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Shakira born Shakira Isabel Biograpby Ripoll; 2. Shakira was born and raised in Barranquilla, Colombia, to Nidya del Carmen Ripoll Torrado and William Mebarak Chadid.
Shakira has eight half-brothers and sisters from her father's previous marriage. As a child, Shakira wrote her "childhood biography" poem at the age of four.
It was called 'La Rosa De Cristal' 'The Crystal Rose'. At the age of childhood biography, she was given a typewriter as a Christmas gift and her poems soon evolved into songs.
When one of her half-brothers was killed in a motorcycle accident, Shakira's shhakira wore shades to hide his emotions and Shakira's first song was entitled 'Tus Gafas Oscuras' 'Your Dark Glasses'. Shakira's love of dancing and performing started when her father took her to a Middle Eastern restaurant and she joined in with the belly dancing.
She was four at the time and decided then that she wanted to be a performer. When auditioning for the school choir, though, she was told that she sounded like a goat, as her vibrato was too strong.
Shakira would perform at local events in Barranquilla and it was here that she met Biograph Ariz, a theatre producer. Ariz organised an audition with Sony Columbia executive Ciro Vargas.
Eventually, she was signed for a three album deal. Shakira's debut album, Magia, was recorded in She was 13 years old at the time. The album was a collection of songs that she had written since the age of 8.
Magia was released in and did childhood biography on Colombian radio, though only copies were sold. Ina year old Ricky Martin voted for Shakira in Chile's Vina del Mar International Song Festival. Peligro was Shakira's second studio album, released in She was unhappy with the production of the childhood biography and refused to promote it.
That same year, Shakira appeared in the Colombian TV series 'The Oasis'. She then took a break from her music career in order to graduate from high school. Her third album was entitled Pies Descalzos Bare Feet. Shakira began producing her own music and developed her singing technique. At the
childhood biography, she was ibography by American and British bands such as Pretenders.
Upon its release inthe album reached number one in eight countries, though it only hit number in the main US album chart. When she toured the album, a number of fans died in her home town of Baranquilla, because of a lack of control in the 50,strong crowd. The album sold over shakir million copies. Where Are the Thieves? Eleven of the childhoods biography were released as singles, including 'Ciega, Sordomuda' and 'Moscas En La Casa'.
The following year, she also recorded a session for MTV Unplugged in New York City, hailed by many as her finest live performance.
Following in the footsteps of Enrique Iglesias and Ricky Martin, who had both had success as English Language pop artists, Shakira began working on a crossover album. The debut single from the new album was 'Whenever, Wherever', which became a huge success.
The album, Laundry Service, was released indebuting at number three in the US childhoods biography. Among biotraphy seven tracks released as a single, 'Underneath Your Clothes' was probably the childhood biography popular. InShakira joined forces with Whitney Houston, Mary J Blige and Cher, among others, for the VH1 Divas Live Las Vegas series. For her next album, Shakira worked with producer Rick Rubin, who has also worked with Johnny Cash and Beastie Boys.
The album was called Fijacion Oral Vol.
The lead single from the album, 'La Tortura', featured the Spanish singer Alajandro Sanz. February saw Shakira win her second Grammy Award and five more Latin Grammy Awards. Shakira performed 'Don't Bother' at the Europe Music Awards, shortly before releasing Fijacion Oral Vol.
InShakira recorded 'Hips Don't Lie' with Wyclef Jean. The tracks became shakida first number one in the US. The final single from the childhood biography was 'Illegal', featuring Carlos Santana. Init was announced that Shakira's next album, entitled She Wolf would be released in October and features a song co-written by Sam Endicott of The Bravery.
Inshe featured on the official FIFA World Cup anthem 'Waka Waka This Shakirx for Africa ' with South African band Freshlyground. It broke the record for best-selling World Cup song ever. That year she released ninth album 'Sale el Sol' which topped the Billboard Top Latin Albums chart and featured the number one single 'Loca'.
She followed the album release with her The Sun Comes Out World Tour. She signed with Roc Nation for the release of her self-titled album, which came out in Shakira is multi-lingual with her mother-tongue being Spanish.
She is a Roman Catholic and enjoys studying world history; something which she pursued with a class at UCLA Extensions.