Jive live with Shakira!

Updated: September 24, 2010 13:35 IST

Jive live with Shakira!

Jive live with Shakira!
Shakira's on-stage performances are legendary, from her trademark belly-dancing sequences to the sheer energy she radiates. This diva blows our mind over every time she wears her dancing shoes, complemented perfectly by the jazzy outfits, and gets it going for the millions who love her!

Today we bring you snapshots of some of her most memorable performances. It does not get any better than this...
Jive live with Shakira!
For the 2010 FIFA World Cup Shakira composed the highly popular track Waka Waka which set the mood right for the sporting event. Her famous dance moves were copied world over by fans and the ravishing babe once again came into focus.

The song has set the benchmark high for the theme songs yet to come and will truly be remembered for generations.
Jive live with Shakira!
Shakira rocking the football fans at the FIFA World Cup opening ceremony with Waka Waka along with her most recent release, She Wolf and Hips Don't Lie. Shakira just stole the limelight in a cutaway body and grass skirt combo by Roberto Cavalli.

She had single-handedly managed to give a boost to football fashion with her Shakira 2010 World Cup T-shirts, as thousands were seen sporting them.
Jive live with Shakira!
The wrap-up performance of her Oral Fixation tour was indeed spectacular.The singer's fascinating transformation from song to song, moving from high energy pop performer to ballad soloist to rock and roll superstar, brought audiences to their feet.

The performance included her biggest hits like La Tortura, Hips Don't Lie and Whenever Wherever.
Jive live with Shakira!
Shakira performed at the Lincoln Memorial We Are One festivities in honor of the inauguration of President Barack Obama. She gave a legendary performance alongwith Stevie Wonder and Usher.
Jive live with Shakira!
Shakira once again left us all zapped on the U.S version of Strictly Come Dancing as she was seen performing her trademark snake-like belly dance and flaunting a sleek blonde pony tail.

As if her mind-blowing presence was not enough, the fabulous babe also decided to show us her Japanese drumming skills as she bent over backwards to please fans. Jack of all trades!!
Jive live with Shakira!
After her successful foray into the beat world with her drumming stint, Shakira now decided to experiment with the tabla.

For her hit single Gypsy from the album She-wolf, Shakira called in New York percussionist Ravish Momin for the beats. The blonde lady charmed us all with her live performance in a pink Indian outfit.
Jive live with Shakira!
At the NBA All-Star Game held at Cowboys Stadium, Shakira got all her fans going crazy as she performed our favourite number in a racy black outfit.

The singer looked as stunning as ever, as she pumped up the energy levels for the game soon after.
Jive live with Shakira!
Shakira's memorable performance in Kabul created quite a stir when the singer got on stage in a shimmery, skimpy top. While her hip-shaking was one of the major attractions at the event, one could see why her extravagant stage show would not go down as well in a more conservative country.

The private channel that aired her show for a charity was caught in a huge controversy.
Jive live with Shakira!
Shakira created a frenzy at the Madison Square Garden, New York as she put up an electrifying concert.

The 33-year old flaunted every inch of her curvy body in eye-catching, flashy outfits that truly rocked MSG.
Jive live with Shakira!
Shakira shook the crowd with her elaborate dance moves as she was seen shooting for a music video live.
Jive live with Shakira!
Shakira's hip-twisting and gyrating ways wowed the audience as the singer performed her biggest hit Hips Don't Lie in a stunning golden outfit.

Golden seems to be the lady's favourite colour. It surely does justice to her intoxicating beauty.
Jive live with Shakira!
The Columbian entertainer showed us her talent on the popular reality TV show America's Got Talent as she set the stage on fire in a skimpy red dress.
Jive live with Shakira!
Shakira struck the MTV Europe Music Awards stage as she performed breathtaking gymnastics for the crowd, coupled with her signature moves.
Jive live with Shakira!
Shakira at another one of her charity events.

In an interview with Rolling Stone she said: "My music, I think, is a fusion of many different elements. And I'm always experimenting. So I try not to limit myself, or put myself in a category, or... be the architect of my own jail".
Jive live with Shakira!
Shakira dancing at Rock in Rio.

Her moves are based on the art of Arabic belly dancing, a part of her Lebanese heritage. She often performs barefoot.(Text: Wikipedia)
Jive live with Shakira!
Shakira performs on the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury Festival in England.

Shakira says she learned this form of dance as a young teen to overcome her shyness. She also mentioned in a MTV interview that she learned how to belly dance by trying to flip a coin with her belly. (Text:Wikipedia)
Jive live with Shakira!
Shakira did a live set for Walmart Soundcheck, including performances of ‘Hips Don't Lie' and ‘She Wolf'.
Jive live with Shakira!
Shakira performs with Steven Tyler at a concert.
Jive live with Shakira!
A statue of Shakira in Baranquilla, Columbia where she was born.

Shakira, which means 'thankful' in Arabic is highly respected world-over for her obvious talent which she claims to have discovered at the tender age of 4.

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