>> Shakira is Arabic for 'grateful' or 'full of grace'.
>> Shakira's Lebanese grandmother taught her the art of Arabian Belly Dancing.
>> She rose to prominence in Latin America with her official debut studio album Pies Descalzos in 1995.
>> Shakira lists John Lennon as her musical influence.
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