“Since he no longer lets me do videos with men, well, I have to do them with women.” And boy has she done them with women. “It’s out of the question — which I like, by the way.” The Spanish soccer star seems to recognize the prize he has in the 37-year-old singer and her affection is definitely reciprocated.Shakira and Rihanna recently teamed up for the steamy “Can’t Remember To Forget You” music video off the Colombian singer’s 10th album “Why Wait.” In the provocative video the ladies can be seen cozying up to one another with Rihanna placing her hand on Shakira backside in one scene. “There’s real love, there’s no ulterior motives,” she said in a recent Latina magazine interview.She enjoyed singing for schoolmates and teachers (and even the nuns) at her Catholic school, but in second grade, she was rejected for the school choir because her vibrato was too strong.The music teacher told her that she sounded "like a goat".Its lead single, "Whenever, Wherever", became one of the most successful singles of 2002.Her success was solidified with her sixth and seventh albums Fijación Oral, Volumen Uno and Oral Fixation, Volume Two (2005), the latter of which spawned the best selling single of the 2000s, Shakira's eighth and ninth albums, She Wolf (2009) and Sale el Sol (2010), received critical praise.
Shakira served as a coach on the fourth and sixth seasons of the American version of The Voice in 20, respectively.
When Shakira was four, her father took her to a local Middle Eastern restaurant, where Shakira first heard the doumbek, a traditional drum used in Arabic music and which typically accompanied belly dancing.