Shakira's Collaboration with Calle 13 is Socially Conscious, "Danceable"
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.

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Shakira Returns to Colombia to Promote Education
By Mariela Rosario | 03/06/2009 - 14:45

The BBC's Rajesh Mirchandani recently accompanied pop mega star Shakira on a trip through Colombia to raise awareness for disadvantaged children and education. They traveled to the north-west border province of Choco, a poor and remote location deep in the Colombian jungle to visit a school funded by Shakira.

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Shakira Celebrates Her Birthday by Launching a School in Barranquilla
By Monica Herrera | 02/03/2009 - 09:53

While mere mortals ring in their birthdays by throwing lavish parties and opening presents galore, Shakira is celebrating in a far more generous way. The Colombian pop star, who turned 32 yesterday, will arrive in her hometown of Barranquilla today to launch a new school for young children built by her nonprofit organization, Pies Descalzos.

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Best Dressed: Shakira Dazzles in Emerald
By Miranda Noland | 01/23/2009 - 12:00
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VIDEO: Shakira Performs with Usher at Obama's "We Are One" Inauguration Concert
By Monica Herrera | 01/20/2009 - 09:48

Shakira took a break from recording her new album to toast Barack Obama all weekend long. Just a few hours before gracing the Latino Inaugural Gala in a gorgeous green dress, the singer donned liquid latex pants at the Lincoln Memorial for the President-Elect's "We Are One" Inauguration Concert.

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It's Confirmed! Shakira Will Sing for Obama
By Monica Herrera | 01/13/2009 - 09:33

As we first reported, Shakira will perform at the official kickoff celebration for the Presidential Inauguration of Barack Obama. The Colombian songstress joins a long line of A-listers--including Bruce Springsteen, Mary J. Blige, Beyonce, Garth Brooks and Stevie Wonder--for a jampacked event dubbed We Are One: The Obama Inaugural Celebration at the Lincoln Memorial.

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Shakira Hits The Studio with Calle 13!
By Monica Herrera | 01/07/2009 - 10:21

This is one collabo we're dying to hear more about. Colombian pop queen Shakira recently hit the studio with alt-raperos Calle 13 for a very fruitful recording session in the Bahamas. How do we know? One of the producers in the studio session, James Wisner, was kind enough to post a photo of the whole group on his MySpace profile. Thanks, James!

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Shakira & Antonio Share Some QT in Uruguay
By Mariela Rosario | 12/22/2008 - 15:34

Shakira and Antonio De la Rua were spotted out enjoying some fun in the sun on the grounds of the sprawling ranch the pint-size pop star owns in Punta del Este, Uruguay. The couple is spending the holidays there with friends and family. The notoriously camera shy pair were taken aback when they noticed the swarm of paparazzi awaiting them.

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Shakira Spending Holidays in Uruguay, Imports Own Xmas Tree
By Mariela Rosario | 12/18/2008 - 09:38

Shakira landed in Punta del Este, Uruguay earlier this week with the three things every girls needs this season. Her boyfriend of 8 years, Antonio de la Rua, her hermano and a big, bristly Christmas tree!

Arriving at the airport, one of Shaki's carry-on's included the enormous tree. We're guessing it must be near impossible to find a Christmas tree in Uruguay, but this must have been totally weird for the airport officials helping them unload their private plane.

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