Shakira and Blake Shelton Delivers Duet in ‘Medicine’

April 10, 2014

Celebrity, Music

shakira1Columbian singer Shakira has had busy months, and this week has been even more busy. She has released her current album, self-titled, on March 25.  She has been coming out on TV shows to give interviews and do some promotion. Well, she definitely won’t find it hard to sell her latest album as she is widely recognized as a great artist.

She surely will gain more country music fans with this album and for sure, a lot of them will purchase a copy. Country music superstar Blake Shelton does a duet with her in one of the tracks. ‘Medicine’ is a collaboration between the two artists. Shakira will contend that co-judging in the TV reality show ‘The Voice’ is not their only common ground, Shakira points out that her music has touches of country in it, this recent song just shows it even more.

Shakira admits that she was nervous about requesting Blake Shelton to do a song with her. She was very anxious about what he would think, that’s why it was a big relief for her to hear Blake say that he liked the tune. The song was co-written by Shakira with Mark Bright and Hillary Lindsey, both from Nashville.

The pop star, who first met Shelton when she served as a judge on Season 4 of ‘The Voice,’ admits she was anxious sending the country music superstar a song she wrote, but thankfully, he was thrilled with the country-pop tune.

Shelton was really happy with the song, he says he is proud of their collaboration, very happy with the final product. Blake believes it’s going to be a hit. With the two artists performing the song, that’s not far from happening. Shakira herself has won numerous awards; to her name would be two Grammies, eight Latin Grammies, 5 MTV awards, 8 Billboard Latin Music awards, and many others. She has sold over 125 million records worldwide.

Blake Shelton is known to come out with chart topping hit songs. Many of his albums are certified gold. He is a 4-time ACM Awardee and a 5-time Grammy Nominee. Catch Blake Shelton live in concert. Check out for more details.