Shakira is Back with a Bang

By Rikza Saqib

Shakira had to postpone her concert for 7 months since she was undergoing some vocal issues and believed that she was unfit to sing. Somewhere between the ride she developed a feeling that she might never be able to sing again. But she finally returned on the stage and performed many of her hit songs from the past 20 years. She hadn’t been on a tour before this in seven years since she was focusing on her family life with her Husband and footballer; Gerard Pique.

Shakira and her husband Gerad

The 41 year old star was overjoyed to return to the stage and will head to London next week.

Shakira is a Colombian by birth but she is famous all across the globe and her strong voice is widely recognised. She has won many awards such as; MTV Europe music award for best female, Latin Grammy award for the best record of the year, Billboard music award for top Latin artist and many others.


Shakira recorded a song ‘Waka waka’ for the football tournament in 2012. For more details visit;

waka waka

Shakira recently recorded a new single;  Clandestino, which is a duet with fellow Colombian star Maluma. The song is written and produced by Shakira, Maluma and Édgar Barrera. It Shakira and Malumas third song together. Shakira has 21 million subscribers on youtube and the song has gotten 5 million views so far (on the third day of its release.) the song is about two secret lovers who are confessing that their love is not accepted by people yet they do not care about what others say. They sang the song in Spanish but when translated a lyric says: “Ours is illegal and I will not deny you/That I pay the sentence for kissing you.”

Shakira and Maluma for Clandestino

You can hear the song on



Visit for details about Shakira’s interview with BBC.