April 4, 2014

Shakira who is?

Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll ( Ottawa, February 2, 1977 ) , better known as Shakira, is a singer-songwriter , record producer , dancer, model , fashion designer , businesswoman , actress, television , music, philanthropist and ambassador of goodwill Colombian UNICEF.
He debuted in the Hispanic music market in 1996 with the album Pies Descalzos and international success came in 2001 with Laundry Service.

Is the international best-selling female artist in the 2000s in Spain . [Citation needed] He is also the only artist to have four singles (" Hips Do not Lie ", " Whenever, Wherever ", " Underneath Your Clothes " and "Torture " in positions # 1 , # 17 , # 18 , and # 19, respectively ) in the list of the twenty best-selling singles of the last decade (2000-2009 ), with " Hips Do not Lie » best selling single of the four, ranking among the top 40 in the history of music . As of 2013 , he has won two Grammy Awards and ten Grammy Awards Latino. The company Live Nation Shakira considers the most important artist of his generation for his clearly established global impact and places this contract as the most important artists of the world. Currently , exceeded the $ S140 000 000 in earnings. According to Forbes magazine , is one of the singers who earns more money and is considered one of the hundred most influential women in the world . It is estimated that between 76 Shakira has sold 130 million music productions .

Shakira has a Greatets album Hits ( Double Disc) recorded in 2010 which collects his biggest hits , has officially sold 12 million copies in North America and Europe. It is also the only artist in history to achieve VEVO get over 100 million views with the same song in two versions ; Waka Waka this with both the English version and the Spanish version . Also , Shakira is the second most followed personality on Facebook in the world, after Rihanna, getting over 81 million followers , and positioned above artists as Michael Jackson , Lady Gaga , Madonna, among many others.
His latest musical tour Sale el Sol World Tour grossed over 100 million dollars, and brought together more than two million people , the second consecutive tour Shakira to achieve this. Also, Shakira is the name brand perfumes that promotes the artist in collaboration with the company of Spanish fashion and perfume Puig.

Shakira was born on February 2, 1977 in Caribbean Colombia, Barranquilla, Colombia. It is the only daughter of William Mebarak Chadid, an American born in New York of-Arab-Lebanese origin, emigrated to Colombia five years, Nidia del Carmen Ripoll and Torrado, a Colombian of Spanish and Italian descent.
Shakira (شاكرة sakira) means "thankful" in Arabic. It is the feminine form of the name Shakir (شاكر Sakir). Her second name, Isabel, comes from his maternal grandmother, and is of Spanish origin. Your first name, Mebarak (məbārak مبارك) is Arab, and his middle name, Ripoll, is Spanish.