Shakira Mebarack

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Shakira Mebarack

Born in Colombia on February 2, 1977, hugely successfully Colombian pop singer and dancer Shakira has won two Grammy Awards, seven Latin Grammy Awards and 12 Billboard Latin Music Awards, and has been nominated for a Golden Globe Award. Known for hits like "Whenever, Wherever" and "Hips Don't Lie,".


1977 Shakira is born1985 Shakira writes her first song1995 Shakira has her first succesful album1998 Shakira has her first album sold2001 Shakira has her first English album2002 Shakira wins 5 MTV awards including The best artsit of The year2006 Shakira has her first big hit- "Hips Don't Lie"2010 Shakira makes a song for the 2010 FIFA World Cup -"Waka Waka"2011 Shakira confirms her relationship with Spanish Soccer Player Gerard Pique2012 Shakira confirms she is pregnant

By 2012, Shakira's U.S. album sales had reached nearly 10 million and her worldwide album sales had reached more than 70 million. She is the highest-selling Colombian artist of all time, and the second most successful female Latin singer after Gloria Estefan. In March 2014, Shakira released a self-titled studio album. The album includes a song with Voice co-star and country singer Blake Shelton. The same year, she took her signature grooves to the global stage again when she closed out the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.

Lasting Impact

Outside of her busy career, Shakira created the Pies Descalzos Foundation to help children in her native Colombia receive a quality education. She is also a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, and was honored by the United Nations' International Labor Organization for her philanthrophic efforts in 2010.




Time Line

Shakira-"Waka Waka"

Shakira, her husband and her beatiful baby

Facebook Fans

Shakira and her husband Gerard Pique


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