Born Feb. 2, 1977
Shakira, born Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll, is a Colombian singer, musician, dancer and philanthropist. She emerged in the Latin music scene in the early 1990s and reached stardom for her distinct style of rock when she released Pies Descalzos in Latin America in 1995. After her crossover pop single “Whenever, Wherever” was released in 2001, Shakira found success in the United States and worldwide with her first English album, Laundry Service. She has won two Grammys, seven Latin Grammys and is the highest-selling Colombian artist of all time.
Shakira is a daddy's girl at heart.
The Colombian singer released a candid behind-the-scenes video of her recording sessions with her father, William Mebarak, in honor of his 81st birthday. The track titled, "Hay Amores," originally from the "Love in the Time of Cholera" soundtrack, showcases an emotional duet between father and daughter.
"I always hoped for a boy," said William jokingly in the video. "But once I say how beautiful she...
Another legal battle is brewing for Shakira, and this time it's from a former flame. Antonio de la Rua, Shakira's ex and former manager, is suing the Colombian singer for $250 million. (Yes, you read that right). De la Rua is claiming that Shakira has pending contracts with him where he is owed money for the work he did, reports Fox News Latino.
Whether it’s a red, white or black carpet affair, celebrity fashion choices never fail to impress (or at least, get some stares) at the annual MTV Video Music Awards. Our favorite Latina stars are known for taking the glamour standard to the next level with their sophisticated style and timeless beauty. In honor of tonight’s 2012 VMAs, we are counting down our favorite red carpet looks of all time!
Shakira’s latest track invites you on an irresistible game of truth or dare.
Her latest club-friendly track, “I Dare You” is the first single off of her eighth studio album, currently untitled, slated to drop in early 2013. The catchy song, produced by Fernando Garibay, features an addictive hook and electric piano chords that instantly pump you up for a fiesta.
We think it sounds like the Colombian pop star was definitely inspired by her collaboration with Pitbull, “...
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After months of speculation, reports have finally confirmed that Shakira is pregnant. According to HuffPost Voces, the "Hips Don't Lie" star is 4 months along and expects to deliver her baby by cesarean in January 2013.
The report claims that the reason Shakira and her boyfriend, soccer player Gerard Pique, have remained mum about the baby news is because the mom-to-be has been suffering from...
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These days, everyone is trying to keep up with Latino celebrities on social media. It's no wonder Shakira and Selena Gomez recently topped Forbes' list of "Social Networking Superstars." We are taking a look at the top Latino stars dominating your Facebook and Twitter feeds. Tweet your heart out fans!