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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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Pusha-T's anticipated new album Daytona is finally here, along with a whole bunch of other great releases for May 25. Fabien Montique/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: 7 Albums You Should Stream Today

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"We proved to the world that a completely Spanish song can take over the world," J Balvin says. "This is just the beginning." Orli Arias/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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J Balvin Won't Settle For Anything Less Than World Domination

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Year In Review: Latino Culture In The Arts In 2017

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