Give It Up To Me

Shakira Stops Gyrating For One Second to Sing ‘Santa Baby’

Becky Bain | November 19, 2009 10:35 am
Becky Bain | November 19, 2009 10:35 am

Shakira sang the flirty Christmas classic “Santa Baby” last night at Rockefeller Center, finally giving her pelvis a break from performing. We almost didn’t recognize her without her belly-dance-cum-biomechanics-experiment hip contortions, not to mention that vintage ’80s combover on her head.

Her performance will air on December 2 as part of ABC’s 12th Annual Christmas in Rockefeller Center, but in case you’re missing Shakira’s gyrations (we know we already do), check out her Good Morning America performances of “She Wolf” and “Give It Up To Me,” which sound just as good at 8 am as any other time of the day: More »

Shakira Shakes It In Her ‘Give It To Me’ Video

Robbie Daw | November 16, 2009 2:45 pm
Robbie Daw | November 16, 2009 2:45 pm

Today Shakira premiered the Sophie Muller-directed video for “Give It Up To Me,” preceded by an interview with Carolina Bermudez of New York’s Z100 radio station.

The Timbaland-produced “Give It Up To Me” (ft. Lil Wayne, naturally) is the third single off the Colombian singer’s She Wolf album—will this one have any bite? Honestly, how many singles does this album need before release?

Believe it or not, the video marks the first time Shakira’s used backup dancers. “For the first time in my life, I’m stepping,” the singer told Bermudez. “I didn’t know what it was like to be on stage with backup dancers. You feel contained, you know?” Hey now, no fighting.

Catch the bump ‘n grind fest that is Shakira’s “Give It Up To Me” vid after the jump.
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