5 series like Only For Love you must watch

By Lori Meek
Published: September 30, 2022 (Last updated: January 30, 2024)

This article discusses 5 series like Netflix’s Only For Love you must watch.

Only For Love (So Se For Por Amor) is a musical drama from Brazil streaming on Netflix. This charming series captured audiences with beautiful music and a heartwarming story about struggling artists seeking new opportunities. If you enjoyed this offering from Brazil, here are a few other shows you might want to check out. 

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Rebelde (2022 – )

A remake of a famous 2004 Mexican telenovela, Rebelde follows the students of the top private Elite Way School as they create a band and follow their dreams. The heartwarming series is centered on the unlikely friendship between students of different social backgrounds coming together in their love of music. It features plenty of catchy tunes some fans of the original may find familiar. There are two seasons out, and the series will likely be renewed for a third. 

Mariposa de Barrio (2017)

This American telenovela is based on the autobiography of singer Jenni Rivera, and it features her journey from humble beginnings to stardom. Mariposa de Barrio is available on Netflix and stars the talented Angélica Celaya in the titular role. 

El Rey: Vicente Fernández (2022 – )

Vicente Fernández was a superstar in his home country, and he’s considered the king of Mexican ranchera music. El Rey: Vicente Fernández tells his rags-to-riches tale and follows him over several decades. 

Cilla (2014)

This three-part British drama follows the beginning of Cilla Black’s career in 1960s Liverpool. The series starred Sheridan Smith as the protagonist and was written by Jeff Pope, who also wrote the 2006 Bafta winner, See No Evil: The Moors Murders.

Selena: The Series (2020 – 2021)

Selena Quintanilla Pérez was a famous Tejano singer whose life ended tragically when a fan decided to pull the trigger. You might remember her life being the subject of a biopic in 1997 starring Jennifer Lopez. Selena: The Series takes a more in-depth look into the talented musician’s life and her relationship with her family as she rose to superstardom. 

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