The most comprehensive list of Latin Music genres available on the Internet

The Music Genres List site covers many of the most popular styles of Latin music, including Bolero, Brazilian and Punta Rock. We hope this becomes the definitive list of Latin music genres on the Internet, send an email to add @ musicgenreslist dot com if you feel any Latin music genres are missing and we’ll add to complete the music list.

Latin music encompasses a huge universe of sounds and styles from all over the world. There are an extensive list of subgenres within the Latin category.

From the vibrant beats of Bachata to the never-ending innovation of Latin jazz and rock music, the following are today’s most popular Latin music genres.

  • Latin
    • Alternativo & Rock Latino
    • Argentine tango
    • Bachata
    • Baithak Gana
    • Baladas y Boleros
    • Bolero
    • Bossa Nova
    • Brazilian
      • Axé
      • Bossa Nova
      • Brazilian Rock
      • Brega
      • Choro
      • Danzón (Cuba)
      • Forró
      • Frevo
      • Funk Carioca
      • Lambada
      • Maracatu
      • Música Popular Brasileira
      • Música Sertaneja
      • Pagode
      • Samba
      • Samba Rock
      • Tecnobrega
      • Tropicalia
      • Zouk-Lambada

    • Chicha
    • Criolla
    • Contemporary Latin
    • Cumbia (gracias Richard Kemp)
    • Flamenco / Spanish Flamenco
    • Huayno
    • Joropo (popular style in Venezuela, and also in the llanos (plains) of Colombia)
    • Latin Jazz
    • Mambo (Cuba)
    • Mariachi
    • Merengue Típico
    • Nuevo Flamenco
    • Pop Latino
    • Portuguese Fado
    • Punta
    • Punta Rock
    • Ranchera
    • Raíces
    • Raison
    • Reggaeton y Hip-Hop
    • Regional Mexicano
    • Salsa y Tropical
    • Soca
    • Son
    • Tejano
    • Timba
    • Twoubadou
    • Vallenato
    • Zouk

Another great list of Latin music genres here

3 Responses
  • Daniel Marquez
    July 25, 2016

    I like my music and like to catergorize my playlist, I’m looking forward to hear from you.

    • admin
      October 17, 2016

      Good to have categories by genre.. certainly helps me organize my music

  • mikaela
    February 23, 2021


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