FEB 25 2014
(New York – February 25, 2014) Multi-platinum, Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter and global recording artist Shakira announces that the pre-order is available now for her forthcoming self-titled album SHAKIRA by revealing another song from her album entitled “Empire.” CLICK HERE to hear “Empire” now.
Her forthcoming studio album SHAKIRA is set for release March 25, 2014 on RCA/Sony Latin Iberia and is available for pre-order at select retailers. Shakira fans may pre order the new CD that contains three exclusive tracks at Target.com and fans may pre-order the new digital album at iTunes and receive the new track “Empire” instantly.
Shakira’s current single and video “Can’t Remember to Forget You” featuring Rihanna is available now via RCA Records/Sony Latin Iberia and has skyrocketed online with over 150 million views and counting, and the single is being played on over 200 US radio stations. CLICK HERE TO WATCH IT NOW!
Shakira is currently in the studio putting the finishing touches on her album, working with a who’s who list of top collaborators including John Hill (Santigold, Jay Z, The Vaccines), Kid Harpoon (Florence + The Machine, Calvin Harris), Greg Kurstin (P!nk, Kelly Clarkson, Katy Perry), Steve Mac (Kelly Clarkson, One Direction), Mark Bright (Carrie Underwood, Rascal Flatts), Busbee (P!nk, Lady Antebellum, Katy Perry), and The Messengers (Pitbull, Chris Brown, Christina Aguilera).
Over the course of her career, Colombian singer-songwriter and Grammy winner Shakira has sold over 60 million records worldwide and has won numerous awards including two Grammys, eight Latin Grammys, four World Music Awards, three American Music Awards and five Billboard Music Awards, to name a few. She is the only artist from South America to have a number one song in the US, and has had four of the 20 top-selling hits of the last decade. At the age of 18, she founded the Pies Descalzos (Barefoot) Foundation which currently provides education and nutrition to over six thousand impoverished children in Colombia and is expanding its work to other countries, including newly launched projects in Haiti and South Africa. In October 2011, Shakira was named a member of President Obama’s Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanics. Shakira served as coach on the 4th season of "The Voice," NBC's hit reality vocal competition series that searches for the nation's best voice. She returns as a coach on Season 6 of “The Voice,” which premiered last night on NBC.