Beloved Spanish singer who has released over a dozen albums during her illustrious career. Her 1988 album "Desde Andalucia" won the Lo Nuestro Award for Pop Album of the Year.
She was raised in a show business family, as her father and grandfather were professional singers.
She was sentenced to twenty-four months in prison for acting as an accomplice to her money-laundering boyfriend but was excused from having to do so after paying four million euros.
Her late husband, famed bullfighter Francisco Rivera Perez, was killed by a bull in September 1984. She has two children, Kiko and Chabelita.
She and pop star Marta Sanchez Lopez are two of Spain's most well-known female singers.