Enrique Iglesias is popularly known as the king of Latin pop. He is a Spanish Filipino singer, record producer, and songwriter born on May 5, 1975. Enrique Iglesias began his career in the mid-1990s on a Mexican Indie label known as Fonovisa Records and emerged as the best Spanish artist. Enrique Iglesias successfully joined the US mainstream market, and luckily, he signed a multi-million- album deal with Universal Music Group worth US$68 million.
He released his Spanish albums with Universal Music Latino and English albums with Interscope Records. Enrique Iglesias is the best Latin musician and has sold over 70 million records worldwide. His single songs have emerged top five in five Billboard Hot 100, and he is a record-breaker for producing 27 Spanish-language singles that became number one on the Billboard Hot Latin Tracks.
Enrique Iglesias is well known as the Greatest of All Time Latin artist and has been labeled as the 14th most successful and best male dance club artist by Billboard Magazine. Here is our list of the ten best Enrique Iglesias songs.
10. I Like It
“I Like It” is a superb song from Enrique Iglesias’s studio album, Euphoria, released in May 2010. It features American rapper Pitbull, who makes it an electropop song. The music uses a portion of the melody from Lionel Richie’s single “All Night Long,” with vocals re-recorded. It was used as the soundtrack for the American MTV reality series Jersey Shore. The song was commercially successful and has sold 4 million copies in the US and 6 million worldwide. The music video has over 320 million views on Youtube.
9. Dirty Dancer
“Dirty Dancer” is a pure pop dance song featuring American singer Usher and released from Enrique Iglesias’s sixth studio album Euphoria. The song is a club banger and depicts a beautiful and dangerous woman. The track was certified Gold in Australia and USA. This song peaked at number thirty-six on the Australian Singles Chart and number thirteen on the Australian Dance Chart. The song also topped the Billboard Hot Dance Club Songs.
8. Do You Know?
This single is beautiful and full of love and emotions. “Do You Know” was released as the first single from Enrique Iglesias’s eighth album, Insomniac. A Spanish version released to Latinradio entitled Dimelo became number one on US Billboard Latin Songs. The song has a sound of a ping pong ball bouncing that makes it more distinctive hence the subtitle The Ping Pong Song. Enrique Iglesias performed the song on a dancing competition show called Dancing With The Stars.
This song is the opening single of Enrique Iglesias’ album, Escape, released in March 2002 as the second single. The lyrics are great, and they show a lover reassuring and declaring love for his significant other. The song peaked number three in the UK and 12 on the US Billboard Hot 100. The track has a Spanish version named Escapar. The song’s video debuted on MTV’s top 10 chart program Total Request Live, becoming number one.
“Addicted” is a soft rock track released from Enrique Iglesias’s seventh album,7. It emerged top 10 on the Hot Latin Tracks chart and was a modest hit in the U.K. The song’s video is influenced by the movie Midnight Express, and it has two versions, one U.K version, and one US version. In the music video, actress Mischa Barton is depicted as the one Enrique Iglesias is addicted to. His inspiration to write this song was Gothic architecture while he was on tour in East Germany.
This has to be one of Enrique Iglesias’s best-hit songs, featuring American rapper Ludacris and producer DJ Frank E who adds a sizzling and fantastic beat. Lyrically, it is a sexy song and talks about the dirty things that occur at night. “Tonight” was the highest-charting single since the 2010s and received heavy airplay worldwide. It emerged number four on Billboard Hot 100 and topped in different countries with more than million copies sold globally.
4. Somebody’s Me
“Somebody’s Me” has a pop sound and is a romantic and emotional song dedicated to love. Enrique Iglesias wants people to believe that true love never dies and lasts forever. Those in love can relate to this song because it’s a heart-touching song with great lyrics. The song is the second single from Enrique’s fourth studio album, Insomniac, and performed on the season finale of the American television show Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. It has been airplay in many countries.
3. Takin’ Back My Love
“Takin’ Back My Love” features American singer Ciara, and her voice is as rocking as ever. The music is the second single from Enrique Iglesias’ album, Greatest Hits. The song is about a couple breaking up and letting each other go. Enrique and Ciara performed the song at the 2009 Pro Bowl Half-Time Show in Hawaii. The music has European beats, was positively received by critics, and became a European Hot 100.
The song is very compassionate and full of love with the desire to be the hero for the love of a woman. It is slow, soothing, and relaxing. Enrique Iglesias reflected on his high school days and was inspired to write this song as the song he would dance to with prom date. This song was a hit, and it has sold over 8 million copies worldwide. “Hero” topped the Billboard Charts in the U.K and was the best-selling single of the 2000s in the U.K.
“Bailamos” is a record-breaking and beautiful romantic song, and it means we dance. The single was released in 1999 and was commercially successful and made Enrique Iglesias very popular. The song talks about people who like dancing, and Enrique Iglesias expresses his feelings for a woman he loves. “Bailamos” peaked number one on Spanish Singles Chart and US Billboard Hot 100. The song was used as the soundtrack of the film Wild Wild West.
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