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Encyclopedia > Top Latin Albums

The Billboard Magazine Top latin Albums chart is the most important music chart for Spanish language albums in the American music market. It was etablished by the magazine in the 1970s, when the music labels and the magazine realized that Spanish-language songs had a great potential to the American audiences, growing greatly during the past few decades. In 1994 the album Amor Prohibido an album by Selena made chart history by spending more weeks at number 1 than any other artist. Amor Prohibido was number 1 for 78 weeks, which beats Gloria Estefan's 58 weeks. Amor Prohibido is the name of a single and an album by Tejano singer Selena. ... Selena Quintanilla-Pérez (April 16, 1971 – March 31, 1995), best known as Selena, was a Mexican American singer who has been called the queen of Tejano music.[1] The youngest child of a Mexican-American couple, Selena released her first album at the age of twelve. ... Gloria Estefan (born Gloria María Milagrosa Fajardo García on September 1, 1957 in Havana, Cuba) is a five-time Grammy Award-winning Cuban-American singer and songwriter. ...



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