Shakira attended the 2023 MTV Video Music Awards on Tuesday with two special guests – her sons. Milan, aged nine, and Sasha, aged seven, accompanied the Colombian music star to the event held at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. The boys were there to support their mother as she was honored with the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award, an achievement that makes Shakira the first South American musician to receive this accolade. The trio were photographed sitting together inside, with Shakira in the center and her sons holding her hands. They also posed together on the pink carpet earlier in the day.
Cute: The 2023 MTV Video Music Awards had a special addition in the form of Shakira’s two sons, Milan (9) and Sasha (7), who joined her on the red carpet. It was heartwarming to see the talented singer and her adorable kids at the event.
Her sons: The young lads were present to support their mother as she was bestowed with the prestigious Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award, one of the biggest accolades of the evening.
Shakira, the famous Colombian singer, recently had a night out with her two kids, Milan and Sasha, who she shares with her ex-partner Gerard Piqué. The couple separated in June 2022, and Shakira has been trying her best to keep the situation hidden from her children. She expressed that protecting her kids is her top priority in life. During the night out, Shakira was seen having fun with her boys, who were all smiles throughout the evening. For the occasion, Shakira wore a stunning baby blue silk Versace dress that featured gold safety pins and a cut-out design. Her sons matched in black-and-yellow tracksuits with sneakers of the same print. Shakira’s Hips Don’t Lie collaborator, Wyclef Jean, presented her with the Video Vanguard Award. In her acceptance speech, Shakira thanked her family, fans, and the women who work with her. She also expressed her gratitude towards Latin American people, both within and outside the country, for being a source of inspiration and strength.
Victor: Following her Video Vanguard Award victory, she graced the stage and expressed gratitude to her loved ones and supporters.
Expressing gratitude, she stated that she wishes to acknowledge those individuals who have been significant in shaping her visual journey.
I want to give a shoutout to the incredible women who are my colleagues. They are not just intelligent and savvy, but they have also been there for me through thick and thin, juggling multiple responsibilities with ease. To all of you wonderful ladies, I am deeply grateful for your unwavering support. Thank you from the bottom of my heart!
Ecstatic: The woman’s face lit up with pure joy and excitement as she gratefully received the recognition.
With pride, the celebrity concluded her talk in Spanish by expressing her gratitude and admiration for her fellow Latin Americans, both within and beyond the borders of the United States, for their inspiration.
Her accomplice in creating the hit song “Hips Don’t Lie”, Wyclef Jean, presented her with the award.
Shakira created a historical moment as she became the first South American artist to be bestowed with this prestigious award.
Shakira has joined an exclusive group of stars who have received the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard award, which includes Beyoncé, Britney Spears, Nicki Minaj, Missy Elliott, Jennifer Lopez, PInk, Rihanna, Kanye West, and Justin Timberlake. During this year’s ceremony, Shakira and KAROL G were awarded the Best Collaboration trophy for their hit song ‘TQG.’ The singer then took to the stage to perform a medley of her greatest hits, including She Wolf, Objection (Tango), Whenever, Wherever, and Hips Don’t Lie. Beginning her set with She Wolf, Shakira showcased her famous choreography in a cave-like setting before moving on to perform newer collaborations such as Te Felicito and TQG. Additionally, she performed classics like Objection (Tango), Ojos Asi, Whenever, Wherever, and Hips Don’t Lie. But that wasn’t all; Shakira also treated her fans to the popular ‘Shakira: Bzrp Music Sessions, Vol. 53’ smash hit and even dove into the crowd in true rock star fashion, receiving a standing ovation from the impressed audience. Earlier in the day, Shakira arrived at the event looking stunning in a gold outfit.
Top tracks: The female singer graced the stage with a medley of her most popular songs, which included She Wolf, Objection (Tango), Whenever, Wherever, Hips Don’t Lie, and several others.
The performance commenced with She Wolf as the artist showcased her renowned dance moves in an ambiance that resembled a cave.
Amazing: Several backup dancers accompanied her, adding to the overall spectacle.
Going through her repertoire of songs, she performed a few of her recent collaborative works, including Te Felicito and TQG. However, she didn’t forget to take it back in time and delight the audience with her 2002 hit Objection (Tango).
Shakira made her fans extremely happy by performing the well-known hit ‘Shakira: Bzrp Music Sessions, Vol. 53’. She then proceeded to crowd surf in a manner that only a true rock star would.
The audience was thoroughly impressed by her performance and showed their appreciation with a standing ovation.
With ease and grace, she sang her heart out as her devoted fans lifted her up.
The stylish woman grabbed a shiny hat as she went crowd surfing.
Putting her heart and soul into it: She delivered an energetic show that captivated the audience.
Exciting: Shakira put on a dynamic performance that took her to new levels of energy and enthusiasm at one moment.
Wow, what an amazing evening! The artist seemed to thoroughly enjoy their time performing on the stage.
Smooches: She sent a flurry of kisses towards the lens.
With utter fearlessness, she hovered above the crowd, displaying her confidence and courage with every move.
Dominating the performance: The vocalist dominated the entire stage with their presence.
Electric: During her performance, her backup dancers joined her in an electric display of talent.
The crowd went wild for Shaki! They were filled with excitement as they cheered on their beloved star.
Having a blast on the dance floor: The performance showcased an abundance of her signature dance moves.
The famous singer Shakira showed off her curves in a gorgeous metallic dress that had a daring thigh-high slit and cut-outs at the waist. She looked stunning while striking poses on the pink carpet with her long chestnut hair styled into loose ringlets that flowed past her chest. To add some more glam to her look, she wore dramatic mascara, a hint of pink blush, and a rosy lip tint. Her elegant attire included an array of rings and a pair of strappy peep-toe heels that elevated her petite frame. Shakira was recently announced as the recipient of the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award, which Bruce Gilmer, Paramount’s president of music, praised her for in a press release, stating that she is a true global force and inspiring trailblazer for women across the world. He added that her massive impact on the music industry will be long-lasting as she continues to create and entertain at the highest level.
Shakira made a stunning entrance at the event earlier today, dressed in a gorgeous gold ensemble and looking like an absolute vision.
Pose for the camera! With one hand on her hip, she confidently strutted down the vibrant pink carpet.
Arriving in style: The Colombian sensation created a buzz when she entered the event, accompanied by her two adorable sons, walking confidently on the pink carpet.
In perfect harmony, the boys were dressed in matching golden and black tracksuits just like their mother.
Prioritizing family, the three people stood together for a photo.
Oh, how adorable! The group grinned widely while striking a pose for the photographers.
The energetic family of three was caught on camera sharing delightful moments together as Shakira was seen laughing and enjoying the company of her two beloved sons.
Enchanted: The mom who has two children appeared to be in a happy mood while sitting among the spectators and engaging in conversation with her sons.
Looking stunning on the red carpet! The talented singer, famous for her popular track Whenever, Wherever, flaunted her curves in a sleek metallic dress that featured a daring thigh-high slit and waist cut-outs.
Hey there stunning! She absolutely slayed with her bold mascara, a hint of pink blush, and a lovely rose-colored lip tint.
The 2023 MTV Video Music Awards took place at the Prudential Center located in Newark, New Jersey, and was hosted by Nicki Minaj for the second year running. This marked the first time the ceremony was held on a Tuesday. The event was broadcasted live in over 150 countries to showcase the best music videos from the previous year, featuring outstanding performances, remarkable tributes, and appearances by famous musicians. Taylor Swift was the star of the night, winning nine out of the 11 awards she was nominated for, including Artist of the Year, Album of the Year for “Midnights,” Show of the Summer, and six awards for her track and video “Anti-Hero.” Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs received the Global Icon Award, while Ice Spice was honored with the Best New Artist award.