Shakira Performs Surprise Times Square Concert For 40,000 Fans

Shakira thrilled over 40,000 fans with a surprise concert in New York City’s Times Square to celebrate her new album. The Colombian superstar performed on Tuesday at the TSX Stage, drawing the largest crowd ever seen in the area, even surpassing New Year’s Eve celebrations. Shakira treated the audience to a setlist that included tracks from her latest album, Las Mujeres Ya No Lloran, as well as her signature hit, “Hips Don’t Lie.” Dancers joined her on stage, and she even showcased her guitar skills. The singer expressed her gratitude to the crowd and reflected on feeling “free” to create her new album after her breakup from partner Gerard Piqué. This album marks Shakira’s first release in seven years.

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