New house, new life… but same recognition! Because although Shakira moved from Barcelona to Miami, the Colombian is considered a great artist all over the world. His recent successes, with which he broke several Guinness records, are clear proof of this.

But the stellar data of I Congratulations, Music Sessions Vol.53, Monotony oh THQ they are only the continuation of a discography which accompanies us and slips into our hearths since always.

For this reason, from Billboard magazine, they want to inaugurate one of their innovative ceremonies as a tribute to that of Barranquilla. As? Naming her Woman of the Year at the Latin Women in Music gala.

“Shakira is the definitive woman in music. Through her, Latinos around the world continue to be inspired to write and perform deeply personal music.“said Leila Cobo, Billboard’s Chief Content Officer for Latin/Spanish. Additionally, she added that “she created a movement in her own right and continues to be more relevant than ever today, elegantly , with enormous talent and with a deep tradition of helping the community. She is the definition of a woman in music.”

After Women in Music Awards – and throw Billboard in Spanish last October – the outlet wants to continue celebrating women in the industry; this time, to those who sing in our language.

The gala will be presented by Ivy Queen and Jacky Bracamontes. will be held on on May 7 from the Watsco Center in Miami and can be followed live via Telemundo and Peacock, and on Billboard’s social networks.

Shakira, proud to be Latin American

After receiving the news, Shakira herself wanted to thank this recognition and confirm her presence at the ceremony. “It’s an honor. Thank you very much. See you on May 6,” he posted on social media.

And earlier this month, the artist shared a clear message in response to his ex: “Proud to be Latin American”. And it is that Pique has commented on Twitch on the amount of comments on social networks that he has had to endure in these years.

Other great tributes

The objective of this new event is to “to further elevate Latin music around the world and celebrate women who have made a real impact in Latin music through their artistic achievements, or through tangible and notable actions that have brought measurable recognition and opportunity to women, resulting in positive change in the industry as a whole.

Besides Shakira, the other artists to be honored the first week of May will be: Ana Gabriel, with the Living Legend award; Emily, as an emerging artist; Evaluna, who will receive the Tradition and Future prize; Support, rewarded as an agent of change; And Thalia, who will receive the Poderosa World Prize.

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