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Shakira to give Q&A at Billboard Latin Music Week

Shakira will join Edgar Barrera, Gale, Grupo Frontera, Sebastian Yatra and other stars at Billboard Latin Music Week. File Photo by Rune Hellestad/UPI
1 of 5 | Shakira will join Edgar Barrera, Gale, Grupo Frontera, Sebastian Yatra and other stars at Billboard Latin Music Week. File Photo by Rune Hellestad/UPI | License Photo

Aug. 8 (UPI) -- Shakira has joined the lineup for Billboard Latin Music Week.

The Columbian singer, 46, will give a Q&A at the event, which runs Oct. 2 to 6 in Miami Beach, Fla.

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Leila Cobo, Billboard Chief Content Officer for Latin/Español, will moderate the panel.

Shakira joins previously announced stars Edgar Barrera, Maria Becerra, Eladio Carrión, Fonseca, Gale, Grupo Frontera, Nicki Nicole, Peso Pluma, Santa Fe Klan, Sebastian Yatra and Young Miko.

Billboard Latin Music Week will feature exclusive panels, conversations and performances from Latin music stars. The event coincides with Hispanic Heritage Month.

Shakira is the top-selling female Latin artist of all time, with more than 95 million records sold worldwide.

The singer released her 11th album, El Dorado, in 2017, and has released four singles this year, including "Bzrp Music Sessions, Vol. 53" and "Copa Vacía" with Manuel Turizo.

Shakira was honored as Woman of the Year at Billboard's inaugural Latin Women in Music gala in May.

Shakira's career: music, awards and red carpets

Shakira poses for the media at the MTV Video Music Awards in New York City on September 6, 2001. That same year, Shakira sold 13 million copies of her first English-language album "Laundry Service." Photo by Ezio Petersen/UPI | License Photo

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