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Shakira She may be known for her biggest hits like “Hips Don’t Lie,” “Anywhere” and “She’s the Wolf,” but it’s her skin-baring outfit that’s got music fans talking.

The Colombian singer performed at Billboard’s Mujeres en la Musica event on May 6, where she was named the 2023 Woman of the Year. The 46-year-old has been applauded for her huge success – an unexpected feat of selling more than 85 million records worldwide – but it was her edgy outfit that caught everyone’s attention.

The former Voice The judge appeared in a strapless black David Koma mini dress with a small triangle peekaboo cutout on one side of the bottom. Moreover, leather trim accents are offered to spice up the look. As for the rest of the ensemble, Shakira slipped on strappy black Versace heels.


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The singer contrasted her little black dress with purple lips, blush and lined eyes for her make-up. Meanwhile, the strawberry blonde kept her hair in her signature long curls.

She posted a photo of her look on Instagram to commemorate the “perfect night” and fans immediately took to the comments section to share their thoughts. “ICONIC ✨🔥,” one person wrote. “so beautiful!!!!!” the other added. “🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥” shouted a different follower.

The celebration comes during a transformative year for the “Waka, Waka” songwriter. In October 2022, she announced her separation from her long-term boyfriend. Gerard Pique 11 years later – something she mentioned in her acceptance speech at the event.

“This has been the year of a seismic shift in my life, where I felt more than ever and personally what it means to be a woman. It’s been the year that I’ve realized that we women are more than strong. We’re stronger than we think, braver than we believe, more independent than we’ve been taught to be,” she said in Spanish.

Shakira continued: “It happened to me more than once. But there comes a time in every woman’s life when someone else can love and accept herself as she does.”

Lucky for us, it looks like this marks the beginning of a new era for Shakira, which means not only new music, but also new red carpet outfits.

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