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J Balvin. His euphoric new album, Colores tops our list of the week's best new releases. @theograph/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: The Top 7 Albums Out On March 20

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Jane Bunnett and Maqueque were a musical highlight of 2019. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Alt.Latino Looks Back At The Best Music Of 2019

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Luis Fonsi (left) and Daddy Yankee perform "Despacito" during the 60th Annual Grammy Awards in 2018. Lester Cohen/Getty Images for NARAS hide caption

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The Rise Of Urbano In The 2010s: An Alt.Latino/All Songs Considered Crossover

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The K-Pop Group BTS visits The Empire State Building on May 21, 2019 Steven Ferdman/Getty Images for ESB hide caption

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The 2010s: The Globalization Of Music

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Bad Bunny onstage at the Latin Grammy Awards in November. Ethan Miller/Getty Images for LARAS hide caption

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In 2018, Streaming Services Helped Fuel A New Latin Explosion

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Vocalist Rosalia earned the Alt.Latino critics' top spot in 2018. Courtesy of the Artist hide caption

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Alt.Latino's Best Music of 2018

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In "Como," the undisputed king of reggaeton joins forces with newcomer Kim Viera for an urbano reinvention of the summer love song. Meredith Truax/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Alice Bag had one of the best songs and albums of the year so far. Greg Velasquez/Courtesy of the Artist hide caption

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Alt.Latino's 12 Favorite Latin Songs Of 2018 (So Far)

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