Norka Luque was born to create music that is enjoyed by fans around the world. Luque’s musical career began when she was eight years old. She grew up soaking up as much musical knowledge as she could, training in piano, flamenco, ballet and voice practice. Ever since her childhood, the goal was clear – to create music that featured a message with positivity and hope.
Luque is on her way to becoming a worldwide sensation, as the song Milagro has been successful in the United States, Puerto Rico and her native Venezuela. Luque’s style is sure to please even the pickiest music lover, as it combines Caribbean, Mediterranean and Reggae sounds.
Her thirst for knowledge did not musically, as she also earned degrees in fashion, marketing and culinary arts. Luque kept her musical dreams within reach as she joined a band when she was in school.
As she continued to hone her musical skills, she was discovered by prominent musical producer Emilio Estefan Jr. The duo spent three years crafting Luque’s first single, “As You Do It” which found immediate success. Luque earned several award nominations including Female Pop Artist of the Year in the Premios Lo Nuestro.
Luque’s musical talents were on full display in 2012 when Miracle was released. Luque, along with composer Archie Pena, produced several versions. The song enjoyed 14 weeks atop the Venezuelan charts. The song was hit among English-speaking audiences as a dance song, and was remixed in an urban version.
Luque continues to captivate audiences with her versatile vocal styles, but she inspired with after her difficult battle with Epilepsy. While Luque was building her music career, she battled with epilepsy for seven years. Luque spent two weeks in intensive care in a US hospital, where all of her brain activity was monitored. Luque’s battle continues, and she hopes will follow and get treatment so they don’t miss out on life.
The epilepsy led to other problems for Luque, as she gained 32 pounds. For Luque, she was able to find the opportunity in the crisis. She became a workout warrior, training with the same personal trainer employed by Beyonce and Shakira. Luque has become a skilled tennis player, competing in semi-pro tournaments. Healthy eating has played a vital role in her recovery as she has eliminated carbs and fritters from her diet.