Regional Mexican

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Regional Mexican is a radio format encompassing the musical genres from the various parts of rural Mexico and the Southwestern United States. Genres include banda, Duranguense, grupero, mariachi, New Mexico music, Norteño, Tejano, Tierra Caliente and others.[1] It is among the most popular radio formats targeting Mexican Americans in the United States.[2]

The popularity of each subgenre varies by region in Mexico and the United States.

Regional Mexican songs include styles such as rancheras, corridos, cumbias, boleros, and ballads.

Like Country and Sertanejo music, Regional Mexican artists are characterized for their use of Western wear.

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Univision Radio owns a number of stations running the Regional Mexican format.[1]

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  1. ^ a b Our Story, Our Content from the Univision Radio website
  2. ^ 105.3 FM changed to Regional Mexican, a November 2006 article from the website of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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