The magazine had already a major overall songs chart titled Hot since August Since , the chart tracks digital sales, streaming figures and radio airplay. Ritchie Valens ' cover version of La Bamba became the first Spanish-language song to enter the Hot after its debut on January 3, In June , following the number one peak of "Despacito" in the Hot , Philip Bump of The Washington Post related the increasing success of Spanish-language songs in the United States since with the growth of its Spanish-speaking population, highlighting an improve from 4. As of the week ending June 29, , Spanish-language and two Portuguese-language songs have entered the Hot chart, most of them in , with 18 debuts; followed by , with 16; , with 13; and , with seven.
Culture Trip stands with Black Lives Matter. Ay caramba! No Mexican holiday resort is complete without some dodgy mariachi troupe springing up to warble this mescaline-soaked traditional wedding song. In the summer of , it hit number one in both the UK and US where it was the first all-Spanish sung record to hit the top slot. At the time, Iglesias was regarded as pure Costa del Cheese: the aural equivalent of a Spanish lothario waiter wooing middle-aged women by softly crooning Latin lingo into their ears while plying them with cheap sangria. In the summer of , it was number one in the US for a staggering 14 weeks, spawning a worldwide dance craze even stiff politicians were forced to shuffle along. Its appeal still lives on today. The signature tune of Cuban mambo maestro Tito Puente was given a new lease of life with this organ-drenched adaption by bristly-moustachioed Carlos Santana and his band. Its street dance video has been viewed a mathematician-troubling 2.
These Spanish language songs are ranked based upon their initial and lasting popularity, as well as their historical influence and commercial impact on the development of Latin Contemporary Music including all mainstream genres. Edited By: Jose Luis Mercado. Last Updated:
Billboard Year-End Hot chart for All Rights Reserved. For detailed information on how Billboard compiled the charts, see the Wikipedia article " Billboard Hot ". Top s Songs. Poker Face - Lady Gaga 3. Love Story - Taylor Swift 6. Right Round - Flo Rida 7.