Gilberto Santa Rosa
Puerto Rican singer Gilberto Santa Rosa sings as a guest during a private presentation of a latin band, part of the National System of Children and Youth Orchestras of Venezuela, in Caracas November 23, 2012. Reuters

Salsa star Gilberto Santa Rosa has made quite a name for himself throughout Latin America and beyond. The Puerto Rican salsa legend has once again made Latin Americans proud with his most recent accolade.

Beginning with Perspectiva released in 1992 and ending with his latest release Necesito un Bolero, released in 2015, “The Gentleman of Salsa” has racked up numerous chart-topping salsa hits including "Dejate Querer", "La Agarro Bajando", and "Conteo Regresivo."

After producing countless number one hits that soared record sales into No.1 selling albums, the donned "Gentleman of Salsa" broke the record for the most albums to reach the number one spot on the Billboard Tropical Albums chart with a whopping 12.

Astonished and grateful for his feat, Santa Rosa is overwhelmed with his achievement and is excited to celebrate with his family.

“I'm thankful and honored to have received the distinction of a Guinness World Records title," he tells Guiness World Records adjudicator Raquel Assis. "My career has been marked by many great moments, but I never imagined to receive a recognition from this respected and prestigious organization. I would like to take this opportunity to celebrate with my family and to everyone who has supported by career over the years, but especially with my fans who are the ones who make the music transcend time.”

Santa Rosa was recognized during the “La Salsa Viva, The Concert” event at Madison Square Garden in New York on Sunday. He was joined by acclaimed artists such as Andy Montañez, El Gran Combo and “Fear the Walking Dead” star Ruben Blades.

Santa Rosa is currently on tour in Latin America. You can also catch the salsa star paying homage to Marc Anthony at the Latin Grammy Awards.

There is no word if the Latin Grammys will be honoring the star for his incredible achievement.

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