The comeback of Shakira after her cut up final summer time from Gerard Piqué needs to be studied. The Colombian famous person topped the music charts this 12 months together with her breakup anthems “Monotonía,” “BZRP Music Periods #53,” “TGQ,” and “Copa Vacía.” Now she’s being honored on the 2023 MTV Video Music Awards, and is nominated for Artist of the Yr.
For her grand entrance on the Tuesday evening award present, Shakira regarded just like the goddess she is in a backless golden Versace robe with a plunging layered neckline and a excessive leg slit. The ground-length piece was totally coated in sequins and featured skinny straps on the shoulders and low again. She paired the piece with golden Piferi platform heels, gold-and-diamond rings, and gold drop earrings.
For glam, Shakira glowed in rosy make-up and her signature curly ’do.
The singer introduced her sons, Milan, 10, and Sasha, eight, as her dates for the glamorous night. They regarded cute in matching black-and-yellow Versace sweatsuits.
She become a golden minidress to carry out her largest hits on the VMAs stage. It included a crystal-embellished prime and dazzling skirt fabricated from glittering strands. The items had been held collectively by a crystal-encrusted physique web. Beneath, Shakira wore crystal-embellished beige fishnet tights and—you guessed it—crystal-embellished beige heeled boots.
Shakira was honored with this 12 months’s coveted Video Vanguard Award on the present, which aired reside from New Jersey’s Prudential Heart.
Together with Artist of the Yr, she had three extra VMA nominations this 12 months: one for Greatest Collaboration (for “TQG” with Karol G), and two for Greatest Latin Video, for “TQG” and “Acróstico.” She gained Greatest Collaboration.
For her final look of the evening, Shakira become a 3rd dazzling costume: a slinky silver uneven minidress by Versace, with geometric cutouts all through held collectively by massive golden braided clips and big paper clips. She wore golden platform peep-toe heels and gold paper-clip earrings to match.
“I need to thank my dad and mom. I need to thank my youngsters, Milan and Sasha, who’re right here,” she stated as she accepted her Video Vanguard Award. “Thanks a lot for cheering me up and making me really feel that Mama can do all of it.”
Shakira gained her first VMA in 2000 for Worldwide Viewer’s Alternative (Latin America North), for “Ojos Así,” adopted by one other in the identical class in 2002, for “At any time when, Wherever”/“Suerte,” her third for Greatest Choreography in a Video for “Hips Don’t Lie,” in 2006—and her most up-to-date in 2007, for Most Earthshattering Collaboration, for “Lovely Liar” with Beyoncé.
Earlier winners of the Video Vanguard Award embrace David Bowie, the Beatles, Madonna, Beyoncé, Rihanna, Nicki Minaj, Missy Elliott, Justin Timberlake, Janet Jackson, and Pink, amongst others.
Rosa Sanchez is the senior information editor at Harper’s Bazaar, engaged on information because it pertains to leisure, vogue, and tradition. Beforehand, she was a information editor at ABC Information and, previous to that, a managing editor of superstar information at American Media. She has additionally written options for Rolling Stone, Teen Vogue, Forbes, and The Hollywood Reporter, amongst different shops.