The best South American singers and groups

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The best South American singers and groups
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TOP 21:
The Authentic Decanters
The Authentic Decanters
Los Authentic Decadentes is an Argentine musical group formed in 1986 by Cucho, Nito and the French. His style is a mix between different rhythms, ranging from Cumbiancha rock and even Balada or Bolero, forming a unique sound. It is considered as one of the most important music bands in the country, and receives the support of great figures such as Luca Prodan, David Byrne, Manu Chao, Andrés Calamaro, and other national and international groups, for their extensive experience, the quality of their works, their popularity and their convening power.

TOP 20:
Alexandre Pires
Alexandre Pires
Alexandre Pires (Uberlândia; January 8, 1976), Brazilian singer and composer former vocalist of the group Só Pra Contrariar (SPC), a group with whom he made himself known. In 1999 he became known later as a soloist, he has even won the best Latin American awards such as the Grammy, he performed duets with Gloria Estefan and Alejandro Sanz. He also paid tributes to singers like his compatriot Roberto Carlos and Julio Iglesias. He is currently one of the singers of color most spoiled or loved mainly by the Spanish-speaking audience. His latest album, entitled "To an idol" is a tribute to Julio Iglesias. It contains several original songs of the singer and the first single is "The best of your life". The Brazilian is currently developing a tour of Latin America showing his latest record.


TOP 19:
Natalia Oreiro
Natalia Oreiro
Natalia Marisa Oreiro Iglesias (n. In Montevideo, May 19, 1977), is an Uruguayan actress and singer based in Argentina. He acted in various soap operas and movies, and he has a parallel career as a solo singer, a career with which he has managed to sell more than 5 million albums around the world.

TOP 18:
Soraya
Soraya
Soraya Raquel Lamilla Cuevas (March 11, 1969 - May 10, 2006), better known only as Soraya, was a Colombian-American singer-songwriter. He was a star of Hispanic music in the US. UU., Having reached two «numbers one» in the Latin Billboard and two Latin Grammy awards in the categories of Best Singer (2004) and Most Popular Female Singer (2005) for his album The other side of me. He was also in charge of the opening show of the Billboard Latin Music Awards. His career covered ten years of production, during which he released five albums, each produced simultaneously in Spanish and English.

TOP 17:
Roberto Carlos
Roberto Carlos
Roberto Carlos Braga (April 19, 1941) is a Brazilian singer, considered the king of his country's record market and an important melodic singer.


TOP 16:
Ricardo Montaner
Ricardo Montaner
Héctor Eduardo Reglero Montaner is a Venezuelan singer-songwriter of Argentine origin, known in the musical environment as Ricardo Montaner.

TOP 15:

Axel

Axel
Axel Patricio Fernando Witteveen Pardo (January 1, 1977), better known as Axel, is an Argentine singer and songwriter. Born in Rafael Calzada, a town in the Province of Buenos Aires.

TOP 14:

Fonseca

Fonseca
Juan Fernando Fonseca is a Colombian singer and songwriter born in Bogotá on May 29, 1980. With his mix of pop music and Colombian folk rhythms, he has achieved international success and has won the Latin Grammy Award.


TOP 13:

Vincentian

Vincentian
Gabriel Julio Fernández Capello "Vicentico" (July 24, 1964, Buenos Aires, Argentina) is a musician and composer of Argentine nationality. Co-founder and vocalist of the band Los Fabulosos Cadillacs together with Flavio Cianciarulo. He belonged to this group from its creation in 1984 until 2001, where he began his solo career. He is married to Argentine actress Valeria Bertuccelli, with whom he has a son.

TOP 12:

Miranda

Miranda
Miranda! It is an Argentine band defined by themselves as "melodramatic electro pop", formed in the middle of the year 2001. At the time of going on television, they began to make themselves felt on stage and their number of listeners grew, they were called the promise of New sound in Argentine pop.

TOP 11:

The bunkers

The bunkers
June 1999: The Bunkers are born in Concepción, Chile. His influences are British rock and Chilean music.


TOP 10:

Frank de vita

Frank de vita
Franco De Vita (January 23, 1954, Caracas) is a pianist and singer-songwriter of Venezuelan pop and ballad music, the son of Italian immigrants. He composes all his songs, in some he plays the piano or the guitar, in addition to composing songs to many other singers such as Ricky Martin, Chayanne and Enrique Iglesias.

TOP 9:

Carlos Vives

Carlos Vives
Carlos Alberto Vives Restrepo, better known as Carlos Vives (August 7, 1961, Santa Marta) is a Colombian singer, actor and composer. He has won the Grammy Award and three times the Latin Grammy Award.

TOP 8:

The three

The three
Originally Los Tres was composed by Álvaro Henríquez (second guitar and vocals), Ángel Parra (first guitar, lapsteel and choirs), Roberto Lindl ("Titae") (bass, double bass and accordion) and Francisco Molina (drums and percussion). Later, in 2006, the group returned with a new drummer as a guest member, Manuel Basualto, younger brother of the drummer of The Bunkers, also from Concepcion.

TOP 7:

Gustavo Cerati

Gustavo Cerati
Gustavo Adrián Cerati (Buenos Aires, August 11, 1959), is one of the most important musicians in Argentina. He was the leader of the band Soda Stereo and is in a successful solo career. He is considered one of the best singer-songwriters and guitarists in America.


TOP 6:

Kudai

Kudai
Kudai is a pop band. This quartet originally from Chile was formed in 2001 as a children's proposal called CIAO: the power of children, and that until 2002 had the same formation: Pablo, Nicole, Tomás and Bárbara. Two years later they return changing their name to Kudai, with a style much more oriented towards the adolescent public, reformulation by their manager Pablo Vega and Gustavo Pinochet as music producer. In 2006, Nicole moved away from the band and joined the Ecuadorian Gabriela Villalba. Currently, Kudai is one of the most popular teenage bands in Latin America and they have won different awards, including the MTV Latin America Awards in categories of best pop artist and best group, among others.

TOP 5:

Juanes

Juanes
Juan Esteban Aristizabal Vásquez (August 9, 1972), better known as Juanes, is a singer, songwriter, guitarist, arranger and producer of Spanish pop rock music, as well as a declared social and humanitarian cause activist. Born in Colombia, his artistic name, Juanes, is the nickname with which he was called in childhood in his family and arises from the union of the first name and the first syllable of the second. He spent much of his childhood in the Antioquia municipality of Carolina del Príncipe. Juanes has already sold more than 15,000,000 copies of all his albums.

TOP 4:

The law

The law
La Ley was a pop rock band formed in the late 80's at the initiative of keyboardist and guitarist Andrés Bobe and his friend, keyboardist Rodrigo Aboitiz.

TOP 3:

soda Stereo

soda Stereo
Soda Stereo is an Argentine rock band formed in Buenos Aires in 1982 by Gustavo Cerati (guitar and vocals), Héctor "Zeta" Bosio (bass and backing vocals) and Carlos Alberto Ficicchia (Charly Alberti, drums). It is considered one of the most important in the history of Latin American rock. In 1997 it was dissolved due to personal problems and differences in artistic criteria among its members. At the end of 2007 the band announced their return to make a single continental tour called Me Verás Volver, in which it brought together more than one million followers.

TOP 2:

The prisoners

The prisoners
Los Prisioneros was a Chilean rock band, from the 80s, it is considered one of the best rock bands in Latin America, whose main feature is its lyrics loaded with social criticism and Latin American court.


TOP 1:

Shakira

Shakira
Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll (Barranquilla, February 2, 1977) is a Colombian singer, songwriter and producer of the pop-rock genre in Spanish and English. In Arabic Shakira (شاكرة) means "grateful." She is one of the most successful international singers in the history of Latin music. In the 1990s he debuted in the Latin American and Spanish record market with great success. His worldwide fame came in 2001 with his album Laundry Service. The artist has sold more than 50 million records. She has won the Grammy Award twice and eight times the Latin Grammy winner.