Mexico has many world-class singers that are well-known in the music industry and have become very successful with their singing skills over the past few years. This is especially true for the countries in the Hispanic community that have Spanish as their native language and share similar cultures in general.
These top singers have managed to reach different audiences in many countries and perform live concerts in front of tens of thousands of people that don’t speak Spanish but love every one of their songs.
For this and many other reasons, Mexican singers are some of the best artists and performers in the entertainment industry and have many followers that listen to their songs worldwide.
Here are the most popular Mexican singers that have become huge stars over the years and were able to become very successful during their careers by doing different tours with other well-known singers, performing live and producing many hit songs with millions of sales across multiple continents.
1. Mexican Singer – Juan Gabriel
Juan Gabriel is one of the most iconic Mexican singers that has ever existed in the music industry, reaching the number one spot as a best-selling singer in Latin America within its genre, having sold over 60 million records worldwide.
Known for being a singer, an actor, and a songwriter, Juan Gabriel was born on January 7th, 1950 and started singing at the age of 13 years old, writing his own songs and working in his teens at different nightclubs around his city. Later he wrote his first hit song No Tengo Dinero Ni Nada Que Dar, and from then on, he became the superstar people know and love today.
His style of music is rooted in the mariachi genre, but he also has produced many different songs in other genres like Latin Pop, Rancheras, Romanticas, and many more. He has collaborated with many world-class singers on his albums that praise him as one of the best singers that they have ever had the chance to work with during their years as an artist.
Among his most popular songs that have become huge hits all over the world are:
- No Tengo Dinero Ni Nada Que Dar.
- Abrázame Muy Fuerte.
- Hasta Que Te Conocí.
- Amor Eterno.
- Se Me Olvido Otra Vez.
- Te Lo Pido Por Favor.
During his professional career as a mariachi, he created many popular albums that sold millions of copies every single year and won different awards as a singer and as a songwriter at the People’s Choice Awards, Billboard Latin Music Awards, Premios Lo Nuestro and more.
He also was awarded a commemorative statue by Billboard mounted in Mexico City Plaza, got his name on both the International Latin Music Hall of Fame and the Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame, received his very own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and obtained many other awards during his career.
These are just some of the reasons why Juan Gabriel is considered one of the best mariachi singers that have come from Mexico and have achieved the highest level of success that people can get as an artist of that genre in the music industry.
2. Mexican Singer – Luis Miguel
Luis Miguel, also known as the Sun of Mexico (Sol de Mexico), is one of the most successful Mexican singers and has produced many albums and hit songs in different music genres, including popular Mariachi and others like Jazz, Ballads, Tango, Boleros, and more.
Thanks to his world-class music tours, Luis Miguel has been recognized as the highest-paid Latin artist on the tour scene with $278.5 million dollars in total sales, having performed in over 22 countries and doing 223 live shows three years in a row between 2010 and 2013, making it the highest-paid tour in history.
Here are some of the best songs that Luis Miguel has produced over the years that have been in the top 10 of the Latin Billboard for a very long time.
- Por Debajo de La Mesa.
- Si Nos Dejan.
- Ahora Te Puedes Marchar.
- Te Necesito.
- Un Hombre Busca Una Mujer.
- El Reloj.
Despite only creating songs in Spanish, Luis Miguel has managed to become the Best Selling Latin Artist of his era and was able to make the genre of Bolero very popular in all major countries across the globe. Due to his fame and popularity, Luis Miguel is also viewed as one of the top pop artists of all time because of his wide variety of music and impressive track record of songs in that same category.
After getting his first Grammy at fourteen years old and becoming the youngest and most successful male artist in the music industry that received this award, Luis Miguel took his career to the next level and started breaking new records in the music world by being the first Latin artist that got two platinum albums certified in the United States, becoming the singer with the most top 10 hit songs on the Billboard’s Hot Latin Songs list and obtaining around 35 platinum records in both South America and Central America combined.
Because of this, Luis Miguel is one of the greatest Mexican singers in the music industry, and many Spanish singers that are starting their careers over the past few years are trying to learn from his songs and looking to create the same level of success for themselves.
3. Mexican Singer – Thalía
Thalía is one of the most successful singers of her generation and an international celebrity known as the Queen of Latin Pop in the music industry, selling over 50 million copies of her records across the globe and did all this from a very young age.
Starting her singing career at nine years old, Thalía became part of a music group called Timbiriche where she learned how to sing professionally and improve her skills as an artist very quickly, launching several music records that made them famous in Mexico while been very young.
After that point, she decided to become a solo singer and made her big debut by making several songs that were very popular on the radio at that time, followed by her huge success with the song Amor a la Mexicana that became the number-one hit song in 14 countries across the world.
From that point forward, Thalía was able to make millions of dollars from her music over the years, becoming one of the best selling music artists from the Hispanic community and earn many different awards for her songs, including five Billboard Latin Music Awards, eight Premios Lo Nuestro Awards, multiple Latin Grammy Award Nominations and many more.
During her career as a singer, Thalía created several versions of her Spanish songs in different languages including Portuguese and French, to increase her audience and achieve international success on different continents. She also became a popular tv actress in many Telenovelas that were viewed in 180 countries, making her one of the best-paid actresses in the history of Spanish TV shows.
These are the most popular songs that Thalía has ever produced during her career and have made her one of the best Latin singers of all time.
- Amor a la Mexicana.
- Piel Morena.
- Entre el Mar y una Estrella.
- No Me Enseñaste.
- Tú y Yo.
- Amar Sin Ser Amada.
Thanks to this, she was able to work and collaborate with many talented artists in the music industry and create amazing songs with people like Robbie Williams, Carlos Vives, Tony Bennett, Marc Anthony, Romeo Santos and many others.
4. Mexican Singer – Alejandro Fernández
Alejandro Fernández, son of the famous Vicente Fernández is a well known Mexican singer that became one of the best-selling Latin music artists in history and has achieved record sales of over 20 million copies with his songs in the Mariachi, Ranchera y Latin Pop genres worldwide.
During his career, he produced many songs that were popular in many Spanish-speaking countries and managed to make traditional Mexican music go mainstream in the entertainment industry with appearances on tv shows, soap operas and telenovelas over the last 30 years.
Here are some of the major hits that Alejandro created for his fans and the whole world over the years.
- Si tú Supieras.
- Yo Nací Para Amarte.
- No Se Olvidar.
- Me Dedique a Perderte.
- Hoy tengo Ganas de Ti.
- Tantita Pena.
These four artists are by far the top Mexican singers of all time, and everyone who likes to listen to music in Spanish from different genres needs to hear their songs, especially if you are a fan of romantic songs or Latin Pop hits that are still played on the radio and are being listened by millions of people across the globe.
That’s why we highly recommend that you check out their music when you have free time and watch their live concerts on YouTube with your family and friends.