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9 Artists You Didn't Know Recorded Latin-Pop Hits

From Drake crooning on a bachata beat to Beyoncé's bilingual bangers, here are some artists you likely didn't know sang on Spanish records. Don't miss the Fuse Fiesta music block on Friday morning, May 5 at 9/8c

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Drake

Romeo Santos is one of Latin music's biggest forces and throughout his career has stuck to singing strictly in Spanish. Despite having tons of a crossover appeal and reigning from The Bronx, the dude knows where his strengths lie which is why he got Drake to step into his world and croon in Spanish for 2014's "Odio" off Santos' Fórmula, Vol. 2 album.

Be sure to catch the Fuse Fiesta music block to start your Cinco de Mayo right on Friday morning, May 5 at 9/8c with festive videos from PitbullBruno MarsNicki Minaj and more! Find Fuse in your area with our Channel Finder.

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Zendaya

The singer-actress sings got bilingual for this sexy, Spanglish bachata cut off Prince Royce's latest Spanish album Five.

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Beyoncé

During her B'Day and I Am...Sasha Fierce eras, Beyoncé was very into recording bilingual versions of her tracks. You can find Spanish takes on "If I Were a Boy," "Beautiful Liar" with Shakira and more. We want "Formación"!!!

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Pharrell

Pharrell gave J Balvin and the reggaeton scene a major co-sign by co-producing and featuring on the slinky "Safari" track, handling the Spanish hook.

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Fifth Harmony

While Harmonizers know Fifth Harmony—who currently boast two Hispanic members with the departed Camilla Cabello also being Latina—have recorded some of their English songs in Spanish, but they made a clear move to the Latin-pop mainstream when they jumped on a remix to "Sin Contrato," a hit by reggaeton hunk Maluma. The acts even teamed up to perform this at the Latin GRAMMY Awards.

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Alicia Keys

Alicia Keys' 2009 duet with Alejandro Sanz topped Billboard's Hot Latin Songs chart and saw the R&B-pop star giving a tiny, but satisfying taste of her Spanish skills. The Spanish hit just made us want more, Alicia!

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Nicki Minaj

Just like her Young Money labelmate Drake, Nicki Minaj also dropped in on Romeo Santos' Fórmula, Vol. 2 and for super-fun and playful Spanglish verse.

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Natalie Cole

Just like her famous father, the late Natalie Cole also crossed over to Latin audiences and did so most famously with her Natalie Cole en Español album that featured her singing classics in Spanish.

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Justin Bieber

Now that the song is a Top 5 hit in America, you probably do know that Justin Bieber sang in Spanish for the remix of Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee's mega hit "Despacito." We have to admit that Bieber sounds gooood en Español.

Be sure to catch the Fuse Fiesta music block to start your Cinco de Mayo right on Friday morning, May 5 at 9/8c with festive videos from PitbullBruno MarsNicki Minaj and more! Find Fuse in your area with our Channel Finder.

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