Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll (pronounced [(t)ʃaˈkiɾa isaˈβel meβaˈɾak riˈpol]; English: ; born 2 February 1977) is a Colombian singer, songwriter, dancer, and record producer. Born and raised in Barranquilla, she began performing in school, demonstrating Latin American, Arabic, and rock and roll influences and belly dancing abilities. Shakira's first studio albums, Magia and Peligro, failed to attain commercial success in the 1990s; however, she rose to prominence in Latin America with her major-label debut, Pies Descalzos (1996), and her fourth album, Dónde Están los Ladrones? (1998). As of 2001, before releasing her best seller Laundry Service, she has sold over 10 million albums alone in Latin America.
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Over the long holiday weekend, our favorite artists took to Instagram to share some of their inner-most intentions and wishes for the new...
via Billboard at January 2, 2018
He is her amor... As they headed out of New York City's JFK airport on Saturday, Shakira, 40, and Gerard Piqué, 30, were caught getting all snuggly at the tail end of their...
via E! Online at December 31, 2017
The post-Christmas sadness may be setting in, but Shakira delivers a message of happiness and positivity in a new ad for Italy’s...
via Billboard at December 28, 2017
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