Ariadna Thalía Sodi Miranda (Spanish pronunciation: [aˈɾjaðna taˈli.a ˈsoði miˈɾanda]; born 26 August 1971), known mononymously as Thalía, is a Mexican singer, songwriter, and actress, who is one of the most successful and influential Mexican singers worldwide. Thalía has sung in various languages apart from her native Spanish, including English, Tagalog, French, and Portuguese. She is sometimes referred to as the "Queen of Latin Pop" by international media, mainly because of her legacy within the Latin pop music scene for the last three decades. As a solo artist, she has sold over 25 million records worldwide. She has had dozens of top 10 singles, 16 of which went to number one and she has received numerous accolades, including five Billboard Latin Music Awards (from 17 nominations), several Premios Juventud and Lo Nuestro Awards, as well as seven Latin Grammy Award nominations.
As an actress, Thalía has starred in a variety of successful telenovelas that aired in over 180 countries and she is publicly referred to as the "Queen of telenovelas". The Mexican media company Televisa has named her the best-paid telenovela actress in history. and Billboard referred to her as the most widely recognized Spanish-speaking soap star in the world.
In 2011, Terra Networks included her in its list of "powerful and iconic women in Latin music". She is also an occasional fashion designer, has her own nationally syndicated radio show and is the author of four books, including her memoir. On 5 December 2013, she was given a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame as a recognition for her music career. In 2017 she has honored with the Hall of Fame Award by the magazine People en Espanol.