Juanes Named One of the Top 20 Global Icons in Last 50 Years
08/06/2010 - 09:30 ||
We’ve known for a while that Juanes is a musical genius and humanitarian, so we’re very excited to see him be recognized for it!
CNN has added the Colombian rocker’s name to the prestigious list of "icons," joining Elvis Presley, the Beatles and our beloved Celia Cruz, among others. The record-setting Latin Grammy winner is also the youngest musician selected and the third Latino added to the list (along with Celia Cruz and Gilberto Gil). CNN will air their Icons special on August 25th, revealing online results where fans vote for the top five music icons. We know who’s getting our vote!
Juanes’s first single “Yerbatero,” off of his fifth album due out in December, is #1 in 19 countries. Check out the video here.