Shakira reaches 2 thousand 500 million visits with “Waka Waka” (+video)


The topic Waka Waka (This Time for Africa), performed by colombian singer Shakiracame to two thousand 500 million views on a video platform, where it is also available a version in Spanish has 450 million views.

The subject in English, posted on June 10, 2010 on the platform YouTube, was the official theme of the Football World cup, made in South africa, and in which the interpreter Days of January and The hips don’t liecommissioned for the closing ceremony of the world cup, in which the selection of Spain is made of the championship.

Waka Waka (This Time for Africa), was composed by Shakira and performed on the side of the south african group Freshlygroundwhile the music production was done by the native of Barranquilla and the american musician John Hill.

About of the feat of the two thousand 500 million reproductions, Shakira shared a clip of 29 seconds on their social networks with the link to enjoy the official video, and added: “I Just heard that the video of Waka has reached 2.5 billion visits. Amazing. You really are amazing. Thank you!”.

In recent months, the issue was used by paramedics, nurses, officers, and other members that are facing the pandemic Covid-19with the purpose of making videos for the platform TikTokin the shown dancing and doing ‘lypsinc’ (synch of lips with the track), with the melody.

Waka Waka (This Time for Africa)was also part of the repertoire of songs that Shakira chose for your presentation in the halftime show of the Super Bowl number 54, in which he shared the stage with the singer Jennifer Lopez.