“Shakira’s Heavenly Rendition of John Lennon’s Imagine for Pope Francis at UN General Assembly”

On Friday, Shakira graced the stage at the opening ceremony of the United Nations General Assembly in New York City. Her performance was followed by an impactful speech by Pope Francis. The 38-year-old singer gave an impressive rendition of John Lennon’s Imagine that left the audience, including Daniel Craig, in awe. Shakira’s outfit, a flowing white dress, added to her stunning appearance as she smiled warmly at the crowd after completing her song. Check out the video below for a closer look at her performance.

A beautiful woman with a beautiful voice: Shakira performed during the opening ceremony at the United Nations General Assembly in New York City on Friday, before Pope Francis delivered a powerful speech

Shakira, the stunning songstress with a mesmerizing voice, had the honor of performing at the opening ceremony of the United Nations General Assembly in the bustling city of New York on a fine Friday. Before Pope Francis delivered his impactful speech, the UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador made a grand entrance with her adorable seven-month-old baby boy Sasha in tow. Her partner Gerard Pique and two-year-old son Milan were also present to support her. It’s noteworthy that both Shakira and the Pope have their roots in South America – Shakira was born in Colombia, while the Pope hails from Argentina.

Moving: The singer wowed the crowd in New York City with her rendition of John Lennon's Imagine

Relocating: The vocalist won over the audience in the Big Apple as she performed an amazing version of John Lennon’s timeless classic “Imagine.”

Happy to be here: Shakira gave a warm smile to the large audience after finishing the song

Happy to be here: Shakira gave a warm smile to the large audience after finishing the song

Shakira beamed at the huge crowd as she finished her song and expressed her delight to be there. Meanwhile, Pope Francis delivered his speech during his six-day trip across three cities in the US. He urged global leaders to tackle climate change, put an end to nuclear programs, and uplift the underprivileged. The event was attended by numerous prominent figures such as Cuban President Raul Castro, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, and Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai. Taking the floor in front of a packed General Assembly hall, the Pope affirmed the existence of “the right of the environment.”

Angelic: The 38-year-old looked stunning as she belted out the lyrics on stage in a flowing white dress

Looking absolutely gorgeous, Angelic, who is 38 years of age, mesmerized the audience with her soulful singing while wearing a graceful white gown.

Charitable star: Shakira, who like the Pope hails from South America, is a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador

Shakira, a philanthropic celebrity and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador from South America, shares the same roots as the Pope. In his speech, the Pope emphasized that the universe was created out of love and that humans should use it respectfully for the benefit of others and to honor the creator. He warned against the abuse and destruction of nature driven by self-centered desires for power and material wealth, resulting in the exclusion of the vulnerable and poor. The Pope urged for immediate access to basic needs like food, water, housing, and religious freedom for those living in poverty. He received applause after calling for reforms in the United Nations and international financial agencies to give disadvantaged countries a stronger voice.

My baby: The star was dressed casually as she arrived at the United Nations building with seven-month-old son Sasha in her arms

The celebrity mom was seen sporting a laid-back outfit while making her way to the United Nations establishment with her adorable seven-month-old baby, Sasha, cradled in her arms.

Listening intently: Bond star Daniel Craig was among the crowd there to see Pope Francis's speech

Daniel Craig, famously known as James Bond, was among the audience who eagerly listened to Pope Francis’s address.

Powerful speech: The Pope called on world leaders to combat climate change, end nuclear programs and elevate the poor

In a powerful address, the Pope urged global leaders to take action against climate change, put an end to nuclear programs and improve the lives of the underprivileged. Later on, he gave a touching speech in memory of the 3,000 victims of the 9/11 attack at the site of the former Twin Towers. Meanwhile, Kerry Washington – known for her role as Olivia Pope in Scandal – eagerly awaited the Pope’s motorcade during a red carpet event. She expressed her admiration for the Pope, despite not being Catholic, commending his generosity, revolutionary nature and compassion. According to her, the Pope’s message emphasizes serving God and not judgment, which she finds remarkable.

Big event: His speech marked the largest gathering of dignitaries in the UN's 70-year history and attendees

The UN witnessed a major event with the largest gathering of notable figures in its 70-year history, all present to hear an important speech.

An honour: Celebrity chef Sandra Lee, the partner of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, met the Pope at the 9/11 memorial, where he gave an emotional speech honouring the 3,000 victims

Celebrity chef Sandra Lee, who is in a relationship with New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, had the chance to meet the Pope during her visit to the 9/11 memorial. The Pope’s emotional speech, which paid tribute to the 3,000 victims of the tragedy, made the encounter even more special for Lee. It was truly an honor for her to have met the leader of the Catholic Church on such a solemn occasion.

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