'Latin Grammys: 95-Year-Old Angela Alvarez Talks Best New Artist

Angela Alvarez Talks Best New Artist

“This is

something that happened from day to night,” she said

Backstage, Alvarez

posed with her red and gold gramophone as teary-eyed spectators flocked around her

The best

new artist category did see a tie, however, with 25-year-old Silvana Estrada

When asked

what her advice would be for new artists, she offered a reminder: “Your life starts

Always aspire

to achieve something — chase the inspiration to sing, to pick up an instrument to paint —

Keep going

and moving forward and when you finally do get to the end, that’s when

Alvarez continued:

“There are many open doors out there — the only person shutting those doors is yourself

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