ORIGINALLY FROM BOGOTÁ, COLOMBIA, DANIELA FRANCO IS FEATURES EDITOR FOR THE DESERT SUN, A USA TODAY AND GANNETT PUBLICATION, BASED OUT OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA.

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Remember These? Here's Billboard's 50 Best Spanish-Language Albums

Remember These? Here's Billboard's 50 Best Spanish-Language Albums

Did you grow up listening to the "boleritos" your Mom would play as she cooked dinner? Or is dancing salsa or cumbia among your favorite teen memories?

Billboard has released a list of 50 of the most influential Spanish-language albums from the past five decades. Experts chose albums that had a long-lasting impact on contemporary Latin music, from 70s crooners like Julio Iglesias and Joan Manuel Serrat to "rockeros" like Santana and Juanes and more recently reggaetoneros like Calle 13 and Daddy Yankee. (And of course Selena is in there too!)

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