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Gloria Estefan, Emily Estefan, Emilio Estefan

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Happy birthday, Gloria Estefan

The singer, who is ringing in 59 today, just received a beautiful message on Instagram from her daughter Emily Estefan.

"This is my mother. This is a woman who stops at nothing to help those in need. This is a woman who washes the connotation of what it MEANT to be a "woman" and brings into focus what it MEANS. To be a Woman. This is a Woman. Who looked at me and said "'well I need to do this march for these ladies, this is not right , we have two days .. Emily, whatever you believe in it's your choice and I will respect it and never force you" to which I obviously replied "'how close can I stand to you and what can I do to help?" the only place I've never hesitated to be, by my mother's side," Emily wrote. "Today is her ( insert some two digit figure here between 20-60 because age doesn't matter and also she looks so good I have no idea what her actual age is, honestly she could be younger than me ) birthday . A day like today should be celebrated . A life like this, needs to be celebrated and appreciated. And I can't believe I grew in that , literally. Mom . Happy Birthday . I love you so much , you make me want to reach for the stars and grab Saturn because that's what you do every. Day. Happy birthday Momma bear and to many many more. I love you!"

After graduating from Berklee College of Music, Emily is following in her mother's musical footsteps and will be receiving the first annual WorldArts Discovery of the Year Awards during the 2016 La Musa Awards Ceremony. 

"Emily has created a unique sound incorporating all the incredible music she grew up with and the sounds of her own generation with the ease of an artist far beyond her years. I would like to sincerely congratulate her on this prestigious new award from WorldArts which is totally deserved," said Desmond Child, LSHOF Chairman/CEO, in a statement.

Just last week, Billboard exclusively announced that the new artist had signed a partnership with RED Distribution via her indie label, Alien Shrimp Records. She is slated to debut her new single "Reigns (Every Night)" this month and will drop a new album in 2017.