“She Finished His A** Trash A** Pique” – Shakira Makes Spotify History Surpassing Bad Bunny by More Than 800,000, Sending Fans Into a Frenzy

Published 01/23/2023, 9:15 AM EST
CANNES, FRANCE – MAY 25: Singer Shakira attends the screening of “Elvis” during the 75th annual Cannes film festival at Palais des Festivals on May 25, 2022 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Marc Piasecki/FilmMagic)

Shakira has had an eventful year full of ups and downs, and her latest achievement is yet another high point in what has been a rollercoaster ride of a year. The Colombian singer Shakira has made history by surpassing the Puerto Rican rapper Bad Bunny in monthly Spotify listeners.

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Shakira now has the record for the most monthly Spotify listeners of any Latin singer with 68,879,869 monthly listeners. This is more than 800,000 listeners than Bad Bunny’s previous record of 68 million listeners.

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Shakira’s recent success can be attributed to her diss track “Shakira Bzrp Music Sessions 53” which was released earlier this month. The song was a response to her ex-boyfriend Gerard Pique’s current girlfriend Clara Chia Marti. It quickly went viral, breaking the record for the most-viewed Latin song on YouTube in 24 hours. Now, the song currently has over 180 million views.

Shakira’s message on making history

Following the history-making achievement Shakira took to Twitter to share a heartfelt message“I feel humbled and grateful though I’m only one among millions of women out there who have so much to say and offer.” The Colombian singer then went on to thank all the women saying, “Women of all races, ages and conditions. Thanks for your loyalty and support.”

MIAMI, FLORIDA – FEBRUARY 02: Shakira performs onstage during the Pepsi Super Bowl LIV Halftime Show at Hard Rock Stadium on February 02, 2020 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Focus on Sport/Getty Images)

Shakira’s record-breaking success is yet another milestone in her already hugely successful career. The Colombian singer has sold over 80 million records and has won numerous awards, including three Grammys and eleven Latin Grammys.

The record by Shakira sends fans into a frenzy

Shakira’s fans are thrilled with her latest accomplishment. After a tough year, Shakira’s supporters are delighted to see her doing so well. They continue to show their backing for the star, while also throwing shade at ex-boyfriend Gerard pique.

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Here are some of the reactions from the fans:

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Breaking the record for most monthly Spotify listeners is yet another impressive feat for Shakira, and is sure to boost her already-impressive career even further. What are your thoughts on this? Is Shakira deserving of this record? Let us know in the comments.

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Saransh Chauhan

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Saransh Chauhan is a Soccer Writer at EssentiallySports. He has an open-minded set of interests, from soccer and video games to anime and music. As an avid gamer, he enjoys playing all genres of video games.

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