Looking for some new music to help get your party started? Check out our list of the top Latino house hits from 2013!
Javi Mula – Come On
From Javi Mula’s 2013 album, Pura Vida, “Come On” is a feel-good house track that will get even the most reluctant club-goer on the dance floor. Kicking off with a light Spanish guitar melody, the track suddenly drops into a hard-hitting bass line and synthesized horn section that will have your hips shaking in no time. With infectiously catchy lyrics in both English and Spanish, “Come On” is the perfect party anthem for any summer gathering.
DJ Kool – Let Me Clear My Throat
This track was a huge hit in many clubs throughout the world in 2013, and its popularity has only grown since then. DJ Kool’s “Let Me Clear My Throat” is a perfect example of the catchy, upbeat sound that characterizes Latino house music.
Miley Cyrus – Wrecking Ball
Miley Cyrus – Wrecking Ball is a 2013 song by American recording artist Miley Cyrus. It is the lead single from her fourth studio album, Bangerz (2013). The song was written by Maureen McDonald, Stephan Moccio, Sacha Skarbek, and produced by Oren Yoel. “Wrecking Ball” is a pop ballad which lyrically discusses the deterioration of a relationship. The song became Cyrus’ second number-one hit on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 after “We Can’t Stop” earlier that year, and helped propel Bangerz to number one on the U.S. Billboard 200. It also reached number one in Australia, Canada, Ireland and New Zealand, and has been certified six-times platinum in the US by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).
Will.I.Am – Scream & Shout
“Scream & Shout” is a song by American rapper will.i.am, featuring British singer Britney Spears, taken from his fourth studio album #willpower. It was released on November 20, 2012 as the lead single from the album. The song was written by Mike Diamondz, Jamal Jones, Jean Baptiste, Wesley…
Daddy Yankee – Limbo
“Limbo” is a song recorded by Puerto Rican rapper Daddy Yankee. The song was released on June 1, 2012, as the third single from his album Prestige (2012). The song peaked at number four on the Billboard Hot 100 and number one on the Hot Latin Songs chart.
Don Omar – Danza Kuduro
In 2010, Don Omar released his latest album singles, “Hasta Que Salga el Sol” and “Zumba”. The latter has become a massive hit in nightclubs worldwide, helped by its infectious melody and use of the “Danza Kuduro” dance step made famous by Lucenzo in the music video.
Ricky Martin – Livin’ La Vida Loca
This song was released in March of 1999 and became an international hit. It topped the charts in nearly two dozen countries, including the United States, Canada, France, and Spain. The song helped to propel Martin’s album “Ricky Martin” to diamond status in the United States.
Shakira – La La La
“La La La” is a song recorded by Colombian singer-songwriter Shakira for her eponymous tenth studio album, Shakira (2014). It was released on 18 May 2014 by Epic Records as the second single from the album. The song was written and produced solely by Shakira, with additional writing from Jay Singh and Aura Quinones. “La La La” is a Latin pop and electronica song with elements of reggae. The lyrics are about fleeting love and were inspired by the joy that Shakira felt when she first held her baby son, Milan Piqué Mebarak.
Musically, “La La La” is primarily an electronica and Latin pop track that samples the Brazilian rhythms of baile funk and axé music. The song’s instrumentation includes drums, percussion, synthesizers, and horns. Upon its release, “La La La” received positive reviews from music critics who complimented its production as well as Shakira’s vocal performance. Commercially, the song performed well in Spain and several other countries in Europe; it peaked at number one in Spain and Serbia while reaching the top five in Greece, Lithuania, Poland, Romania and Slovakia. In the United States, “La La La” peaked at number 38 on Billboard Hot Latin Songs and number two on Tropical Songs.”
Enrique Iglesias – Bailando
Enrique Iglesias’ “Bailando” is one of the many 2013 Latino house music hits. The song, which was released in January, has been a top 10 hit in several countries, including the United States, Australia, and Canada. The song features a spanish guitar and Iglesias’ signature latin sound. “Bailando” is sure to get you up and moving!
Gloria Estefan – Conga
Gloria Estefan’s “Conga” was one of the biggest Latino crossover hits of all-time, and it helped to cement her place as one of the all-time greats in both the pop and Latin world. The song was originally released as a single in 1985, but it wasn’t until 1986 that it started to gain mainstream traction. By 1987, “Conga” had become a global phenomenon, topping charts in the US, UK, Canada, and many other countries. The song has since been covered by many artists, including Justin Timberlake, Kylie Minogue, and Pitbull.