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Shakira’s ‘Waka Waka (This Time For Africa)’ video hits two billion YouTube views

Shakira’s music video for her 2010 single ‘Waka Waka (This Time for Africa)’ has surpassed two billion views on YouTube.

Released on June 4 2010 as the official FIFA World Cup song, the visual is now the 23rd most watched video on the platform.

‘Waka Waka (This Time For Africa)’ is Shakira’s second music video to reach the two billion mark. Her video for ‘Chantaje’ featuring Maluma has over 2.24 billion views and is the 18th most watched music video.

Shakira is one of only three female artists to achieve this incredible feat. Both Katy Perry and Taylor Swift have two videos which have garnered over two billion views: Katy with ‘Roar’ and ‘Dark Horse’, and Taylor with ‘Shake It Off’ and ‘Blank Space’.

Congratulations to Shakira for reaching two billion views with ‘Waka Waka (This Time For Africa)’. Check out the music video below.

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Written by Katrina Rees

I'm Katrina, or Kat to pretty much everyone. I'm an editor for CelebMix, a content writer, a boyband lover and an all round music fanatic.
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