Making a name for yourself as an artist can be quite challenging. Budding artists who do not have personal connections or extensive resumes find this process long and tiresome. In fact, many aspiring artists give up along the way. However, the Venezuelan songbird Norka Martinez Luque is here to remind all the aspiring musicians out there never to give up.
Her story acts as motivation and inspiration to different upcoming song artists in the world. This Latin beauty mostly does songs that carry a strong message of hope to inspire her audience. Her major hit, “Milagro” tells the listener to keep on pushing no matter the challenges that life throws at them.
While, most Venezuelan artists are only famous in Spanish-speaking nations, some enjoy international recognition. Shakira and Jenifer Lopez are good examples of Latin musicians who took the mainstream music scene by storm. Their songs received massive airplay in different nations around the world.
Ms. Martinez has also made a name for herself in the international music scene. Her songs have garnered quite a huge a following in the international music scene. Her widely successful hit “Milagro” was played on major radio stations, TVs and clubs in the United States. This song also featured on major USA music charts where it held top spots for several weeks.
Luque thanks the Grammy Award-winning producer Emilio Estefan for the fame she is currently enjoying. Mr. Estefan discovered Norka Luque while she was still in the streets performing at nightclubs to gain the attention of the masses. He took her under his wings, signed her to his record label and channeled her towards greatness.
With the help of Mr. Estefan, Luque was able to release her first album in 2011. The album contained three hit songs (“As You Do It,” “Milagro” and “Tomorrowland”). Other Latin music professionals such as Luigi Giraldo, Hermanos Gaitán, and Archie Pena also worked on the album to ensure that it was a success.
Mr. Martinez is also thankful to her parents for the unconditional support that they have accorded her from the beginning. From her childhood, her parents believed in her musical talent and even encouraged her to take dance, instrument and singing lessons. Luque has also expressed her gratitude to her fans who have supported her since day one. She says that if not for their support, she couldn’t have been who she is today.