Tag: Celia Cruz

Celia Cruz To Be Honored With Lifetime Achievement Grammy

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February 17, 2016 

It’s been 13 years since the great Celia Cruz passed away but that doesn’t mean that the awards have stopped rolling in. The Grammys have decided to give her a posthumous lifetime achievement award. Sure, these award shows usually don’t wait until the artist has been dead for over a decade to give it to….

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Celia Cruz The TV Series

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October 28, 2015 

One of the most iconic musical figures of our times, the legendary Cuban singer Celia Cruz has a new telenovela based on her life. The new series captures Celia’s passion por la música de salsa, her charm, and unique style that brought audiences to their feet with the irresistible beat of her music. All of….

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Celia Cruz Gets Star On Apollo Theater Walk Of Legends

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April 01, 2014 

The great Celia Cruz became the first Latina to be honored by New York’s famous Apollo Theater with a spot on its Walk of Legends. The Queen of Salsa died eleven years ago but has posthumously been heralded as one of the great pioneers for Latino women in the music business. Back when most women….

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Jennifer Lopez Pays Tribute To Celia Cruz

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November 25, 2013 

Jennifer Lopez honored the great Celia Cruz with a show-stopping performance at the AMA’s this Sunday. J-Lo sang some of Celia’s biggest hits including Quimbara, La Vida Es Un Carnaval, and Bemba Colorada. While J-Lo is a far cry from the Queen of Salsa, it was nice to see the American music industry pay appropriate….

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Google Doodle Honors Celia Cruz On Her 88th Birthday

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October 21, 2013 

If you noticed today’s Google Doodle you might recognize a very familiar face. When it comes to Cuban music, one name stands heads and shoulders above the rest: Celia Cruz. She was, without a doubt, the greatest female singer and performer ever. Not just in Spanish either. Celia had an infectious and unique voice and….

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