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Ms. Gloria Estefan


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International Superstar, Gloria Estefan, is a Grammy Award-winning singer, actress, songwriter, author of two New York Times best-selling children’s books, philanthropist and humanitarian. She is considered one of the world’s most recognizable and beloved performers. Billboard Magazine considers her the single most successful Latin crossover artist in music history. Having sold over 100 million records worldwide Gloria has been awarded with seven Grammy Awards, an Oscar nominated performance for the song “Music of My Heart,” a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, an American Music Award for Lifetime Achievement, an induction into the Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame, and the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. In 2015, President Obama honored Emilio and Gloria Estefan with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the Nation’s highest civilian honor presented to individuals who have made meritorious contributions to the United States, to world peace, and to cultural endeavors. In 2017, Gloria was the first Cuban American, singer-songwriter to receive The Kennedy Center Honor. On Your Feet! is the Tony Award nominated Broadway musical based on the lives and music of Emilio and Gloria Estefan. As executive producers, it is the story of two people who, through an unwavering dedication to one another and their pursuit of the American dream, showcased their talent, their music and their heritage to the world in a remarkable rise to global superstardom. On Your Feet! has received rave critical reviews and nominations for Tony Awards, Outer Critics Circle Awards and Drama League Awards and is now on tour around the world. Gloria is the founder of the Gloria Estefan Foundation, whose mission is to support charitable programs for disadvantaged children and empower young people through education and opportunity. The foundation also supports spinal cord research through the Miami Project to Cure Paralysis. Recently, Gloria released a new album, “Brazil305,” which topped the charts around the world and is the host of the critically acclaimed Facebook Watch series, Red Table Talk: The Estefans, which premiered in the Fall of 2020 and has been renewed for 12 new episodes set to release in the Fall of 2021. She also voiced a character in the animated film “Vivo” written by Lin-Manuel Miranda that will be released on Netflix this year and has signed on to play a role in the new “Father of the Bride” film opposite Andy Garcia.

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