Shakira, Colombia’s sensational Latin pop artist is bringing her signature sounds to the Verizon Center!
Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll was born in Barranquilla (Atlántico, Colombia) in 1977 and is a singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, philanthropist, entrepreneur, and multi instrumentalist (guitar, drums, percussion, and harmonica). Her musical style is best described as a blend of pop, Latin pop, rock en español (a term used widely in the English-speaking world to refer any kind of rock music featuring Spanish vocals), dance pop (a fusion of electronic dance music and pop music, with influences of disco music, post-disco, new wave, synthpop, electropop, and house), folk, and adult contemporary (popular radio music, ranging from 1960s vocal and 1970s soft rock music to predominantly ballad heavy music of the present day, with varying degrees of easy listening, pop, soul, rhythm and blues, and rock influence). She’s had a stellar career with 11 studio albums, 4 live albums, 3 compilation albums, 71 music videos, 55 singles, she’s sold more than than 125 million records worldwide (making her the highest selling Colombian artist of all time). She’s received many accolades including 2 Grammy Awards, 12 Latin Grammy Awards, and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Don’t miss your chance to see the wildly innovative diva who created a cross cultural pop sound rooted in her native Colombia but encompassing nearly every territory in the world! Click the button below to see Shakira on Tuesday, January 16th!Buy Tickets