If You Like the Latin Christian Band Salvador, You Should Check Out These Bands

Salvador has a wonderful sound of pop, rock, and worship ... all with a Latin sounding flavor. If you like these Dove Awards winners, you should check out some of these other great Christian artists.

Freddie Colloca
Freddie Colloca. One Voice Records
A Pastor’s son who was born in Argentina and raised in Miami, Freddie has spent his life immersed in music. By the age of 14 he was playing the keyboards in his church’s band and one year later, he was named the church's worship leader. Planning to follow his father into the ministry, Freddie graduated from high school and enrolled at the Miami branch of Trinity International University, majoring in Bible studies. After two years of college, he met renowned Hispanic praise & worship leader Marcos Witt, who invited Freddie to spend a year of intensive musical studies at his school, the Center of Musical Dynamics in Mexico City. Freddie came back, graduated, released his debut album and has never looked back.

Jaci Velasquez

Jaci Velasquez
Jaci Velasquez. Apostrophe Records

Jaci Velasquez, a Houston, Texas native, was only 9 years old when she began traveling and singing with her family. Five years later, at the age of 14, she signed to Myrrh Records. Her first album Heavenly Place shot up the charts and quickly became her first Platinum record, also earning her the title of “the fastest selling solo debut artist in the history of Christian music.”

Jaci has had 2 Latin Grammy nominations, 3 English Grammy nominations, 5 Latin Billboard Award nominations, 6 Dove Awards, El Premio Lo Nuestro Award for New Artist of the Year, Soul to Soul Honors, 3 RIAA-certified platinum albums, 3 RIAA-certified gold albums, 16 #1 radio hits and more than 50 magazine covers. And that is all before the age of 30!

Ricardo. Courtesy of Ricardo

The youngest of six children, Ricardo grew up speaking Spanish at home and English at school. He started singing in his family band at the age of five. Since then, he has worked with a ton of internationally acclaimed worship leaders such as Israel and New Breed, Darlene Zschech, Martha Munizzi, Mac Powell, Salvador, New Song, Jaci Velasquez, and many more.

Currently, Ricardo is the Minister of Music at Free Chapel Worship Center both in Gainesville, Georgia, and Irvine, California.