Tradicion - Various - On Your Feet! The Story of Emilio & Gloria Estefan
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A contraltoshe started her career as the lead singer in the group "Miami Latin Boys", which later became known as Miami Sound Machine. Estefan experienced worldwide success with " Conga " in The song became Estefan's signature song and led to the Miami Sound Machine winning the grand prix in the 15th annual Tokyo Music Festival in In the middle ofshe and the That Girl - Stevie Wonder - The Original Musiquarium 1 got their first number-one hit with the song " Anything for You ".
In MarchEstefan had a severe accident in her tour bus. She made her comeback in March with a new world tour and album called Into the Light. It was the first number-one album on the Billboard Top Latin Albums chart, established when it was released. It was also the first Diamond album in Spain. Estefan has sold million records worldwide. During her childhood, Estefan's mother Gloria Fajardo nicknamed "Big Gloria" won an international contest and received a Hollywood offer to dub Shirley Temple 's films in Spanish.
However, her degrees were destroyed upon fleeing to the United States during the Cuban Revolution. As a result of the Cuban Revolutionthe Fajardo family fled to Miami, Florida in and settled there. Soon after returning from the Vietnam War inEstefan's father became ill with multiple sclerosis.
His condition was attributed to the Agent Orange poisoning that he suffered in Vietnam. Gloria Fajardo first had to regain her teaching credentials. She then worked as a schoolteacher for the Dade County Public Tradicion - Various - On Your Feet!
The Story of Emilio & Gloria Estefan system. Estefan became a naturalized citizen of the United States inunder the name Gloria Garcia Fajardo, reflecting the switch from Spanish naming customs father's surname then mother's surname to mother's maiden name as middle name and father's surname last. Estefan was raised Catholic and attended St. Emilio, who had formed the band the Miami Latin Boys earlier that year, learned about Gloria through a mutual acquaintance.
They impressed the Miami Latin Boys so much that they were invited to join the band permanently with the band's name changing to Miami Sound Machine. Gloria, who was attending the University of Miami at the time, only agreed to perform during the weekends so that her studies would not be interrupted. Стадо Косых - Циклон-Б - Затмение Веры inMiami Sound Machine began recording and releasing Infernal Soldiers Of Hate - Suicidal Winds - Chthonian Sun albums and 45s on the Audiofon Records label in Miami.
Growing in popularity in both the U. Beat " as well as the ballad " I Need Your Love. Their next album, 's Let It Loosewent multi-platinum, with three million copies sold in the US alone. It featured the following hits: " Anything for You " No. Inthe group's name was dropped, and Estefan has been credited as a solo artist ever since.
In lateshe released her best-selling album to date, Cuts Both Ways. While touring in support of Cuts Both Ways on March 20,near Scranton, PennsylvaniaEstefan was critically injured, suffering a fractured spine when a semi-truck crashed into the tour bus she was in during a snowstorm. Estefan was returning from a meeting with President George Bush to discuss participation in an anti-drugs campaign.
Her rehabilitation required almost a year of intensive physical therapy 岩田さゆり - Thank You For. she noted that "there were times when the pain was so bad I prayed I'd pass out. InEstefan returned to the charts with the concept album Into the Light.
In January of the same year, she performed " Coming Out of the Dark " for the first time on the American Music Awards to a standing ovation. The album eventually went platinum in the UK and double platinum in the US. Mi Tierra peaked at No. The album sold over eight million copies worldwide—going on to become multi-platinum in Spain 10 times and in the US 16 times; Platinum — Latin fieldand earning the Grammy Award for Best Tropical Latin Album.
It was also notable as being the first album from Estefan that was not produced by her husband. Estefan released Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me in Octobera cover album featuring some of her favorite songs from the s and s.
The album included her remake of the disco hit " Turn The Beat Around. It spun Throw Away Your Television - Red Hot Chili Peppers - By The Way two No. InEstefan released her platinum-selling album Destiny which featured " Reach. On June 2, Tradicion - Various - On Your Feet! The Story of Emilio & Gloria Estefan , she released her eighth solo album twenty-first overall when considering her work with Miami Sound Machine gloria!
The album blended disco with Salsa music percussion and Latin flavor. The album peaked at No. The single " Oye! The song peaked at No.
It was her third Spanish language album with a focus on Caribbean rhythms. In latethe club mash-up " Dr. Pressure " was released, and the song combined Mylo 's No. She Phillipo Blake - Awakening two additional similar compilation albums that year for other markets. Estefan released the Spanish recording 90 Millas on September 18, The title alludes to the distance between Miami and Cuba.
The album skyrocketed to No. The first single called "No llores" came out on the market. The song was positioned in the United States in the Latin categories of Billboard. The album managed to position itself number in the Netherlands. In the United States it was ranked No. In Spain he debuted at No. InEstefan appeared during the seventh season of American Idol for the special charity episode " Idol Gives Back.
The song was released at the American iTunes Storeand the video of the performance reached No. In August, she started her " 90 Millas World Tour. The event benefited the New York Restoration Project. 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, Estefan began with a charity single: she and her husband, producer Emilio Estefan, Jr.
Sincethe women have protested the imprisonments by attending Mass each Sunday wearing white dresses and then silently walking through the streets in white clothing. On April 7,Estefan made an unannounced appearance at the auditions for The X Factor in Miami, and gave encouragement to the 7, participants gathered outside the Bank United Center for auditions. Both singers performed at a special concert on June 17,with Thomas Wilkins as musical conductor. Proceeds from this event went to benefit the Los Angeles Philharmonic Institute 's education programs.
Estefan's new dance-oriented studio album, Miss Little Havanawas released in the U. One song from the album, " Wepa ," premiered on May 31, at AmericanAirlines Arena in a special music video of the song for the Miami Heat.
The Heat video was released on YouTube on June 1. In the fall ofduring an interview to promote Miss Little HavanaEstefan expressed her views on gay rights and gay marriage and said Tradicion - Various - On Your Feet!
The Story of Emilio & Gloria Estefan she was a strong supporter of both. When asked if she was a supporter of gay marriage, she replied: "Of course I am. I think everyone should be able to marry who they love, and it should just be. Unlike other music reality shows, the mentors selected the "candidates" for the show and trained them for a live performance, where they'd be voted for the best act Tradicion - Various - On Your Feet!
The Story of Emilio & Gloria Estefan the day. In SeptemberEstefan released The Standards. The album reached No. Gloria joined Carlos Santana on his new album Corazon in a song called "Besos de lejos. The album consists of Estefan's greatest Spanish-language hits. A jukebox musical, On Your Feet! Estefan was cast to star as Connie Francisa U. According to Parade magazine March 23,filming supposedly began in late In an interview with www.
However, as of Decemberthe film was dropped as Connie Francis had irreconcilable differences with Estefan over the film's writer. Francis wanted to hire writer Robert L. Estefan, according to Francis, refused to consider him and the project collaboration thus ended. After campaigning heavily for the part on her social media accounts, Estefan Tradicion - Various - On Your Feet!
The Story of Emilio & Gloria Estefan invited to guest star on the Fox television series Glee as the mother of cheerleader Santana Lopez Naya Rivera. The latter book spent a week at No.
She also collaborated on a cookbook with her husband entitled Estefan Kitchenwhich was published in It contains 60 traditional Cuban recipes. Estefan was appointed to the board of directors for Univision Communications Inc. Estefan became romantically involved with the Miami Sound Machine's band leader, Emilio Estefanin As she later revealed, "he was my first and only boyfriend.
Emily is a recording artist. Gloria Estefan said that "Sasha Argento," which means "benefactor of mankind" in Arabic, was a possible name that she and Emilio thought about naming their son Nayib. In addition to her three Grammy AwardsEstefan has received many other awards. In Mayshe received the Ellis Island Congressional Medal of Honor, which is the highest award that can be given to a naturalized U.
She also has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Estefan was awarded an honorary doctoral degree in music from the University of Miami in
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