The 'Hips Don't Lie' star says the pair text each other a lot to keep in touch.
Shakira's the second most successful female Latin singer after Gloria Estefan and the highest-selling Colombian artist of all time, having sold 60 million albums worldwide.
Real name: Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll
Born: February 2, 1977
Birthplace: Barranquilla, Colombia
First Single: Magia
First Album: Magia
The much anticipated collaboration between the female superstars was unveiled today.
The superstar pair get cosy and comfortable with each other in the new artwork for their collaboration.
The 'She Wolf' singer says she and Rihanna are both "Caribbean girls" at heart.
Shakira's multi-costume performance included the hits 'She Wolf', 'Whenever, Wherever', and 'Waka Waka (the official World Cup song).
Shakira joins in X-Factor finale in Cologne and sings with the group Big Soul.
The 'Back In Time' rapper is back after teaming up with Colombian singer Shakira for his new single.
The Columbian superstar is back with the first single from her forthcoming album, and the video is a stunner!