Boyfriend: Bull Nene
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Also Known As: Carolina Giraldo Navarro
Born In: Medellin
Famous As: Singer
Carolina Giraldo Navarro, professionally known as Karol G, is a Colombian singer and songwriter. She is known for her songs “Mi Cama”, “Ahora Me Llama” and “Culpables”, all of which have reached the top 10 on the Billboard Hot Latin Songs chart. Born in Medellin, Colombia, Karol G has been passionate about music from childhood. Influenced by her father who is a musician, she went on to study music at University of Antioquia. Karol G’s big break came in the year 2010
when she participated in ‘El Factor X,’ Colombia’s version of the reality singing competition, ‘The X Factor.’ She reached further stardom after collaborating with reggaeton singer Reykon on his single “301,” which went on to become a major hit. In 2013, the Columbian artiste released her solo single titled “Amor de Dos”. Since then, she has been attracting her fans with numerous hits, one after the other. Although Karol G has achieved her childhood dream of becoming a singing superstar, the ambitious young lady hopes to achieve a lot more in the coming future.
In 2006, Carolina Giraldo Navarro acquired the stage name Karol G and began her music career. Four years later, she competed on ‘El Factor X,’ Colombia’s version of ‘The X Factor.’ Then in 2012, she collaborated with reggaeton singer Reykon for the song “301”. A year later, Karol G released her mix tape ‘Super Single,’ which featured her solo single “Amor de Dos” with Nicky Jam, along with other songs like “Lloro Por Ti” and “Gracias a Ti”. In the ensuing months, she released the singles “Ya No Te Creo” and “Manana”, the latter of which featured Latin trap and reggaeton singer Andy Rivera.
The music video of the song has garnered more than 100 million views on YouTube.Karol G, along with American singer De La Ghetto, released “Te Lo Quiero Hacer” in 2015. In March 2016, she came up with a new track from her debut studio album ‘Unstoppable,’ titled “Casi Nada” that went on to earn gold status by RIAA. She next released the songs “Muñeco De Lego” and “Hello”, the latter of which became a hit.
A year later, two more singles, “A Ella” and “Ahora Me Llama,” from the album ‘Unstoppable’ were released.In 2017, the singer also released “Mi Mala”. The track, which was featured on the album ‘Para Aventuras y Curiosidades,’ became a major hit and acquired gold certification. In 2018, Karol G released “Mi Mala (Remix)” with Mau y, “Mi Cama” featuring Nicky Jam, “Culpables” with Anuel AA, and “Créeme” with Maluma. That year, she also released a track titled “Dame Tu Cosita” that featured Cutty Ranks.
Family & Personal Life
Karol G was born on February 14, 1991 in Medellin, Colombia. She has a sister named Jessica. She studied at a Calasanz school and later learnt music from University of Antioquia.Talking about her love life, Karol G was earlier in a relationship with Chez Tom, the producer of Reykon. Currently, she is supposedly dating Columbian composer Bull Nene.
Carolina Giraldo Navarro (born 14 February 1991)
known professionally as Karol G (stylized in all caps), is a Colombian singer and songwriter. She is predominantly described as a reggaeton and Latin trap artist, but has experimented with a variety of other genres including reggae and sertaneja. She is also noted for her prominent female presence in the reggaeton scene. In 2018, she won the Latin Grammy Award for Best New Artist, and has been nominated for several Billboard Latin Music Awards and Premios Lo Nuestro awards.
Born and raised in Medellin, Giraldo launched her career as a teenager, appearing on the Colombian spinoff of The X Factor. She moved to New York City in 2014 to learn more about the music industry and signed to Universal Music Latino. Her collaboration with Puerto Rican singer/rapper Bad Bunny “Ahora Me Llama” became her breakthrough hit, and was the lead single for her debut album Unstoppable, released in 2017. In late 2018, her song “Secreto” became a hit in Latin America as she and Anuel AA publicly confirmed their relationship in the music video.
In July 2019, she released “China” in collaboration with Anuel AA, J Balvin, Daddy Yankee, & Ozuna, which became her first music video with over one billion views on YouTube. In May 2019, she released the album Ocean, which served as a stylistic departure Unstoppable, incorporating a more relaxed atmosphere in her work. Her song “Tusa” with Trinidadian rapper Nicki Minaj became an international success and was certified 28x Latin platinum by the RIAA, staying on the Billboard Hot Latin Songs chart for 25 weeks. In 2020 Karol G received 4 nominations at the Latin Grammys.