Latin Artist of the Month for May 2021
Shakira, also known as the Queen of Latin Music has reached the pinnacle of stardom in both the English and Spanish music industry. With three Grammys, 12 Latin Grammys, seven Billboard Music Awards, 39 Billboard Latin Music, six Guinness World Records and a Hollywood star, Shakira is undeniably on of the most iconic women in music.
Born in Colombia, she began her career at just 13 years old and came in to the English-speaking market in 2001 with the album “Laundry Service.” Since coming on to the scene, Shakira has sold over 80 million records worldwide, making her the best-selling female Latin artist of all time, and one of the best-selling music artists overall. She is perhaps as well known for her dancing as she is for her singing and dances her Latin style with Middle Eastern belly dancing influence.
An iconic force for over two decades, Shakira continues to make headlines with each chart-topper with no sign of stopping any time soon.