Shakira’s Sensational Super Bowl Performance: Bringing Back Her Iconic Belly Dancing Moves on Her 43rd Birthday!

Shakira marked her 43rd birthday by wowing audiences with her classic belly dancing moves during an unforgettable performance with Jennifer Lopez at the much-anticipated Super Bowl LIV half-time show. The talented Colombian artist, whose real name is Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll, started the 12-minute show with her hit song She Wolf before showcasing her impressive instrumental skills on a range of other popular radio hits. The Miami, Florida audience was left mesmerized as Shakira brought back her iconic belly dancing moves during the break between the San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs game.

Show stopping: Shakira dazzled as she took the stage during the Super Bowl LIV half-time show on Sunday evening

Shakira stole the spotlight with her stunning performance at the Super Bowl LIV half-time show on Sunday night.

Roped in: While showing off her curves, Shakira incorporated a rope into her routine

Roped in: While showing off her curves, Shakira incorporated a rope into her routine

Incorporating a rope into her performance, Shakira flaunted her curves with style.

Details: Shakira's red half-time show ensemble was custom Dundascustom Dundascustom featured intricate beading and choreo-friendly fringe

The outfit Shakira wore during her super bowl half-time show was a unique creation by Dundas, adorned with beautiful beadwork and designed with fringe that made it perfect for her lively dance routine.

She Wolf: The singer treated fans to a dance-packed performance of her 2009 hit single She Wolf

Shakira graced her fans with a spectacular performance of her popular single “She Wolf” during the Sunday game at Hard Rock Stadium. The Latin music icon made a grand entrance amidst a fireworks display, leaving the audience in awe. Dancing on a brightly lit circular stage, she showed off her toned physique in a stunning red sequined mini dress, complete with matching wristbands, accompanied by numerous background dancers. After an electrifying performance, Shakira exhibited her guitar skills in a glittery outfit for her moving ballad “Empire”.

Flashing Abs: Shakira has some of the most impressive abs in Hollywood and she wanted her audience to know it

Flashing Abs: Shakira has some of the most impressive abs in Hollywood and she wanted her audience to know it

Shakira’s Abs on Display: Among the striking features of Shakira in Hollywood are her remarkable abs, and she made sure to flaunt them to her admirers.

Whenever, Whenever: The crowd really went wild when the singer performed her 2001 hit Whenever, Wherever

The audience was ecstatic as the vocalist delivered her famous track from 2001, Whenever, Wherever, causing them to go wild with excitement.

Get low: Shakira showcased some major flexibility as she put in all her effort into the show's choreography

Shakira exhibited an impressive range of flexibility during her performance, demonstrating her dedication to the choreography. She really got low!

Matchy Matchy: Shakira's dancers donned red outfits that coordinated with the star's glittering ensemble

Shakira’s dancers looked stunning in their red outfits that perfectly matched the dazzling ensemble of the popular singer.

Take it away: Shakira aimed her mic at the audience for them to sing the lyrics on their own

Shakira held her microphone towards the crowd, encouraging them to sing the lyrics independently.

Shredding: Following She Wolf, the songstress wielded a glittering guitar for the performance of her 2014 hit single Empire

Shredding: Following She Wolf, the songstress wielded a glittering guitar for the performance of her 2014 hit single Empire

Jamming: After belting out She Wolf, the talented artist picked up a sparkly guitar to rock out to her popular 2014 track Empire. The energy levels skyrocketed as she effortlessly transitioned into her iconic hit song Whenever, Wherever from 2001. Holding the microphone with confidence, the birthday celebrant put on quite a show with her trademark hip movements and dance steps that left the audience in awe. Her gorgeous blonde locks flowed freely as she dominated the colossal stage with her petite but powerful 5 foot 2 inch frame.

Shine: The performance took place on a large, light up round stage

Sparkle: The show unfolded on a grand circular platform that was illuminated from within.

Whenever, Wherever: Shakira electrified the Miami, Florida crowd as she brought back her iconic belly dancing moves

Big game: It was during the intermission of the San Francisco 49ers vs Kansas City Chiefs game

“Shake and Groove”: The vocalist swayed her locks in tandem with the rhythm.

Lean into it: In one part of the number, Shakira and her gang of female dancers performed some suggestive synchronized choreography

During her Super Bowl performance, Shakira and her female dancers performed suggestive synchronized choreography, adding to the excitement of the show. She also followed tradition by inviting Puerto Rican rapper Bad Bunny and Colombian reggaeton singer J Balvin on stage for a few musical cameos. Together, they performed the hit song “I Like It,” which originally featured Cardi B. Fans eagerly anticipated Shakira’s performance alongside J Lo, and she did not disappoint.

Flexible: At one point, Shakira took flight with a high kick

Shakira displayed her flexibility by soaring in the air with a high kick.

Roaring: The crowd erupted in cheers as the singer swayed about in her ruby red ensemble

The audience burst out in excitement and joy as the vocalist danced around in her striking ruby red outfit.

Crowd Surf: The singer dove into the roaring crowd

The singer thrilled the audience by diving into the excited crowd. She wowed everyone with her impressive salsa moves and finished off her performance with the iconic “Hips Don’t Lie.” Shakira made a memorable impact on the world’s grandest stage by not only playing the drums but also crowd surfing with complete trust in her fans. After delivering an exceptional show, Shakira expressed her gratitude to her fans via Instagram, calling it the “best birthday gift.” Several other celebrities joined in and shared their thoughts on social media following the mesmerizing half-time show.

Big smiles: The energy was electric as the singer beamed upon her roaring crowd

The atmosphere was charged with excitement as the vocalist flashed a wide grin at her enthusiastic audience.

Love to fans: She made sure to provide her fans with a hefty amount of interaction, leaning in to grab hands

Affection towards followers: She went out of her way to engage with her supporters, reaching out to clasp their hands warmly.

Skills: The singer was joined by her long-time guitar players during the hypnotic Half Time Show

The mesmerizing Half Time Show saw the singer accompanied by her trusted guitarists, with whom she had been collaborating for a long time.

Queen: Her dazzling red top featured a criss cross neckline that flattered her enviable decolletage

The Queen’s outfit was a sight to behold, especially her stunning red top with a flattering criss-cross neckline that showcased her enviable decolletage. Kim Kardashian couldn’t help but gush about Shakira’s beauty on her Twitter page, adding that the singer and her partner in crime J Lo really delivered an outstanding performance during the SuperBowl Halftime Show. Khloe Kardashian also joined in on the social media love fest. All in all, it was a night of unforgettable performances.

Whoops: As she danced, the red vixen nearly flashed the audience as her fringe moved up, down, and around

Oopsie: While grooving to the music, the crimson fox almost gave the crowd a peek-a-boo moment when her tassels swayed in all directions.

Bright lights: The crowd donned sparkling bracelets which added to the show's atmosphere

The audience wore glittering wristbands that enhanced the ambiance of the performance with their shine.

Fishnets: Adding to the sex appeal of her ensemble, the singer was seen sporting micro-fishnets

The singer spiced up her outfit with micro-fishnets, amping up the sex appeal. One Twitter user was impressed by Shakira and J Lo’s performance, commenting on how ageless they both looked. The user went on to express their excitement over the energy of the halftime show. Kylie Jenner also shared her reaction to the performance on Instagram, posting several pictures of the two stars mid-dance.

Hands high: The audience couldn't help but reach out towards their favorite star

The fans were unable to resist raising their hands towards their beloved celebrity.

Wrist cuffs: The singer donned matching red wrist cuffs which added to her fantastical dancing

The artist wore coordinating crimson wristbands that contributed to her ethereal movements.

Pop and lock: The dancers and Shakira went in on their dance moves

During the half-time show at this year’s Super Bowl, Shakira and the other dancers were on fire with their impressive dance moves. Even Lady Gaga, a past performer at the event, couldn’t help but express her admiration for the powerful and sexy women on stage. Similarly, Cardi B, who was present at the game, was in awe of the skills displayed by J Lo and Shakira. Their performance left a lasting impact on not just fans but also other celebrities who showered them with praise for making history at the Super Bowl.

I Like It: Shakira was joined by Puerto Rican rapper Bad Bunny

Shakira had a special guest for her performance, as she was accompanied by none other than the Puerto Rican rapper Bad Bunny.

Carrying her: Fans made sure to carry the singer along safely

Transporting her: Devoted fans ensured that the vocalist was securely transported.

Wow factor: The Colombian hitmaker - real name Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll - kicked off the 12-minute show

Impressive: Shakira, known as Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll in real life, started the 12-minute performance with a bang.

Show stopping: The singer impressed with her ability to deliver vocals and theatrics

Incredible performance: The vocalist wowed the audience with her exceptional skills in singing and theatrics.

In formation: The choreography during the Waka Waka singer's performance showcased stellar coordination

Description: The synchronization displayed in the dance routine of the performer of the popular song “Waka Waka” was truly impressive.

Get in line: The dancer gyrated behind Shakira as she belted her tunes

As Shakira belted out her tunes, a dancer gyrated behind her, adding to the electrifying performance. The star-studded crowd included rapper Jay-Z, Cardi B, and model Emily Ratajkowski, among others. Jennifer Lopez, who is 50 years old, also put on a show-stopping performance alongside Shakira. To make the performance even more special, Lopez’s daughter Emme, Puerto Rican rapper Bad Bunny, and Colombian performer J Balvin were set to make appearances. Earlier in the day, Demi Lovato, who is currently experiencing a career comeback after a near-fatal drug overdose last year, delivered a flawless rendition of The Star Spangled Banner. In preparation for the big event, Shakira expressed how much hard work she put in over the past few months.

Epic: Shakira raised her mic to the sky as she took in the moment

In a moment of pure awe, Shakira lifted her microphone towards the heavens, fully taking in the epic experience.

All in: The Latin songstress proved she was a triple threat as she danced, sang, and played her way through her once in a lifetime performance

Fully committed: The Latin diva displayed her exceptional talent as she grooved to the beats, belted out flawless vocals, and charmed the audience with her musical prowess during a spectacular show that won’t be forgotten soon.

Hard Rock Stadium: The stadium occupied nearly 66,000 people on Sunday

On Sunday, the Hard Rock Stadium was jam-packed with an impressive crowd of almost 66,000 people.

Bang it out: Shakira showed off her endless stream of talent as she made her way to a drum set

Shakira flaunted her versatile skills as she approached a set of drums, ready to rock it out.

Represent: She later joined Jennifer Lopez for the grand finale

Shakira had the honor of performing alongside Jennifer Lopez for the grand finale of a massive show. According to a statement she gave to the AP, the show was immensely significant due to the scale of the stage and audience. In preparation for the show, Shakira trained rigorously for months, both physically and vocally, as she did not want to take this opportunity for granted. She expressed that she hopes young Latin girls around the world will see her success as something they too can achieve. Shakira and Jennifer discussed this topic frequently and symbolically, the performance meant a great deal to them. Prior to taking the stage, Jennifer shared a picture of herself embracing Shakira during last-minute rehearsals and captioned it with a message about the power of two little Latin girls.

Cheeky: The ladies teased the crowd with a tasteful peek at their perk backsides

Playful: The women delighted the audience by giving them a sneak peek of their attractive behinds in a tasteful manner.

Glittering Gals: Shakira changed in a gold ensemble featuring a cropped jacket and fringed mini shorts, while Lopez donned the same outfit in silver

The shining ladies were dressed to impress: Shakira opted for a dazzling gold outfit, complete with a short jacket and fringed mini shorts. Meanwhile, Lopez chose the same outfit but in a stunning silver hue.

Pride: Lopez, with hair strewn about, couldn't help but smile as the women stood side by side of the world's biggest stage on Sunday night

Lopez’s delight was evident as she stood with her hair tousled, watching the women take their place on one of the biggest stages in the world on Sunday night. The singer had been preparing for the show for months and was overjoyed to see it come to fruition. She had dreamed of performing at the Super Bowl for years and described it as a dream come true. At a press conference just 24 hours before the performance, Lopez expressed her gratitude for the opportunity. She believed that everything happens according to divine timing and felt that this was the moment she was meant to perform. Despite past discussions about performing at the Super Bowl, Lopez knew that this was the right time for her. She couldn’t wait to take the stage and give her all to the performance.

Marveling: Lopez and Shakira marveled at the audience filling the nearly 66,000 seat stadium in Miami

Amazed: The audience at the Miami stadium left Lopez and Shakira in awe as they gazed upon the almost 66,000 seats filled with enthusiastic fans.

Giving all they got: Lopez, 50, and Shakira, 43, rivaled women much younger as they displayed their enviably muscular physiques throughout the 12-minute Half Time Show

Lopez, aged 50, and Shakira, aged 43, amazed the audience with their fit physiques during the Half Time Show that lasted for twelve minutes. Despite their age, they were able to compete with younger women. The talented singer, known for her hits such as Waiting for Tonight, I’m Real, and Jenny from the Block, expressed her hope that their performance would inspire and unite people. She recognized the magnitude of the platform and considered what she wanted to accomplish. She realized that sports and music have the power to bring individuals together. Thus, she viewed their performance as an opportunity to promote love, unity, joy, and happiness. Lopez believes that their show is all about celebrating the potential inside each person and recognizing all the beautiful things that make us unique.

Empowering: There is so much that we can achieve, just me and Shakira being on that stage is something where people go,

Shakira shared her positive outlook on empowering others through their joint stage performance by saying that their presence alone can inspire people to believe in themselves and their own abilities. Simply being up there together can show others that they, too, have the potential to achieve great things.

We did it: The Latin singers shared a passionate embrace as they relished in their monumental accomplishment

The Latin musical sensations shared a heartfelt hug, ecstatic about their massive achievement. For Jennifer Lopez, who hails from the Bronx, it was a moment of immense pride to witness two Latin artists headlining a global stage. As a woman, a Latin American, and an American, she takes great pride in her identity, and hopes that her performance will inspire and empower people. She believes that just the sight of herself and Shakira on that stage will send the message that anything is possible. Her aim for the performance is to strike a balance between grandeur and intimacy.

Before the show: J.Lo shared this snap with her fans on Sunday just hours before the show. 'Let's show the world what two little Latin girls can do,' she wrote

J.Lo posted a photo on Sunday, shortly before the show, which she shared with her fans. In the caption, she encouraged everyone to witness the power of two Latin girls.

Thankful: Shortly after her performance, Shakira took to Instagram to thank her fans for 'the best birthday gift'

Expressing Gratitude: Following her performance, Shakira posted on Instagram to express her gratitude towards her fans for giving her the best birthday gift. She stated that the Super Bowl is the ultimate live performance and while preparing for it, she had to strike a balance between grandeur and intimacy. She wanted the show to be personal and emotional. Shakira found it challenging to pick songs for the show due to the vast selection of hits in her repertoire. Though she couldn’t include all the songs that people requested, she said that she and her team have put together an enjoyable and energetic set that is full of excitement. The show was co-produced by Jay-Z and his Roc Nation company for the first time.

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