Will Shakira Return to ‘The Voice’? Sources Weigh In

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Shakira has drawn renewed consideration following her Super Bowl LIV halftime efficiency. She took the stage on the Feb. 2 occasion alongside Jennifer Lopez, delivering a career-spanning set that included nonstop dancing, shock singers, and a kids’s choir. It was a serious comeback second for the “Hips Don’t Lie” crooner, and now followers wish to know what’s subsequent.

Could it’s a return to NBC’s hit competitors sequence The Voice? Here’s what insiders have mentioned to this point.

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Shakira on ‘The Voice’ | Trae Patton/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal through Getty Images

A recap of Shakira’s Super Bowl efficiency

In case you missed it, the set noticed Shakira carry out her prime songs — from “Whenever, Wherever” to “She Wolf.” She additionally was additionally joined by Bad Bunny and J Balvin, who carried out their verse from Cardi B’s Billboard-topping monitor “I Like It.”

Towards the top of the set, Shakira and J. Lo took the stage collectively to make a political assertion about immigration. They adopted up with a spirited rendition of their track “Waka Waka (This Time for Africa)” and ended the present with a high-energy dance get together.

The efficiency drew widespread reward from followers and critics alike and has been thought of top-of-the-line halftime exhibits in historical past. Beyond that, it was an enormous second for Shakira, who has devoted a lot of her time to motherhood in recent times.

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What’s subsequent for Shakira?

Shakira isn’t solely engaged on new music, however sources say she may make a “triumphant return” to the NBC sequence following her Super Bowl set.

“A return to ‘The Voice’ is very likely to be one of the first things to happen for her after Super Bowl,” a supply instructed HollywoodLife on Feb. 6, mentioning that “NBC is clamoring to get her back in the seat.”

The insider additionally famous that Shakira appears open to going again to the present, explaining, “In the days after the Super Bowl, while she’s been relaxing, Shakira feels the love and is looking forward to the future and what’s to come in her career.”

“Shakira’s expecting many more opportunities to come from her Super Bowl halftime, both in music and hopefully film and TV,” the supply added.

Shakira, Blake Shelton, Usher, and Adam Levine on ‘The Voice’ Season 6 | Trae Patton/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal through Getty Images

When was Shakira on ‘The Voice’ and why did she depart?

Shakira first appeared on the present for its fourth season in 2013. She served as a coach alongside Adam Levine, Usher, and Blake Shelton. She was additionally on the panel for the sixth season, which aired in 2014, however left to spend extra time together with her household. (Shakira has two sons — Sasha and Milan — together with her longtime boyfriend, Spanish soccer participant Gerard Piqué.)

In 2017, Shakira instructed Entertainment Tonight that she was not fascinated with returning to the present as a result of it took up a lot of her schedule. She mentioned she may solely steadiness music and touring and didn’t have time for a lot else. But now that her kids are getting older, possibly she’s had a change of coronary heart.

You’ll have to attend and see what occurs. But for now, you may maintain busy with new episodes of The Voice. Its 18th season will premiere on NBC on Feb. 24.

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