Shakira will be honored with the 2023 Woman of the Calendar year award at the to start with Latin Women in New music party subsequent month, Billboard and Telemundo declared Monday.
Shakira, the pop superstar from Colombia, is acquiring the honor for her contributions to the songs industry, bringing recognition and alternatives for Latin girls through her career and philanthropic initiatives.
“Shakira is the top Female In Audio. Many thanks to her, Latin women of all ages all over the environment were being empowered to create and carry out deeply personalized audio. She made a movement all on her personal, and continues to be a lot more suitable than ever right now, with grace, a deep custom of offering back again, and monumental talent,” Leila Cobo, Billboard’s chief written content officer for Latin/Español, explained in a statement.
The two-hour music special, airing at 9 p.m. May perhaps 7 on Telemundo and Universo, will celebrate Latin gals artists, executives and creatives, and will attribute honorees and performances from Ana Gabriel, Emilia, Evaluna, Goyo and Thalia.
Shakira’s decadeslong profession has opened doorways for Latin artists to cross in excess of into intercontinental artists. She has offered more than 95 million information all over the world, in accordance to Billboard and Telemundo, earning her the top-offering female Latin artist of all time.
She has been named Billboard’s Prime Female Latin Artist of the 10 years two times, in 2000 and 2010, and has gained three Grammys, 12 Latin Grammys, 7 Billboard Audio awards and 39 Billboard Latin Audio awards, according to Billboard and Telemundo.
“Shakira has been pivotal in shaping the lively and diverse landscape of Latin songs and new music in standard in the course of her profession,” Ronald Working day, Telemundo’s president of enjoyment and information method, claimed in a assertion. “Her enthusiasm, talent and creative imagination have damaged boundaries and empowered generations to embrace our identification through music, and we are incredibly very pleased to recognize her as Women of the Year in the sector.”
Her 2022 solitary “Monotonía,” one of the most important Spanish-language tracks of the calendar year, became the most streamed Latin monitor in 24 hours on Spotify. The music debuted at No. 9 on the Billboard Very hot 100, producing Shakira the to start with solo girl to reach the Prime 10 with a track recorded in Spanish.
Shakira has also headlined the Tremendous Bowl halftime demonstrate alongside Jennifer Lopez in 2020 and was a coach on NBC’s “The Voice” in 2013 and 2014.
Outdoors of music, at age 18 Shakira started the Pies Descalzos Basis, which has constructed and adapted nine general public educational institutions throughout 4 towns in Colombia, with 6 additional in construction. The basis has raised far more than $40 million, in accordance to Billboard and Telemundo.
The Latin Gals in Music function will choose area May 6 at the Watsco Center in Miami and air on Could 7. It will also be readily available to stream on the Telemundo app and Peacock.
Telemundo, Universo, Peacock and “TODAY” are owned by NBCUniversal, the mum or dad organization of NBC News.
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