Shakira, the popular Colombian singer and songwriter, is ringing in her 44th birthday on February 2. She first made her recording debut with Sony Music Colombia at the young age of 13. Although she faced initial difficulties in gaining fame, by the mid-90s, she delivered several chartbusters and gained recognition in Hispanic countries. Her career skyrocketed with her hit song, […]
On February 2, Shakira, the talented Colombian singer and songwriter, celebrates her 44th birthday. Her journey in the music industry began at the young age of 13 when she made her recording debut under Sony Music Colombia. Although it was challenging for her to gain initial recognition, by the mid-90s she produced chart-topping hits and became famous in Hispanic countries.
In 2001, Shakira released her fifth studio album Laundry Service, which marked her entry into the English-language market. As one of the leading crossover artists, Shakira has earned the title of Queen of Latin Music.
Recently, it was reported that Shakira has sold her music publishing rights to UK-based investment company Hipgnosis Songs Fund Limited. This move is expected to benefit both Shakira and Hipgnosis Songs Fund Limited in the long run.
Shakira has garnered a massive following of 70.2 million on Instagram, establishing herself as one of the most popular celebrities worldwide. Recently, she celebrated a milestone achievement of 20 billion views on her YouTube channel, which has further increased her social media presence and allowed fans to have a glimpse into her glamorous life. Shakira’s multi-faceted talent, fashion sense, and iconic songs have made her one of the most influential celebrities on social media. As a three-time Grammy Award winner who uses writing as a means of understanding the world around her, Shakira continues to make headlines by selling over 80 million records and maintaining her position as a global icon.