Shakira  (born 2 February 1977)

Shakira  is a Colombian singer.

Born and raised in Barranquilla, she has been referred to as the "Queen of Latin Music" and is noted for her musical versatility.

She made her recording debut with Sony Music Colombia at the age of 13.

With a catalog of 145 songs, Shakira has sold over 80 million records, making her one of the best-selling music artists of all time.

Forbes Colombia reported that as of 2018, she is the top-selling female Latin artist of all time.

She is credited with opening the doors of the international market for other Latin artists.