Famous Spanish Singers

Find out more about the greatest Spanish Singers, including Enrique Iglesias, Elsa Pataky, Diego Boneta, Julio Iglesias and Placido Domingo.

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 1 Enrique Iglesias

Enrique Iglesias.
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: May 8, 1975
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Madrid

One of the most popular Spanish singer-songwriters of all time, Enrique Iglesias is widely known as the King of Latin Pop. Having sold more than 180 million records worldwide, Enrique Iglesias is among the best-selling Latin music artists list. He often uses his popularity to help raise funds to benefit humanitarian organizations like the American Red Cross.

 2 Ricky Martin

Ricky Martin.
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: December 24, 1971
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: San Juan, Puerto Rico
The King of Latin Pop Ricky Martin ruled the music scene of the 1990s, with hits such as Livin' La Vida Loca and The Cup of Life. He began performing with the band Menudo at age 12 and later released multiple Billboard number 1 albums as a solo artist.
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 3 Rosalia

Rosalia.
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: September 25, 1993
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Sant Esteve Sesrovires, Spain

 4 Lisa Lopes

Lisa Lopes.
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Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: May 27, 1971
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Died: April 25, 2002

Lisa Lopes, popularly known as “Left Eye,” was a member of the Grammy-winning hip-hop/R&B girl band TLC. Apart from rapping and singing, she also co-wrote songs and managed the band’s outfits, album titles, and artworks. Lopes died in a car accident in Honduras, leaving behind her incomplete second solo album.

 5 Placido Domingo

Placido Domingo.
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Famous As: Tenor & Conductor
Birthdate: January 21, 1941
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain

Spanish opera singer and conductor Plácido Domingo has performed in a variety of languages, such as English, Italian, French, Spanish, and German. The winner of nine Grammys and five Latin Grammys, he later performed as part of The Three Tenors, with legends Luciano Pavarotti and José Carreras, releasing bestselling albums.

 6 Julio Iglesias

Julio Iglesias.
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Famous As: Singer, Musician, Songwriter
Birthdate: September 23, 1943
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
Legendary Spanish singer Julio Iglesias, father of singer Enrique Iglesias, won the first Guinness Diamond Disc for selling the most albums in the most languages ever. A Hall of Fame of Latin Composers inductee, he initially played for Real Madrid Castilla before an accident ended his football career.
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 7 Charo

Charo
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 15, 1951
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Murcia, Spain

Spanish-American actress, singer, comedian, and flamenco-guitarist Charo, whose birth year remains a subject of dispute for several years, is known for her seductive deep voice with Spanish accent, unrestrained and exuberant manner, and the catch-phrase cuchi-cuchi. She has released albums like Guitar Passion, featured in films like The Concorde...Airport '79 and guest starred in TV series like The Love Boat.

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 8 Montserrat Caballé

Montserrat Caballé
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Famous As: Opera singer
Birthdate: April 12, 1933
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Barcelona, Spain
Died: October 6, 2018

 9 José Carreras

José Carreras.
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Famous As: Opera Singer
Birthdate: December 5, 1946
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Barcelona

José Carreras is a Spanish operatic tenor. He is best known for his performances in the operas of Donizetti, Verdi, and Puccini. Making his debut on the operatic stage at the age of 11, he went on to build an illustrious career in the following decades. A leukemia survivor, he founded the Josep Carreras Leukaemia Foundation.  

 10 Aitana

Aitana
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: June 27, 1999
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sant Climent de Llobregat, Spain

 11 Lilian Garcia

Lilian Garcia
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Famous As: Singer, Ring announcer, Beauty pageant contestant
Birthdate: August 19, 1966
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: San Juan

 12 Najwa Nimri

Najwa Nimri
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 14, 1972
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Pamplona, Navarre, Spain

Najwa Nimri is a Spanish actress and singer best known for playing a  policewoman inspector in the TV drama series La casa de papel. As a singer, she formed the band Najwajean with Carlos Jean and has also released a few solo albums. In 2020, she hosted a podcast called Vis a vis: Cara B. 

 13 Pablo Hasel

Pablo Hasel
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Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: August 9, 1988
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lleida, Catalonia, Spain

 14 Xavier Cugat

Xavier Cugat
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Famous As: Conductor, Composer, Jazz musician, Singer, Bandleader
Birthdate: January 1, 1900
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Girona
Died: October 27, 1990

Xavier Cugat was a Spanish musician and bandleader. He studied classical violin as a child and began working in silent films to support his family. He grew up to become a successful musician and played a leading role in the spread of Latin music. Besides music, he was also a cartoonist and a restaurateur. He was married five times. 

 15 Álvaro Soler

Álvaro Soler
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: January 9, 1991
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Barcelona, Spain

Álvaro Soler is a Spanish-German singer who rose to fame following the success of his 2015 hit single El Mismo Sol. He is especially popular in Europe and Latin America. Interested in music from an early age, he began his career by forming a musical band as a young man. As of today, he has released many albums and singles. 

 16 Alejandro Sanz

Alejandro Sanz
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: December 18, 1968
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain

Alejandro Sanz is a Spanish singer, musician, and composer, who has won 22 Latin Grammy Awards and four Grammy Awards. He is best known for his flamenco-influenced ballads. A versatile singer, he often experiments with different genres, such as pop, funk, rock, jazz, and R&B. He has collaborated with artists like Shakira, Alicia Keys, and Juanes. 

 17 Edurne

Edurne
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: December 22, 1985
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain

 18 Julio Iglesias, Jr.

Julio Iglesias, Jr.
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: February 25, 1973
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain

Julio Iglesias, Jr. is a Spanish singer. He is the son of singer Julio Iglesias and journalist Isabel Preysler.  Enrique Iglesias is his brother. Julio Jr. began his career as a model and was offered acting gigs. However, he declined the acting offers to focus on music. He has participated in several reality TV shows.  

 19 Alfredo Kraus

Alfredo Kraus
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Famous As: Tenor
Birthdate: November 24, 1927
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Las Palmas, Canary Islands, Spain
Died: September 10, 1999

 20 Camilo Sesto

Camilo Sesto
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Famous As: Actor, Singer, Composer, Songwriter
Birthdate: September 16, 1946
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Alcoi

Camilo Sesto was a Spanish singer wgo began his musical career playing in bands before deciding to go solo. He became popular for his hits like Fresa Salvaje, Algo de Mi, and El Amor de Mi Vid. He was also a successful songwriter and music producer and gained praise for his role in the Spanish version of Jesus Christ Superstar.

 21 Lola Flores

Lola Flores
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: January 21, 1923
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Jerez de la Frontera, Spain
Died: May 16, 1995

Lola Flores was a Spanish singer, dancer, and actress turned businesswoman. She received training in dance as a child and made her debut as a teenager. She had a successful career touring throughout Latin America. She also appeared in many films and is considered an icon of traditional Andalusian folklore. All of her children also entered the entertainment industry. 

 22 Luisito Rey

Luisito Rey
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Famous As: Singer, Composer
Birthdate: June 28, 1945
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Cádiz, Spain
Died: December 9, 1992

 23 La Veneno

La Veneno
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Famous As: Singer Actress
Birthdate: March 19, 1964
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Adra, Almería, Spain
Died: November 9, 2016

 24 Pablo Alborán

Pablo Alborán
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Singer, Guitarist, Pianist, Songwriter
Birthdate: May 31, 1989
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Benalmádena

Pablo Alborán is a Spanish singer-songwriter and musician. He developed a love for music at a young age and learned to play several instruments. He began his career playing with a Flamenco band and has since pursued a successful solo career. He has been nominated for several Latin Grammy Awards. He openly came out as homosexual in 2020. 

 25 David Bisbal

David Bisbal
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: June 5, 1979
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Almería, Spain

David Bisbal is a Spanish singer, songwriter, and actor who rose to fame following his appearance in the reality TV show Operación Triunfo. He has since built a successful entertainment career with several live and studio albums to his name. A crossover international artist, he is popular throughout Europe and Latin America and has sold more than six million records. 

 26 Jeanette

Jeanette
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: October 10, 1951
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: London, England

English-born Spanish singer Jeanette, considered a cult-artist, caught attention as lead-singer of teenage folk-pop band Pic-Nic that topped the charts in 1968 with their lead single Cállate, niña penned by Jeanette. She redefined her career as a romantic balladist with the hit single Soy rebelde and furthered it with albums like Corazón de poeta and singles like Porque te vas.

 27 Carlos Marín

Carlos Marín
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Famous As: Opera singer
Birthdate: October 13, 1968
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Rüsselsheim, Germany

Spanish singer, actor and baritone, Carlos Marín is a member of the popular multi-national classical crossover vocal group Il Divo. Marin has also spawned solo studio albums Little Caruso and Mijn Lieve Mama, performed in musicals like Les Misérables and Grease, earned acclaim as primo baritono in operas like The Barber of Seville and Madame Butterfly, and participated in zarzuela.

 28 Sara Montiel

Sara Montiel
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Famous As: Actor, Singer, Vedette, Film actor
Birthdate: March 10, 1928
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Campo de Criptana
Died: April 8, 2013

 29 Victoria de los Ángeles

Victoria de los Ángeles
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Famous As: Operatic Soprano
Birthdate: November 1, 1923
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Barcelona, Spain
Died: January 15, 2005

 30 Victoria Abril

Victoria Abril
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 4, 1959
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain

Victoria Abril is a Spanish singer and actress. International audiences mainly recognize her for her role in the film ¡Átame! She began her career in the mid-1970s and found fame almost immediately. In the ensuing years, she appeared in films in Italy, France, and Iceland as well. She made her debut as a singer with a Bossanova-jazz album in 2005.

 31 Natalia Jiménez

Natalia Jiménez
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: December 29, 1981
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Madrid

Spanish singer-songwriter Natalia Jiménez began her career at the age of fifteen singing on streets and subways. At twenty, she signed agreement with Sony Music and became the lead singer of La Quinta Estación, releasing her debut album at the age of thirty. Recipient of several awards, including Latin Grammy and Grammy, she has so far sold more than 3 million albums worldwide.

 32 Isabel Pantoja

Isabel Pantoja
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: August 2, 1956
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Seville

 33 Antonio Flores

Antonio Flores
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: November 14, 1961
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
Died: May 30, 1995

 34 Enrique Bunbury

Enrique Bunbury
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: August 11, 1967
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Zaragoza, Aragon, Spain

Enrique Bunbury is a Spanish singer-songwriter who rose to fame as the lead singer of the rock band Héroes del Silencio. He built a solo career following the band’s disbandment. Active in the music scene since the early 1980s, he is known for constantly reinventing his music. He received the Icon Award from SESAC Latina Music Awards in 2019. 

 35 Leroy Sanchez

Leroy Sanchez.
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: September 1, 1991
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Abetxuko

Spanish singer Leroy Sanchez is a self-taught musician who made a name for himself through YouTube covers such as Adele’s Hello on his channel superleroyvv. He had also been a background vocalist on American Idol. Discovered by producer Jim Jonsin, he was later  nominated for a Teen Choice Award, too.

 36 C. Tangana

C. Tangana
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Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: July 16, 1990
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain

 37 Cecilia Krull

Cecilia Krull
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: June 29, 1986
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain

 38 Leonor Watling

Leonor Watling
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 28, 1975
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain

Born to a British mother and a Spanish father in Madrid, Leonor Watling initially wished to a ballerina but had to quit training due to a knee injury. She then turned toward acting and later earned Goya nominations for two Spanish films. She also dubbed for Anne Hathaway in Hoodwinked.

 39 Abraham Mateo

Abraham Mateo.
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: August 25, 1998
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: San Fernando

Abraham Mateo is a Spanish singer, record producer, songwriter, and actor. Renowned for his dance-oriented and soulful music, Mateo has contributed to the soundtrack of popular movies, such as Minions and Frozen. Over the course of his career, Abraham Mateo has received prestigious awards like the Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards.

 40 Camarón de la Isla

Camarón de la Isla
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Famous As: Street artist, Singer
Birthdate: December 5, 1950
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: San Fernando
Died: July 2, 1992

Spanish Romani flamenco singer Camarón de la Isla, counted among all-time greatest flamenco singers, is best-remembered for his collaborations with Paco de Lucía and Tomatito. The three remained instrumental in reviving flamenco during second half of the 20th century. Camarón’s albums with de Lucía include Canastera and Castillo de Arena and with Tomatito include Flamenco Vivo and Paris 1987.  

 41 Joaquín Sabina

Joaquín Sabina
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Poet, Singer, Writer, Songwriter
Birthdate: February 12, 1949
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Úbeda

Joaquín Sabina had begun writing lyrics at age 14. The legendary Spanish singer and songwriter mostly sings on heartbreak and love. Apart from releasing triple-platinum tracks such as Vinagre y Rosas, he has also penned books on poetry. He once went on a 4-year hiatus after a stroke.

 42 Rosario Flores

Rosario Flores
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: November 4, 1963
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain

Rosario Flores is a Spanish singer and actress. She is the daughter of musician Antonio González and singer Lola Flores. A successful performer in her own right, she is a two-time Latin Grammy Award winner. As an actress, she has appeared in films and TV shows, such as  Talk to Her, Against the Wind, and Brigada Central. 

 43 Andrés Ceballos Sánchez

Andrés Ceballos Sánchez
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: August 31, 1992
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain

 44 Montserrat Martí

Montserrat Martí
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Famous As: Operatic sopranos
Birthdate: November 15, 1972
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Barcelona, Spain

 45 Dani Martín

Dani Martín
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Famous As: Singer, Actor
Birthdate: February 19, 1977
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain

 46 Natalia Sánchez

Natalia Sánchez
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 27, 1990
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain

 47 Soledad Miranda

Soledad Miranda
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 9, 1943
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Seville, Spain
Died: August 18, 1970

 48 Bebe

Bebe
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: May 9, 1978
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Valencia, Spain

 49 Mala Rodríguez

Mala Rodríguez
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Famous As: Singer, Songwriter
Birthdate: February 13, 1979
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Jerez de la Frontera

 50 Ana Torroja

Ana Torroja
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: December 28, 1959
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain