Mónica Giraldo is a vocalist/songwriter from Colombia who have released three individual albums before earning a nomination for Ideal New Artist in the 2008 Latin Grammys. Critically acclaimed, her music mixes collectively pop and jazz, and also a selection of Latin rhythms; occasionally likened to a Latin edition of Norah Jones, her music is normally acoustic yet completely contemporary however you like. Created in Bogota, Colombia, Giraldo researched music at Universidad de los Andes in her hometown and consequently studied additional at Berklee University of Music in Boston after making a scholarship right now there in 1999. A couple of years later she produced her full-length single recording debut with Mónica Giraldo (2002), a self-released work recorded live in the BPC in Boston in Apr 2002. She also self-released her second full-length, Muy Cerca (2005), a studio room recording made by Felipe Alverez in Bogota. Her third recording, Todo da Vueltas (2008), made by Mauricio Pantoja, premiered in colaboration with the Colombian self-employed label Codiscos. Critically acclaimed, Todo da Vueltas gained her a nomination for Greatest New Artist in the 2008 Latin Grammys.