Celia Cruz Joins Walk of Legends at New York's Apollo Theater

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The late Celia Cruz was honored on Saturday night at New York's Apollo Theater.

Commemorating the 50th anniversary of Cruz's first Apollo performance, Cuban singer Lucrecia and Dominican salsa crooner Jose Alberto (also known as "El Canario") took the stage to honor the Queen of Salsa.

Cruz was inducted into the Apollo's Hall of Fame, known as the Walk of Legends.

According to Fox News Latino, she is the first Latin artist to receive this distinction.

Que orgullo!

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