MIAMI, United States. – Miami, the city of the sun and the beaches that the Cuban exile helped build, has always been an epicenter of music and culture. Their diversity and energy have inspired artists of different genres over the years, including country singers, rappers, and reggaeton artists, among many others. Here we present a list of iconic songs (not exhaustive, of course) that were inspired by Miami or allude to the city:
“Miami” – Will Smith
In one of the most emblematic songs of the 90s, Will Smith invites you to enjoy the sun, the beach and the party that characterizes Miami.
“Another Night in Miami” – Bad Bunny
Bad Bunny takes us on a night trip through Miami in this reggaeton theme, in which he recounts his experiences and adventures in the city. The song highlights the festive atmosphere and nightlife in Miami.
“Miami 2017 (Seen the Lights Go Out on Broadway)” – Billy Joel
With his beautiful theme, Billy Joel transports us to a dark past, which ends when he arrives in South Florida. The theme’s catchy melody makes it an all-time favorite.
“Miami” – Kali Uchis ft. BIA
Kali Uchis, along with rapper BIA, presents us with a song that evokes life in Miami and the determination to find success in the city. Its seductive style and its lyrics in English and Spanish make this theme perfect for enjoying the multicultural atmosphere of the city.
“Only in Miami” – Bette Midler
Bette Midler presents a nostalgic ballad that reflects the beauty and uniqueness of Miami, a city like no other.
“Miami, My Amy” – Keith Whitley
This country ballad by Keith Whitley is an emotional declaration of love to a woman named Amy, who lives in Miami.
“Move to Miami” – Enrique Iglesias ft. pitbull
Enrique Iglesias and pitbull come together in this danceable pop theme that invites a girl to move to Miami to enjoy the lifestyle and fun that the city offers. The song combines Latin rhythms with the pop style, characteristic of both artists.
“Tell me about Miami” – Zone People
Gente de Zona presents us with a song that evokes life in Miami and the longing for the city. His style, which combines Cuban rhythms with reggaeton, shows us the cultural richness and festive atmosphere of the city.
“Moon Over Miami” – Ray Charles
Ray Charles gives us a romantic serenade under the Miami moon with this timeless classic.
“Miami” – Wisin & Yandel ft. Jennifer Lopez
Wisin & Yandel and Jennifer Lopez join forces on this track that celebrates the energy and lifestyle of Miami. The song fuses reggaeton with JLo’s pop style, creating a perfect theme to enjoy the festive atmosphere of the city.