Regional Mexican is an umbrella term that encompasses the musical genres from the different parts of rural Mexico and the Southwestern United States. Subgenres include banda, country en español, Duranguense, grupero, mariachi, New Mexico music, Norteño, Tejano, and Tierra Caliente.  It is among the most popular radio formats targeting Mexican Americans in the United States.
Each subgenre is representative of a certain region and the popularity of each subgenre varies by territory in Mexico and the United States.
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- Grammy Award for Best Regional Mexican Music Album (including Tejano)
- Latin Grammy Award for Best Regional Mexican Song
- Mexican music in Chile
- Monitor Latino, a music chart which provides regional Mexican music charts for Mexico, the United States and Guatemala
- Regional Mexican Albums, a music chart by Billboard
- Regional Mexican Airplay, a music chart by Billboard
- Radioandrecords.com: Regional Mexican Airplay Charts — from Radio & Records, based on Regional Mexican Airplay panel data