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They came, they shimmied, they wowed. And how! When Jenny from the block pole-danced, crowd-surfed and knee-slided with the Colombian she wolf, they restored the evanescing glory of the Super Bowl Half Time show. With a dizzying 20 songs in 12 minutes, the rapturous rush that Shakira, 43, and Jennifer Lopez, 50, unleashed could give millennials yet another quarter-life crisis.

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Shakira and Jennifer Lopez perform during halftime of the NFL Super Bowl 54 football game between the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers in Miami Gardens, Florida.

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NFL Super Bowl 54 football game halftime performer Jennifer Lopez and Shakira throws a football at a news conference in Miami.

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Shakira performs in concert at Madison Square Garden in New York.

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Colombian singer Shakira gestures during a panel at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

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'Crystal Award' winners Colombian singer Shakira, left, and U.S. Actor Forest Whitaker, right, pose for the media after an award ceremony on the eve of to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

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President Barack Obama, left, kisses Colombian pop star Shakira after she spoke during a land titling event for Afro-Colombian communities in Cartagena, Colombia.

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Latin pop star and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Shakira interacts with a group of girls at Kasturba Gandhi Ballika Vidyalaya in Udaipur, Rajasthan.

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Shakira, left, and Chairman of the Latin Recording Academy Luis Cobos are seen onstage at the Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year tribute to Shakira in Las Vegas.

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Colombian singer Shakira, right, performs with guest artist Rene Perez, who calls himself 'Residente', lead singer of the Puerto-Rican urban music band 'Calle 13', during her concert in San Juan, Puerto Rico on Oct. 14th.

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Colombias pop star Shakira performs during her concert Sale el sol in Cancun, Mexico.

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Colombian singer Shakira dances with children while visiting a school in Jerusalem. Shakira is attending the Presidential Conference, sponsored by Israeli President Shimon Peres and will take part in panel alongside comedian Sarah Silverman.

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Colombian singer Shakira visits the the Western Wall, Judaism's holiest site in Jerusalem's Old City. Shakira will attend Presidential Conference on June 21, hold press conference with Shimon Peres and take part in panel alongside comedian Sarah Silverman.

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Colombia's star singer Shakira performs with FC Barcelona's Gerard Pique during "The Sun Comes Out World Tour" concert in Barcelona, Spain.

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Colombia's star singer Shakira performs with FC Barcelona Gerard Pique during "The Sun Comes Out World Tour" concert in Barcelona, Spain.

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Colombia's star singer Shakira performs during "The Sun Comes Out World Tour" concert in Barcelona, Spain.

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Colombia's pop star Shakira performs at Mawazine Festival in Rabat, Morocco.

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Colombia's star singer Shakira performs in torrential rain during "The Sun Comes Out World Tour" concert in Bucharest, Romania on May 7. Thousands of fans braved heavy rain and low temperatures to attend the concert.

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Colombian singer Shakira performs during her concert in the Papp Laszlo Budapest Sports Arena in Budapest, Hungary on May 5.

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Colombian singer Shakira, center, has her picture taken with students at the Elie Dubois public school during a ceremony announcing the school's reconstruction project in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. The Inter-American Development Bank and Shakira’s Barefoot Foundation announced they will support the Haitian government’s efforts to rebuild the school with a $800.000 contribution.

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Colombian pop star Shakira performs during a concert in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

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Colombian pop star Shakira performs during her concert, “The Sun Comes Out World Tour” Porto Alegre, Brazil.

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Colombia's singer Shakira performs during a concert in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Shakira is on a tour promoting her album 'Sale el sol'.

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Shakira performs in concert at Madison Square Garden in New York.

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Shakira performs in concert at Madison Square Garden in New York.

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Shakira performs in concert at Madison Square Garden in New York.

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Shakira performs in concert at Madison Square Garden in New York.

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Shakira performs in concert at Madison Square Garden in New York.

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Colombian singer Shakira watches Spain's Rafael Nadal during his fourth round match against France's Paul-Henri Mathieu All England Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon.

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Colombian singer Shakira performs at Glastonbury Festival, in Glastonbury, England.

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Colombian singer Shakira performs at Glastonbury Festival, in Glastonbury, England.

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Colombian singer Shakira performs at Glastonbury Festival, in Glastonbury, England. The Festival celebrates its 40th anniversary this year.

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Columbian singer Shakira performs at the opening concert for the soccer World Cup at Orlando stadium in Soweto, South Africa.

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Columbian singer Shakira performs at the opening concert for the soccer World Cup at Orlando stadium in Soweto, South Africa.

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Columbian singer Shakira performs at the opening concert for the soccer World Cup at Orlando stadium in Soweto, South Africa.

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Columbian singer Shakira performs at the opening concert for the soccer World Cup at Orlando stadium in Soweto, South Africa.

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Columbian singer Shakira performs at the opening concert for the soccer World Cup at Orlando stadium in Soweto, South Africa.

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Columbian singer Shakira performs at the opening concert for the soccer World Cup at Orlando stadium in Soweto, South Africa.

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And then it was Shakira at the opening concert for the F IFA World Cup at Orlando stadium in Soweto, South Africa. Waka waka, eh eh!

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Columbian singer Shakira performs at the opening concert for the soccer World Cup at Orlando stadium in Soweto, South Africa.

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Columbian singer Shakira performs at the opening concert for the soccer World Cup at Orlando stadium in Soweto, South Africa.

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Columbian singer Shakira performs at the opening concert for the soccer World Cup at Orlando stadium in Soweto, South Africa.

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Shakira dances with kids of the Isu'lihle Senior Primary School in Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa. In anticipation of the World Cup Kick-off Celebration Concert, Shakira met with scholars and danced the "Waka Waka" from her official World Cup song.

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Pop star Shakira meets students of the Isu'lihle Senior Primary School in Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa. In anticipation of the World Cup Kick-off Celebration Concert, Shakira met students and performed Waka Waka (This Time for Africa), the Official 2010 FIFA World Cup Song.

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Pop star Shakira arrives at Johannesburg's O R Tambo Airport where she will perform at the World Cup kickoff concert in Johannesburg.

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Latin pop singer Shakira speaks at an unveiling for her 'Hard Rock Shakira Artist Spotlight' T-shirt and bracelet at the Hard Rock Cafe in Washington. The limited-edition merchandise will benefit her Pies Descalzos Foundation.

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Singer Shakira recieves her award in the category Pop International after the Bambi 2009 media award ceremony in Potsdam, Germany.

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Saturday 7 July
Columbian singer Shakira performs during the Live Earth concert in Hamburg, Germany as part of the 24-hour global concert series to raise awareness about climate change. Some of the world's biggest pop and rock stars from the Red Hot Chili Peppers to Madonna and The Police played Live Earth concerts worldwide to urge fans and governments to fight global warming. Tens of thousands partied at concerts in Sydney, Tokyo, Shanghai, Hamburg, Johannesburg, London, Washington, New Jersey and Rio de Janeiro to hear Bon Jovi, James Blunt, Linkin Park and Shakira and many other performers. Spearheaded by environmentalist and former U.S. vice president Al Gore, the concerts followed the model of Live Aid in 1985 and Live 8 in 2005 and hoped to reach up to 2 billion people through radio, television and the Internet.

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Sunday 25 March
And to round off a week that saw death (Woolmer and of Indian cricket, as some lamented), sentences, acquittals and charge-sheets, not to mention the political heat in UP, finally some distraction: Colombian pop singer Shakira performs during her concert at the MMRDA grounds in Mumbai on March 25.

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Thursday 31 August
Pop singer Shakira performs an "Indian dance" on her song Hips don't lie during the 2006 MTV Video Music Awards in New York. Indian choreographer Farah Khan, who choreographed the dance for the the Latino pop singer for the awards, has claimed that Shakira has also agreed to perform a dance in her forthcoming movie Om Shanti Om.

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