GRAMMY® AWARD WINNING ARTIST SHAKIRA
RELEASES NEW SINGLE AND VIDEO
“EL JEFE” FEATURING FUERZA REGIDA
SHAKIRA RECEIVES 7 LATIN GRAMMY® AWARD NOMINATIONS
On the heels of 7 Latin GRAMMY® nominations and a showstopping MTV Vanguard performance and honor, GRAMMY® and Latin GRAMMY® Award winning artist Shakira released her latest single “El Jefe” featuring Fuerza Regida, an uptempo ska regional Mexican track – listen HERE! Shakira also released the official video for the track – watch HERE! The video was directed by Jora Frantzis and filmed in Miami.
On Tuesday, Shakira received Latin GRAMMY® Award nominations for Song of The Year for “Acróstico,” “ Shakira: Bzrp Music Sessions, Vol. 53,” and ““TQG,” Record of the Year and Best Pop Song for “Shakira: Bzrp Music Sessions, Vol. 53,” as well as Best Urban Fusion/performance for “TQG”, making her one of the most nominated artists of the year.
On September 29th, notably celebrating the 25th anniversary of Shakira’s runaway success album, Dónde Están Los Ladrones, Spotify introduces ‘Shakira Day’ to honor the musical significance of this album in Latin Pop history and Shakira’s enduring legacy.
Earlier this month, Shakira received the MTV Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at the MTV Video Music Awards. In honor of her award, Shakira put on a breathtaking performance of her greatest hits – watch her performance HERE! Wyclef Jean presented her with the prestigious Vanguard Award recognizing her global impact on music, followed by a heartfelt acceptance speech from Shakira. Shakira’s Vanguard performance ranks as the most watched YouTube video from the VMAs and is the most shared video on the MTV channel in over a year, reaffirming her place in pop culture as a performance icon and stunning visual artist.
Shakira is a Colombian singer-songwriter and multi-GRAMMY® award winner. She has sold over 95 million records worldwide and has won numerous awards including three GRAMMYs®, twelve Latin GRAMMYs®, and multiple World Music Awards, American Music Awards and Billboard Music Awards, to name a few. She is the most-viewed female artist, and one of the top-5 artists overall of all time on YouTube with over 20 billion cumulative views, and the most-streamed female Latin artist of all time on Spotify. Shakira’s last album “El Dorado” ranked #1 on iTunes in 37 Countries, won Best Pop Vocal Album at the 2017 Latin GRAMMY® Awards, and Best Latin Pop Album at the 2018 GRAMMY® Awards. With over 10 billion streams, it is one of the most-streamed female albums of all time. Her single “Monotonía,” featuring Ozuna, broke records becoming the biggest Spanish language debut of 2022, the biggest solo female debut on YouTube and the biggest debut of her career. Upon its release, the video was #1 trending on YouTube, both globally and in over 20 countries on the YouTube Music chart. It also continues to be #1 on Billboard’s Latin Airplay and Tropical Airplay charts.
In 24 hours, Shakira’s latest release, “SHAKIRA || BZRP Music Sessions #53” made history both on Spotify with over 14 million streams and on YouTube with over 52 million views. The song debuted at #9 on the Billboard Hot 100 is another historic moment for Shakira as she is the first solo woman to reach the Top 10 on the chart with a song recorded solely in Spanish. It is also the Spanish language song with most streams in a single day in Spotify history. Breaking more barriers, she also broke the all-time record for most monthly listeners for a Latin artist in Spotify history! She is currently recording her next studioalbum.
About Fuerza Regida
Born in San Bernardino, California, in 2017, Fuerza Regida is formed by lead singer “Jesús Ortiz Paz “JOP”, Samuel Jaimez” on requinto, Khrystian Ramos on guitar, and José García on tuba. The band achieved its first hits with the 2018 album “En Vivo Puros Corridos,” a project that produced the popular singles “Radicamos en South Central,” “Fume Uno,” and “El Fifty Pa Los Gringos.” With eight albums to its name, including the outstanding “Del Barrio Hasta Aquí” Vol. 2, Fuerza Regida has defied cultural barriers, bringing urban Mexican music to audiences that are no longer solely Mexican-American, and has been recognized with multiple nominations and awards.
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