[Havana, November 12. Image via Getty]

Cuban singer and dancer Omara Portuondo smiles during an homage by the Union of artists and writers of Cuba (UNEAC), on November 12, 2009 in Havana. Portuondo, 79, who performed with The Buena Vista Social Club ensemble, won for best contemporary tropical album in the Latin Grammy Awards. AFP PHOTO/STR (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)