Shakira
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1977-02-02
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Shakira Biography (Wikipedia)

Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll (born 2 February 1977) is a Colombian singer, songwriter, dancer, and record producer. Born and raised in Barranquilla, she began performing in school, demonstrating Latin American, Arabic, and rock and roll influences and belly dancing abilities. Shakira's first studio albums, Magia and Peligro, failed to attain commercial success in the 1990s; however, she rose to prominence in Latin America with her major-label debut, Pies Descalzos (1996), and her fourth album, Dónde Están los Ladrones? (1998).

Shakira entered the English-language market with her fifth album, Laundry Service. Its lead single, "Whenever, Wherever", became the best-selling single of 2002. Her success was solidified with her sixth and seventh albums Fijación Oral, Vol. 1 and Oral Fixation, Vol. 2 (2005), the latter of which spawned one of the best-selling songs of the 21st century, "Hips Don't Lie". Shakira's eighth and ninth albums, She Wolf (2009) and Sale el Sol (2010), received critical praise. Her official song for the 2010 FIFA World Cup, "Waka Waka (This Time for Africa)", became the biggest-selling World Cup song of all time. With over 1.3 billion views, it is one of the most-watched music videos on YouTube. Shakira served as a coach on the fourth and sixth seasons of the American version of The Voice in 2013 and 2014, respectively. Her tenth album, Shakira (2014), is preceded by its lead single, "Can't Remember to Forget You".

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Hips Don't Lie (feat. Wyclef Jean)
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Hips Don't Lie (feat. Wyclef Jean)
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Can't Remember To Forget You (feat. Rihanna)
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Can't Remember To Forget You (feat. Rihanna)
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Underneath Your Clothes
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Past BBC Events

Glastonbury: 2010
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
2010-06-25T12:03:14
25
Jun
2010

Glastonbury: 2010

Worthy Farm, Pilton
Live Lounge: Shakira
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BBC Maida Vale Studios, London
2009-09-24T12:03:14
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Sep
2009
Live Lounge: Shakira

Live Lounge: Shakira

BBC Maida Vale Studios, London

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