Focuses on the Latin Pop explosion of the turn of the century and the success of artists like Ricky Martin, Gloria Estefan and Shakira in the English-language market. As studios concentrate on star-driven Pop, Latino youth gravitate toward urban fusions – Spanish Rap and Reggaeton, as well as Rock en Espanol.
October 18, 2009
Latin Music USA: Hour 4: Divas & SuperstarsIn the 1990s, Latin Pop dominated the music world. Now Reggaeton rules the dance floor.
October 13, 2009
Latin Music USA: Hour 1: BridgesStarting in the USA with Latin Jazz and Mambo madness, Latin sounds spread to R&B and Rock
October 12, 2009
Latin Music USA: Hour 2: The Salsa RevolutionBorn in the barrios of New York, Salsa's sound and style conquered the Latin music world.