List of best-selling Latin music artists

This list is of Latin music artists with claimed record sales of 15 million or more. The artists in the following tables are listed in order of their claimed sales. If two or more artists have the same claimed sales, they are then ranked by certified units. The claimed sales figure include sales of albums, singles, compilation-albums, music videos as well as downloads of singles and full-length albums. As of 2018, based on both sales claims, Julio Iglesias is considered the highest-selling individual artist.

Artists by reputed salesEdit

200 million or more recordsEdit

Artist Country / Market Period active Genre Claimed sales
Julio Iglesias   Spain 1968–present[1] Latin Pop, Latin Rhythms, balada, adult contemporary 200 million[2][3]

75 million to 199 millionEdit

Artist Country / Market Period active Genre Claimed sales
Gloria Estefan   Cuba
  United States
1980–present[4] Latin Pop, pop, dance, pop rock, Salsa, adult contemporary 100 million[5]
Roberto Carlos   Brazil 1959–present[6] MPB, rock and roll, soul, bossa nova, rhythm and blues 100 million[7]
70 million[6]
Juan Gabriel   Mexico 1971-2016[8] Ranchera, Ballad, Norteña, Cumbia 100 million[9][10]
Rocio Durcal   Spain 1954-2006[11] Ranchera, Ballad, Bolero, Flamenco, Chera 100 million[12]
Santana   Mexico
  United States
1967–present[13] Latin Rock, Blues Rock, psychedelic rock, Acid Rock, Chicano Rock 100 million[14]
Luis Miguel   Mexico
  Puerto Rico
1982–present[15] Mariachi, Bolero, Latin Pop, Ballad 100 million[16][17]
Jennifer Lopez   United States
  Puerto Rico
1999–present[18] Pop, Dance, Hip Hop, R&B, Latin Pop, Urban 80 million[19]
Shakira   Colombia 1991–present[20] Pop, Latin pop, Rock en Español, dance, folk, urban 75 million[21]

40 million to 74 millionEdit

Artist Country / Market Period active Genre Claimed sales
Enrique Iglesias   Spain 1995–present[22] Pop, latin pop, dance, adult contemporary, Urban 70 million[23]
Ricky Martin   Puerto Rico 1991–present[24] Pop, Latin Pop, Dance 70 million[25][26]
Camilo Sesto   Spain 1964-2011 Ballad, Latin Pop[27] 70 million[28][29]
Andrea Bocelli   Italy 1991–Present Ópera, Classical Crossover, Latin Pop[30] 70 million[31]
Juan Luis Guerra   Dominican Republic 1985–present Salsa, bachata, gospel, merengue[32] 70 million[33]
Selena   United States
  Mexico
1980-1995[34] Tecnocumbia, Cumbia, Latin Pop, Musica Tejana[34] 65 million[35]
Xuxa   Brazil 1980–Present Children Músic, dance, latin pop[36] 50 million[37]
Raphael   Spain 1966–Present[38] Ballad, latin pop[38] 50 million[39]
Vicente Fernández   Mexico 1965-2013[40] Ranchera, mariachi, norteña, tejano[40] 50 million[41]
65 million[42][43][40]
José Feliciano   Puerto Rico 1964-2007[44] Pop rock, folk rock, soft rock, pop latino[44] 50 million[45]
José Luis Perales   Spain 1973–Present Balada, pop latino[46] 50 million[47][48]
Marco Antonio Solís   Mexico 1973–Present Norteño, tejano, balada[49] 50 million[50][51]
Nelson Ned   Brazil 1961-2013 Bolero 45 million[52]
Laura Pausini   Italy 1993–Present[53] Pop, Latin Pop, Eurodance[53] 45 million[54][55]
Leo Dan   Argentina 1963–Present[56] Tango, vallenato, cumbia, balada 40 million[57][58]
José José   Mexico 1965–2013[59] Mariachi, pop latino,[59] bolero 40 million[60]
Eros Ramazzotti   Italy 1981–Present Pop, pop latino, pop rock[61] 40 million[62]

15 million to 39 millionEdit

Artist Country / Market Period active Genre Claimed sales
Los Tigres del Norte   Mexico 1972- Ranchera, norteña, tejano, corrido, tex-mex 32 million[63]
Rocio Jurado   Spain 1960-2006 Balada, Pop,Flamenco, copla 30 million[64]
Amália Rodrigues   Portugal 1940-1999 Fado 30 million[65][66][67][68][69]
Los Temerarios   Mexico 1983–present[70] Ballad, Romantic 30 million[71]
Soraya   United States
  Colombia
1995-2006 Alternative Rock, latin pop, pop rock y folk 30 million[72]
Thalia   Mexico 1990–present Latin Pop, Dance 25 million[73]
Menudo   Puerto Rico 1977–1997, 2007-2009 Latin Pop, R&B, Pop Rock 20 million[74]
Daddy Yankee   Puerto Rico 1991–present Reggaeton, Latin pop 20 million[75]
Ozuna   Puerto Rico 2012–present Reggaeton, Latin Trap, Urbano 15 million[76]
Paulina Rubio   Mexico 1992–present Latin Pop, Pop Rock, Dance 15 million[77]
Chayanne   Puerto Rico 1984–Present[78] Balada, pop latino, salsa, dance pop[78] 15 million[79]
Juanes   Colombia 2000-present Rock en Español, Latin Pop, Cumbia 15 million[80][81]
RBD   Mexico 2004-2009 Latin Pop, Dance Pop 15 million[82]

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