Fatiniza

06 Mar 2013
By Ahlanlive.com

The UAE’s bestselling pop artist

This Colombian pop princess is the UAE’s very own Shakira and, according to the largest independent music awards in the world, she is the Best Female Artist of 2012.

So tell us about your 2012 awards.
The Bite My Music Global Independent Music Awards are the largest independent music awards in the world. When I got a call to say I had just won the Best Female Artist 2012 I nearly had a heart attack. Then I got a second call to say that my song Out of Control had just won Song of the Year. I was overwhelmed.

You’re currently in the studio working on your second album – tell us more.
It’s called Nothing is Impossible and it should be out on release in March. It has a genre on there for everyone, from pop to ballad and from rock to pop punk.

Where do you get the inspiration from for your lyrics?
I write about relationships. I am Latin and we are a passionate culture, so writing about emotions and relationships comes naturally to me.

What was your career turning point?
Coming to Dubai. I arrived in 2001 on a six-month contract with a Colombian tropical band. It was the first time I’d been outside Colombia. I soon saw the opportunity to become an artiste in my own right.

What’s your favourite local club that you love performing in?
The Music Room in Dubai.

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