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Shakira

Shakira

Birth Name: Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll

Birth Date: February 2, 1977

Birthplace: Barranquilla, Colombia

Horoscope: Aquarius

Height: 5'2"

Weight: 106lb

Profession: Singer, Songwriter

Fun Fact: Her name is Arabic for "woman full of grace"

Contact Information:
C/O Sony Discos Inc
2190 NW 89 Place
Miami FL 33172
USA

My songs are the reflection of how I think and how I feel in that moment. But I'm conscious of the fact that artists have a responsibility before the masses and they have to take care with their words. - Shakira

In Latub pop/rock Shakira's voice is most intriguing voice. She is not only talented singer but also songwriter. Shakira became famous after album "Pies Descalzos" which million copies are sold.

With her intellectual lyrics her voice is like gritty, musically surprising and melodic. At the age of 13 made entry in music word with CD "Magia". But she fame after "Pies Descalzos". It was her real breakthrough performance.

In the issue of "Era of the Rockera" she was at cover of time magazine. "In 2001 she got the honor of Latin Female Artist at World Music Awards in Monaco. In October 2003 she has got UNICEF from United State.

She appointed as an official goodwill ambassador by the Colombian government. At Vatican Shakira performed for the Pope. "Shaki" is the name given by Shakira fan. She was also spokesperson for Pepsi Cola.

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