MUMBAI: Multi-platinum, Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter, philanthropist, and global recording artist Shakira unveils today the worldwide release of her brand new single entitled “Can’t Remember To Forget You” featuring Rihanna available now via Sony Music worldwide. Shakira will also be releasing her forthcoming studio album on March 25, 2014.
“Can’t Remember To Forget You”feat. Rihanna was co-written by Shakira and Rihanna, John Hill, Tom Hull, Daniel Ledinsky, and Erik Hassle and produced by Shakira, John Hill, and Kid Harpoon.
Both Shakira and Rihanna shared the news and cover art for the new single with their fans via Twitter and Instagram last week.
Shakira is currently in the studio recording her brand new album working with a who’s who list of top collaborators including John Hill (Santigold, Jay Z, The Vaccines), Kid Harpoon (Florence + The Machine, Calvin Harris), Greg Kurstin (P!nk, Kelly Clarkson, Katy Perry), Steve Mac (Kelly Clarkson, One Direction), Mark Bright (Carrie Underwood, Rascal Flatts), Busbee (P!nk, Lady Antebellum, Katy Perry), and The Messengers (Pitbull, Chris Brown, Christina Aguilera) set for release March 25th on RCA Records/Sony Latin Iberia.
Over the course of her career, Colombian singer-songwriter and Grammy winner Shakira has sold over 60 million records worldwide and has won numerous awards including two Grammys, eight Latin Grammys, four World Music Awards, three American Music Awards and five Billboard Music Awards, to name a few. She is the only artist from South America to have a number one song in the US, and has had four of the 20 top-selling hits of the last decade. At the age of 18, she founded the Pies Descalzos (Barefoot) Foundation which currently provides education and nutrition to over six thousand impoverished children in Colombia and is expanding its work to other countries, including newly launched projects in Haiti and South Africa. In October 2011, Shakira was named a member of President Obama’s Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanics. Shakira served as coach on the 4th season of "The Voice," NBC's hit reality vocal competition series that searches for the nation's best voice. She will return to the show on season 6.