Norka Martinez Luque is Venezuelan. She was born in 1986. Over the years, Norka has had a illustrative career in music. She was named in honor of her mother. During her formative years, she would only fall asleep after listening to music.
At the age of 8, Norka made her initial musical production. Her parents helped her enroll for voice practice lessons, ballet, piano, musical lessons and theory as well as flamenco and many others. She undertook all these lessons while still pursuing her academic education. Her desire to pursue music saw Norka settle in the United States. It is here that she met with the renowned producer, Emilio Estefan. Emilio gave her the chance to sing and was immediately attracted to her voice. He invited her to his studio and taught her various vital skills in order to achieve her musical dreams. In Emilio’s studio, Norka Luque worked with a great team of producers such as Luigi Giraldo, Gaitan brothers and Archie Pena. With this team, she was able create the song Milagro and El Cata. The former has received massive airplay in Venezuela, the United States and Puerto Rico. It has also debuted in the esteemed Latin Music Billboards as one of the most popular.
Norka always credits Emilio for enhancing her musical career. Her single, “As you do it” earned her several nominations including Premios Lo Nuestro for the best pop female artist of the year 2011. She was competing with other notable musicians such as Shakira, Gloria Trevi and Natalia Jimenez stars. In her second single, “Miracle” or “Milagro” Norka used innovative, modern and fresh sounds to balance between rock and roll, reggae and pop in order to have Mediterranean rhythms.
Through her career, Norka has motivated many people to pursue their dreams. Her story is filled with motivation and inspiration. In her life, the word “impossible” has no place. In music, her goal has been to provide the audience with positive messages, which are full of hope. In France, Norka pursued a degree in Business Administration. In addition, she received degree in Marketing and Fashion as well as Culinary Arts. While in France, Norka was a member of a band. As a member of the band, she continued with her singing career.
Norka asserts that her conviction and faith that she can make the world a better place for everyone has helped her overcome a personal crisis. She also understands that being alive is a great miracle.
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