Famous Colombian Singers

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Shakira
(Colombian Singer Who is Known as the 'Queen of Latin Music')
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.

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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.

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Karol G
(Colombian Singer and Songwriter Known for Songs ‘Hello’, ‘A Ella’ and ‘Mi Cama’)
Karol G
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Birthdate: February 14, 1991
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Medellín, Colombia
Karol G is a Colombian singer-songwriter. Well-known for being one of the few women to have dominated the reggaeton scene over the last few years, Karol G is revered in places where reggaeton is popular. She has several prestigious awards under her belt, such as a Latin Grammy Award. She has also received several nominations for Billboard Latin Music Awards.
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Kali Uchis
(American Grammy Award Winning Musician Known for His Debut Album 'Isolation')
Kali Uchis
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Birthdate: July 17, 1994
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Alexandria, Virginia, United States

Kali Uchis is an American singer who sings in English and Spanish languages. Uchis achieved international recognition after the release of her hit debut studio album Isolation. Over the course of her career, Kali Uchis has received several prestigious awards such as the Grammy Award, Billboard Music Award, and American Music Award.

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Sebastián Yatra
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Birthdate: October 15, 1994
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Medellin

Colombian pop sensation Sebastián Yatra soared to fame with singled such as Traicionera and Robarte un Beso. Yatra was a promising soccer player in school. He was in the news for his relationship with Argentine singer Tini Stoessel, and their subsequent break-up announcement on Twitter broke their fans’ hearts.

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Juanes
(One of the Best Selling and Grammy Award Winning Colombian Hard Rock Musician)
Juanes
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Birthdate: August 9, 1972
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Carolina del Príncipe, Colombia

Juanes is a Colombian musician best known for his association with the rock band Ekhymosis. Having sold over 15 million albums worldwide, Juanes is one of the best-selling artistes of his generation. Over the course of his illustrious career, Juanes has won many prestigious awards such as Latin Grammy Awards and Grammy Awards.

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Carlos Vives
(Colombian Singer Who is Known for His Fusion of Pop Music and Traditional Colombian Musical Styles)
Carlos Vives
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Birthdate: August 7, 1961
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Santa Marta, Colombia

Carlos Vives is a Colombian actor, singer, and songwriter. He is best known for his fusion of pop music and traditional Colombian musical styles, such as champeta, cumbia, vallenato, and porro. Carlos Vives has won important awards like the Grammys, Latin Grammy Awards, and Premios Nuestra Tierra. In 2020, he was inducted into the Billboard Latin Music Hall of Fame.

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Samuel E. Wright
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Birthdate: November 20, 1946
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Camden, South Carolina, United States

Two-time Tony-nominated actor Samuel E. Wright is best known for his performances in The Lion King and The Tap Dance Kid. Fans also know him as the voice of Sebastian in The Little Mermaid, and his track Under the Sea, from the movie, won an Academy Award.

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Danna García
(Colombian Model and Actress)
Danna García
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Birthdate: February 2, 1978
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Guadalajara

Danna García is a Colombian model and actress best known for her portrayal of leading roles in popular telenovelas in Mexico, Colombia, and the US. García achieved popularty in the early 2000s when she starred in a Colombian telenovela titled Pasión de Gavilanes, which was released internationally as Hidden Passion.

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Aniceto Molina
(Colombian Cumbia Accordionist and Singer-Songwriter)
Aniceto Molina
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Birthdate: April 17, 1939
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Colombia
Died: March 30, 2015

Aniceto Molina was a Colombian cumbia accordionist and singer-songwriter. Over the course of his illustrious career that spanned four decades, Molina achieved popularity in El Salvador and several other Latin American countries. Aniceto Molina is credited with founding the band Los Sabaneros in 1979. He died in 2015 at the age of 75.

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Lisandro Meza
(Colombian Accordionist and Singer)
Lisandro Meza
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Birthdate: September 26, 1939
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Los Palmitos, Colombia

Lisandro Meza is a Colombian accordionist and singer. Nicknamed the King of Cumbia, Meza has also achieved popularity in places like Peru, Mexico, China, Europe, North America, and the Southern Cone apart from his home country. Lisandro Meza is also known for his association with his former band Los Corraleros de Majagual, which achieved fame in both Venezuela and Colombia.      

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Emiliano Zuleta
(Colombian Vallenato Accordion Player, Singer, and Composer)
Emiliano Zuleta
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Birthdate: January 11, 1912
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: La Jagua del Pilar, Colombia
Died: October 30, 2005

Emiliano Zuleta was a Colombian vallenato accordion player, singer, and composer. He is best remembered for his 1938 masterpiece La gota fría, which was popularized many years later by Julio Iglesias and Carlos Vives when they turned the song into an international hit through their own interpretation of the song. 

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Batata
(One of the Greatest Traditional Afro-Colombian Drummers of All Time)
Batata
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Birthdate: 1929 AD
Birthplace: Colombia
Died: January 24, 2004

Batata was a Colombian musician and drummer. Widely regarded as one of the greatest traditional Afro-Colombian drummers of all time, Batata helped cultivate and popularize Afro-origin traditions. He is best remembered for his creativity and unique style of drumming.