Colombian singer, songwriter, musician, Shakira arrives at the Cannes festival palace, to take part in the NRJ Music awards ceremony, Saturday, Jan. 22, 2011, in Cannes, southeastern France. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau)
September 27, 2011 4:31:26 AM PDT
MIAMI (AP) -September 27, 2011 --
Shakira is the 2011 Latin Recording Academy person of the year.