The Top 10 Latin Music Videos of 2009

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It’s been a great year for Latin music, with a wide variety of artists and genres represented in the top 10 Latin music videos of 2009. From reggaeton to pop, there’s something for everyone on this list. So without further ado, here are the top 10 Latin music videos of 2009:

“I Know You Want Me (Calle Ocho)”- Pitbull

“I Know You Want Me (Calle Ocho)” is a song by rapper Pitbull released as the lead single from his fourth album, Rebelution. The song peaked at number two on the US Billboard Hot 100. It samples “The Bomb! These Sounds Fall Into My Mind” by The Bucketheads.

“Boom Boom Pow”- The Black Eyed Peas

“Boom Boom Pow” is a song by The Black Eyed Peas released as the lead single from their fifth studio album, The E.N.D.. The song debuted at number one on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming the group’s first chart-topper as a trio since “Where Is the Love?” in 2003.

The music video was directed by Hype Williams and was filmed in various locations around Los Angeles in February 2009. It features extensive dance sequences choreographed by Jamal Sims. appears in several scenes wearing sunglasses with LED lights embedded in them, while Fergie is seen dancing in a club with several shirtless men. Upon its release, “Boom Boom Pow” received mixed reviews from music critics; some commended its production and composition while others criticized its use of auto-tune. Nevertheless, it won three MTV Video Music Awards, including one for Best Direction at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards.

“Hips Don’t Lie”- Shakira ft. Wyclef Jean

“Hips Don’t Lie” is a song by Colombian singer Shakira, featuring Haitian rapper Wyclef Jean. The song was released on February 28, 2006, as the second single from Shakira’s fifth studio album, Oral Fixation, Vol. 2. The original version of the song appeared on Wyclef’s 2004 album The Carnival II: Memoirs of an Immigrant.

The single achieved commercial success worldwide, topping charts in twenty countries including the United States, where it became Shakira’s second number-one single and her first as a lead artist. It is also recognized as one of Shakira’s signature songs. “Hips Don’t Lie” received generally favorable reviews from music critics, with many of them praising its composition and Shakira’s vocals.

The accompanying music video for “Hips Don’t Lie” was directed by Swedish director Jesper Norda and features Shakira dancing in various locations in Cartagena. An edited version of the video was used as the lead single for the 2006 FIFA World Cup held in Germany that summer. Upon its release, “Hips Don’t Lie” became one of the best-selling singles ever released and is recognized as one of Shakira’s most iconic and memorable songs to date.

“Abrazame”- Camila

“Abrazame” is a song by Mexican pop group Camila. The song was released on February 3, 2009, as the lead single from their second studio album, Dejarte de amar (2010). The music video for “Abrazame” was directed by Ray Kay and features the group performing the song in front of a white backdrop.

“Abrazame” peaked at number one on the Billboard Hot Latin Songs chart in April 2009 and remained at the top spot for two weeks. The song also peaked at number one on the Billboard Latin Pop Songs chart in May 2009. It became the group’s first number-one single on both charts. In Spain, “Abrazame” peaked at number four on the PROMUSICAE Top 100 Singles Chart.

The music video for “Abrazame” was directed by Ray Kay and premiered on March 3, 2009. It was filmed in Los Angeles, California. The video features the group performing the song in front of a white backdrop. As of August 2020, the video has over 202 million views on YouTube.

“Abrazame” is a pop ballad with Latin influences. The song is about continuing to love someone even after they are gone. “Abrazame” received positive reviews from music critics. Jody Rosen of Slant Magazine praised the song’s “catchy chorus” and called it “a radio-ready bolero-pop ballad”.

“No Me Ames”- Jennifer Lopez

No Me Ames is a Latin pop ballad recorded by Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony for Lopez’s debut album, On the 6 (1999). It was released as the album’s fourth single on November 16, 1999, by Sony Latin. The song was written by Puerto Rican songwriterAmanda Pérez and produced by Cory Rooney. “No Me Ames” peaked atop the Billboard Hot Latin Songs chart in January 2000 and became one of Lopez’s most successful singles in Spanish.

“She Bangs”- Ricky Martin

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“La Tortura”- Shakira ft. Alejandro Sanz

“La Tortura” is a song by Colombian singer-songwriter Shakira, featuring Spanish singer Alejandro Sanz. It was released on 13 May 2005, from the album Fijación Oral, Vol. 1. Shakira also included an English-language version of the song on her Oral Fixation, Vol. 2 album. The single topped the charts in Spain and several other countries and is one of Shakira’s most successful singles. It won numerous awards and became the most played Latin single of 2006 in the United States

The song’s music video was shot in Barcelona, Spain and was directed by Jaume de Laiguana. It features Shakira being tortured by her former lover (played by actor Gonzalo Gabaldon) in various creative ways (including being hung upside down and having her toes sucked). Alejandro Sanz makes a cameo appearance in the video.

“You Sang To Me”- Marc Anthony

“You Sang To Me” was Marc Anthony’s breakout English-language hit, and the music video did an excellent job of showcasing the singer’s romantic side. The video features Anthony singing to a beautiful woman in a number of different settings, including on a beach and in a rainforest. The woman in the video is played by actress Viviana Ortiz, who would later go on to win the Miss Universe Puerto Rico title.

“No Llores”- Mas Flow

This music video is incredibly touching, and it’s easy to see why it was one of the top Latin music videos of 2009. The video tells the story of a young man who is trying to find his way in life, and it features some amazing dance sequences set to the song “No Llores” by Mas Flow.

“Loba”- Shakira

Shakira – “Loba”
Released: May 26, 2009

“Loba” (English: “She-Wolf”) is a song by Colombian singer Shakira, taken from her eighth studio album, She Wolf (2009). It was released on 26 May 2009, by Epic Records as the lead single from the album. The song was written and produced by Shakira, with additional writing by El Cata. Upon its release, “Loba” received generally positive reviews from music critics, who complimented its production and lyrics.An accompanying music video for the song was shot in Barcelona and directed by Jaume de la Iguana. It features Shakira dancing suggestively throughout an abandoned warehouse filled with various scraps and industrial materials.

“Loba” peaked at number fourteen on the US Billboard Latin Songs chart, becoming Shakira’s twentieth top forty hit on the chart. In Europe, the song peaked at number seventeen in Spain and number forty-three in Switzerland. Commercially, “Loba” was a success in a number of countries; it peaked within the top ten of the charts in Colombia, Greece, Italy and Spain. In Oceania, it reached number one in New Zealand and was certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of New Zealand (RIANZ), denoting sales exceeding 15,000 copies there

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