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Shakira named Harvard University's 'Artist of the Year'

February 22, 2011 - Washington

Shakira has been chosen as the Artist of The Year 2011 by Harvard University.

The singer will be presented a trophy at the annual Cultural Rhythms award ceremony at the prestigious college on Saturday.

"The students and faculty of the Harvard Foundation are honored to present multiplatinum artist Shakira with the 2011 Artist of the Year award," Contactmusic quoted the statement from S. Allen Counter, director of the Harvard Foundation, as reading.

"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."


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