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02= Conga
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Gloria Estefan (born Gloria María Milagrosa Fajardo García; September 1, 1957) is a Cuban-American singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman. She started off her career as the lead singer in the group called "Miami Latin Boys" which was eventually known as Miami Sound Machine.
Estefan's breakthrough success with "Conga" in 1985 made her known worldwide. It won the grand prix in the 15th annual Tokyo Music Festival in Japan. This is her signature song. In the middle of 1988 she and the band got their first number-one hit for the song "Anything for You".

 She is a contralto.
In March 1990, Estefan had a severe accident in her tour bus. She made her comeback in March 1991 with a new world tour and album called Into The Light. Her 1993 Spanish-language album Mi Tierra won the first of her three Grammy Awards for Best Tropical Latin Album. 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. Many of her songs like "Rhythm Is Gonna Get You", "1-2-3", "Get On Your Feet", "Here We Are", "Coming Out of the Dark", "Bad Boy", "Oye!", "Party Time" and a remake of Vicki Sue Robinson's "Turn the Beat Around" became international hits, with chart-topping scores. Estefan has sold an estimated 100 million records worldwide, including 31.5 million in the United States alone.

She has won seven Grammy Awards. Estefan also received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and Las Vegas Walk of Fame. In 2015, she received the Presidential Medal of Freedom for her contributions to American music. Estefan also won an MTV Video Music Award, and two ACE Awards.

She was honored with the American Music Award for Lifetime Achievement as well as being named BMI Songwriter of the Year. She was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame and has received multiple Billboard Awards. She is also on the list of VH1 top 100 Greatest Artists of All Time, and in Billboard's Top 100 Greatest Artists Of All time.
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Rhythm Is Gonna Get You


"Rhythm Is Gonna Get You" is a song written by Enrique "Kiki" Garcia and Gloria Estefan, and released by Gloria Estefan and Miami Sound Machine in 1987 as the lead single from the album Let It Loose (and the European version of the album Anything for You).
It was their fourth Top 10 (and second Top 5) single on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100, peaking at number five. In the UK it took a year and a half for the single to become a chart hit. First released in June 1987 as the first single from Let It Loose, the song failed to chart; a reissue came in February 1988 after the song featured in Stakeout, once again the song failed to chart. However, after the success of the follow up singles Anything For You and 1-2-3, the song was re-released in December 1988 just before Christmas and became a UK top 20 hit, peaking at #16 in January 1989.
An extended remix was released on a 12" single in the US.
It was sampled in a 1989 Bollywood film, Tridev, in the song "Oye Oye".
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Conga



"Conga" is the first hit single released by the American band Miami Sound Machine led by Gloria Estefanon their second English language album, and ninth overall, Primitive Love. The song was written by the band's drummer and lead songwriter Enrique Garcia. The single was first released in 1985.
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Ayer



"Ayer" (Yesterday) is a song by Gloria Estefan, released as her third promotional single (her seventh overall), from her first Spanish album Mi Tierra.
This promotional single was released exclusively to Latin-radio stations at the United States and at Argentina. At the same time, other two promotional singles were released at important countries of Spanish language, "Volverás" at Mexico and "Mi Tierra De Tradición" at Spain.*AYER - Key of C.pdf
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Can't Stay Away from You



Can't Stay Away from You" is the title of a 1988 single by singer Gloria Estefan, credited to Estefan and her former band, the Miami Sound Machine. The song was the third single released from their multi-platinum album, Let It Loose. It became Estefan's (and her band's) fifth Top 10 hit in the United States, peaking at #6 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart; it was their second #1 hit on the adult contemporary chart, following 1986's "Words Get in the Way". The song originally peaked at #88 on the UK Singles Chart in May 1988, however the song was re-released after the success of its follow-up, "Anything for You", peaking at #7 in March 1989.
The song is a pensive ballad sung from the perspective of a woman who is in love with someone who doesn't feel the same, but she is unwilling to walk away from their relationship because she does not want it to end.
The European single contains as a bonus cut a remixed version of "Surrender", an album cut from "Let It Loose", which Estefan performed on "Solid Gold".
Popular Latin singer Jaci Velasquez recorded a Spanish version of the song called "Mi Vida No Es Nada Sin Ti" for her album Milagro.
The song appeared in 1988 episodes of the soap operas Another World and The Young and the Restless.
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We are here



"Here We Are" is a single by Gloria Estefan. It was released in 1989 in the United States and in 1990 to the rest of the world as the third single of the album, Cuts Both Ways. It has become one of Estefan's most recognized hit singles.

This was the third single of the album Cuts Both Ways and was one of many successful ballads performed by Gloria Estefan. The single was released with a B-side song: "Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me", that was included on the European version, later to appear on the Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me album.
A Portuguese version of the song, "Toda Pra Você," is included on the compilation Exitos De Gloria Estefan as well as the Brazilian Version of "Cuts Both Ways"
As a duet for her special television concert All The Way Concert, Celine Dion performed this song, while Estefan sang Dion's song, "Because You Loved Me".
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Oye_Mi_Canto




"Oye Mi Canto (Hear My Voice)" was the fourth single, by Gloria Estefan from her first album as a solo artist "Cuts Both Ways" in the U.S. in April 1990. It was the second single in the U.K., released on September 4, 1989, and throughout Europe in September and October 1989. :cool2:

The song exemplified some of Gloria's musical roots, much like in the style of her earlier music with Miami Sound Machine, and is much in the style of "Conga" and "Rhythm Is Gonna Get You".
Though the song was only a minor chart hit in the US, in Europe it increased Gloria's popularity. Furthermore, she obtained her first MTV Video Music Award for this song for the "International Viewer's Choice Awards" at the Ceremony in 1990.
The remixes of the song and short editions were created by: Pablo Flores, who would go on to remix many other Gloria recordings, as well as Keith Cohen and David Morales.
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Gloria Estafan - Anything For You


"Anything for You" is a popular song and ballad written by Gloria Estefan and sung by Estefan and Miami Sound Machine.

The song appeared on their 1987 album, Let It Loose. "Anything for You" became a number-one song in the United States summer of 1988; it was the band's (and Gloria's) first number-one and also saw a European first-release during the same period but failed to have the same impact there as the re-release in December 1988. It did top the Billboard magazine Hot 100 chart on May 14, 1988, and remained there for two weeks. Due to the success of the re-release of this signature song and the previous re-release in October 1988 from the single, "Can't Stay Away from You," outside North America the album Let It Loose saw a re-release named after the single: "Anything For You"

The song also spent three weeks at #1 on the Adult Contemporary chart that same year. It also peaked at #3 on the Hot Latin Tracks on June 25, 1988. The A-side of the single contained a longer fade than the version on the album.

The B-side of the single was a Spanglish version of the song, with Estefan alternating the verses and chorus between English and Spanish.
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