All credit to Enrique Iglesias and his Cuban collaborators Descemer Bueno and Gente de Zona, whose song Bailando (Dancing) has charted pretty much all over the world and in the process has injected some Spanish in the English-speaking music market – you can read about the song’s impressive achievements here. More recently an English version has come out with Sean Paul contributing some vocals, but let’s look at the Spanish release first.
There are two Portuguese versions too, or more accurately Enrique singing in Spanish alongside a collaborator singing in Portuguese. The version aimed at the Brazilian market features one of the hottest young Brazilian singers of the moment, Luan Santana.
The European Portuguese version features Mickael Carreira who, like Enrique, is a son of a famous singer, Tony Carreira, and who has a singing brother, David Carreira. (Enrique’s father, in case you didn’t know, is Julio Iglesias).
What’s your favourite? Mine is the one with Mickael Carreira in it. 😀
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