10 Years Of Latin Music : Pop Culture Happy Hour Latinx music has experienced a huge boom in the last 10 years. We've seen the rise of global superstars like Bad Bunny and J Balvin. We've seen Shakira and Jennifer Lopez take over this year's Super Bowl halftime show. And, of course, we've seen the chart domination of "Despacito" by Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee. The decade has also produced countless musical discoveries across the Latin world. And the whole time, our pals at NPR Music's Alt.Latino have been there to guide us through it all.
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Latinx Songs That Helped Shape The Decade

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Latinx Songs That Helped Shape The Decade

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Latinx Songs That Helped Shape The Decade

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J Balvin, Cardi B and Bad Bunny perform onstage during the 2018 American Music Awards. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images For dcp) Kevin Winter/Getty Images For dcp hide caption

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J Balvin, Cardi B and Bad Bunny perform onstage during the 2018 American Music Awards. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images For dcp)

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Latinx music has experienced a huge boom in the last 10 years. We've seen the rise of global superstars like Bad Bunny and J Balvin. We've seen Shakira and Jennifer Lopez take over this year's Super Bowl halftime show. And, of course, we've seen the chart domination of "Despacito" by Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee. The decade has also produced countless musical discoveries across the Latin world. And the whole time, our pals at NPR Music's Alt.Latino have been there to guide us through it all.

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The audio was produced and edited by Candice Lim and Mike Katzif, and edited by Jessica Reedy.