The sultry mononymous Colombian singer-songwriter born as Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll has been producing music since she was just 13 years old. In fact, she wrote her first album, Magia , as an 8-year-old chica. It was during the '90s, however, that she really popped onto the scene, unleashing Latin hits inspired by reggaeton and the sounds of South America and the Caribbean. The headliner released her eleventh studio album, El Dorado , and like all superstars do, she hit the globe for a massive world tour.
Who Is Shakira?
The discography of Colombian Latin pop singer and songwriter Shakira consists of eleven studio albums , three compilation albums , two live albums and two promotional albums. Shakira has also released 68 singles , two extended plays , 35 music videos and three music DVDs. Shakira released two promotional albums Magia and Peligro , before releasing her debut album Pies Descalzos in It debuted at number one in eight countries and went on to sell five million copies worldwide. The next year, a remix album , simply titled The Remixes was released, featuring remixes of songs from her debut album.
Known for hits like "Whenever, Wherever" and "Hips Don't Lie," Shakira is the highest-selling Colombian artist of all time, with estimates of more than 70 million albums sold worldwide. Additionally, she has served as a judge on the popular singing-competition show The Voice. With a Lebanese father and Colombian mother, Shakira honors both her Latino and Arabic heritage in her music. She wrote her first song at the age of 8 and signed her first record deal at After her first two albums flopped, Shakira took the reins of her third album, becoming involved in every aspect of its production. Released in , Pies Descalzos , meaning "bare feet," sold more than 3 million copies. The album featured her trademark sound, a blend of Latin, rock and Arabic musical styles.
Colombian singer and songwriter Shakira has released 11 studio albums , five live albums , two compilation albums , 68 singles including 13 as a featured artist and 5 promotional singles and 62 music videos see Shakira videography. With estimated sales of 80 million records worldwide, she is the highest-selling Colombian artist and the best-selling female Latin artist of all time. Shakira's musical career started at the age of 13 when she signed with Sony Music. Her first two studio albums, Magia and Peligro , were released in Colombia in and respectively. They performed poorly and had low sales, with the former selling fewer than copies.