Famous Colombian Musicians

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Shakira
(Singer-songwriter)

Shakira
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Birthdate: February 2, 1977
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Barranquilla, Colombia

Grammy award winning Colombian pop singer, Shakira is best known for hits like Whenever, Wherever and Hips Don't Lie. One of the most successful Latin American recording artists, she is also one of the world's best-selling music artists. Her first hit album was Pies Descalzos after which she entered the English music market with her big hit album, Laundry Service.

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J Balvin
(One of the World's Best-Selling Latin Music Artists Referred to as 'Prince of Reggaeton')

J Balvin
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Birthdate: May 7, 1985
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Medellín, Colombia

J Balvin is a Colombian singer whose genres include reggaeton, hip hop, and Latin pop. Known as the Prince of Reggaeton, Balvin is one of the highest-selling Latin music artists in the world. He was presented with the Global Icon Award for spreading Latin music worldwide. In 2020, he was named in Time magazine's list of 100 Most Influential People.

 3 
Kali Uchis
(Singer)

Kali Uchis
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Birthdate: July 17, 1994
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Alexandria, Virginia, United States
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 4 
Maluma
(Colombian Singer-Songwriter and Actor Best Known for His Albums ‘Magia’ and ‘Pretty Boy, Dirty Boy’)

Maluma
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Birthdate: January 28, 1994
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Medellín, Colombia

Maluma is a Colombian singer, actor, and songwriter. After developing an interest in music early in his life, Maluma started recording songs at age 16. He then went on to collaborate with many successful artists and is currently among the best-selling Latin music artists, with sales of more than 26 million records worldwide.

 5 
Juanes
(Musician)

Juanes
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Birthdate: August 9, 1972
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Carolina del Príncipe, Colombia

 6 
Carlos Vives
(Singer)

Carlos Vives
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Birthdate: August 7, 1961
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Santa Marta, Departamento del Magdalena, Colombia

 7 
Lupe Fuentes
(House Music Producer, DJ, and Former Pornographic Actress)

Lupe Fuentes
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Birthdate: January 27, 1987
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cali, Colombia

Lupe Fuentes had started out as a porn actor, with her own website, at 19. The Colombian artist later stepped into music, joining the group The Ex-Girlfriends. Now a social-media influencer and a house music DJ/producer, Lupe lives in Los Angeles and is married to actor/singer Evan Seinfeld.

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Aniceto Molina
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Birthdate: April 17, 1939
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Colombia
Died: March 30, 2015

 9 
Piero de Benedictis
(singer-Songwriter)

Piero de Benedictis
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Birthdate: April 19, 1945
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Gallipoli, Italy

 10 
Rafael Escalona
(Colombian folk-song composer)

Rafael Escalona
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Birthdate: May 26, 1926
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Patillal, Colombia
Died: May 13, 2009

 11 
Lisandro Meza
(Musician)

Lisandro Meza
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Birthdate: September 26, 1939
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Los Palmitos, Colombia

 12 
Edmar Castaneda
(Composer)

Edmar Castaneda
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Birthdate: March 31, 1978
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bogotá, Colombia

 13 
Emiliano Zuleta
(Composer)

Emiliano Zuleta
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Birthdate: January 11, 1912
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: La Jagua del Pilar, Colombia
Died: October 30, 2005

 14 
Alex Sensation
(Musical Artist)

Alex Sensation
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Birthdate: April 22, 1979
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bogotá

Alex Sensation is a Colombian-American recording artist, DJ, and social media personality. He is known for his work at the popular radio station La Mega 97.9 FM where he hosted a segment titled La Mega Mezcla del Mediodía. In 2013, he was honored with the prestigious Latin ACE Award for his achievement in the music industry.

 15 
Batata
(Musician)

Batata
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Birthdate: 1929 AD
Birthplace: Colombia
Died: January 24, 2004

 16 
Ela Minus
(Musical Artist)

Ela Minus
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Birthdate: February 11, 1990
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bogotá, Colombia