Regional Mexican is an umbrella term that encompasses the musical styles originating in various rural parts of Mexico and derivatives originating in the United States. Subgenres include Banda, Duranguense, Grupero, Mariachi, New Mexico music, Norteño, Tejano and others. It is among the most popular radio formats targeting Hispanic Americans in the United States.
|Stylistic origins||Music of Mexico, Southwestern United States|
|Regional Mexican music encompasses the following subgenres : Banda, Country en Español, Duranguense, Grupero, Huasteco, Huichol, Mariachi, New Mexico music, Norteño, Norteño-Banda, Norteño-Sax, Sierreño, Sierreño-Banda, Tamborazo, Technobanda, Tejano and Tierra Caliente|
|2019 in Latin music|
There are a number of record labels that specialize in Regional Mexican music, with some more focused on specific subgenres than others.
Univision Radio owns Regional Mexican stations; it also has stations with other formats targeting a Hispanic audience, including Romántica and Balada (combining Romántica and Balada), International Pop Hits, Top 40, Tejano, and Tropical (featuring genres such as Salsa, Merengue and Cumbia).
Festival RegiMex is a festival that was launched in 2012 to celebrate the Regional Mexican genre of music.
- Grammy Award for Best Regional Mexican Music Album (including Tejano)
- Latin Grammy Award for Best Regional Mexican Song
- Monitor Latino, a music chart which provides Regional Mexican music charts for Mexico, the United States and Guatemala.
- Regional Mexican Albums
- Regional Mexican Airplay, a music chart by Billboard.
- Latin music
- Latin pop
- Latin rock
- Tropical music
- Urbano music
- Radioandrecords.com: Regional Mexican Airplay Charts — from Radio & Records, based on Regional Mexican Airplay panel data.