Shakira Concert Preview

Colombian singer Shakira has had a whirlwind beginning to her music career. Everything she touches seems to turn into a hit. Well, let me correct that. Since she began recording music in English she has become a worldwide hit. Starting off recording songs in Spanish in the early 90s, Shakira was a flop. Her first two albums did not sell well. Then around the middle of 90s she decided to do things her own way and that was a wise decision as she has gone on to win 2 Grammy Awards, 7 Latin Grammy Awards, 12 Billboard Latin Music Awards, and a Golden Globe nomination.

Her first album featuring her own brand of music went on to make her a huge star in Latin America and Spain. After another big selling Spanish album she released her first English album, "Laundry Service", in 2001 and aided by songs like "Whenever, Wherever". With subsequent album releases she has racked up top selling singles like "Hips Don't Lie", "Waka Wake (This Time for Africa", "She Wolf", and "Underneath Your Clothes". Her latest album, "Sale el Sol/The Sun Comes Out", which will be released in the middle of October is a bilingual effort.

Additional Information:
-Website: www.shakira.com
-Ticket Purchase: www.geg.ca
-Ticket Prices: $9.99, $49.50, $65.00, $85.00, $125.00 (plus taxes and service charges)
-Show Time: 8:00 p.m.

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