rsula Hilaria Celia de la Caridad Cruz Alfonso (October 21, 1925 – July 16, 2003) was an Afro-Cuban singer and the most popular Latin artist of the 20th century. She was renowned internationally as the "Queen of Salsa", "La Guarachera de Cuba", as well as "The Queen of Latin Music". Throughout her career, Celia Cruz interpreted and internationally popularized tropical rhythms such as Son, Guaguancó, Rumba, Guaracha and Bolero. However, the genre that led to stardom was Salsa.
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Kidjo’s album 'Celia' celebrates the African heritage of Cruz. As an African girl, when I first heard Celia Cruz sing 'Quimbara,' it just struck a chord, Angélique Kidjo tells Billboard of the salsa classic that Cruz recorded with Johnny Pacheco for the 1974 album Celia & Johnny. Everybody knows that salsa is a very male-dominated business, Kidjo adds. And in that business with a very male mentality, a female artist is hard to find.
Deutsch English Español Français Italiano 日本語. All Versions. Celia Cruz – The "Brillante" - Best Of Celia Cruz. Label: Vaya Records – VS 77.
Biography by Craig Harris. Cuban exile whose impassioned songs oozed nostalgia for the natural beauty of her homeland, earning her title "Queen of Salsa.
Cruz's 1986 album, Ritmo En El Corazon, brought home her first career GRAMMY for Best Tropical Latin Performance at the 32nd GRAMMY Awards. She won Salsa Performance for Celia Cruz And Friends: A Night Of Salsa at the inaugural Latin GRAMMY Awards in 2000. The Queen of Salsa was posthumously presented with a Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2016. She also founded the Celia Cruz Foundation, a nonprofit charity dedicated to raising funds for underprivileged students wishing to study music. It has always been my life
Although Celia Cruz has been exciting audiences since the late 1940s with her unique voice and inexhaustible energy and has recorded more than 70 albums, she refuses to retire or even slow down. Genre: Latin, Tropical, Salsa. Best-selling album since 1990: La Negra Tiene Tumbao (2001). Hit songs since 1990: "La Vida Es un Carnaval," "La Negra Tiene Tumbao". The undisputed Queen of Salsa entered the twenty-first century still active, exuberant, and on top of the charts.
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|A2||La Sopa En Botella|
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|B5||Pun Pun Catalu|
|B6||Yo Soy La Voz|
|CD-80587||Celia Cruz||The Best (CD, Comp)||Globo Records||CD-80587||US||1991|
|CDV 111||Celia Cruz||The Best (CD, Comp)||Sonodisc||CDV 111||France||1996|
|GCC-80587||Celia Cruz||The Best (Cass, Comp)||Globo Records, Sony||GCC-80587||US||1991|
|JMVS 111||Celia Cruz||The Best (CD, Comp)||Vaya Records||JMVS 111||US||1995|