10/11/2013 08:51 am ET

Gloria Estefan: 'Each One Of These Things Is Part Of Who I Am'


Gloria Estefan is one of Billboard Magazine’s top 100 best-selling artists of all time; a seven-time Grammy Award winner who has sold over 100 million albums worldwide. Now, the 56-year-old is back on the scene with a brand-new album.

“The Standards” – which includes great American classics like “They Can’t Take That Away from Me” – reaches out to Estefan’s global fan base with tunes sung in English, Spanish, Italian Portuguese and French, with a few new lyrics written by Estefan herself. She sat down with NBC Latino contributor Jonathan Ruiz to chat about her new project, explain why she supports immigration reform and share why more than ever, she’s thankful to be an artist.

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