shakira (born February 2, 1977),known professionally as Shakira is a Colombian singer, composer, musician, record producer, dancer, philanthropist, in the early 1990s, the Colombian and Latin American music. Shakira Barranquilla in Colombia, was born and raised her many talents to give a live performance at school to show off her vocal ability to rock, Latin America and the Middle East influence with her own belly dance original disturbance. Shakira is a native Spanish speaker, also speaks fluent English and Portuguese and some Italian, French and Arabic.
The business of local producers to speed in her first two albums, and little known outside Colombia, Shakira decided to open her own brand of music production. In 1995 she delivered the cake Descalzos, which brought her in Latin America and Spain, steal the show, and her 1998 album ¿están East Los Ladrones? Is the key to success worldwide.In 2001 annual sales of more than 7 million copies worldwide funding success, her first English single, "It does not matter when, where" a 2002 best-selling single, she in English-speaking world through of the release of Laundry Service, worldwide.Four year more than 130,000 copies sold, Shakira released two albums called Fijación Oral Vol projects. 1, Oral Fixation Vol. 2. In 2000 the two best-selling song of her success to increase, in particular, "hips do not lie."
In 1995, Shakira Pies Descalzos Foundation. This is the one with Colombia Colombia poverty around the child's special school charity. Shakira in her career, and the large number of charity concerts. One of the most famous in July 2005, Live Earth concert, Hamburg, the title of her show, as well as by former U. S. President Bill Clinton's "Clinton Global Initiative" of the Live 8 charity concert. She was also invited in February 2010 by the U. S. President Barack Obama's Oval Office early childhood development are discussed.
She has two Grammy Awards, seven Latin Grammy Awards, 12 Billboard Latin Music Awards, and Golden Globe - nominated.She is the highest selling Colombian artist of all time, and the second most successful female Cargo Hold singer, sold more than 60 million albums, Sony Music Entertainment.Her U.S. album sales continue at 9.6 million.
Shakira in the autumn of 2009, her sixth album, her wolf worldwide.Shakira's "waka waka (this time in Africa)" was published, was selected for the 2010 World Cup song received Cup.The official song on the whole positive critical reception, and has become a worldwide hit and the biggest selling point of the world time.On YouTube music video of the English version of the World Cup song is the most watched video more than 3.7 million views.Her seventh studio album, the third bilingual sales all the time Sun was released in October 2010 and sold 2 million.
She engaged the former Argentine president Fernando de la Rua, the son of Anthony. Their relationship lasted nearly 11 years, and in August 2010.She is now dating Spanish Football best in March 2011 and confirmed their relationship.