You know what’s even more impressive than giving a killer performance at the karaoke bar?
Giving a killer performance in Spanish…
Whether you’re headed to a Spanish-themed karaoke party or simply want to show off your Spanish language skills, there’s no doubt that choosing a track in Spanish can bring a whole new flavor to a karaoke night.
It’s also worth mentioning that Latin-influenced music is great for parties, often incorporating elements of tango and flamenco to help you get your groove on.
In this article, our team of musos-slash-writers-slash-karaoke-bar-regulars have put together this ultimate list of 60+ karaoke songs in Spanish. Feel free to jump around this list and find the tracks that suit you best!
1. ¡Ay, Amor! (Ana Gabriel)
Ana Gabriel started singing on stage when she was just six years old and went on to become a prolific singer-songwriter. Try singing her famous award-winning ballad, “¡Ay, Amor!” during your next karaoke night.
2. Historia de un Amor (Carlos Eleta Almarán)
“Historia de un Amor” is one of the most translated songs in the world. Inspired by the death of Carlos Eleta Almarán’s sister-in-law, this bolero owes its popularity to its timeless tale of love lost.
3. De Mí Enamórate (Daniela Romo)
Released in 1986, “De Mí Enamórate” dominated the Billboard Hot Latin Songs chart for 14 weeks. Although most know the passionate ballad as Daniela Romo’s signature song, it also served as the theme for Mexican telenovela El Camino Secreto.
4. No Me Queda Más (Selena)
As one of the most successful songs from Selena’s career, it’s no surprise “No Me Queda Más” would be popular for karaoke. Consider singing this alluring downtempo mariachi song next time you’re behind the mic.
5. No Me Doy por Vencido (Luis Fonsi)
Luis Fonsi’s passionate “No Me Doy por Vencido” is a great Spanish karaoke song for singers who love belting out lines. Additionally, this alternative mariachi song is good for practicing breath control.
6. ¿Y cómo es él? (José Luis Perales)
Since José Luis Perales composed “¿Y cómo es él?” in 1981, numerous artists have covered the ballad, including Raphael and Marc Anthony. Add this hit to your next karaoke playlist to make it your own.
7. Si Tú Supieras (Alejandro Fernández)
“Si Tú Supieras” is another bolero ballad that receives frequent covers. Join the ranks of Chamin Correa, Manuel Mijares, Noel Schajris and Tony Vega by singing this love song for karaoke.
8. Amigo (Roberto Carlos)
Although Brazilian Roberto Carlos records most of his work in Portuguese, his Spanish “Amigo” became an international hit. Dedicated to his writing partner Erasmo Carlos, “Amigo” is a great ode to friendship.
9. Amor Prohibido (Selena)
Many people who have dealt with forbidden love find Selena’s “Amor Prohibido” relatable even though the passionate ballad’s lyrics primarily concern economic inequality.
10. La Nave del Olvido (José José)
In “La Nave del Olvido,” the lyrics desperately beg for the singer’s lover to stay. The mournful lyrics and melancholic tone allow for a dramatic karaoke performance.
11. El día que me quieras (Carlos Gardel and Alfredo Le Pera)
Carlos Gardel and Alfredo Le Pera’s “El día que me quieras” quickly became a tango standard after its feature in the 1935 film of the same name.
12. Abrázame Muy Fuerte (Juan Gabriel)
Telenovela fans may recognize “Abrázame Muy Fuerte” as the theme for the soap opera of the same name, but the song was successful in its own right. Try singing this Billboard Latin Music Awards winner in your next karaoke session.
13. A Puro Dolor (Son by Four)
As you may know, Son by Four created two versions of their hit single “A Puro Dolor.” For karaoke, you can sing either the original salsa or the longer ballad version.
14. Bésame Mucho (Consuelo Velázquez)
“Bésame Mucho” dates to 1940 and has been sung and covered more than any other Mexican song in the world. Notably, at the time of writing this famous bolero, Consuelo Velázquez had never been kissed herself.
15. Somos Novios (Armando Manzanero)
“Somos Novios” is another relatively old Mexican bolero with its first release in 1968. Over the years, numerous artists have translated and covered this Latin Grammy Hall of Fame member.
16. Eres tú (Mocedades)
Mocedades’ “Eres tú” earned the Spanish group second place in the 1973 Eurovision Song Contest, despite allegations that they had plagiarized the Yugoslavian Berta Ambrož’s “Brez Besed.”
17. Despacito (Luis Fonsi featuring Daddy Yankee)
“Despacito” is undoubtedly one of the most popular Spanish-language songs of all time. It spent 56 non-consecutive weeks as No. 1 on the Billboard Hot Latin Songs chart, longer than any other tune.
18. Bailando (Enrique Iglesias featuring Descemer Bueno and Gente De Zona)
With 41 weeks at the top of the Billboard Hot Latin Songs chart, “Bailando” is wildly popular. You can choose from the original Spanish version or the Spanglish release featuring Sean Paul for karaoke.
19. El Perdón (Nicky Jam and Enrique Iglesias)
Nicky Jam initially planned for “El Perdón” to be a solo track but later invited Enrique Iglesias to collaborate. The duo crafted a successful reggaetón song with a melancholy yet somewhat upbeat sound.
20. MIA (Bad Bunny featuring Drake)
For rappers, “MIA” is a solid reggaetón choice for karaoke. This song was Drake’s first performance entirely in Spanish. If you’re new to Spanish karaoke, why not make it yours too?
21. Malamente (Rosalía)
“Malamente” is one of the more experimental songs on this list. The track features a blend of flamenco and pop with lyrics discussing a toxic relationship.
22. Criminal (Natti Natasha and Ozuna)
Natti Natasha and Ozuna’s “Criminal” is a great duet option for couples featuring catchy lyrics and a relatively even distribution of lines between singers.
23. Vente Pa’ Ca (Ricky Martin featuring Maluma)
Ricky Martin’s “Vente Pa’ Ca” featuring Maluma is a great Spanish karaoke song for beginners. Like many other songs on this list, it has several versions, including a salsa version.
24. Sin Pijama (Becky G and Natti Natasha)
Becky G and Natti Natasha collaborated on “Sin Pijama” to empower women by discussing their sexual desires. If you want to feel empowered, try singing this reggaetón track at your next karaoke session.
25. Tusa (Karol G and Nicki Minaj)
For “Tusa,” Nicki Minaj raps some of her lines in Spanish, but the vast majority are in English. This bilingual duet is a great karaoke option if one singer is unfamiliar with Spanish.
26. Mayores (Becky G and Bad Bunny)
Becky G and Bad Bunny’s chart-topping “Mayores” drew inspiration from a joke about the age difference between Becky G and her boyfriend, Sebastian Lletget. The soccer player is only four years older than her.
27. Hasta el Amanecer (Nicky Jam)
“Hasta el Amanecer” tells of a desirable woman Nicky Jam met at the laundromat that left without him learning her name. This catchy song is a good karaoke choice for moderately experienced singers.
28. Danza Kuduro (Dono Omar featuring Lucenzo)
“Danza Kuduro” blends Spanish and Portuguese lyrics from Puerto Rican artist Don Omar and Portuguese-French singer Lucenzo, making it a good option for singers fluent in Spanish and Portuguese or for duets.
29. Me Enamora (Juanes)
Juanes’ “Me Enamora” was wildly popular when it was released in 2007, topping the charts in 14 countries. If you tend to need time to catch your breath, this pop rock song gives you ample room.
30. Mujeres (Ricardo Arjona)
“Mujeres” became one of Guatemalan singer-songwriter Ricardo Arjona’s signature songs after it brought him international success in 1993. Due to how much the song praises women, many consider it a feminist anthem.
31. De Música Ligera (Soda Stereo)
Although “De Música Ligera” is a full-length song at 3:33 long, its lyrics are somewhat short and repetitive. These qualities make “De Música Ligera” a good karaoke option for beginners.
32. La Maza (Silvio Rodríguez)
Silvio Rodríguez is a humanist and leftist who led the nueva trova movement in communist Cuba. His 1982 “La Maza” provides a thoughtful reflection on humanity.
33. Ginza (J Balvin)
After J Balvin left an Instagram filter’s name in a post about his new song, fans started calling the song “Ginza.” When J Balvin learned Ginza is the name of a fashion-focused Japanese district, he felt it fit.
34. Chantaje (Shakira featuring Maluma)
If you’re looking for a competitive duet with fun exchanges between singers, “Chantaje” is a great option. The lyrics feature a conversation between a man and the flirtatious yet unobtainable woman he desires.
35. Échame la Culpa (Luis Fonsi and Demi Lovato)
“Échame la Culpa” is another fun duet option for couples. Demi Lovato’s lyrics are partially in English, making this Latin pop song a good karaoke option for bilingual singers.
36. Déjala Que Vuelva (Piso 21 featuring Manuel Turizo)
“Déjala Que Vuelva” quickly hit the Top 50 charts on Spotify in numerous Latin American countries shortly after its release in 2017. Try this upbeat break-up song at your next karaoke night.
37. Con Calma (Daddy Yankee and Snow)
“Con Calma” is a Spanish reimagining of Canadian rapper Snow’s 1992 song “Informer,” which topped the US Billboard Hot 100 in 1993. Snow joins Daddy Yankee in the remake with a new verse in English, making “Con Calma” a good karaoke song for bilingual singers.
38. Corazon Partió (Alejandro Sanz)
As one of Alejandro Sanz’s signature songs, “Corazon Partió” helped the Spanish singer break onto the international music scene. Join Julio Iglesias, Maria João, and others by singing this at karaoke night.
39. Gasolina (Daddy Yankee featuring Glory)
Daddy Yankee’s “Gasolina” was a massive hit in 2005, leading to its use in films, advertisements, sports events, and political campaigns. Why not try this iconic reggaetón track next time you’re singing karaoke?
40. Mi Gente (J Balvin and Willy William)
Many know “Mi Gente” due to the immense popularity of the remix featuring Beyoncé, but did you know the original song is itself a remix? The moombahton song is a remix of Willy William’s “Voodoo Song.”
41. La Tortura (Shakira featuring Alejandro Sanz)
If you’re looking for a conflict-heavy duet for couples, “La Tortura” has you covered. The lyrics for this reggaetón-inspired cumbia song describe a woman tortured by her unfaithful boyfriend’s actions.
42. Te Quiero (Flex)
Panamanian singer Flex’s “Te Quiero” is a good reggaetón karaoke option for singers with some experience. You can also hear this award-winning song during the theme of the telenovela Central de Abastos.
43. Suerte (Shakira)
Shakira’s “Suerte” takes considerable influence from Andean music. This worldbeat song emphasizing how lucky Shakira is to have found her partner is an upbeat and fun addition to any karaoke session.
44. Vivir Mi Vida (Marc Anthony)
Marc Anthony’s “Vivir Mi Vida” reimagined Khaled’s “C’est la vie” as a salsa. There’s also a pop version using the original “C’est la vie” instrumental.
45. Mediterráneo (Joan Manuel Serrat)
Joan Manuel Serrat’s “Mediterráneo” paints a nostalgic picture of growing up in the Mediterranean. Feel free to imagine yourself on a Spanish beach while singing this tune. We won’t judge.
46. Obsesion (Aventura)
Aventura’s “Obsesion” offers another opportunity for duets. In this bachata, the lyrics discuss an obsessive infatuation a man has for a woman.
47. Propuesta Indecente (Romeo Santos)
Romeo Santos’ “Propouesta Indecente” blends elements of bachata and tango. Bilingual singers may enjoy singing this bachata for karaoke because it has some English lyrics.
48. Secreto de Amor (Joan Sebastian)
In “Secreto de Amor,” the title track from Joan Sebastian’s debut album, the lyrics discuss a secret love Sebastian calls “Glory.”
49. Si no te hubieras ido (Marco Antonio Solís)
Marco Antonio Solís’ “Si no te hubieras ido” is a mournful break-up song with a good pace for karaoke beginners.
50. La Tierra del Olvido (Carlos Vives)
Carlos Vives’ “La Tierra del Olvido” is a catchy neo-vallenato song that evokes feelings of nostalgia and longing. Initially recorded in 1995, the song saw a re-release in 2015 that garnered positive attention.
51. Mariposa Traicionera (Maná)
“Mariposa Traicionera” was the first track by Mexican rock band Maná to reach the top of the Hot Latin Songs chart. Select this song to add a Caribbean touch to your karaoke session.
52. Guantanamera (Joseíto Fernández)
Dating back to at least 1929, Joseíto Fernández’s “Guantanamera” is one of the most well-known songs of Cuba. This patriotic song has different lyrics depending on the version.
53. Suavemente (Elvis Crespo)
As with many other songs on this list, you can choose between singing the Spanish or Spanglish versions of “Suavemente,” making it a versatile karaoke option.
54. El gran varón (Willie Colón)
In “El gran varón,” Willie Colón shares the story of a friend of his, Simón. According to the lyrics, Simón was a transgender woman who fled to America after facing her family’s rejection.
55. Matador (Los Fabulosos Cadillacs)
Since the release of “Matador” in 1994, the song established itself as Los Fabulosos Cadillacs’ signature song and a pop culture fixture. The Argentine band’s track receives airtime at numerous sports events and appears in several movies.
56. Macarena (Los Del Río)
Although most people know “Macarena” as a dance song, it’s also fun to sing for karaoke. Many non-Spanish speakers are surprised when they learn the lyrics are about a woman named Macarena cheating on her boyfriend with two friends.
57. La Bamba (Ritchie Valens)
“La Bamba” is a traditional Mexican folk song often played by Mariachi bands and at weddings. You’ve probably heard the Los Lobos version from the Ritchie Valens biopic La Bamba, which popularized the song after Valens died.
58. La Rebelión (Joe Arroyo)
Although the meaning of Joe Arroyo’s “La Rebelión” often gets lost under the song’s appeal as a dance song, the lyrics discuss a slave rebellion in Cartagena, South America’s largest slave trading port.
59. El Rey (José Alfredo Jiménez)
José Alfredo Jiménez’s “El Rey” is one of the best-known and beloved ranchera songs. Many feel the song represents the mariachi singer’s unique breed of macho masculinity.
60. La Camisa Negra (Juanes)
Juanes’ “La Camisa Negra” features several disjoint elements that give interest. While the sound is cheerful, the lyrics are bitter and depressing. Additionally, Juanes structured the song to suggest obscenities but seamlessly transition into an unexpected similar-sounding word.
We hope this list of Spanish karaoke songs has given you (more than) a few choices for your next karaoke session!
If you’re hitting the karaoke bars with a friend, why not check out our ultimate list of karaoke duets next?