Shakira came to his birthday 43 with a clear dark picture. On the one hand, his artistic career seems to be at its best after the premiere of his latest single and their participation in the Super Bowl 2020and on the other, the accusation that he evaded taxes by USD 16 million in Spain.
It was last Thursday when the native of Barranquilla, Colombia, pointed out that his performance at the half time of the game between San Francisco and Kansas City, to the side of Jennifer Lopez, gives a new impulse to the latino culture in the united States.
“I think it’s an opportunity to show what we’re made of us latinos, the unique contribution that we make to this country and to the world, our culture, our ethos and the driving force, the force is so relevant that we have become in this country and we are really important in the social development of this country, we are part of the social fabric of this country and I was not born here but I feel that somehow I am also representing the latinos and latinas from all parts, then it is a great responsibility and a joy, also,” he said during his press conference.
As a further contradiction of the life, that same day, the Spanish Tax Agency ratified before the judge that the colombian singer kept 14.5 million euros (about us $ 16 million) to the public coffers between 2012 and 2014.
These are only two of the contrasts most significant in the career of the colombian singer, who went from singing pop with arab influences to dabble in the world of gender-urban, with the same success and momentum during the first years of his musical career in his hometown of Barranquilla.
Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll, your full name, ventured from a very small one in the musical compositionin fact, on their first albums included several of the songs that created the eight.
But the real success came in 1995 when he released his third studio album Bare feetthat included the topics I am here, Dreams white and Where are you heart? with that is placed as one of the singers favorite in all of Latin america.
With the record material, Where are the thieves?in 1998 he achieved popularity in the united States and other countries of the world. Topics Blind, deaf and dumb, Inevitable, You and Eyes as well it served to consolidate itself as an important exponent of Latin and received the invitation to record Shakira MTV Unplugged.
In the disk Laundry service is placed at number one in several countries dand Latin America, and Europe, and is remembered for include various topics in English, such as Underneath Your Clothes and Whenever, Wherever. The successes continued for Shakira when presented Oral fixation Vol. 1in Spanish and Oral Fixation Vol. 2, with which we met songs like The wall, The intuition and The tortureplayed to the side of Alejandro Sanz.
These followed the albums She Wolf, Sale el Sol, El Dorado and The Dorado World Tour, with which also found international recognition, awards and success.
Throughout his artistic career, Shakira has received over 500 awards. It has more of a Latin Grammy, Grammy, Billboard awards, Latin Billboard and Mtv video music Awards
He has also collaborated with Beyoncé, Maluma Carlos Vives, Alejandro Sanz, El Cata and more recently with Anuel AAwith this January released the single, I like it.
Your love life is very stable. Maintained a long romance with the argentine Antonio de la Rua, with which he remained from the year 2000 until 2010.
A year later he began to go out with the footballer Gerard Piqué, with whom he formed a strong family. Of this relationship were born two sons: Milan and Sasha.
The past year was included in the list of women better paid in the music industry Forbes. Their profits from 2018 to 2019 amounted to USD 35 million.
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