From one-hit wonders to enduring stars, these are the most important no. 1 Tropical songs ever.
Since 1994, the Streets Talkin Tropical Songs airplay chart has recorded not solely the most important hits of a various style underpinned by Caribbean beats, however its continuous evolution. Featuring salsa, bachata, merengue and the fusions which have marked the 21st Century Latin sound, our listing of the Top 20 Tropical songs consists of artists from Daddy Yankee to Celia Cruz to Juan Luis Guerra, whose Christian merengue monitor “Las Avispas” caps the listing at No. 20.
“Danza Kuduro,” the African-meets-Latin-urban dance monitor by Don Omar and Lucenzo, was an surprising hit that spent 18 weeks on the prime of the Tropical Songs chart, placing it within the no. 1 spot of our all-time listing. The groundbreaking New York City bachata boy band Aventura is available in at no. 2 with the romantic “Dile al Amor,” and Dominican duo Monchy Alexandra’s 2004 hit “Perdidos” is available in at no. three. (Both “Dile al Amor and “Perdidos” topped the chart for 15 weeks.
The Top 20 Tropical Songs listing is ranked based mostly on peak positions on the Tropical Songs airplay chart from the rating's first chart week on Oct. eight, 1994 to the Sept. 08, 2018-dated chart. For songs with the identical variety of weeks at No. 1, we then ranked them by most weeks within the prime 10, then most complete weeks on the chart.
Here, to relive and luxuriate in whereas celebrating Hispanic Heritage month, are the Top 20 Tropical Songs: