1. Listen to Billboard & Spotify's Official Billboard Latin Music Awards 2017 Playlist

    February 08, 2017 10:00 AM EST We're a few months away from the 2017 Billboard Latin Music Awards in April, but we're already getting pumped for the awards show with the official Spotify playlist. Billboard and Spotify teamed up for an epic 59-song list, including artists and songs up for the annual BBLMA. The…

  2. Billboard Latin Music Awards 2017: See the Full List of Finalists

    February 07, 2017 5:28 PM EST Nicky Jam & Shakira top the list of finalists for the 2017 Billboard Latin Music Awards. Nicky Jam and Shakira top the list of finalists for the 2017 Billboard Latin Music Awards with nine entries each. Enrique Iglesias , Los Plebes del Rancho de Ariel Camacho and Banda Sinaloense MS de…

  3. Nicky Jam, Shakira, Lead Finalists for the 2017 Billboard Latin Music Awards

    February 07, 2017 5:28 PM EST Enrique Iglesias, Los Plebes, Banda MS, J Balvin, Carlos Vives, Maluma and Juan Gabriel are also multi-fInalists. With nine entries each, Nicky Jam and Shakira lead the list of finalists for the 2017 Billboard Latin Music Awards, set to air live April 27 on Telemundo.  They are followed in…

  4. Listen to the Salsa Version of Shakira & Maluma's Hit 'Chantaje'

    February 02, 2017 12:56 PM EST Just in time for Shakira 's birthday celebration, the salsa version of her chart-topping song "Chantaje" featuring Maluma  dropped today (Feb. 2).  The new version of the smash hit, with Chelito de Castro on the piano, also has an accompanying video where Shakira and Maluma…

  5. Shakira's Most Memorable Collabs: Beyonce, Pitbull, Rihanna & More

    February 02, 2017 9:00 AM EST Happy birthday, Shakira ! In celebration of the Colombian superstar's birthday, Billboard compiled her most memorable collaborations throughout her career. On the list is her latest smash hit "Chantaje," featuring Maluma ; the reggaetón/vallenato Latin Grammy-winning song "…

  6. Shakira Invites Fans to Show Off Their 'Chantaje' Dance Moves

    February 01, 2017 1:16 PM EST We already know Shakira 's hips don't lie, but can her fans match her sensual dance moves from "Chantaje"? The Colombian superstar is challenging her fans to recreate the choreography from the music video and post on social media, using the hashtag …

  7. Shakira's 'Chantaje' Ties 'Hips Don't Lie' for Her Second-Longest No. 1 Run on Hot Latin Songs Chart

    January 10, 2017 6:23 PM EST Both songs boast eight-week reigns, second only to "La Tortura." Shakira crowns Billboard 's Hot Latin Songs chart (dated Jan. 21) for an eighth (nonconsecutive) week with "Chantaje," featuring Maluma , matching the amount of weeks that she spent atop the chart with…

  8. Selena Gomez, Maluma, Shakira & More Most Liked Instagram Photos

    December 30, 2016 9:00 AM EST was a busy year, especially on Instagram . Aside from using the social media platform to share important news and forthcoming projects, artists allow us to be part of great moments in their lives thanks to the photographs they post.  As we near the end of the year, we look back at some…

  9. Dream Latin Pairings of 2017: Bomba Estereo and The Chainsmokers & More

    December 27, 2016 1:33 PM EST Can you imagine a collab between Jennifer Lopez and Shakira in 2017? We can. A duet between the two Latin superstars is on our wish list for musical collabs we'd love to see happen in the new year.  From JLo and Shakira to Becky G and Leslie Grace , check out our dream pairings below: …

  10. Shakira Takes Her Family to Colombia for First Time

    December 27, 2016 1:11 PM EST Finally, Shakira ’s wish came true! After enjoying a well-deserved vacation in the Bahamas, the Piqué-Mebarak family traveled to the singer's hometown (for the first time ever) to celebrate the end of the year. Shak and her partner Gerard Pique arrived in Barranquilla with their children…

  11. Romeo Santos, Carlos Vives & More Latin Artists Who Broke Records on YouTube in 2016

    December 27, 2016 11:23 AM EST Colombian superstar Shakira is closing the year as the No. 1 artist on YouTube's Music Global Top 100 (chart dated Dec. 15), largely thanks to the popularity of her music video "Chantaje" featuring Maluma . The sultry clip also leads as top video with more than 268 million…

  12. Year In Music, Critic's Picks: 10 Latin Songs We Loved

    December 14, 2016 8:52 AM EST It was a year in Latin where even the most danceable tracks made us swoon. From our Latin team to you, our 10 top songs of 2016. 10. Julión Álvarez y su Norteño Banda, “Afuera está lloviendo" Julión Álvarez can straddle pure norteño and romantic banda with equal ease. In “Afuera está…

  13. All We Want to Do Is Dance: Daddy Yankee, Shakira, Nicky Jam & More Latin Artists Who Got Fans Dancing in 2016

    December 13, 2016 5:49 PM EST It was a year of dance tunes on Billboard ’s Latin charts. And when we say “dance,” we’re not talking EDM and we’re not talking songs that simply make you tap out the beat. We’re talking the kind of track that was designed for movement, that was conceived with a swivel of the hips and a…

  14. 'Chantaje' Production Team The Rude Boyz Sign to Sony ATV Latin: Exclusive

    December 08, 2016 3:27 PM EST The Rude Boyz -- the production duo behind many of Maluma ’s greatest hits, including “El perdedor” and, most recently, Shakira ’s “Chantaje” -- have signed a long-term, worldwide publishing deal with Sony ATV Latin, Billboard has learned. "The Rude Boyz are that rare combination of…

  15. Shakira, Sia, J Balvin, Morat Among Artists Honored at Spain's LOS40 Awards

    December 02, 2016 3:47 AM EST The awards show brought Spanish stars, Latin American chartoppers and international artists together to celebrate the year’s radio hits. Shakira received a Golden Award for best international Latin artist at last night’s (Dec. 1) LOS40 Awards in Barcelona, during a show that brought Spanish…

  16. Shakira Celebrates Her 'Fundacion Pies Descalzos' Being Named No. 1 Public School in Colombia

    December 01, 2016 3:43 PM EST Shakira is celebrating another milestone in her life, and this time around it doesn't pertain to her music career. The Colombian singer/songwriter's Fundación Pies Descalzos in Barranquilla was named the No. 1 public school in all of Colombia, an annual study finds. The ranking is…

  17. Shakira Says Son Sasha Is Feeling Better: 'Everything Is Under Control'

    November 15, 2016 4:11 PM EST Shakira took to social media to assure her fans that her youngest son Sasha was feeling better while also thanking them for all the get-well messages. [readmore:7572291] "Everything is under control now, and he's back to his cheerful self," she tweeted Tuesday (Nov. 15) with a…

  18. Shakira Cancels Latin GRAMMY & American Music Awards Performances

    November 08, 2016 9:20 AM EST "I will be accompanying Carlos Vives in spirit at Latin GRAMMYs, celebrating this incredible year that we’ve shared together," Shakira said. Colombian superstar Shakira took to Twitter to announce that she won’t be able to perform at either the Latin GRAMMYs (airing Nov. 17) or at…

  19. Shakira Gives Behind-the-Scenes Look Into Recording 'Chantaje' With Maluma: Watch

    November 07, 2016 9:52 AM EST If you've heard "Chantaje," the sexy new track by Shakira featuring fellow Colombian Maluma, you're likely hooked on the bumping Latin beat. And if you're wondering how the track was done -- Did Shakira and Maluma go to the studio together? Write together? -- Shakira…

  20. Shakira's 5 Cutest Instagram Moments With Her Kids

    September 28, 2016 8:40 PM EDT Besides being a music superstar, Colombian singer Shakira is also a super-mom. And she shares with her fans her unconditional love for Milan and Sasha whenever possible. The 10 Best Jennifer Lopez Instagram Photos (So Far) See below five adorable Instagram moments of Shakira and her children:…

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