The 2006 hit “Hips Don’t Lie” has hit 400 million plays on shopify a few minutes ago. On Youtube it has been viewed over 618 million times.
“Hips Don’t Lie” is a song by Colombian singer and songwriter Shakira, featuring Haitian rapper Wyclef Jean for the reissue of Shakira’s seventh studio album, Oral Fixation, Vol. 2. It was released on 28 February 2006, by Epic Records as the second single from the album.
The song was written and produced by Shakira, Jean, Jerry ‘Wonder’ Duplessis and LaTavia Parker. “Hips Don’t Lie” is a salsa and world beat song, which heavily incorporates samples from Jean’s earlier single “Dance Like This” and “Amores Como el Nuestro” written by Omar Alfanno.
The music video was directed by British director Sophie Muller and filmed in Los Angeles. The video begins with Shakira against a black background dancing while Wyclef and a couple other men are watching her.
“Hips Don’t Lie” was a critical success and was nominated for various awards; the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) awarded the song the accolades of Ascap Latin Award – Pop/Ballad Winning Song and Ascap Pop Music Award – Most Performed Songs. At the Billboard Music Awards the song was nominated for three awards; Pop Single of the Year, Top Hot 100 Single and Top Pop 100 Airplay Track. In 2007, the song won at the Best Latin/Reggaeton Track at the International Dance Music Award.