“Shakira Sizzles on Stage: Celebrating her Birthday with Iconic Belly Dancing Moves at Super Bowl Half-Time Show”

On Sunday, Shakira marked her 43rd birthday in style by showcasing her legendary belly dancing moves during a memorable performance with Jennifer Lopez at the eagerly-awaited Super Bowl LIV half-time show. The beloved Colombian artist, whose birth name is Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll, opened up the 12-minute spectacle with She Wolf and then went on to demonstrate her instrumental skills by belting out some of her most popular radio hits. The crowd in Miami, Florida was left exhilarated as Shakira brought back her signature belly dancing moves during the break between the San Francisco 49ers and the Kansas City Chiefs game.

Show stopping: Shakira dazzled as she took the stage during the Super Bowl LIV half-time show on Sunday evening

Shakira captivated the audience with her stunning performance during the half-time show of Super Bowl LIV on Sunday night.

Roped in: While showing off her curves, Shakira incorporated a rope into her routine

Roped in: While showing off her curves, Shakira incorporated a rope into her routine

Incorporating a rope into her performance, Shakira flaunted her curves with finesse.

Details: Shakira's red half-time show ensemble was custom Dundascustom Dundascustom featured intricate beading and choreo-friendly fringe

Shakira donned a customized outfit by Dundas during her half-time show, which was characterized by intricate beadwork and fringe that allowed for easy movement during choreography.

She Wolf: The singer treated fans to a dance-packed performance of her 2009 hit single She Wolf

Shakira thrilled her fans with an energetic rendition of her 2009 hit single, She Wolf, during Sunday’s game. The grand entrance of the Latin music icon, complete with a fireworks display, left audiences at the Hard Rock Stadium in awe. Shakira lit up the stage with her dance moves, showing off her fit and toned body in a sparkling red sequined mini dress, accessorized with matching wristbands. Dozens of dancers accompanied her performance, making it an unforgettable spectacle. After the crowd-pleasing She Wolf, Shakira displayed her guitar playing skills with a glittery instrument, performing her emotive ballad Empire.

Flashing Abs: Shakira has some of the most impressive abs in Hollywood and she wanted her audience to know it

Flashing Abs: Shakira has some of the most impressive abs in Hollywood and she wanted her audience to know it

Shakira’s Abs: Hollywood is known for having impressive physiques, but Shakira’s abs stand out among the rest. The singer made sure her audience was well aware of this.

Whenever, Whenever: The crowd really went wild when the singer performed her 2001 hit Whenever, Wherever

The audience were ecstatic as the vocalist belted out her famous 2001 track, titled Whenever, Wherever.

Get low: Shakira showcased some major flexibility as she put in all her effort into the show's choreography

Shakira demonstrated impressive flexibility as she dedicated herself to the performance’s choreography, showing off her moves and putting on a show.

Matchy Matchy: Shakira's dancers donned red outfits that coordinated with the star's glittering ensemble

Shakira’s dancers were all matchy-matchy with their red outfits, perfectly in sync with the star’s sparkling ensemble.

Take it away: Shakira aimed her mic at the audience for them to sing the lyrics on their own

Shakira encouraged the crowd to chime in and sing the words of her song by pointing her microphone towards them.

Shredding: Following She Wolf, the songstress wielded a glittering guitar for the performance of her 2014 hit single Empire

Shredding: Following She Wolf, the songstress wielded a glittering guitar for the performance of her 2014 hit single Empire

She Wolf singer Shakira shredded it up during her performance, dazzling audiences as she wielded a sparkling guitar to play her 2014 hit single Empire. The energy kicked up a notch when she seamlessly transitioned into her 2001 smash hit Whenever, Wherever. With mic in hand, the birthday girl put on a show-stopping display, showcasing her signature hip movements and popping and locking in every direction. Her blonde, wavy tresses flew around her as she worked the world’s biggest stage with her 5foot2inch frame.

Shine: The performance took place on a large, light up round stage

The spectacle was hosted on a spacious circular platform that glowed brilliantly.

Whenever, Wherever: Shakira electrified the Miami, Florida crowd as she brought back her iconic belly dancing moves

Big game: It was during the intermission of the San Francisco 49ers vs Kansas City Chiefs game

Shake it, Groove it: The vocalist swayed her locks in sync with the rhythm.

Lean into it: In one part of the number, Shakira and her gang of female dancers performed some suggestive synchronized choreography

During her Super Bowl performance, Shakira and her group of female dancers showcased some provocatively synchronized choreography that added to the show’s excitement. Of course, no Super Bowl show is ever complete without a few surprise musical appearances, and Shakira did not disappoint as she welcomed Puerto Rican rapper Bad Bunny and Colombian reggaeton singer J Balvin on stage. The two talented musicians joined the Latin star in an energetic performance, surrounding her with their beats and rhythms, as she took the lead in singing Cardi B’s 2018 hit “I Like It.” The crowd went wild as Shakira delivered a performance that left them satisfied and fulfilled, delivering everything they expected and more since it was announced that she would be sharing the stage with Jennifer Lopez.

Flexible: At one point, Shakira took flight with a high kick

Shakira demonstrated her flexibility by soaring through the air with a powerful high kick.

Roaring: The crowd erupted in cheers as the singer swayed about in her ruby red ensemble

The audience burst into loud applause while the vocalist danced in her stunning crimson outfit.

Crowd Surf: The singer dove into the roaring crowd

During the Super Bowl halftime show, the singer bravely leapt into the energetic crowd and even showcased her impressive salsa skills before concluding with her hit song Hips Don’t Lie. Shakira made a memorable impact on the world’s grandest stage not only by playing the drums but also by entrusting her loyal fans enough to crowd surf. Shortly after delivering an unforgettable performance, the talented artist expressed her gratitude to her supporters via her Instagram account and referred to this day as the “greatest birthday present.” Other famous personalities also took to social media to share their reactions to the breathtaking halftime show.

Big smiles: The energy was electric as the singer beamed upon her roaring crowd

The singer’s face lit up with joy as she looked out at the enthusiastic audience, their cheers filling the air with excitement.

Love to fans: She made sure to provide her fans with a hefty amount of interaction, leaning in to grab hands

Expressing affection to her supporters, she ensured ample engagement by reaching out to hold their hands.

Skills: The singer was joined by her long-time guitar players during the hypnotic Half Time Show

The mesmerizing Half Time Show featured the singer along with her trusted guitar players who have been with her for a considerable time.

Queen: Her dazzling red top featured a criss cross neckline that flattered her enviable decolletage

The Queen of the Super Bowl Halftime Show, Shakira, caught the attention of reality star Kim Kardashian with her stunning red top. The top had a criss cross neckline that perfectly complemented her beautiful decolletage. Kim took to Twitter to express her admiration, exclaiming, “OMG @shakira !!!!!! she looks so beautiful.” She continued to shower both Shakira and Jennifer Lopez with love, saying they “really shut it down!!!!” Khloe Kardashian also joined in on the social media praises. The Kardashian sisters congratulated the pair on their amazing performance, making it clear that they were blown away by their talent.

Whoops: As she danced, the red vixen nearly flashed the audience as her fringe moved up, down, and around

Oopsie: The playful vixen almost gave the audience a peek-a-boo moment as her fringes swayed in every direction while she danced.

Bright lights: The crowd donned sparkling bracelets which added to the show's atmosphere

The audience glimmered with shimmering wristbands, enhancing the overall ambiance of the performance.

Fishnets: Adding to the sex appeal of her ensemble, the singer was seen sporting micro-fishnets

The singer looked stunning as she rocked a pair of micro-fishnets that upped the sex appeal of her outfit. One Twitter user couldn’t help but comment on how both Shakira and J Lo seem to defy aging with their incredible performances. The halftime show was full of energy and fun, and Kylie Jenner shared her excitement by posting several snapshots of the dynamic duo mid-dance on Instagram.

Hands high: The audience couldn't help but reach out towards their favorite star

With excitement in the air, the fans instinctively raised their hands towards their beloved celebrity.

Wrist cuffs: The singer donned matching red wrist cuffs which added to her fantastical dancing

The artist wore corresponding crimson wrist cuffs that enhanced her otherworldly dance moves.

Pop and lock: The dancers and Shakira went in on their dance moves

The dancers and Shakira showcased their impressive moves during the halftime show at this year’s Super Bowl, receiving praise from various celebrities and fans alike. Lady Gaga, a past performer at the event, also shared her admiration for the talented women on Twitter. Cardi B, who was present at the game, couldn’t help but capture their incredible performance on video. It’s safe to say that J Lo and Shakira left a lasting impression on Super Bowl history, being celebrated as powerful and sexy women.

I Like It: Shakira was joined by Puerto Rican rapper Bad Bunny

Shakira teamed up with Bad Bunny, the Puerto Rican rapper – and I’m totally into it!

Carrying her: Fans made sure to carry the singer along safely

Ensuring her safety, devoted fans lifted the singer and carried her along.

Wow factor: The Colombian hitmaker - real name Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll - kicked off the 12-minute show

It was an impressive sight as the popular Colombian artist, known as Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll, began her performance that lasted for 12 minutes.

Show stopping: The singer impressed with her ability to deliver vocals and theatrics

Impressed by her vocal prowess and theatrical skills, the singer left the audience in awe.

In formation: The choreography during the Waka Waka singer's performance showcased stellar coordination

The dance moves executed during the performance of the Waka Waka singer were impeccable in terms of synchronization.

Get in line: The dancer gyrated behind Shakira as she belted her tunes

As Shakira belted out her tunes, a dancer gyrated behind her in an epic performance alongside 50-year-old Lopez in front of a celebrity-packed audience, including rapper Jay-Z and his daughter Blue Ivy, Cardi B, and model Emily Ratajkowski. The duo’s 12-minute show was made even more special with the participation of Lopez’s 11-year-old daughter Emme, Puerto Rican rapper Bad Bunny, and Colombian performer J Balvin. Demi Lovato, who is making a comeback after battling a drug overdose, wowed the crowd by delivering a flawless rendition of The Star Spangled Banner earlier in the day. Ahead of the event, Shakira shared her excitement about the gig and how she spent months preparing for the big moment.

Epic: Shakira raised her mic to the sky as she took in the moment

Great: With her microphone held high to the heavens, Shakira savored the precious moment.

All in: The Latin songstress proved she was a triple threat as she danced, sang, and played her way through her once in a lifetime performance

Going all out: The female Latin singer showcased her talents in an impressive way, demonstrating her skills in singing, dancing, and playing an instrument during her unforgettable show.

Hard Rock Stadium: The stadium occupied nearly 66,000 people on Sunday

On Sunday, close to 66,000 individuals filled up the Hard Rock Stadium.

Bang it out: Shakira showed off her endless stream of talent as she made her way to a drum set

Jamming away: Shakira flaunted her boundless artistic abilities while heading to a set of drums.

Represent: She later joined Jennifer Lopez for the grand finale

Shakira had an incredible performance at the show, and even joined forces with Jennifer Lopez for the finale. She expressed her excitement for the event, stating that she had been preparing for months both physically and vocally. Shakira hopes to inspire young Latin girls around the world with her performance and wants them to know that they too can achieve great things. Jennifer and Shakira talked about this a lot and it holds a lot of symbolic meaning for them. Just hours before hitting the stage, Lopez shared a picture on social media of her embracing Shakira during last minute rehearsals. Her caption read, “Let’s show the world what two little Latin girls can do.”

Cheeky: The ladies teased the crowd with a tasteful peek at their perk backsides

Playful: Women in the audience were amused when the performers gave them a glimpse of their well-toned buttocks without being too provocative.

Glittering Gals: Shakira changed in a gold ensemble featuring a cropped jacket and fringed mini shorts, while Lopez donned the same outfit in silver

Sparkling Ladies: Shakira opted for a shiny gold outfit consisting of a short jacket and fringed shorts, while Lopez wore the same attire but in a silver shade.

Pride: Lopez, with hair strewn about, couldn't help but smile as the women stood side by side of the world's biggest stage on Sunday night

Lopez was filled with pride and joy as she stood beside her fellow female performers on the world’s grandest stage on Sunday night. With tousled hair, she couldn’t help but beam as she soaked in the moment she had been preparing for over the past few months. The Super Bowl halftime show was a dream come true for Lopez, and just one day before the big performance, she expressed how she had yearned for this opportunity for years. In a recent press conference, she reflected that everything happens for a reason. Despite receiving invitations to participate in previous years, she believed that this moment was when she was meant to shine. With conviction in her voice, Lopez declared that this was her destiny and that she, along with her co-performers, was ready to take on the challenge with eagerness and excitement.

Marveling: Lopez and Shakira marveled at the audience filling the nearly 66,000 seat stadium in Miami

Amazed: Lopez and Shakira were amazed by the crowd that packed the stadium in Miami, which can hold almost 66,000 people.

Giving all they got: Lopez, 50, and Shakira, 43, rivaled women much younger as they displayed their enviably muscular physiques throughout the 12-minute Half Time Show

Lopez and Shakira gave it their all during the Half Time Show, showcasing their impressively toned bodies despite being in their 40s and 50s. The famous singer expressed her hope that their performance would inspire and unite people, as she believes sports and music are two things that bring people together. She sees this as an opportunity to celebrate love, unity, and happiness, and to highlight the potential within each of us for all the beautiful things we hold.

Empowering: There is so much that we can achieve, just me and Shakira being on that stage is something where people go,

Enabling: The prospect of being on stage with Shakira was exhilarating for both of us, as it signified the countless possibilities that we could accomplish. It gave people the impression that they too could achieve great things and be up there with us. This is what Shakira said before our joint performance at the event.

We did it: The Latin singers shared a passionate embrace as they relished in their monumental accomplishment

The Latin songstresses shared a heartfelt embrace as they celebrated their remarkable feat. Lopez, a native of the Bronx, expressed her immense pride in seeing two Latin music icons headline on a global platform. Being a woman, Latin, and American, Lopez hopes to empower others through her performance, which will encompass all these aspects. She believes that their joint appearance on stage is a significant milestone, showing people that anything is possible. Lopez aims to create a grand yet inviting atmosphere during their performance.

Before the show: J.Lo shared this snap with her fans on Sunday just hours before the show. 'Let's show the world what two little Latin girls can do,' she wrote

Prior to the performance, J.Lo took to social media and posted a photo for her fans. In the caption of the snapshot, she expressed her excitement and determination to showcase what two Latina women are capable of doing.

Thankful: Shortly after her performance, Shakira took to Instagram to thank her fans for 'the best birthday gift'

Expressing Gratitude: Following her performance, Shakira expressed her gratitude to her fans on Instagram for giving her the best gift on her birthday. As she prepared for the Super Bowl, she acknowledged that it is the ultimate platform for live performances, and she aimed to strike a balance between grandeur and intimacy. She found it challenging to select songs for the show, which was co-produced by Jay-Z and his Roc Nation team. While she couldn’t include every song that people requested, she was grateful for the overwhelming support from her fans. Ultimately, she worked with her team to create an energetic and thrilling performance that would be enjoyed by all.

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