This is the list of top 10 most popular Spanish songs. If you want to find out what are some of the best hits in Spain, read on and discover our favorite picks.
Top 10 songs in spain
Spain has produced some talented artists that have made their mark all over Europe and the world. These are the top 10 songs in Spain.
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10 ‘Ya no me siento a gusto en este mundo’ (1999)
This song was released by El canto del loco, a Spanish pop group from Asturias. It tells us that sometimes we feel different from others, this is normal but what makes us happy is to be ourselves without trying to please anyone else according to our own feelings and instincts. This is one of their most famous singles with more than 25 million views on Youtube.
9 ‘Luna nueva’ (2010)
‘Luna Nueva’ or ‘New Moon’ was the first single of the Spanish pop rock band El Canto del Loco. It is about how sometimes you are looking for someone to save you or make you happy, but this person cannot be found in another person because happiness comes from yourself. The song reached number 1 on 22 July 2010 in Spain and stayed there for 2 weeks.
8 ‘Llorando se fue’ (1953)
Considered one of the greatest ballads of all time, written by Mexican singer-songwriter Manuel Alejandro it talks about a man that tries to convince his love not to leave him again after their last break up. Nowadays it has been covered by many artists like Rocío Dúrcal, Reyli Barba, and Yuri.
7 ‘Corre’ (2000)
This song is by Ely Guerra, a Mexican singer-songwriter. This ballad talks about how life sometimes doesn’t go the way we wanted it to be but there are ways to fight for our dreams even if others are not on your side. The single reached no 1 in Mexico and stayed there for 5 non-consecutive weeks. According 6 Ely Guerra this has been her favorite song of all times “there’s an energy that comes along with it”.
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6 ‘Miente’ (2010)
Miente or Lie was the first single of the second studio album of Spanish pop rock band El Canto del Loco. It talks to a woman that tells her lover to lie for her, pretending everything is going well when in reality it’s not. The song reached number 1 on many countries around the world.
5 ‘Corazón Partío’ (2002)
This ballad belongs to Alejandro Sanz, singer-songwriter from Spain. This song talks about his mother and how she has been affected by divorce from his father. It reached number 1 on the charts of many countries around the world including Italy where it spent over 30 weeks at no 1 in 2002 and 2003, making this is an international hit.
4 ‘Cosas del Amor’ (1989)
Written by Luis Gómez Escolar, Carlos Toro and Rafael Escalona, this song talks about how things in love aren’t always rosy because there are many obstacles and fights that you have to go through. It was originally recorded by Betty Missiego but it is now considered a classic single by Spanish pop band Mocedades.
3 ‘Suave’ (1977)
This ballad belongs to Miguel Gallardo, a Spanish singer-songwriter. This song talks about us not being able to forget the person we love even if they left our life forever. The single reached number 1 on many countries around the world including Italy where it spent 7 non-consecutive weeks at no 1 in 1977.
2 ‘La Lola se va pá Londre’ (1961)
This song is by the Spanish pop band Los Stop. It talks about a prostitute called Lola who travels to London to make money because life in Spain was too hard for her. This song became popular in many countries around the world during the 60s and 70s.
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1 ‘Abre los ojos’ (1997)
Written by Alejandro Sanz, it’s about how sometimes we dream of having someone beside us but when we wake up this person is not real. The single reached number 1 on many countries around the world including Italy where it spent 25 consecutive weeks at no 1 between 1997 and 1998 making it one of the most successful singles all over Europe according to Guinness World Records.