Carolina Giraldo Navarro, known professionally as Karol G, is a Colombian reggaeton singer and songwriter.
During her childhood, Carolina Giraldo Navarro participated in the talent show The X Factor. She furthered her studies at Calasanz in Medellín, and studied music at the University of Antioquia before moving to New York to pursue a musical career. In 2006, she began using the stage name Karol G.
In 2017, her collaborative single with Bad Bunny
titled "Ahora Me Llama" was released which has become popular and quickly gained over 680 million views on YouTube. A while later in the same year, she released the song "A Ella", which became popular in Colombia. Later in the year she collaborated with fellow Colombian reggaeton and Latin trap singer Kevin Roldán and released the song "Eres mi Todo". Also during the year, she joined the talent show, Pequeños Gigantes USA, as a team captain and a judge alongside Prince Royce, Luis Coronel and Bianca Marroquín.
Speaking about the gender gap in urban music, Giraldo said in Spanish: "Women should be given more space in urban music. The genre has evolved a lot both on the musical level and in the lyrics that are now not so hardcore. It's a good opportunity now for us".
Her songs "Ahora Me Llama", "Mi Cama" and "Culpables" have reached the top ten on the Billboard Hot Latin Songs chart. She has won a Latin Grammy Award.