“Shakira’s Sizzling Super Bowl Show: Celebrating Her 43rd Birthday with Iconic Belly Dancing Moves!”

Shakira marked her 43rd birthday in a memorable way by dazzling the audience with her signature belly dancing moves during the Super Bowl LIV halftime show on Sunday. Alongside Jennifer Lopez, the Colombian singer – whose real name is Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll – began the 12-minute performance with her hit song “She Wolf” before showcasing her musical skills with several of her chart-topping hits. The crowd in Miami, Florida was electrified by Shakira’s mesmerizing dance moves during the intermission of the San Francisco 49ers vs Kansas City Chiefs game.

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

Absolutely stunning: Shakira left the audience in awe with her electrifying performance at the Super Bowl LIV half-time show 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

Shakira added a unique element to her performance by incorporating a rope into her routine while flaunting her curves.

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

Shakira’s custom-made half-time show outfit by Dundas was a stunning sight to see. The ensemble, in a bold red shade, boasted intricate beadwork and fringe that would allow her to move seamlessly during her performance.

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

Shakira, the legendary Latin music artist, delighted her fans with an energetic performance of her hit song She Wolf from 2009. During Sunday’s game, she made a spectacular entrance accompanied by fireworks, thrilling the audience at the Hard Rock Stadium with a stunning display. Shakira dazzled on a circular illuminated stage, showcasing her toned and fit body in a red sequined mini dress with matching wristbands. Dozens of backup dancers supported her visually appealing performance. After the crowd-pleasing She Wolf, Shakira exhibited her guitar skills while playing a glittery guitar for her captivating 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 proudly flaunts her admirable abs, making it apparent to her fans. Her toned midsection stands out among other celebrities in Hollywood.

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

The fans went crazy as the vocalist sang her famous track Whenever, Wherever in 2001.

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

Shakira demonstrated impressive flexibility while giving it her all in the choreography of the show.

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

Shakira’s dancers synchronized their look with her sparkling outfit as they dressed up in matching red costumes.

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

Shakira held out her microphone towards the crowd, encouraging them to belt out the words to the song on their own.

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

Jamming: After delivering She Wolf, the talented singer-songwriter showcased her prowess on a sparkling guitar for a live rendition of her 2014 chart-topper Empire. Things escalated even further when she seamlessly transitioned from the modern hit to her classic 2001 masterpiece Whenever, Wherever. With microphone in hand, the birthday girl flaunted her signature hip movements, popping and locking with abandon. Her flowing blond curls went everywhere as her petite 5’2″ frame commanded the massive stage.

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

The show was held on a spacious circular platform that was illuminated from within.

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

Get grooving: With the rhythm, the vocalist swayed her locks.

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 female dance crew showcased some suggestive choreography that was perfectly synchronized. As expected from any Super Bowl show, there were also a few musical cameos, including Puerto Rican rapper Bad Bunny and Colombian reggaeton singer J Balvin joining Shakira on stage. The talented male singers surrounded Shakira while she took over Cardi B’s part in the 2018 hit song “I Like It,” which they originally collaborated on. Fans had been eagerly anticipating Shakira’s performance alongside J Lo, and she definitely did not disappoint.

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

Shakira displayed her flexibility by soaring in the air with a powerful kick.

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

The audience went wild with excitement as the vocalist moved gracefully in her crimson outfit, causing a roar of applause.

Crowd Surf: The singer dove into the roaring crowd

The performer decided to crowd surf during her performance, diving into the excited audience. She then wowed everyone with her salsa moves before wrapping up with her hit song, Hips Don’t Lie. Shakira certainly left a lasting impression on the world stage by not only playing the drums but also showing her trust in her fans by jumping off the stage. After the show, she expressed her gratitude to her followers on Instagram, calling it the best birthday gift ever. Many other famous personalities also took to social media to share their reactions to the incredible halftime show.

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

With her fans cheering wildly, the singer’s face lit up with pure joy and excitement, creating an electric atmosphere full of big, beaming smiles.

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

Showing her love for fans, 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 Half Time Show was made all the more mesmerizing as the singer performed with her trusty guitar players who have been with her for a long time.

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

The Queen looked stunning in her eye-catching red top that boasted a criss-cross neckline, perfectly showcasing her enviable decolletage. Excitingly, Kim Kardashian took to Twitter to express her admiration for Shakira’s beauty after the SuperBowl Halftime Show. In her post-show tweet frenzy, the reality star gushed about how the dynamic duo of Shakira and J Lo truly shut it down with their incredible performance. Khloe Kardashian also joined in on the social media love for the show. Congratulations to Shakira and J Lo on an amazing performance!

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

Oops! During her dance, the fiery vixen almost revealed more than intended as her tassels swayed in every direction.

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

The audience wore glittering wristbands that enhanced the ambiance of the performance.

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

The singer amped up her sex appeal with micro-fishnets during her performance. One Twitter user expressed admiration for both Shakira and J Lo’s performances, as well as their seemingly ageless beauty. Kylie Jenner took to Instagram to share her excitement, posting several photos of the dynamic duo dancing on stage. Overall, the halftime show left fans energized and impressed.

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

With their favorite star on stage, the crowd couldn’t resist raising their hands towards them.

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

The songstress adorned her wrists with coordinating crimson cuffs, amplifying the enchanting movements of her dance.

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

The dancers and Shakira impressed everyone with their impressive dance moves during the Super Bowl halftime show. Lady Gaga, who has performed at the event in the past, shared her thoughts on social media, praising JLo, Shakira, and all the special guests for their incredible performance. She described the show as fun and empowering, highlighting the power and sexiness of the female performers. Rapper Cardi B, who was present at the event, also expressed her admiration for the Latinas’ skills on stage. Many other celebrities and fans joined in on the praise, recognizing the unforgettable impact that JLo and Shakira made on Super Bowl history.

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

Shakira and Bad Bunny had a collaborative performance and it was amazing!

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

Moving her along: Supporters ensured that the vocalist was transported safely by lifting her up.

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

Shakira, known by her birth name Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll, started her performance with a bang as the Colombian sensation took the stage for a 12-minute show.

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

Outstanding Performance: The artist amazed the audience with her exceptional skills in both singing and stage performance.

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

The dance routine displayed during the Waka Waka songstress’ presentation exhibited exceptional synchronization.

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

As Shakira belted out her tunes, a dancer could be seen gyrating behind her. It was a star-studded night as she and Jennifer Lopez performed in front of an audience that included Jay-Z, Blue Ivy, Cardi B, and Emily Ratajkowski. The two also had special guests like Lopez’s daughter Emme, Bad Bunny, and J Balvin who joined them for their 12-minute performance. Earlier in the day, Demi Lovato kicked off the event by singing the national anthem flawlessly. Shakira revealed that she had been working hard for months to prepare for this big moment.

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

The scene was nothing short of epic as Shakira lifted her microphone towards the heavens, immersing herself in the 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

Showing off her skills in multiple areas, the Latin diva demonstrated that she was a true force to be reckoned with during her unforgettable show. She effortlessly moved to the rhythm, belted out beautiful melodies, and skillfully played instruments, leaving the audience in awe.

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

On Sunday, the Hard Rock Stadium accommodated a massive crowd of almost 66,000 individuals.

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

Let’s drum it up: Shakira flaunted her boundless capabilities as she headed towards a set of drums.

Represent: She later joined Jennifer Lopez for the grand finale

During the grand finale, Shakira teamed up with Jennifer Lopez to stun the massive audience and showcase their talents. In a statement to the AP on Sunday, the Grammy winner expressed her excitement about the show’s vast scope, both in terms of the stage size and audience. She mentioned that she had been preparing for months and training physically and vocally harder than ever before. Shakira emphasized that this opportunity was not taken for granted, and she aimed to inspire young Latin girls worldwide. Alongside Jennifer, they discussed the symbolic significance of their performance. Before hitting the stage, JLo shared a photo of herself embracing Shakira, captioned with the message, “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: The women playfully winked at the audience as they gave a tasteful glimpse of their toned derrieres.

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

Dazzling Divas: Shakira opted for a stunning gold outfit comprising of a stylish cropped jacket and flirty fringed mini shorts. Meanwhile, JLo rocked the same ensemble in a shiny 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’s pride was evident as she stood on the world’s biggest stage with her hair tousled and a beaming smile on her face during Sunday night’s performance. Months of preparation had led up to this moment, which she described as a “dream come true”. During a press conference just 24 hours prior, Lopez revealed that she had been dreaming of this opportunity for years. Despite being approached about performing at the Super Bowl in the past, she believed that it wasn’t the right time until now. Lopez felt that this moment was destined to happen and that everything happens when it’s meant to be. She expressed her excitement and readiness, saying, “I can’t wait.”

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

Lopez and Shakira were amazed by the crowd that packed the stadium in Miami, which can hold up to 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, a 50-year-old singer known for her hits like “Waiting for Tonight,” “Jenny from the Block,” and “I’m Real,” showcased her impressive muscular physique alongside Colombian singer Shakira during the 12-minute Half Time Show. In an interview, Lopez expressed hope that their performance would serve as an inspiration for unity among people. According to the singer, sports and music are two things that can bring people together on a massive scale. Hence, she sees this as an opportunity to celebrate love, unity, and happiness. She believes that their performance will bring people together in a moment of joy and commemoration of the potential in every individual. It will be a beautiful moment of celebrating all the fantastic things that make us human.

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

Inspirational: Shakira expressed excitement about the potential of their joint performance, stating that just the two of them appearing on stage together could serve as a source of motivation for others. “When people see us up there, they’ll think ‘Wow, anything is possible. We could be up there too!'” she shared before their show together.

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

The Latin singers were overcome with emotion as they celebrated their groundbreaking achievement with a heartfelt embrace. As a Bronx native, Lopez expressed her immense pride in seeing two fellow Latin performers take on such a global stage. She stated that being a woman, Latin, and American are all integral parts of her identity that will be showcased in the performance, with the hope of inspiring and empowering others. For Lopez, it was important that the show be both grand in scale and warmly inviting.

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

Just a few hours before the show, J. Lo gave her fans a sneak peek with a photo she posted on Sunday. In the snap, she expressed her excitement and said, “Together, let’s show the world the amazing things that two Latin girls can accomplish.”

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 providing her with “the best birthday gift.” She believes that the Super Bowl is the pinnacle of live performances where one must think big and create moments that are both grand and personal. She aimed to strike a balance between these two aspects to make her performance enjoyable and emotional. Shakira disclosed that narrowing down the setlist was challenging and laughed off the suggestion of playing only her greatest hits. Despite not being able to perform all of the audience’s favorite songs, she feels content that her team and she have put together an energetic, enjoyable, and thrilling set. The Roc Nation company co-produced the Super Bowl show for the first time with Jay-Z.

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