Shakira is a Colombian singer, songwriter, and dancer who has achieved worldwide success. Born on February 2, 1977, in Barranquilla, Colombia, Shakira started writing and composing music at a young age.
Shakira rose to prominence in the Latin music scene in the 1990s, releasing several successful albums in Spanish.
In 2001, she released her first English-language album, "Laundry Service," which became a commercial success, selling over 13 million copies worldwide.
Shakira's unique blend of Latin, Arabic, and rock influences, along with her distinctive voice and hip-shaking dance moves, have made her a global superstar.
She has sold over 70 million records worldwide, making her the best-selling Latin music artist of all time.
In addition to her successful music career, Shakira has also been recognized for her humanitarian work. She is a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador and has been actively involved in advocating for children's rights and education in developing countries.
Shakira has won numerous awards throughout her career, including three Grammy Awards, twelve Latin Grammy Awards, and several Billboard Music Awards.
She has also been honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and has been recognized as one of Time magazine's 100 most influential people in the world.
Despite facing some personal and health challenges, Shakira has continued to thrive in her career and has remained a beloved figure in the music industry. She is a true inspiration and role model for aspiring musicians around the world.