Shakira comes to two thousand 500 million visits with “Waka waka”

The theme Waka Waka (This Time for Africa), performed by colombian singer Shakira, came to two thousand 500 million reproductions on the platform YouTube, where it is also available a version in Spanish has 450 million views.

The subject in English, posted on June 10, 2010 on YouTube, was the official theme of the fifa World Cup, held in south Africa, and in which the interpreter Days of January and The hips don’t lie, it was commissioned for the closing ceremony of the world cup, in which the selection of Spain is made of the championship.

Waka Waka (This Time for Africa)”, was composed by Shakira and performed on the side of the south african group Freshlyground, production music ran in charge of the native of Barranquilla and the american musician John Hill.

About of the feat of the two thousand 500 million reproductions, Shakira he shared a clip of 29 seconds on their social networks with the link to enjoy the video official, and he added: “I Just heard that the video of Waka has reached 2.5 billion visits. Amazing. You really are amazing. Thank you!”.

In recent months, the issue was used by paramedics, nurses, officers, and other members that are facing the pandemic COVID-19, with the purpose of making videos for the platform TikTok, in which are shown dancing and doing `lypsinc (synch of lips with the track), with the melody.

Waka Waka (This Time for Africa), also formed part of the repertoire of songs that Shakira chose for your presentation in the halftime show of the Super Bowl number 54, in which he shared the stage with the singer Jennifer Lopez.


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