Santana Lends Name To New Clothing Line

As Santana heads into this year's Grammy Awards as the odds-on favorite to win Album Of The Year honors for "Supernatural," the Latin guitarist has announced plans for his own fashion line, Carlos, which will hit retail stores in the fall.

Miami-based fashion designer and manufacturer Dino Di Milano has licensed the name Carlos for a new line of medium-priced clothing and has approached the Grammy-nominated performer about possibly licensing another line, Unity, according to "The New York Post."

Part of the proceeds from the Carlos clothing line will be donated to the Milagro Foundation, an organization started by Santana that provides financial assistance for educational, medical, and housing needs of children all over the world.

Santana has been nominated for eleven Grammy Awards, more than any other artist or performer this year (see "Santana, TLC, Backstreet Boys In Grammy Running") and is also scheduled

to make his straight appearance at the show.

In 1999, the guitarist joined Lauryn Hill on stage to reprise his part from the song "To Zion" from her Grammy-winning "The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill" LP (see "Sheryl And Shania Rock, Alanis And Aerosmith Roll During Grammy Performances").