Her songs Shakira: BZRP Music Sessions Vol 53, TQG, and Acrostico bagged the nominations for Song of the Year
It has been announced that Shakira, the Colombian singer renowned for hits like Hips Don't Lie, Beautiful Liar, and Can't Remember to Forget You, has been nominated for seven awards at the latest Latin Grammy Awards. What's remarkable is that she has become the first artist to have three songs nominated for the Song of the Year award simultaneously in a year. Her songs Shakira: BZRP Music Sessions Vol 53,, TQG, and Acrostico are all in the running for the award. This year, the pop singer Karol G and the Mexican producer and songwriter Edgar Barrera are also leading the nominations. In fact, Edgar has an impressive total of 13 nominations. Furthermore, Shakira has also been nominated for the Record of the Year and Best Pop Song awards for Shakira: Bzrp Music Sessions, Vol. 53, as well as the Best Urban Fusion/Performance award for TQG. It's worth noting that Shakira and Karol G are the most nominated female artists, with both receiving seven nominations each.
Shakira wins Video Vanguard Award
Shakira was awarded the Video Vanguard Award at the MTV Music Video Awards and performed a dance routine featuring knives. However, after the event, comedian and actress Tiffany Haddish was subjected to online trolling for following Shakira around at the event. Viral videos showed Haddish rushing towards Shakira while she posed with other celebrities. Netizens termed Haddish's behaviour "annoying" and "irritating". In response to the trolls, Haddish said that she thanks her haters for making her famous, whether they say good or bad things about her.
Shakira's performance at VMA
Shakira had a fantastic night at the VMAs despite Haddish's antics on the red carpet. The Gypsy singer took home two new trophies, bringing her total VMA victories to four, and had the entire audience on their feet with her energetic performance. She even won the Video Pioneer Award, which honors an artist's lifetime achievements.
Shakira sang some of her most popular songs during her performance, including She Wolf, Te Felicito, Objection (Tango), Whenever, Wherever, and Hips Don't Lie. Shakira went all out for her final song in Bzrp Music Sessions, Vol. 53, inviting others onstage to dance with her and even crowd surfing across the audience.