Shakira and Gerard Pique Split: Are They Really Getting Divorced?
On February 2nd, 1977, Colombian singer-songwriter Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll was born in Bogota. It’s no surprise that she’s known as the “Queen of Latin Music,” given her upbringing in Barranquilla and the breadth of her musical experience. As a 13-year-old, she made her recording debut with Sony Colombia.
As she ascended to notoriety in Spanish-speaking countries with her next two albums, Pies Descalzos and Dónde Están los Ladrones? following the commercial failure of her first two albums (Magia 1991, Peligro 1993). (1998). When she released Laundry Service in 2001, she made a successful foray into the English-language market. Thanks to the #1 hits “Whenever, Wherever” and “Underneath Your Clothes,” her career as a top crossover artist took off with the release of this album.
Broadcast Music, Inc., the largest US music rights company, praised Shakira as a pioneer who expanded Latino performers’ global appeal.
Dancing with Myself and the eleventh studio album will be released in 2021 Hipgnosis Songs Fund purchased Shakira’s 145-song repertoire in January 2021. The purchase price was not made public by the vendor. Shakira released “Don’t Wait Up” on July 16, 2021. On NBC’s Dancing with Myself in December of 2021, Shakira was scheduled to serve as a judge.
Te Felicito, a duet with singer Rauw Alejandro, was released on April 21. Her eleventh studio album will feature this song as the lead single. In May 2022, Shakira stated that the album was finished and that it will be an electronic-infused record with touches of urban and rock music.
Shakira and Gerard Pique Split
‘Shakira and Gerard Piqué are divorcing’, the Colombian singer and Spanish soccer player Gerard Piqué revealed on Saturday. As of 2011, the couple had been dating for a little over 11 years and were married in 2013. This time for Africa” (Waka Waka) was the Colombian singer’s World Cup 2010 anthem when they met.
He ended up making a cameo in the music video for her song. As a member of the Spanish national team, Piqué helped the country win the World Cup in 2010. Milan (9) and Sasha (10) are the couple’s two children, despite the fact that they have never been legally wed (7).
In a statement posted by Shakira’s public relations office, the two said, “We regret to confirm that we are splitting. For the sake of our children’s safety, we respectfully request that you keep this information private. Because of this, I appreciate it.” Even though they made public appearances to encourage each other, the couple kept their romance private. He and his children would attend Piqué’s soccer games together, while Shakira would attend concerts or the 2020 Super Bowl Halftime Show with their family.
Piqué’s recent departure from the family home in Barcelona sparked rumours of a breakup, according to El Periodico, a Spanish news publication.
On the field, Barcelona’s Gerard Piqué is one of the best centre backs in the world. He was born on February 2nd, 1987, in Barcelona. If you’re looking for an all-time great, look no further.
A standout student at La Masia, Piqué was recruited by Manchester United in 2004 and has since become one of the club’s most promising young players. Barcelona’s 2008-09 and 2014-15 Triples were the result of his return under Pep Guardiola’s guidance. Only Marcel Desailly, Paulo Sousa, and Samuel Eto’o have won the UEFA Champions League twice in a row with different teams.
A successful international career
Piqué was a member of Spain’s under-19 team that won the 2006 UEFA European Under-19 Championship in Poland. In Spain’s 2–1 final victory over Scotland, Piqué played well in defence and even contributed offensively, striking the crossbar with a header and setting up striker Alberto Bueno for Spain’s second goal.
When Spain’s 2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup came around, he was selected to participate in all six of the team’s matches and scored a goal in the team’s 4–2 win over Brazil. Piqué missed the decisive penalty in the shootout against the Czech Republic and Spain was eliminated at the quarter-final stage.
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