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Brazilian musician Caetano Veloso has a long history of speaking truth to power though his music. Mauricio Santana/Getty Images hide caption

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Music And Democracy In Brazil: A Tradition Of Speaking Truth To Power

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Carlos Santana has a new EP out now and a busy 2019 ahead. Roberto Finizio/Courtesy of the Artist hide caption

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Latin Music For Winter 2019: Iconic Offerings And New Discoveries

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Electronic musician Nicola Cruz's new album, Siku, releases on Jan. 25. Hanna Quevedo/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Nicola Cruz Merges Electronic And Folk Music With The Use Of Cave Acoustics

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Louie Peréz at a book signing for Good Morning, Aztlán: The Words, Pictures and Songs of Louie Pérez. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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With A New Book, Louie Pérez Of Los Lobos Is Master Storyteller

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Members of Las Cafeteras perform an updated version of "La Bamba." NPR hide caption

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Alt.Latino's American Anthems: An Exploration Of Songs That Unite

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Bad Bunny backstage at Apple Music's 'Up Next' Artist concert in Miami, Fl. in March 2018. Manny Hernandez/Getty Images for Apple Music hide caption

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How Bad Bunny Skipped Categories And Skyrocketed To Fame

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Bad Bunny onstage at the Latin Grammy Awards in November. Ethan Miller/Getty Images for LARAS hide caption

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In 2018, Streaming Services Helped Fuel A New Latin Explosion

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Bad Bunny performs at the 2018 Latin Grammy's. Ethan Miller/Getty Images for LARAS hide caption

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Escuchen al Programa

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Just a little of our year's worth of listening. Felix Contreras/NPR hide caption

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Our Listeners Speak Up: Your Best Of 2018

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