Shakira Celebrates Guinness World Record Wins with Fallon Performance
Shakira Breaks Records with ‘Bzrp Music Sessions, Vol. 53’
Shakira has celebrated a string of Guinness World Record wins with a performance of ‘Bzrp Music Sessions, Vol. 53’ on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. The diss track aimed at her former partner Gerard Piqué was released in January and quickly became the most watched Latin song on Youtube. As it stands, ‘Bzrp Music Sessions, Vol. 53’ has racked up over 400 million streams on Spotify and 411 million views on YouTube.
Collaboration with Bizarrap
Yesterday (March 10), Shakira took to The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to perform the song alongside Argentinian producer and DJ Bizarrap. Speaking to Fallon ahead of the performance, Shakira revealed that the team-up originally came about because her kids told her to collaborate with Bizarrap. Shakira went on to reveal that her son even sent a voice note to her manager to set-up the collab.
14 Guinness World Records
Yesterday (March 10), the Guinness World Records confirmed that Shakira has achieved an additional 14 records. ‘Bzrp Music Sessions, Vol. 53’ is the most streamed Latin track on Spotify in 24 hours (14,393,324), the most viewed Latin track on YouTube in 24 hours (63,000,000), the fastest Latin track to reach 100 million views on YouTube (2 days and approximately 22 hours), and the most streamed Latin track on Spotify in one week (80,646,962).
“I never thought I would get straight to number one in the world at 45 years old and in Spanish,” Shakira commented on Instagram earlier this year. “I want to embrace the millions of women who stand up to those who make us feel insignificant. Women who stand up for what they feel and think, and raise their hand when they disagree, while others raise eyebrows,” she added.
Response from Gerard Piqué
Meanwhile, her ex-partner Gerard Piqué has responded to the track by signing a partnership with Casio, who are used as a diss in the viral track.