The Colombian singer and songwriter, Shakira, celebrates her 44th birthday on February 2. It was at the age of 13 she had made her recording debut under Sony Music Colombia. She did find difficulty initially to gain fame, but by mid-90s she did deliver chartbusters and gained recognition in Hispanic countries.
It was with her fifth studio album Laundry Service, released in 2001, she entered the English-language market. Shakira, who is referred as the Queen of Latin Music, is one of the leading crossover artists.
Shakira Has Sold Her Music Publishing Rights to UK-Based Investment Company Hipgnosis Songs Fund Limited.
With around 70.2 million followers on Instagram, Shakira has been one of the reigning queens of popularity worldwide. She was ecstatic to find 20 billion views on her YouTube channel. Her social media presence lets her fans get a sneak peek into her glorious life, and netizens eagerly look forward to her posts.
Noted for her versatility, style, iconic songs, Shakira is one of the most influential celebs on social media. This three-time Grammy Award winner, who “wrote to make sense of the world”, has been once again making headlines for selling over 80 million records.