Ms. Martinez started out as a girl with a dream. Ever since she was a little girl, she knew that she had a talent and she wanted to use this talent to better the world. Her full name is Norka Dubrazka Soraya Martinez Luque. This beautiful pop star was born in Caracas, Venezuela, on February 1986.
Norka Luque was born a creative and positive individual. Most of her songs carry a message of hope that is meant to encourage and empower her listeners to remain optimistic no matter what they are going through.
She recognized her talent at a young age. She was only eight years when she compiled her first music album. The album largely featured works from other Latino artists such as Shakira. After Luque had graduated from high school, she moved to France. Even though her main intention of moving to France was to pursue higher education, she did not forget about her musical ambition.
She created time to perform in different clubs in France. Additionally, she joined a punk and funk band as a lead singer. The band spotted her during one of her performances and became interested in her unique voice. With the band, she got the chance to meet different artists, producers and songwriters in the French music community.
Ms. Martinez graduated with a degree in business administration and got employed in the banking sector of Monaco. She stayed in the banking job for several months before quitting. Norka was passionate about pursuing a career in music where Norka Martinez could utilize her musical talents. She packed her bags and moved to the United States.
Like with most musicians, becoming known in the music industry takes more than just hard work. Ms. Martinez started performing at nightclubs in the Miami region before meeting the Latin music producer Emilio Estefan in 2008. Meeting Mr. Estefan changed her life. Emilio took her under his wings and channeled her towards success.
Her first album came out in 2011. This album was worked on by a team of professionals including Hermanos Gaitán, Archie Pena, and Luigi Giraldo. Songs such as “As You Do It” and “Milagro” did very well on the music charts. “As You Do It” got her a nomination for the Best Female Pop Artist in the 2011 Lo Nuestro Latin Music Awards.
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