ve decided to list out the top 10 most famous Spanish songs worldwide. Here goes the list.
This chartbuster from 2016 created waves with its arrival. The extreme popularity of this Luis Fonsi song is demonstrated by the fact that its YouTube video boasts of more than 5.7 billion views, making it the most watched video on the platform of all time.
La Bamba is actually a folk song that became famous after Ritchie Valens adapted it in 1958. Since then, it has become synonymous with Mexican culture.
No party in the 1990s used to be complete without a dance on Macarena. A fun fact about its lyrics is that they describe a woman who cheats on her boyfriend while he is in the army.
Daddy Yankee’s excellent reggaeton number Gosolina is counted among the greatest Latin songs of all time. The incredible amount of energy that this song packs in it is just unbelievable.
In 2014, Enrique Iglesias released this beautiful song that turned out to be a huge chartbuster. Its YouTube video currently has over 2.6 billion views.
The Ketchup Song
The dance steps from this catchy number are hardly a secret to anyone. Unfortunately, this was the only big hit song that the band Las Ketchup delivered.
Livin’ la Vida Loca
During his time, Ricky Martin was a musical sensation like no other. Livin’ La Vida Loca is often credited as the song that paved the way for Spanish-speaking artists to enter the English-speaking music realm.
Released just last year, Mi Gente is most noticeable for this killer hook music. A remix version featuring Beyonce was released as well, and it continued the song’s unstoppable success.
Released in 2010, Danza Kuduro is an excellent dance song that achieved great popularity upon its release. It was released in the form of a Portuguese version as well as a Spanish version.
The official song of 2010’s football world cup, Waka Waka by Shakira still enjoys immense popularity due to its catchy nature. It currently stands on YouTube as the twenty-fourth most watch video of all time.
Bailamos is a Spanglish song that gave global fame to Enrique Iglesias, back in 1999. In that year alone, the song sold more the 5 million copies worldwide.
Which one among these is your favourite?