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Alvaro, Nicky, Joey – They’re All Here In Our Music of Spain Guide

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It’s been nearly a year since we debuted two editions of Spain’s trendiest songs. This summer, we worked hard, partying at more Spanish fiestas, to bring you the latest insight on all the trendiest sounds Spain has to offer.

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NewsWhistle’s Modern-Day Guide to the Music of Spain – Part 3

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Alvaro Soler

Soler, a Barcelona native, is worthy of a double feature. His two hits, “Sofia” and “El Mismo Sol,” reached the third and fourth spots on Spain’s list of top tracks. Keep an eye on Soler for years to come—he’s only 25.

“Sofia”

“El Mismo Sol”

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Nicky Jam y Enrique Iglesias, “El Perdon”

So, technically Nicky Jam was born in Massachusetts, but his childhood lies in Puerto Rico. Regardless, we can justify this song by pointing towards feature artist, the ageless Enrique Iglesias.

Nicky Jam, “Hasta El Amanecer”

Another double feature for a very worthy dance song, “Hasta El Amanecer,” translates to “until dawn.”

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Joey Montana, “Picky”

One of the attention-grabbing aspects of Spanish music is its catchy lyrics. Videos are also known to include bright, vibrant colors.

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Gente de Zona ft. Marc Anthony, “La Gozadera”

Even if you don’t speak a lick of Spanish there’s one word that stands out in this song- “habichuela,” or “beans” in English.

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Ricky Martin ft. Yotuel, “La Mordidita”

Ricky Martin wasn’t born in Spain, but rather Puerto Rico. However, he’s got citizenship on the Iberian Peninsula and previous boy bandmates (see Menudo) to prove his loyalty to Spain.

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Until next time… ¡Adiós!

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Lead-In Image Courtesy of snvv / Shutterstock.com

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Joey Fernandez is a music writer from New York’s strongest island. Drop him a line at joey@newswhistle.com or send him a Tweet (@SenorJoseRafael).

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