Concha Buika is a Spanish singer known by the stage name Buika and her real name is Maria Conception Balboa Buika. She was born on May 11, 1972 in Palma de Mallorca, the capital of the Balearic Islands in Spain. She is the daughter of Equatoguinean parents, the late writer Juan Balboa and Honorina Buika, and currently lives in Miami, Florida, USA.
Concha Buika is also a poet, composer and music producer. Her first music album was Mestizuo in 2000 and followed by Buika in 2005. Her album Niña de Fuego was nominated for the 2008 Latin Grammy Award for Album of the Year and La Noche Mas Larga was nominated for Best Latin Jazz Album at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards. Concha Buika has performed in more than 22 countries and she performed 95 concerts in countries like France, Turkey, Argentina and Mexico in 2010.