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Alma Caribeña

Alma Caribeña
Gloria Estefan
Released May 11, 2000 (2000-05-11)
(see Release history)
Recorded Crescent Moon Studios, Miami
Genre Latin pop
Length 52:32 (U.S. Version)
Label Epic
Producer Emilio Estefan Jr.
Gloria Estefan chronology

Gloria!
(1998)
Alma Caribeña
(2000)
Greatest Hits Vol. II
(2001)

Alma Caribeña (English: Caribbean Soul) is the ninth studio solo album and third Spanish album released by American singer Gloria Estefan. It also is the twenty-second overall, released in 2000.

Album history

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
Entertainment Weekly A–[2]

At the 2001 Grammy Awards the album won the Best Tropical Latin Performance field, giving Estefan her third win in this category. Also at the 1st Annual Latin Grammy Awards the video for the first single “No Me Dejes de Querer”, directed by Emilio Estefan Jr. and Gloria Estefan, won Best Music Video. The album became the biggest selling record of the year selling over 5.2 million copies worldwide. It was nominated for Pop Album of the Year at the Lo Nuestro Awards of 2001.[3]

Singles

# Title Date
1. No Me Dejes de Querer April 2000 (Europe) & August 2000 (U.S.)
2. Como Me Duele Perderte August 2000 (U.S.) & October 2000 (Europe)
3. Tres Gotas De Agua Bendita August 2000 (Europe) & September 2000 (Japan)
4. Dame Otra Oportunidad 2000 (only Spain)
5. Tengo Que Decirte Algo 2000 (only U.S.)
6. Me Voy 2000 (only Mexico)
7. Por Un Beso 2000 (only U.S. & Mexico)

Track listing

# Title Written by Length
1. Por Un Beso Robert Blades 5:01
2. “Punto de Referencia” Robert Blades, Angie Chirino, Emilio Estefan Jr. 4:51
3. Dame Otra Oportunidad Hernan "Teddy" Mulet, Robert Blades, George Noriega, Emilio Estefan Jr. 4:04
4. Como Me Duele Perderte M. Flores 4:28
5. “Te Tengo a Ti” George Noriega, Robert Blades, Emilio Estefan Jr. 3:56
6. Tres Gotas De Agua Bendita(Featuring Celia Cruz) Rene L. Toledo 4:18
7. “Nuestra Felicidad” Robert Blades, Sal Cuevas 3:00
8. “La Flor y Tu Amor” Rene L. Toledo 4:23
9. Me Voy M. Flores 5:01
10. “Solo Por Tu Amor” Randall Barlow 4:03
11. Tengo Que Decirte Algo(Duet with Jose Feliciano) Robert Blades 3:18
12. No Me Dejes de Querer Gloria M. Estefan, Emilio Estefan Jr., Robert Blades 3:37
13. No Me Dejes de Querer(Flores del Caribe Mix) Gloria M. Estefan, Emilio Estefan Jr., Robert Blades 4:43

Japan bonus track

# Title Written by Length
14. No Me Dejes de Querer(Unplugged Version) Gloria M. Estefan, Emilio Estefan Jr., Robert Blades 3:27

Release history

Region Date
Spain May 11, 2000 (2000-05-11)
Switzerland May 15, 2000 (2000-05-15)
World May 22, 2000 (2000-05-22)
Canada May 23, 2000 (2000-05-23)
United States

Charts and certifications

Awards

Year Award Show Award
2000 Latin Grammy Award Best Music Video, “No Me Dejes de Querer
2001 Grammy Music Award Best Traditional Tropical Latin Album
2001 Billboard Latin Music Award Best Tropical/Salsa Album

See also

References

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