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PopWrapped | Music

Introducing Acclaimed International Artist Buika

Rebecca Haslam | PopWrapped Author

Rebecca Haslam

Updated 08/8/2016 3:03pm
Introducing Acclaimed International Artist Buika | Buika
Media Courtesy of BuikaMusic (Facebook)

Having proven to be a huge hit at last month's WOMAD festival, acclaimed artist Buika continues to win over fans on both sides of the Atlantic.

Originally from Spain and now residing in Miami, Florida, Buika has been recording music for fifteen years and cemented her status as a truly gifted artist with her 2006 album Mi Niña Lola (My Little Girl Lola) and the follow-ups El Ultimo Trago (The Last Drink) and Noche Más Larga (The Longest Night).

She is currently on tour in support of her new album Vivir Sin Miedo, which translates as "To Live Without Fear." The album was co-produced by Grammy Award-winning Swedish producer, Martin Terefe who has worked with Mary J. Blige and Coldplay.

To date, she has amassed a huge international following thanks to her songs through which Buika bears her soul to her fans, or her "tribe" as she calls them. She is also the winner of

two Latin Grammy Awards and has racked up several nominations including Best Album and Record of the Year. She has also been championed by The New York Times, The New Yorker and NPR.

Over the course of her career, she also collaborated with some huge names in the industry such as Jason Mraz, Seal, Pat Metheny and Chick Corea, creating music of different styles and in various languages which include, but are not limited to Spanish, Catalan, French, Portuguese and Armenian.

Buika will be touring the US in October and her upcoming performances are listed below.

Aug 4    Kusadasi, Cesme Bodrum, Turkey

Aug 5    Cesme Kusadasi, Turkey

Aug 9    Beirut, Lebanon

Aug 11  9-11 PM  Budapest, Hungary - World Music Stage - Sziget Festival

Sep 16  8 PM Barranquilla, Colombia - Barranquijazz Festival

Listen to "Vivir Sin Miedo" below and for more information on Buika, visit her website, like her page on Facebook or follow her on Twitter and Instagram.

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