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    GRAMMY and Latin GRAMMY winner Gloria Estefan recently visited The Recording Academy's headquarters in Santa Monica, Calif., to participate in an exclusive interview. Estefan discussed her recent release, The Standards, the Great American Songbook and recording hit songs such as "1-2-3," "Here We Are" and "Get On Your Feet," among other topics.

    Roy Orbison - Only The Lonely

    MARVIN GAYE & TAMMI TERRELL "Ain't no Mountain High Enough"

    Rolling Stone's "50 Greatest Hip-Hop Songs of All Time" includes songs by (from l.) Notorious B.I.G., Tupac Shakur, Jay-Z and Eminem. www.nydailynews.c...

    ▶ Stand By Me, Ben E King, 1961 - YouTube

    Rock and roll~ the Original One Himself....~Mr. Chuck Berry~

    Fleetwood Mac - Tusk

    Simon & Garfunkel - The Sound of Silence, 1966

    Sam Smith. At the end of the day it's the talent that does the real talking. I can hear the vulnerability in his voice.

    Gloria Estefan - "Con Los Anos Que Me Quedan" One of the best Spanish love songs ever. Written by her husband Emilio Estefan Jr. 1993

    Jim Morrison

    Commadores Sail on

    Lady Antebellum - I Run To You

    Prince Rogers Nelson (born June 7, 1958) known by his stage name Prince, is an American singer, songwriter, musician, and actor. He has produced ten platinum albums and thirty Top 40 singles during his career. He established his own recording studio and label; writing, self-producing and playing most, or all, of the instruments on his recordings.

    Peter Paul & Mary - Puff the Magic Dragon

    Ashford & Simpson (Nickolas Ashford (R.I.P.) & Valerie Simpson), husband-wife songwriting/production team and recording artists. As a duet, their hits include Solid (As a Rock) and Found a Cure. They were very successful as songwriters, writing for Motown hits Ain't No Mountain High Enough, You're All I Need To Get By, Ain't Nothing Like the Real Thing, and Reach Out and Touch (Somebody's Hand). They also wrote Chaka Khan's I'm Every Woman and Teddy Pendergrass's Is It Still Good to You?

    The Carpenters

    Aretha Franklin (b. 1942) is an American singer, songwriter, and pianist. Although known for her soul recordings and referred to as the Queen of Soul, Franklin is also adept at jazz, blues, R, gospel music, and rock.

    Esperanza Spalding--- is a jazz bassist, cellist and singer, who draws upon many genres in her own compositions.She has won 4 Grammy Awards, including the Grammy Award for Best New Artist at the 53rd Grammy Awards,making her the first jazz artist to win the award

    Alwin "Al" Lopez Jarreau is a seven-time Grammy Award winning American jazz singer.

    Frankie Beverly is an American singer, musician, songwriter, and producer, known primarily for his recordings with the soul and funk band, Maze