Colombian vocalist Shakira, Just a few years ago, almost agreed to quit from her life as an artist and entertainer. She had what she’d always dreamed of: a committed and adoring partner, two kids, a home. But she chose to keep on keeping on. This has substantiated to be a great decision considering that, in ten days, she’ll be co-headlining the Super Bowl halftime show with Jennifer Lopez. Colombian singer, songwriter, dancer, record producer, businesswoman, and philanthropist Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll was born on 2nd February 1977 and raised in Barranquilla, she earned her recording debut under Sony Music Colombia at the age of 13.
She came to prominence in Spanish-speaking countries with her next albums, Pies Descalzos and Dinde Estan Los Ladrones. Shakira joined the English-language market with her fifth album, Laundry Service in 2001. It sold over 13 million copies and begot the international number-one singles Whenever, Wherever and Underneath Your Clothes. Her accomplishment was further solidified with the Spanish albums Fijacion Oral, Vol.1, Sale el Sol, El Dorado, all of which finished the Billboard Top Latin Albums table and was authorized by the Recording Industry Association of America.
Meanwhile, her English albums She Wolf, Shakira, and Oral Fixation, Vol.2 were all certified gold, platinum, or multi-platinum in various countries worldwide. Some of her songs have listed at number one in multiple nations, including Hips Don’t Lie, La Tortura, Waka Waka, Beautiful Liar, Chantaje, Loca. Shakira fulfilled as a coach on two seasons of the American singing competition television series The Voice from 2013 to 2014. She filled her bag with numerous awards including thirteen Latin Grammy Awards, three Grammy Awards, seven Billboard Music Awards, four MTV Video Music Awards, thirty-nine Billboard Latin Music Awards and also as a star of the Hollywood Walk of Fame.