Shakira Named Harvard's Artist of the Year
Singer Shakira can add another trophy to her cabinet - she has been named Harvard University's 2011 Artist of the Year.
The Hips Don't Lie hitmaker will be presented with the trophy at the annual Cultural Rhythms award ceremony at the prestigious college on Saturday.
A statement from S. Allen Counter, director of the Harvard Foundation, reads: "The students and faculty of the Harvard Foundation are honored to present multiplatinum artist Shakira with the 2011 Artist of the Year award.
"Her contributions to music and distinguished history of creativity have been applauded by people throughout the world, and she is greatly admired worldwide for her humanitarian efforts through her Barefoot Foundation."