By Mariela Rosario | 09/14/2009 - 09:37
It was the fashion faux pas that rocked the MTV Video Music Awards last night: Shakira and Pink showed up wearing identical Balmain dresses. The leather minidress was studded with crystals and proved to be the perfect mix of tough and sexy for both gals. But in the end, only one lucky lady can truly own the look. So tell us...
By Mariela Rosario | 09/02/2009 - 12:59
When we heard the rumors circulating this week that our September cover
By Grace Bastidas | 08/19/2009 - 12:00
Shakira isn’t only a hot body, she’s also an avid reader who isn’t afraid to express herself. The Colombian singer is featured on an upcoming issue of Condé Nast Traveler, where she discusses everything from narco-trafficking to her travel preferences. Her dream trip? “A long journey through Latin America. It is such a magical place, where ancient indigenous cultures that existed before America was 'discovered' remain intact.
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 08/13/2009 - 09:00
In the September issue of Latina, cover girl Shakira opened up to Entertainment Editor Angie Romero about her passion for education and her commitment to giving back through her Fundación Pies Descalzos (Barefoot Foundation). Earlier this year, Shakira, 32, opened her fifth school in the La Playa district of her native Barranquilla, Colombia. Her schools currently serve some 5,000 children—as well as their parents—who have been displaced as a result of the long-standing war between the Colombian government and revolutionary armed forces.
By Grace Bastidas | 07/28/2009 - 11:51
I can’t wait to see the finished version of Shakira’s “She Wolf” music video this Thursday. It was directed by Jake Nava, who also worked on Beyoncé’s “Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It),” which I think we can all agree was a pretty hot video. I’ve only heard snippets of what we can expect, but apparently two real howling wolves encircled the Colombian singer on the set.
By Grace Bastidas | 06/30/2009 - 14:15
Shakira: "La Loba"
By Grace Bastidas | 06/08/2009 - 15:45
In case you missed it, yesterday’s New York Times Magazine included a great article all about Shakira and Alas, the foundation the Colombian singer and other stars launched in 2006 to combat childhood poverty. In the story, editor Scott Malcomson writes about a flight from Miami to San Salvador in which he joined Shakira and Spanish vocalist Alejandro Sanz, who were flying over to attend an Ibero-American summit meeting and speak about early child development to Latin American leaders.
By Grace Bastidas | 05/18/2009 - 11:56
Singer/songwriter Isa Mebarak’s MySpace page makes no mention of her famous relative, but every article that has been written since the 27-year-old launched her debut album, Cosa Buena, in April isn’t as coy: She’s none other than Shakira’s cousin.
By Monica Herrera | 04/01/2009 - 10:05
Bill Clinton must be feeling generous! According to Televisa Espectáculos, the former President just donated a cool $2 million to Shakira for the youth-targeted nutritional programs she has established in Colombia.
By Monica Herrera | 03/24/2009 - 12:24
Details on the much-hyped collaboration between Colombian pop star Shakira and Puerto Rican alt-reggaetoneros Calle 13 are slowly trickling out.