Aida Cuevas (Spanish pronunciation: [aˈiða ˈkweβas]; born September 24, 1963) is a Mexican singer and actress also known as "The Queen of Ranchera". She has released 35 albums selling more than 7 million copies and has won numerous awards including a Latin Grammy Award. Her unique voice and style have allowed her to cultivate a successful and long lasting career, leaving a remarkable imprint in the history of Mexican Music. She is the sister of Carlos Cuevas, a well-known crooner in Mexico.
She has been nominated for three Latin Grammy awards[verification needed] for "Enhorabuena" released in 2002; produced by Bebu Silvetti. Lately she's been nominated once more for best Tango album, on the 11th Latin Grammy Awards.
Aida Cuevas began singing in amateur contests at the age of 11. Her first national exposure was on a weekly live radio program called “El Taller XEW” in 1975 at the age of twelve. In 1977 she performed in Europe; this was the start of many international performances that would soon establish her as the "Ambassador of Mexican Music".