The 50 Best Songs of the Year 2000

The year 2000 looms large in pop culture history: the Y2k non-scare, the Seinfeld "Newmannium" episode, the "In the Year 2000" sketch from Conan O'Brien's…
SPIN Staff / September 25, 2020

Spanish Prosecutors File Tax Evasion Charges Against Shakira

Spanish prosecutors have charged pop music star Shakira with tax evasion, alleging she failed to pay more than 14.5 million euros ($16.3 million) between 2012…
Associated Press / December 14, 2018

Shakira Could Face Criminal Proceedings For Tax Fraud: Report

After a year-long investigation into her alleged failure to pay 14.5 million euros (over $16.5 million) to the Spanish government, Shakira will reportedly face criminal…
Judy Cantor-Navas, Billboard / December 8, 2018

Shakira Pulls Necklace That Resembles Nazi Symbol From Merch Site

Shakira is currently on her El Dorado World Tour and like any traveling musician, you better believe she's got merch. One item in particular has…
Rob Arcand / June 23, 2018

Spain Is Investigating Shakira for Suspected Tax Evasion

Spanish authorities are investigating Colombian pop star Shakira for possible tax evasion, the Associated Press reports. The government suspects the "Hips Don't Lie" singer lied about her primary…
Tosten Burks / January 23, 2018

Rap God: Eminem Sets World Record For ‘Most Words in a Hit Single’

As if selling over 45 million records and becoming the best selling artist of the 2000s wasn't enough to satiate Eminem's competitive drive, he's ended…
Colin Joyce / September 7, 2014

Shakira and Rihanna Cuddle in Cheesecake ‘Can’t Remember to Forget You’ Video

Shakira, who broke through in a huge way with 2006's "Hips Don't Lie," has been more famous in the United States in recent years for…
Marc Hogan / January 31, 2014

Hear Shakira and Rihanna’s Booming ‘Can’t Remember to Forget You’

Her hips don't lie; she finds love in hopeless places. Shakira has teamed up with Rihanna for her new single, "Can't Remember to Forget You,"
Marc Hogan / January 13, 2014

Cee Lo and Christina Aguilera Are Officially Returning to ‘The Voice’

Last week we heard it from Carson Daly's inexplicably valuable mouth, and now comes word from within 30 Rock itself: Christina Aguilera is coming back…
Marc Hogan / May 20, 2013

Why Did BET Ban Nicki Minaj’s ‘Stupid Hoe’ Video?

According to a report from TMZ, a rep from BET has said that, for reasons undisclosed, the video for Nicki Minaj's "Stupid Hoe" will not…
SPIN Staff / February 1, 2012

New Albums from Shakira, Rihanna & More!

Here's a rundown of the essential albums available online and in record stores today:…
SPIN Staff / November 24, 2009

Da Dreads: Shakira on TV, George Clinton in Court

Here are some of the weirdest stories we've seen on the web this week:…
SPIN Staff / November 12, 2009

Shakira, ‘She Wolf’ (Epic)

"I want us thinking outside the box," Shakira tells a lover on her third English-language studio disc. And musically, at least, she succeeds throughout the…
Mikael Wood / October 30, 2009