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 Placido Domingo

Plácido 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.

 2 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.

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 3 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.

 4 Montserrat Caballé

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

 5 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.  

 6 Charo

Charo
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 15, 1951
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Murcia, Spain
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 7 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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 8 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

 9 Najwa Nimri

Najwa Nimri
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Famous As: Singer, Actor
Birthdate: February 14, 1972
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Pamplona

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. 

 10 Alfredo Kraus

Alfredo Kraus
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Famous As: Opera singer, Singer
Birthdate: September 24, 1927
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Died: September 10, 1999

 11 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. 

 12 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. 

 13 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

 14 Alejandro Sanz

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

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. 

 15 Edurne

Edurne
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Famous As: Singer, Television presenter, Actor, Model
Birthdate: December 22, 1985
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Madrid

 16 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.

 17 Lola Flores

Lola Flores
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Famous As: Actor, Singer, Choreographer
Birthdate: January 21, 1923
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Jerez de la Frontera
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. 

 18 David Bisbal

David Bisbal
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Singer, Songwriter, Actor
Birthdate: June 5, 1979
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Almería

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. 

 19 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. 

 20 Carlos Marín

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

 21 Concha Buika

Concha Buika
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Famous As: Singer, Film score composer
Birthdate: May 11, 1972
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Palma

Concha Buika is a Spanish singer who has been active in the music industry for two decades. She is the daughter of writer Juan Balboa. As a singer and composer, she derives inspiration from a wide range of genres including jazz, flamenco, pop, soul, and African polyrhythm. She is internationally famous and has performed in US, Europe, and Latin America. 

 22 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.

 23 Victoria Abril

Victoria Abril
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Famous As: Television actor, Singer, Jazz musician, Film actor
Birthdate: July 4, 1959
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Madrid

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.

 24 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

 25 Isabel Pantoja

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

 26 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.

 27 Enrique Bunbury

Enrique Bunbury
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Singer, Songwriter
Birthdate: August 11, 1967
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Zaragoza

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. 

 28 Natalia Sánchez

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

 29 Leonor Watling

Leonor Watling
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Famous As: Actor, Singer, Musician, Songwriter
Birthdate: July 28, 1975
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Madrid

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.

 30 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.

 31 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

 32 Rosario Flores

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

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. 

 33 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.

 34 Mala Rodríguez

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

 35 Ana Torroja

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

 36 Joan Manuel Serrat

Joan Manuel Serrat
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Composer, Singer, Writer
Birthdate: December 27, 1943
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Barcelona

 37 Yu Shirota

Yu Shirota
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Famous As: Actor, Singer, Tarento
Birthdate: December 26, 1985
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tokyo

 38 Amaia Montero

Amaia Montero
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Famous As: Singer, Songwriter
Birthdate: August 26, 1976
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Irun

 39 Raquel del Rosario

Raquel del Rosario
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: November 3, 1982
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Teror

 40 Rocío Jurado

Rocío Jurado
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: September 18, 1944
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chipiona, Spain
Died: June 1, 2006

 41 Ruth Lorenzo

Ruth Lorenzo
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Famous As: Singer, Actor
Birthdate: November 10, 1982
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Murcia

 42 Ailyn

Ailyn
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: May 29, 1982
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Esplugues de Llobregat

 43 Gabi Delgado-López

Gabi Delgado-López
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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: April 18, 1958
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Córdoba, Spain
Died: March 22, 2020

 44 Manuel García

Manuel García
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: March 17, 1805
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
Died: July 1, 1906

 45 Mayte Matée

Mayte Matée
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: February 7, 1951
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Logroño, Spain

 46 Teresa Berganza

Teresa Berganza
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Famous As: Soprano Singer
Birthdate: March 16, 1933
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain

 47 Pastora Soler

Pastora Soler
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: September 28, 1978
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Coria del Río

 48 Manolo Escobar

Manolo Escobar
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Famous As: Singer, actor, presenter
Birthdate: October 19, 1931
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Almería
Died: October 24, 2013

 49 Manuel del Popolo García

Manuel del Popolo García
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Famous As: Singer and composer
Birthdate: January 21, 1775
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sevilla, Spain
Died: June 9, 1832

 50 Tomàs Molina

Tomàs Molina
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Famous As: Meteorologist, Journalist, Writer, Television presenter, Physicist
Birthdate: September 26, 1963
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Badalona

TV3 weather presenter Tomàs Molina is a renowned meteorologist who heads Televisión de Cataluña’s meteorology department and is also associated with the Catalan channels Canal Méteo and Teletiempo. The IABM vice president has authored several books and won the Spain Zapping Award for the Best TV Personality in 2012.