Posts Tagged: Shakira

Shakira Confirms Pregnancy Rumors

20, 2012 8:00am

Shakira Confirms Pregnancy Rumors

It has been a busy week for superstar Shakira. Not only has the Latina pop star been named a judge for the spring season of “The Voice” along with fellow superstar Usher, but now she has also announced that she will be a mommy.

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Sony to Sign $60 Million Live Nation Deal for Upcoming Shakira Albums

7, 2012 12:00pm

shakira walk of fameSony is reportedly¬†thisclose from signing a $60 million deal with Live Nation that would enable the concert promoters to record and release Shakira‘s next albums. Historically, Live Nation had to pair up with record companies to implement its 360 deals, which govern the revenue from sponsorships, merchandise, concerts and recorded music. Jay-Z and Madonna are two artists who’ve recently ditched standard record backers to go the Live Nation route.

Under the terms of the deal, Sony and Live Nation would split sales, according to The New York Post‘s insider. Sony would then serve as the distributor for Shakira’s next three albums.

Insiders quibble on the exact details of the deal — some say it’s $60 million, while others say it’s less than that. Madonna’s deal with Live Nation for MDNA was rumored to be around $30 million.

Celebs.com Junk Drawer: Brangelina, Miley, Britney and Mel B

4, 2012 6:00am

Miley Cyrus