Off topic: Top American Hit Songs with Foreign Languages
Thread poster: LingoTrust
To have a hit song in America you need three things: a look, a hook, and maybe a lot of talent if you don’t have the first two in spades.
While it’s obviously true, the top hit makers in the US speak/sing English, every so often a foreign language song makes its way onto the Top 40.
It’s true, America does have its share of consistent foreign-language pop singers (Shakira, Enrique Iglesias, Kesha…), but they are few and far between, and usually their English language songs fair better than their native language songs on the charts.
In anticipation of all the backlash that will undoubtedly come from any list put together with the word “Best” in the title, the list is kept to pop-culture songs only and can be in a foreign language in part or in whole.
For the list and for pictures, follow the link below.
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Top American Hit Songs with Foreign Languages
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