Shakira Knighted in France

International superstar Shakira certainly shook things up this past weekend in France. The Colombian beauty was awarded the Knight of the Order of the Arts and Letters by France’s Minister of Culture and Communication Frederic Mitterand for her contributions in the world of music according to Past recipients of the prestigious knighthood include George Clooney, Jude Law and Kylie Minogue.

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For most people such a tribute would be reason enough to celebrate, but not for Shakira! Following her knighthood the singer was almost immediately whisked away to France’s NRJ Music Awards where she was bestowed the top prize, the Award of Honor.

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If this is just one night in the life of Shakira, fans can only sit and imagine what the icon will be up to next!