Shakira, the fierce female songstress, stole the show at the 12th annual NRJ Music Awards in Cannes with her stunning appearance on the red carpet last night. The 33-year-old singer donned a tight black dress and greeted fans with waves and smiles. Shakira also performed live during the event, showcasing her vocal talents with the songs Loca from her 2010 album Sale El Sol and Waka Waka, the official song of the 2010 World Cup. Her signature slinky hip movements mesmerized the audience and added to the overall allure of the night.
Shakira looked sensational in a glitzy black mini dress that accentuated her figure, paired with stylish black patent peep-toe heels at the NRJ Music Awards held in Cannes.
On the red carpet, the Colombian sensation showed off her signature hip-shaking moves to the awaiting fans. She was not only a crowd-pleaser but also a big winner of the night, taking home two awards: International Female Artist of the Year and International Song of the Year for her World Cup hit. This was her first public appearance since announcing her separation from her boyfriend of 11 years, who is also her manager. Shakira and Antonio de la Rua had secretly broken up in August but chose to keep it private until their recent announcement. Despite their separation, de la Rua will continue to manage Shakira’s professional interests. The event was attended by other celebrities like Jermaine Jackson, Usher, apl.de.ap, Will.i.am of The Black Eyed Peas, David Guetta, and model Victoria Silvstedt, who looked stunning in a black dress suitable for the black-tie event hosted by French radio station NRJ.
Awesome! Usher made an appearance at the awards ceremony alongside Black Eyed Peas members apl.de.ap and Will.i.am. The event marks the first major gathering of the Midem, a global trade fair for the music industry that takes place annually in Cannes, France during January. Other notable winners included Justin Bieber, who was recognized as International Revelation Of The Year, Black Eyed Peas with Best International Group and Concert Of The Year, Usher named International Male Artist Of The Year, and David Guetta, who matched Shakira’s two awards by claiming Hit Of The Year for Club Can’t Handle Me and the Award Of Honour.
Victoria Silvstedt also opted for an LBD, but hers had green accents, as seen on the red carpet. Joining her were Usher, Black Eyed Peas, and other notable names at the NRJ music awards in France. Shakira was a standout in her gorgeous form-fitting black dress. Share your thoughts on this event in the comments section.