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Carlos Santana

Carlos Santana


Famous as :


Birth Name :

Carlos Augusto Santana Alves

Birth Date :

July 20, 1947

Birth Place :

Autlan, Jalisco, Mexico

Spouse :

Deborah King (21-Apr-73 - 2007), Cindy Blackman (drummer, since 19-Dec-10)

Claim to fame :

Santana guitarist

Latest News

Avicii, Carlos Santana, Wyclef Jean Team Up for World Cup Anthem

March 29, 2014 05:13:36 GMT

, and have all been tapped for the closing anthem of this year's World Cup. FIFA, who's responsible for international soccer, and Sony Entertainment announced the news on Friday, March 28.

Carlos Santana Reunites With Homeless Former Bandmate

December 23, 2013 06:16:29 GMT

has met a former bandmate after being separated for years, thanks to a news reporter. The reporter, Stanley Roberts, was doing an investigation about illegal dumping for a San Francisco TV station when he interviewed a homeless man who claimed to be percussionist Marcus "The Magnificent" Malone.

Billy Joel and Carlos Santana Receive Kennedy Center Honors

December 09, 2013 08:41:47 GMT

is one of the artists who received the Kennedy Center Honor at a ceremony held at the John F. Kennedy Center on Sunday, December 8. The legendary singer, who's popular for his "Just the Way You Are", ''Uptown Girl" and "Allentown", was presented with the award for influencing American culture through the arts.

Carlos Santana Reportedly Fell Asleep During Las Vegas Accident

September 18, 2013 09:10:09 GMT

Guitarist , who was involved in a car accident in Las Vegas on Friday, September 13, reportedly fell asleep when he was behind the wheel of his Fisker Karma. According to a TMZ report, the Grammy-winning musician's car slammed into two parked cars before coming to a halt.

Billy Joel and Carlos Santana to Be Presented With Kennedy Center Honors

September 13, 2013 03:35:34 GMT

Grammy Award winners and are two of the four musicians who will be receiving the Kennedy Center Honors this year, alongside pianist/composer and opera singer Martina Arroyo, with actress completing the five 2013 honorees. They will be saluted in a gala performance at the Kennedy Center on December 8, to be telecast on CBS on December 29.

Video: Carlos Santana Kicks Off 'Dancing with the Stars' Latin Week

April 17, 2012 04:19:20 GMT

Before the remaining nine pairs of "" took the dance floor on Monday night, April 16, opened the show with a live performance. The Grammy-winning guitarist kicked off the Latin Week with his 1969 single "Evil Ways".

Carlos Santana Weds Cindy Blackman in Hawaiian ceremony

January 06, 2011 03:04:56 GMT

Guitar legend is a married man again after exchanging vows with Cindy Blackman in a star-studded Hawaiian ceremony. The "Maria Maria" hitmaker, 63, wed drummer Blackman on December 19 in front of 180 guests, including comedian and musician pals and Wayne Shorter, who performed at the nuptials at the Ritz-Carlton in Maui.

Zac Brown Band Top Billboard Hot 200, Outselling Maroon 5

September 30, 2010 06:32:28 GMT

have prevented from taking the No. 1 spot on Billboard Hot 200 this week. The country music band's album "" opens with 153,000 copies, outperforming the -fronted group's "" which sells 142,000.

Video Premiere: Carlos Santana's 'While My Guitar Gently Weeps'

September 22, 2010 06:24:03 GMT

is sharing screen with in a music video for his latest track "While My Guitar Gently Weeps". Beside featuring Santana strumming his guitar and Arie tackling the singing part, the clip also has narrative footage which follows a young woman who dreams of becoming a musician but has to do burlesque for a living.

Carlos Santana Proposes to Drummer Girlfriend Onstage

July 13, 2010 03:58:11 GMT

has stunned not only his fans but also his drummer girlfriend, Cindy Blackman, during his concert in Tinley Park, Illinois, on Friday, July 9. The 62-year-old legendary guitarist proposed to Blackman onstage.

Carlos Santana Taps Top-Notch Musicians for Classic Rock Album

May 28, 2010 09:58:36 GMT

Rapper , , and ' keyboard player Ray Manzarek have teamed up with guitar great for his new album of classic rock anthems.

Usher's 'Hey Daddy (Daddy's Home)' Music Video Emerges in Full

January 28, 2010 06:41:15 GMT

A music video shot to promote 's new single "Hey Daddy (Daddy's Home)" has made its way out in full. Debuted via MTV, it shows him rehearsing some moves with the ladies. Playing as his love interest is model Noemie Lenoir and serving behind the lens is Chris Robinson.

Sneak Peek to 'Nurse Jackie' Season 2

January 28, 2010 06:03:47 GMT

"", pill-popping nurse who juggles double persona in the hospital and back at home, will be back for a second season on March 22 on Showtime. A brief look at how she would continue hiding her secret from the rest of her co-workers after Eddie found out about her being married, is given in a new trailer.

Mary J. Blige and Andrea Bocelli to Hook Up at Grammys for Haiti

January 28, 2010 06:01:49 GMT

Another fund-raising event to support the victims of Haitian earthquake has been staged. This time, organizers for the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards have booked to make a duet performance with and sing "Bridge Over Troubled Water" for the cause.

Canceled 'Ugly Betty' to Be Given Proper Ending

January 28, 2010 02:40:29 GMT

Struggling with rating for two seasons after a phenomenal success in season one and two, "" finally gives up to ABC casualties this midseason. The current fourth season will be the last fans will see of , , and the rest of the Mode gang. The show's episode order which was placed at 22 is now trimmed to 20.

Adrian Pasdar Released From Jail on $15,000 Bail

January 28, 2010 02:24:22 GMT

He may be a senator on "" but he ain't a role model in real life. , known as Nathan Petrelli on the NBC show was busted for DUI on Wednesday, January 27 early morning. Per TMZ, the actor who is also husband to ' Natalie Maines, was driving in dangerous manner across the freeway of Los Angeles.

Video Premiere: Mariah Carey's 'Angels Cry' and 'Up Out My Face'

January 28, 2010 02:14:15 GMT

has debuted music videos in support of her remixed singles "Angels Cry" and "Up Out My Face". In the "Angels Cry" video, she is sharing screen with her collaborator , singing in the rain. Meanwhile, the "Up Out My Face" video sees her as a sexy Barbie doll with Young Money's artist .

Sneak Peek to Michael Jackson's 'Earth Song' Mini Movie From Grammys

January 27, 2010 09:47:35 GMT

Less than a week before the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards is kicked off, a short snippet of 's "Earth Song" 3-D mini movie has been revealed. The clip shows a kid wandering in a lush forest, chasing butterflies and lying on the grass.

Taylor Swift's 'Today Was a Fairytale' to Be Showcased Live on 2010 Grammys

January 20, 2010 06:32:09 GMT

Rumor has it, will perform "Today Was a Fairytale" at the forthcoming Grammy Awards. The country music singer will also deliver her hit single "You Belong with Me" at the January 31 ceremony.

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