The Colombian singer Shakira has become the latest big name artist to cash in on her catalogue of hits, selling the publishing rights to the London-based music royalties investment firm Hipgnosis. The most successful female Latin singer of all-time, with more than 80m album sales to her name, Shakira has sold the rights to her song catalogue for an undisclosed sum. I know Hipgnosis will be a great home for my catalogue. The streaming boom has encouraged investors to put their cash into companies like Hipgnosis, a London stock market-listed outfit, which receives a cut of the royalties from the songs it owns each time they are played on the radio, streamed, or used in places like department stores, as well as income from sales of albums, singles and use in TV adverts and films. Shakira becomes latest artist to sell rights to catalogue of hits. Colombian singer-songwriter sells rights to her song catalogue for undisclosed sum. Shakira is the most successful female Latin singer of all-time, with more than 80m album sales to her name. Mark Sweney. Wed 13 Jan
New song Clandestino released with Maluma!
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Summer just got hotter with the release of "Clandestino," the new single by Shakira and Maluma. It's available now from all digital-music outlets worldwide via Sony Music Latin. The two Colombian artists previously made history with their collaboration "Chantaje", included on Shakira's latest album El Dorado. News Back. June 08th, New song Clandestino released with Maluma! Back to News.
The Colombian pop icon is writing new music ahead of her Super Bowl performance. After announcing her co-headlining spot at the Super Bowl Halftime Show in , Shakira is back in the studio and recording new songs. With her producer on acoustic guitar, Shakira sang the first verse and chorus before busting out her own air guitar moves. She posted the minute-long video on both Twitter and Instagram. Me, being a basket case with my producer… pic. Might this hint the return of the rockera Shakira we knew and loved in the Nineties? Or even a Green Day collaboration? I just want to put music out there. Shakira is also raring to release a concert film in movie theaters this fall. Chronicling her El Dorado world tour — in support of her Grammy-winning album of the same name — Shakira in Concert: El Dorado World Tour will premiere internationally on November 13th in more than 2, theaters across 60 countries.
The album is mainly sung in Spanish, with three songs in English. After her self-titled tenth studio album , Shakira had her second child, suffered from writer's block and was uncertain about the future of her career. Sonically, the album is a mixture of Latin pop and reggaeton , with influences from bachata , vallenato and electropop. Music critics commended the album's coherency, and its fun yet mature nature. Other critics felt El Dorado lacked creativity and relied too heavily on previously-released collaborations. The album debuted in the top ten of album charts in Argentina, Austria, France, Spain and Switzerland. In early , " Trap " was released as the album's fourth single.