Category:Gloria Estefan

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Gloria María Milagrosa Fajardo García (born 1 September 1957 in Havana, Cuba), known with her stage name as Gloria Estefan, is a Cuban-born singer from the United States, who sings mainly in Spanish language. She has been living in the United States since 1959 when his fater, armed guard of the dictator Fulgencio Batista's wife, escaped from Cuba after the arise of Fidel Castro. She sold more than 100 milion records, one-third of which on the U.S. market, making her one amongst the overall best-selling singer ever. She also won, to date, seven Latin Grammy Awards and is considered la Madre del Pop Latino (Spanish for : "the Mother of Latin Pop Music")

Gloria Estefan 
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Cuban-American singer-songwriter, actress and entrepreneur
Date of birth 1 September 1957
Gloria María Milagrosa Fajardo García
Country of citizenship
Educated at
  • University of Miami (Bachelor of Arts, 1979, psychology)
  • Our Lady of Lourdes Academy
  • St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church
  • singer-songwriter
  • actor
Field of work
  • musical composition
  • Emilio Estefan (1978–)
Work location
Award received
  • MusiCares Person of the Year (1994)
  • Latin Grammy Award for Best Short Form Music Video (Emilio Estefan, 2000)
  • Latin Grammy Award for Best Traditional Tropical Album (90 Millas, Emilio Estefan, 2008)
  • Grammy Award for Best Tropical Latin Album (Alma Caribeña, George Noriega, Gustavo Celis, Sebastian Krys, Javier Garza, Emilio Estefan, Roberto Blades, 2000)
  • Latin Grammy Award for Best Tropical Song (Píntame De Colores, Emilio Estefan, 2008)
  • Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year (2008)
  • Grammy Award for Best Tropical Latin Album (Abriendo Puertas, 1995)
  • Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Song (Music of My Heart, NSYNC, 1999)
  • American Music Award of Merit (2000)
  • Grammy Award for Best Tropical Latin Album (Mi Tierra, 1993)
  • Premios Ondas (Q6359604, 1995)
  • Florida Women's Hall of Fame
  • Florida Artists Hall of Fame
  • Presidential Medal of Freedom
  • Gold Medal of Merit in the Fine Arts (Spain) (2016)
Official website
Authority control
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