Shakira is taking over Christina Aguilera on ‘the Voice’ after Christina announced after the last season that she will be taking a break to focus on her music career.
Shakira, 36 is currently the highest-selling Colombian artist of all time having sold between 50 to 60 million albums. According to Nielsen Broadcast Data Systems, “Hips Don’t Lie” was the most-played pop song in a single week in American radio history. It was played 9,637 times in one week. Shakira became the first artist in the history of the Billboard charts to earn the coveted number one spots on both the Top 40 Mainstream and Latin Chart in the same week doing so with “Hips Don’t Lie”. Her song “La Tortura” broke the record on the Billboard’s Hot Latin Tracks chart, appearing at number-one more than any other single with a total of 25 non-consecutive weeks.