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Angela Álvarez crowned best new artist at Latin Grammys – aged 95

Cuban American, who started recording career at 90 after decades of performing for family and friends, says ‘it’s never too late’

Don’t ever tell Angela Álvarez it’s too late for dreams to come true – the 95-year-old just brought home a Latin Grammy for best new artist, becoming the award show’s eldest winner ever.

The Cuban American musician’s crowning moment came after decades of writing songs but performing them only for friends and family – until, at the age of 90, she went to the Avalon, the historic Hollywood nightclub, and gave her first concert.

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