Her efforts started to gain traction between age ten to thirteen when a series of Barranquilla, Columbia area performances led to a recording contract with Sony Columbia and her debut album at age thirteen. Her debut album was released in 1991 and her second album was released in 1993. However, it wasn't until her third album in 1995 that her career started to enter celebrity status. After another South America area hit album in 1998, she released her first English language album in 2001 where she became a household name in the United States, Canada and Europe. She won five MTV Music Video awards, two Grammy Awards, eight Latin Grammy Awards, seven Billboard Music Awards, twenty-eight Latin Billboard Music Awards plus being nominated, but didn't win the Golden Globe Award. Her latest album was released on March 21, 2014. She's a contest judge on the singing competition series the Voice since 2013. Her relationship with Barcelona footballer Gerard Pique has resulted in the birth of her first child. Shakira continues to record and tour to this exact moment of time.
Shakira and Beyoncé Knowles
The cast for the singing competition series the Voice---Usher, Shakira, Adam Levine and Blake Shelton
Shakira and Barcelona footballer Gerard Pique