Enrique Iglesias has been labeled “The King of Latin Pop” by Billboard. He has also been labeled as “The King of Dance” (music genre). The Grammy-winning recording artist claims the record for 25 singles in Spanish. He became a popular crossover artist in 1999. He has sold more 60 million albums in Spanish and English. He has been in news presently. While performing a concert on 31st May in Tijuana, Mexico, he clutched a flying drone camera for providing a better view to his fans. But, he injured his middle finger badly from the propeller of drone.
Enrique’s father, Julio Iglesias, was among the most popular international singers in the 1980s and 1970s. He was starting to prominent himself in the market of U.S. English-language. He made a hit single which was a duet with Diana Ross. Presently in the mid-’90s Enrique started trailing the footsteps of his father. However, he had to face a tough time doing so. But, he has done much more than that. He has claimed one Grammy and 4 Latin Grammys, besides a lot of Billboard Music Awards, American Music Awards and Billboard Latin Music Awards.
Scroll down to find out the top 10 best songs by Enrique:
10. “I Like It”
This tune can be heard in many national and regional TV ads. There is no wonder due to its catching intro and hook. The song also features famous Miami rapper, Pitbull.
9. “Dirty Dancer”
Most of his tracks feature famous R&B rappers and artists. This song is no exception. Lil Wayne and Usher are special guest vocalists. Enrique and Usher have wanted to do some work together for some time.
This song from the 7 album tells everything about addiction of love. Enrique said in a radio interview that he got inspiration for this song from the movie “Midnight Express”.
7. “Not in Love”
This song features Kelis, a hip hop musician. This track is also from the 7 album. Not surprisingly, this song made it to top track on the dance chart.
6. “Do You Know? (The Ping Pong Song)”
This song made its way to number 21. The video of this song is quite different and you can see Enrique somewhere outdoors instead of some dark jam-packed dance club. This song was performed on a reality show, “Dancing with the Stars.”
5. “Tonight (I’m Lovin’ You)”
Enrique gets dirty with this track. The song was released in two versions. One was for radio friendly listeners while the second was completely uncensored to facilitate club DJs.
This song was written by the singer himself. The video shows Anna Kournikova, his long-time girlfriend.
3. “Be With You”
This track is among those 1 songs on the list that made their ways towards number 1 on Billboard Hot 100. This pop/dance song goes with a beautiful opening with flamenco guitar that has been even used as ringtones.
This track topped at #1 on the coveted Hot 100 pop chart and the Latin and dance charts. The word “Bailamos” translate to “we dance”.
At number one, we have Hero. Though this song failed to reach No. 1, but it went number 3 on the pop chart. It also went No. 1 on dance chart.