Shakira became the first Colombian artist to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
The Colombian pop star was honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Tuesday, November 8. Grammy-winning singer’s star is the 2,454 to be dedicated and is located star in front of the W Hollywood Hotel on Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles, California. The ceremony surrounded by hundreds of screaming, flag-waving fans. Shakira was born Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll in Barranquilla, Colombia and released her debut album Magia when she was just 13 years old. The singer has won two Grammys and was nominated for her collaborations with Beyonce on the single “Beautiful Liar” and Wyclef Jean on “Hips Don’t Lie”. She is also the highest-selling Colombian artist of all time, and the second most successful female Latin singer after Gloria Estefan, having sold over 60 million albums worldwide. She was also invited to the Oval Office by President Barack Obama in February 2010 to discuss early childhood development.
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