Norka Luque was born in Caracas, Venezuela. She, however, is now based in the US where she is pursuing her music career. This Venezuelan beauty started her singing at a very early age. At the age of 8, she was already producing her music. During her childhood she participated in many music competitions where she would always win the awards.
After completing her high school studies in Venezuela, she moved to France to pursue higher education. She graduated with various degrees in International business, Fashion, Culinary Arts and marketing. However, even as she studied in France, she never forgot her true passion. She joined Band Mooning Rising, a funk and rock band. Through this band, she got many opportunities by attending various gigs. Also, this served as a learning experience for the soloist route that she is now taking.
On completing her studies in France, Norka Luque traveled to the US, where she wanted to grow her music career. This is where he met Emilio Estefani Jr., who is now her producer. When she first met Emilio Estefani, she acted as any other upcoming musician would. She did not hesitate to ask for a chance to sing and demonstrate what she does best. Estefani was kind enough to give her the chance.
Estefani invited her to his Crescent moon studio. He listened to her sing and decided that she had a lot of potential and with a little polishing up, she would definitely be a star. Since then, this renowned producer took her in and has been producing her to date.
Luque talks of her journey. She says that she was blessed to be raised in a background that presented her with a lot of opportunities for her to grow musically. However, she says that the journey has not been without its challenges. In the year 2007, the artist had to deal with weight issues. She was overweight and this was affecting both her personal and career life. However, she got a personal trainer, one of the best in the industry, in fact, the personal trainer to Shakira. Since then, her weight has improved. And, although she is not petite, she is in a really great shape.
Norka has been nominated for various awards. She was once nominated in the Premios Lo Nuestro in the Female Pop Artist of the Year category.
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