Mexican Pop Artists

Leaders of Mexican Pop Music

Mexican pop artists have emerged within a growing and influential genre within the Latin music scene. Combining traditional Mexican musical elements with contemporary pop sounds, this genre has captivated audiences worldwide with its catchy melodies, rhythmic beats, and heartfelt lyrics.

From iconic artists such as Alejandro Fernández, Paulina Rubio, Gloria Trevi, María José, Yuri, Alejandra Guzman, Alejandro Fernández, Marco Antonio Solís, Amanda Miguel, Marisela, and Thalía to newer stars like Carlos Rivera and Sofía Reyes, Mexican pop music showcases a rich cultural tapestry that celebrates the country’s musical heritage while embracing modern trends. With its energy and undeniable appeal, Mexican pop artists have continued to thrive, captivating listeners and establishing itself as a force to be reckoned with in the global music industry.

Top 20 Popular Mexican Pop Artists

1. Peso Pluma

Peso Pluma is a one of the most praised and celebrated Mexican pop artists. He has become known for his unique style and musical versatility. Peso Pluma’s music is primarily influenced by corridos, but he incorporates various genres such as Latin pop and hip-hop into his music. This blend of styles allows him to connect with a diverse audience, becoming a major figure in Mexico’s music scene. Since debuting only a few years ago, Peso Pluma has been on top through releasing hits like “PRC,” “Bye,” “Las Morras,” and “Por las Noches,” along with several albums, including his latest GENESIS.

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2. Christian Nodal

Christian Nodal rose to prominence in the regional Mexican corridos music scene, while at times crossing over into the realm of Latin pop music. Nodal gained widespread recognition with the release of his debut single “Adiós Amor” in 2017, which quickly became a hit in Mexico and the United States. Nodal’s success continued with subsequent hits like “No Te Contaron Mal,” “De Los Besos Que Te Di,” “Di Como Quieres,” “Probablemente” and “Me Dejé Llevar,” solidifying his position as one of the leading young voices in the Mexican music industry.

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3. Danna Paola

Danna Paola started her career in the entertainment industry at a very young age, becoming one of Mexico’s most popular and influential young artists. She made her first major appearance as Patito in the children’s soap opera Atrévete a Soñar. Eventually, Danna Paola would grow into one of the top Mexican pop artists, with a career of multiple successful music albums, from the 2000s when she was a child star to her time coming of her own in 2012 with the self-titled release of Danna Paola, and now with SIE7E+ (2020) and K.O. (2021).

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4. Kenia Os

Kenia Os first came to light after her participation in the first season of La Academia Kids in 2014, a televised singing competition in Mexico. Her extraordinary talent as a Mexican pop artists became evident, capturing the attention of the masses. Fast forwarding, Kenia Os career truly took off with “Por Siempre,” her solo debut single in 2018. Her following single, “Bonia,” showcased her growth as an artist. Now, her work continues exploring numerous musical styles, showcased on various songs, including own her latest critically acclaimed album, 2022’s K23.

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5. Sofia Reyes

One of the biggest names among the lineup of Mexican pop artists, Sofia Reyes first gained international fame with her 2018 hit single “1, 2, 3” ft. Jason Derulo and De La Ghetto, which peaked at number one in multiple countries. Before the international hit, Reyes began her musical journey at a young age. By her teenage years, she started writing her own songs. Years later, Sofia Reyes has released two albums, Louder!. (2017) and Mal De Amores (2022), and has notable hit singles that include “Muevelo” ft. Wisin, “R.I.P” ft. Anitta and Rita Ora, and “Mal de Amores” with Becky G.

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6. Ingratax

Known for her ability to seamlessly fuse reggaeton and Latin trap beats with alternative and electronica influences, Ingratax has been praised for pushing the boundaries of traditional Latin music. Debuting only a couple of years ago with the hit song “Paris,” Ingratax has been on an intense rise within the musical landscape of Mexican pop artists. From embracing her Mexican roots in her single “Un Chingazo” featuring Banda MS, to dropping hits like “Las de Octubre” and “APAGAITA,” Ingratax has already proven that is a future Mexican talent.

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7. Kimberly Loaiza

Kim Loaiza is a renowned YouTuber, influencer, and singer. She initially received popularity for her vlogs, beauty tutorials, and lifestyle-related content on her self-titled YouTube channel. As she has seen much success vlogging, Kim Loaiza embarked on a music career that further elevated her popularity. She released several hit singles that received considerable attention and chart success in Mexico. Her debut single, “Enamorarme,” was released in 2019 and instantly garnered millions of views.

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8. JD Pantoja

Making his official debut in 2017 with the song “Dile Mentiras” featuring Tony M, JD Pantoja has been full throttle aiming at the top of the music scene of Mexican pop artists. He has been the man behind major hits like “Se Motiva,” a collaboration with Khea, and “Bye Bye” and “Amandote,” both with pop star Kim Loaiza. Outside of his collaborations, JD has produced his own set of solo records, like “Peligrosa,” “Sin Pasaporte,” and “Luna.”

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9. Kevin Kaarl

Kevin Kaarl is among Mexico’s most talented, blending various genres of pop, R&B, and Latin music into his repertoire. With his smooth vocals and ability to deliver powerful performances, Kevin Kaarl has developed a strong catalog of music. This includes songs like “San Lucas,” “Colapso,” “Vamonos a Marte,” “Si Supieras,” “Amor Viejo,” and many more. All are presented on his multiple albums of Hasta el Fin Del Mundo, San Lucas, and Paris Texas.

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10. Mont Pantoja

Mont Pantoja, or just Mont for short, gained prominence by showcasing her musical talents on platforms such as YouTube and TikTok, earning her millions of followers across various platforms. She originally rose to fame with her covers of popular songs. Over time, Mont Pantoja started creating and releasing original music, like “Uy K Raro,” “Maviri,” “Zuki,” “Las Gatas,” “Maniaka,” and “Ferragamo,” showcasing her versatility and artistry.

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11. Mario Bautista

Loved by the fans for his charm and captivating appearance, Mario Bautista quickly became a heartthrob among his predominantly teenage fan base. In 2014, Bautista released his debut single “Ven a Bailar,” which gained significant amount of attention and paved the way for his music career to launch. Since then, he has released several hit songs, including “Baby Girl,” “Say Nothing,” “Brindo,” “Si Me Das Tu,” “Gift Me,” and “Mal de Amores.”

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12. Paty Cantú

Paty Cantú first appeared as a member of the Mexican pop duo Lu before embarking on a successful solo career. In 2009, Cantú released her debut solo album Me Quedo Sola, in which she established her as a solo artist. Since then, she has released several albums and achieved success with a number of popular tracks. Cantú’s musical style blends pop and rock elements, which has gained her to fans across Latin America.

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13. Leon Leiden

Starting off as a producer, Leon Leiden made his mark in the Latin pop scene in the early 2020s. Singles like “Gitana” and “Fondo de Bikini” helped him achieve millions of views and much popularity. Initially focusing on EDM, Leiden collaborated with various artists and gradually evolved his sound into dance fusions. He achieve even more success with songs like “Manzana,” which became a hit after going viral on TikTok. In 2021, he released his debut album, El Morro Que Hace Música, which showcased his versatility by combining various genres within his pop style.

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14. Ramón Vega

Ramón Vega is a rising star in the music industry, known for his unique blend of Regional Mexican, R&B, Latin, and reggaeton music. Vega made a name for himself with his debut single, “Contigo Mami,” which displayed Vega’s talent as both a singer and songwriter. Signed to Sony Music Latin, Vega draws inspiration from his late uncle and older brother, who were also successful musicians. His ability to seamlessly blend different genres has brought him a sizeable fanbase.

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15. Ely Blancarte

This social media star who gained popularity for her entertaining content on platforms like TikTok and Instagram, is now one of the top Mexican pop artists in the business. With her TikTok account, she showcases her talent in comedy, dance, and singing, attracting a large following. Additionally, Ely is recognized as a luxury lifestyle influencer, model, blogger, and Instagram star.

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16. Dany Calvario

Daniela Calvario has made a name for herself in the music industry covering songs on YouTube. With several successful albums under her belt, including “Fue Inevitable,” “Inquebrantable,” and “Mis Covers,” Calvario has built a promising career. Songs like “Volverás,” “Se Termino,” and “Huyendo” have become fan favorites. In all, since her debut in 2015 with the song “Fue Inevitable,” she been on a gradual rise.

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17. Betzabeth

Betzabeth discovered her passion for music at a young age. With a wide vocal range and the ability to switch between genres, Betzabeth has become known for her versatility as an artist. With each song she sings, Betzabeth showcases her unique style and deep connection to the music. Whether performing a heartfelt ballad or an upbeat dance track, she never fails to deliver a memorable performance.

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18. Marco Mares

Marco Mares gained popularity for his hit singles like “Flaquita,” “Bonito,” and “Sone Contigo.” In 2014, he released his debut album titled Para Ella, which received widespread acclaim. Marco Mares has established himself as a prominent figure in the music industry and has collaborated with various artists and bands.

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19. Sofia Castro

Multi-talented actress, model, and YouTuber, Sofia Castro has made a name for herself in the entertainment industry. She has become quite famous for her roles in popular TV series such as Malverde: El Santo Patrón and El Dragón: Return of a Warrior. Beyond her acting career, Castro has also ventured into the world of social media, amassing a significant following. In addition, she has showcased her versatility by becoming one of the shining Mexican pop artists with songs like “Bien Por Ti,” “Repeat,” and “En Secreto.”

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20. Bratty

Bratty, originally from Culiacán, Sinaloa, has made recent waves in the music industry with her authenticity and unique style. Resonating with listeners who appreciate her talent, her most notable songs have been “Honey, No Estás” and “Quédate.” Bratty’s rise to fame is a testament to the increasing popularity of Mexican music artists, who are gaining recognition not only in Mexico but also internationally.

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Mexican Pop Artists Honorable Mentions:

Donovan Morales Instagram: @Donovan Morales and YouTube: Donovan Morales

Francely Abreu Instagram: @Francely Abreu and YouTube: Francely Abreu

Steff Instagram: @Steff and YouTube: Steff

Pau Laggies Instagram: @Pau Laggies and YouTube: Pau Laggies

Luana Instagram: @Luana and YouTube: Luana

Salma Instagram: @Salma and YouTube: Salma

Ela Taubert Instagram: @Ela Taubert and YouTube: Ela Taubert

Valeria Canavati Instagram: @Valeria Canavati and YouTube: Valeria Canavati

Mariana Ávila Instagram: @Mariana Ávila and YouTube: Mariana Ávila

Nina Instagram: @Nina and YouTube: Nina

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*Unofficial Order. The more popular artists that have a combination of the most followers, streams, views, and most recent releases are near the top.

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