Shakira's Lifetime of Accomplishments
11/10/2011 - 15:00 | 0 Comments|
Last night, Shakira was honored as the Latin Grammy’s Person of the Year, becoming the youngest person ever to receive the prestigious award for philanthropy and contributions to music. The global star and humanitarian thoroughly deserves it.
“This is one of the most important moments of my life,” she said at the event. Here are others that stand out for us:
It all begins with a dream…
It seems like the Barranquilla-bred Shakira was born knowing what she wanted to do. She wrote her first poem at age 4 and her poems quickly became songs. Once kicked out of school choir for having a too-strong vibrato, undaunted, she released her first album, Magia, at age 14. With darker hair and eyebrows, you have to do a double take to recognize her, but even back then, those hips didn’t lie.
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