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Norka Martinez Luque Taking Latin Music to a New Level

Posted by Wiscy on November 11, 2016 with 1 Comment

Latino musicians are among the best musicians in the music world. Artists such as Shakira, Estefan and Santana are legends in the mainstream as well as the Latino music community. Their breakthrough came as a result of dedication, determination, and hard work. Not all Latino artists have an impact in the mainstream music scene. Some of them are only famous in Latin America. A good example is the legendary Juan Gabriel. His work was widely celebrated in the Latino music industry but was isolated in the United States.

 

Breaking into the mainstream music community is a challenge to most Latino artists. However, a few make it. A newcomer who is crossing over into the mainstream pop music scene is Norka Martinez Luque. Her first album became very successful in the United States as well as in different Latin American nations such as Puerto Rico and Venezuela.

 

In 2014, Ms. Martinez was recognized in the prestigious Premio Lo Nuestro Awards. The Lo Nuestro is a Spanish-language awards show featuring famous Latino musicians, actors, and show business stars. The first single off Norka Luque’s album was “As You Do It.” This amazing song was written by Archie Pena, an internationally acclaimed lyricist, arranger, and composer.

 

Her second single titled “Miracle” followed shortly. This track was a game changer. It gave Ms. Martinez the fame she is currently enjoying. “Miracle” was a massive hit in the United States as well as in several Latin American nations. It was crafted by Emilio Estefan and other key personalities in the Latino music industry. Some of these individuals include Luigi Giraldo, Archie Peña, and Gaitan Brothers. Her latest track is “Tomorrowland.” It was produced by FitoBlanko. This dance song has also proven to be a hit.

 

NorkaLuque’s early life

Although Ms. Martinez calls Miami her homeland, she was not born there. She was born in Caracas. Her birth date is February 7th, 1986. After completing high school, she moved to France to pursue higher education. She attended a French business school for four years as she learned Business Administration. She also learned about other subjects including marketing, fashion, and culinary arts. Additionally, Ms. Martinez learned a great deal about the French music industry after joining the band, Bad Moon Rising.

 

Career

Norka Luque dreamt of becoming a successful business woman. This is the reason she studied Business Administration in the first place. She landed a job in the banking career of Monaco. Unfortunately, she did not stay in the job for long.