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Shakira Wins Six Latin Billboard Awards

By on May 2, 2011

Shakira Wins Six Latin Billboard Awards

Pop singer and Barranquilla native Shakira took home six Latin Billboard Awards at this weekend's award ceremony in Miami.  No stranger to the award, Shakira already had 14 Latin Billboard Awards on her mantle, as well as three Billboard Awards, two Grammys, and many, many other accolades.  The secondary photo above is of her 1996 debut album, Pies Descalzos (Barefoot), more...

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Shakira Visits Garcia Marquez

By on April 6, 2011

Shakira Visits Garcia Marquez

Colombia's two most famous living natives recently passed some "unforgettable moments" together in Mexico.  Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Nobel prize-winning author of One Hundred Years Of Solitude, is shown above with Shakira, singer of such hits as Hips Don't Lie, Underneath Your Clothes, and She Wolf.  Both originally hail from Colombia and are costeños, being from the more...

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Under-Appreciated Colombian Artist Recognized By Harvard

By on February 27, 2011

Under-Appreciated Colombian Artist Recognized By Harvard

Under-appreciated Colombian singer and songwriter Shakira Mebarak has been recognized by the Harvard Foundation as its 2011 Artist of the Year.  This virtually unknown and camera shy humanitarian was characterized by the oversexed Dean of Admissions as a person who would have been "an ideal Harvard student."  (No joke.)  When will this talented singer begin receiving more...

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