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Genres & Songs: Latin Pop

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Miami Sound MachineCongaThe Miami Sound Machine had been around for eight years when they released “Conga”, but they were relatively unknown outside of Miami and Latin America. This smash hit changed that, and brought Latin sounds to a global Pop audience.
Ricky MartinLivin' La Vida LocaRicky Martin was in the music business for fifteen years before this hit. He burst onto the U.S. scene with this song, and became a symbol of the Latin Pop explosion.
Ricky MartinLivin' La Vida LocaHere’s the Spanish version of Ricky Martin’s massive hit.
ShakiraWhenever, WhereverShakira’s crossover moment came two years after the Latin Pop explosion with this song. Both versions fared well in the charts, establishing Shakira as an internationally famous star.

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