Gloria Estefan

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Gloria Estefan

Cuban-born American singer, songwriter, actress and entrepreneur add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1957.

Countries: United States (44%), Florida (22%), (7%)

Main connections: Emilio Estefan, Jon Secada, Jose Feliciano

Linked to: Target Corporation, Fox Broadcasting Company, Gibson Guitar Corporation, Miami-Dade County Public Schools




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Gloria Estefan was born in 1957 add something


"Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me", a cover album of some of Estefan's favorite songs from the 1960s and 1970s, was released in 1994 add something


Robert Knight (musician) - "Everlasting Love" has been revived as a hit status several times over the years, including versions by Carl Carlton in 1974, as a duet by Rex Smith and Rachel Sweet in 1981, and by Gloria Estefan in 1995


Gloria became romantically involved with the Miami Sound Machine's band leader, Emilio Estefan, in 1976 add something


Emilio Estefan - Gloria Estefan became romantically involved with Estefan, who was the Miami Sound Machine's band leader, in 1976


Starting in 1977, the Miami Sound Machine, , began recording and releasing various albums, 45s, and 12"s on the Audiofon Records label in Miami add something


The first album from 1977 was entitled "Live Again Renacer" and was released with two different covers add something


She and Emilio married on September 1, 1978 add something


Gloria Estefan graduated from college in 1979 with a B.A. in psychology, with a minor in French, from the University of Miami add something


After several more releases on the Audiofon label as well as the RCA Victor label and Miami Sound Machine's own label MSM Records, the band was signed to Discos CBS International and released several albums, 45s, and 12"s beginning with 1980s self-titled album "Miami Sound Machine" add something


Tommy Mottola - Diana Ross, and Taylor Dayne in the 1980s, Mariah Carey in the 1990s, Gloria Estefan, Shakira, Anastacia and Jennifer Lopez in the early 2000s


Jose Feliciano - In the 1980s and into the 1990s, José recorded duets with Natalie Cole , Gloria Estefan , jazz singer Diane Schuur on her 1985 album "Schuur Things", and with Paul Simon on a particular version of his album Songs from The Capeman


Jon Secada - In the late 1980s, Gloria Estefan hired Secada as a background singer


Growing in popularity in both the United States and around the world, the group would continue recording and issuing various works for Discos CBS International through 1985 add something


In 1988, Estefan took top billing and the band's name changed to Gloria Estefan and Miami Sound Machine add something


In 1988, after the worldwide chart success of single "Anything for You", her "Let it Loose" album was repackaged as "Anything for You" add something


Beginning in 1989, the group's name was dropped altogether add something


In late 1989, she released her best-selling album to date, "Cuts Both Ways" add something


Carole King - Martika had a number 25 hit in 1989 with her version of "I Feel the Earth Move", and "It's Too Late" reappeared on the Adult Contemporary chart in 1995 by Gloria Estefan


Estefan rode the wave of the disco revival in the U.S. during the late 1990s add something


While touring in support of "Cuts Both Ways" on March 20, 1990, near Scranton, Pennsylvania, Estefan was critically injured, suffering a fractured spine when a speeding semi-truck crashed into the tour bus she was in during a snowstorm add something


Estefan returned to the charts with a concept album, "Into the Light", in 1991 add something


She performed "Coming Out of the Dark" for the first time on the American Music awards in January 1991, receiving a standing ovation as she took the stage add something


Also in 1992, Estefan sang backup on fellow Cuban-American singer-songwriter Jon Secada's breakthrough single "Just Another Day" add something


In 1992, she served as a public member of the United States Delegation to the 47th Session of the United Nations' General Assembly Opening Plenary add something


It was released in 1992, and included the U.S. hit ballads "Always Tomorrow" and "I See Your Smile" along with the international hit dance track "Go Away" add something


She spent much of 1992 in Miami , helping relief efforts for victims of Hurricane Andrew add something


Also in 1993, Estefan collaborated with Frank Sinatra on his album "Duets" with the song "Come Rain or Come Shine" add something


Estefan holds an honorary doctoral degree in music from the University of Miami, awarded in 1993 add something


In 1993, Estefan released the album "Mi Tierra", her first Spanish-language album add something


It contained hits from 1993 to 2000, as well as three new songs and a remix of her first hit "Conga", retitled "Y-Tu-Conga" add something


She has won the Hispanic Heritage award, an MTV Video Music award, two cable television ACE awards and the 1993 National Music Foundation's Humanitarian of the Year award add something


In May 1993, she received the Ellis Island Congressional Medal of Honor, which is the highest award that can be given to a naturalized U.S. citizen add something


The singer was Musicares Person of the Year in 1994 add something


Selena - By fall of 1994, "Amor Prohibido" was a commercial success in Mexico and made four number one Latin hits, replacing Gloria Estefan's "Mi Tierra" on the chart's number one spot


In January 1995, the Miami Sound Machine performed at the Super Bowl XXIX halftime show, with Tony Bennett, Patti LaBelle, and trumpeter Arturo Sandoval, in a program entitled "Indiana Jones and the Temple of the Forbidden Eye", to promote the upcoming Disney theme park attraction add something


The platinum-selling album "Destiny", released in 1996, featured "Reach", the official theme of the 1996 Atlanta Summer Olympics add something


On July 18, 1996, Estefan embarked on her Evolution World Tour , which covered the United States, Canada, Europe, Latin America, Australia, South Africa and Asia add something


Estefan appeared in the ABC television special "Elmopalooza", which aired February 20, 1998, in which she sang the song "Mambo, I, I, I" add something


VH1 - In 1998, VH1 debuted the first annual "VH1 Divas" concert and featured the "divas" Aretha Franklin, Mariah Carey, Shania Twain, Gloria Estefan and Celine Dion, and the "special guest" Carole King


Shania Twain - Twain's mainstream pop acceptance was further helped by her appearance in the 1998 first edition of the "VH1 Divas" concert where she sang alongside Mariah Carey, Celine Dion, Gloria Estefan and Aretha Franklin, and by VH1's 1999 heavily aired "Behind the Music", which concentrated on the tragic aspects of her early life as well as her physical attractiveness and Nashville's early resistance to her bare-midriff music videos


Crossover (music) - Also in 1999, attempting to emulate the crossover success of Gloria Estefan, Selena and Ricky Martin in the anglophone market, Marc Anthony released an English-language Latin Pop self-titled album with the US Top 5 hit single "I Need to Know", and the Spanish version "Dímelo"


Jeffrey Peterson - For example, Peterson signed Gloria Estefan as Quepasa's spokesperson and investor in 1999


Quepasa - In 1999 Quepasa invested tens of millions of dollars in thousands of outdoor Spanish-language billboard advertisements, network radio promotions and various national television brand-building campaigns featuring the music of its corporate spokesperson and investor, Gloria Estefan


The next album "Alma Caribeña" was released in 2000 add something


The album earned Estefan another Grammy Music award in the category Best Traditional Tropical Latin Album in 2001 add something


"Greatest Hits Vol. II" was released in 2001 add something


In 2002, Barry University in Miami bestowed upon her an honorary law degree add something


In 2002, she received the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Medallion of Excellence for Community Service add something


Emilio Estefan - In 2002, a Venezuelan actor who had appeared as an extra in one of Gloria Estefan's videos alleged that Emilio Estefan had harassed him by asking for sexual favors


In 2003, Estefan released "Unwrapped," her first English-language CD in five years add something


Since 2003, the women have protested the imprisonments by attending Mass each Sunday wearing white dresses and silently walking through the streets in white clothing add something


Patti LaBelle - In 2003, LaBelle participates in the tribute organized by the Spanish Television network Telemundo to the Cuban singer and legend of the Latin music Celia Cruz, singing with Gloria Estefan


Rita Quintero - Later that year, Quintero made a stage and video appearance with Gloria Estefan at the "Unwrapped" MGM Las Vegas show in October 2003


In April 2004, Estefan appeared on the Fox Broadcasting Company's program, "American Idol" as a guest mentor for the contestants' Latin week add something


On July 28, 2004, at the Trump Tower building, in a press conference hosted by Donald Trump, Estefan announced that her then-upcoming tour would be her final one add something


It began in Hidalgo, Texas on July 30, 2004, and played in 26 cities; it featured Estefan's greatest hits, along with new material from "Unwrapped" add something


Her husband, Emilio, a world-renowned music impresario, received a star adjacent to his wife's on the Hollywood, Florida Walk of Fame in 2005 add something


Roxanne Pallett - In November 2005, she won "Celebrity Stars In Their Eyes" as Gloria Estefan


In early 2006, Estefan performed in Los Angeles at a tribute to singer Dionne Warwick add something


In October 2006, Sony released a 2-CD compilation "The Essential Gloria Estefan", featuring her hits from 1984 to 2003, Estefan made several radio and television appearances to promote "The Essential Gloria Estefan" including a December 9, 2006 appearance on ITV's "The X Factor" add something


Along with her husband, Estefan received an honorary doctoral degree in music from the Berklee College of Music in Boston in 2007 add something


Gloria Estefan was appointed to the board of directors for Univision Communications Inc. in 2007, according to Hispanic Market Weekly add something


She delivered the commencement address to the 2007 graduating class add something


Carlos Santana - In 2007, Santana appeared, along with Sheila E. and José Feliciano, on Gloria Estefan's album "90 Millas," on the single "No Llores"


Drew Lachey - When Gloria Estefan had to pull out of the October 16, 2007 results show for personal reasons, Lachey returned to dance a foxtrot with Cheryl


Estefan made a cameo appearance with her husband in "Marley & Me" in 2008 add something


Filming supposedly began in late 2008, according to "Parade" magazine add something


In 2008, Gloria appeared during the seventh season of "American Idol", in the special charity episode "Idol Gives Back", performing her song "Get on Your Feet" along with Sheila E. add something


She collaborated on a cookbook with her husband entitled "Estefan Kitchen", which was published in 2008 add something


Estefan received the Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year award at the Latin Grammy awards in November 2008 in recognition of her twenty-five year singing career add something


School's Out (song) - In 2008, Gloria Estefan's daughter Emily made a cover of this song for her mother's tour in Europe


In 2009, Estefan announced plans for her "farewell tour" of Latin America and South America add something


On March 12, 2009, Estefan was honored as a BMI Icon at the 16th annual BMI Latin awards add something


In June 2009, Gloria Estefan and her husband bought a "very small" ownership stake in the Miami Dolphins add something


The tour continued with a concert at Guadalajara in Mexico, as part of a program designed to improve tourism in Mexico, and a series of appearances at music festivals throughout Europe, including headlining at the Summer Pops Music Festival in Liverpool on July 27, 2009 add something


As of December 2009, the film has been dropped as Connie Francis had irreconcilable differences with Estefan over the film's writer add something


Anthony Fedorov - In March 2009 he performed at the "BMI Latin Music *awards" honoring Gloria Estefan


On March 24, 2010, Gloria led a march down Miami 's Calle Ocho in support of Cuba's "Las Damas de Blanco" add something


In April 2010, Estefan and her husband received a star in the "Walk Of Stars" in Las Vegas for their contribution to music industry add something


In the fall of 2011, during an interview to promote "Miss Little Havana", Estefan expressed her views on gay rights and gay marriage and revealed that she was a strong supporter of both add something


On April 7, 2011, Estefan made an unannounced appearance at auditions for The X Factor in Miami , and gave encouragement to the 7,500 participants gathered outside the Bank United Center for auditions add something


On April 28, 2011, at the Latin Billboard awards, Estefan was honored with the Billboard Spirit of Hope award for her philanthropic work add something


One song from the album, "Wepa", premiered on May 31, 2011 at AmericanAirlines Arena in a special music video of the song for the Miami Heat add something


In 2011, Estefan was inducted into the Hollywood, Florida Bowl Hall of Fame along with Grammy and Emmy award winner Harry Connick Jr. Both singers performed at a special concert on June 17, 2011, with Thomas Wilkins as musical conductor add something


Estefan's new dance-oriented studio album, "Miss Little Havana", was released in the United States on September 27, 2011, with the physical CD available exclusively at Target add something


In November 2011, Estefan began hosting "Gloria Estefan's Latin Beat", a seven-part series for BBC Radio 2 in the United Kingdom that explores the history of Latin music add something


Susan Lucci - She appeared of Gloria Estefan's music video "Hotel Nacional" in February 2012


She is scheduled to speak at TEDx Via della Conciliazione, which will be held in Rome on April 19, 2013, and will focus on the theme "Religious freedom today" add something


In May 2013, she appears doing another duet with the song "Think I'm In Love Again" as part of the albums "Duets" released by Paul Anka add something


Estefan released the first single, "How Long Has This Been Going On", digitally on Amazon and iTunes on July 9, 2013 add something


Estefan has announced she is working on a new album of covers, "The Standards", to be released in September 2013 add something


In April 2014, Estefan was tapped into the Iron Arrow Honor Society, the University of Miami's highest honor society add something


A jukebox musical, "On Your Feet", about the life of Gloria and Emilio Estefan will premiere in Broadway in the fall of 2015 add something


Estefan will release a new album, "Soy Mujer", on Sony Latin on September 8, 2015 add something


In November 2015, it was announced Estefan, along with her husband, would be awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Barack Obama for her contributions to American music add something


Barry Gibb - On March 26, 2015, Gibb was one of the headlining acts on a music festival called the Hard Rock Rising Miami Beach Global Music Festival alongside Andrea Bocelli, Gloria Estefan, Flo_Rida, Jon Secada and Wyclef Jean


Gloria Estefan - Rhythm Is Gonna Get You currently has 4,7million views on Youtube as of May 2017 add something


Pedro Capo - In 2017, Capó joined multiple artists such as Jennifer Lopez, Gloria Estefan, and Rita Moreno on Lin-Manuel Miranda's "Almost Like Praying"


In 2018, Estefan and her husband will be awarded with Library of Congress Gershwin Prize add something


On March 14, 2019, Estefan and her husband were awarded with the 2019 Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song add something