Gloria Estefan is a Cuban-born latin pop singer and songwriter who is known as the "Queen Of Latin Pop". She is in the top 100 best selling music artists with over 100 million albums sold worldwide, 31.5 million in the United States alone. She has won seven Grammy Awards, and is the most successful crossover performer in Latin music.
In 1977, the Miami Sound Machine with Gloria Estefan began recording and releasing various albums, 45s, and 12"s on the Audiofon Records label in Miami. The first album from 1977 was entitled Live Again Renacer and was released with two different covers. After several more releases on the Audiofon label as well as the RCA Victor label and Miami Sound Machine's own label MSM Records, the band was signed to Discos CBS International and released several albums, 45s, and 12"s beginning with 1980s self-titled album Miami Sound Machine.
Growing in popularity in both the United States and around the world, the group would continue recording and issuing various works for Discos CBS International through 1985. In 1984, Miami Sound Machine released their first Epic/Columbia album, Eyes of Innocence, which contained the dance hit "Dr. Beat" as well as the ballad "I Need Your Love". Their more successful follow-up album Primitive Love was released in 1985 launching three Top 10 hits on the Billboard Hot 100 where "Conga", "Words Get In The Way" and "Bad Boy" became hits in the U.S. and around the world.
Her Latin career is as successful as her Anglo-career. She has released many songs which were hits on the United States Latin radio stations. Estefan is the female artist with most number-one hits on the Hot Latin Songs chart of Billboard magazine, having a total of fourteen hits spending a combined forty weeks at #1. Among the most successful Latin singles are: "Mi Tierra", "Si Voy A Perderte", "Con Los Años Que Me Quedan", "Tradición", which also became Gloria's first number-one hit on the Hot Dance Club Songs being the first song on Spanish language to do it so, "Abriendo Puertas", "Tres Deseos", "Más Allá", "No Me Dejes De Querer", "Por Un Beso", "No Pretendo", "No Llores" and other hits.