Gloria Estefan is bringing her greatest hits tour to South America for the first time. The first leg will bring her to Punta del Este, Uruguay April 9, followed by dates in Chile (April 15), Argentina (April 18), Peru (April 21) and Ecuador (April 23). The tour is promoted by Fenix Entertainment Group and Estefan Enterprises. Estefan will announce details of the tour at a press conference in Miami on Monday, March 2.

Gloria Estefan was the Latin Recording Academy's Person of the Year last year, and will be named BMI Icon at the society's Latin Awards in Palm Beach, Fla., on Mar. 12.