Here Are 11 Underrated Shakira Songs That You’ll Want To Add To Your Playlist

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Shakira has been widely known for her amazing dance skills, vocals, and of course her signature hip movements. But her music in the 1990’s and early 2000’s was so much more than “Hips Don’t Lie.”

Check out some of her throwback songs that you may have never listened to before…

1. Magia, 1991

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Released in June, 1991, “Magia” was the song Shakira named her very first album after. At 13 years old, Shakira’s amazing vocals gave us an indication of the pop star she would soon become. Check out the full music video here.

2. Necesito De Ti, 1991


Also on her very first album was this fun and upbeat song called, “Necesito De Ti.” And if you can’t already tell by her album cover, it had a very hip, 90’s feel to it.

3. Eres, 1993

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Just two years after the release of “Magia,” Shakira was back at it again with her second album release, “Peligro.” Here she is at 15 years old, representing Colombia at the International “Festival de la Canción de Viña del Mar” competition.

4. Antologia, 1995

CREDIT: SHAKIRAVEVO / YOUTUBE

As Shakira started gaining recognition worldwide, she immediately released her third album, “Pies Descalzos.” Check out her spot-on vocals as she performed “Antologia” live, in front of hundreds of people.

5. Pies Descalzos, Sueños Blancos, 1995

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To get a better taste of Shakira’s unique vocals, you need to check out the full video to “Pies Descalzos, Sueños Blancos.” The lyrics are so poetic and the visuals are insane.

6. Si Te Vas, 1998

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Around the time of her fourth album, “¿Dónde Están Los Ladrones?”, Shakira had already established herself as a talented singer, but now she was becoming recognized for her signature dance moves. Watch her get down to “Si Te Vas” at one of her live concerts.

7. Moscas En La Casa, 1998


In addition to her fast-paced, pop songs, Shakira was also a pro at singing slower jams. Check out her simple, yet absolutely beautiful performance of “Moscas En La Casa.”

8. , 1998

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Here’s another one of Shakira’s slower, more heartfelt songs, “Tú.” Even though these types of songs didn’t get her fans up and dancing, they were still a pleasure to listen to.

9. Sombra De Ti, 1998

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If you’ve been a Shakira fan since day one, then you probably understand why everyone misses this version of Shakira so much. You know, where her music had more of an acoustic style and mellow lyrics.

10. Rules, 2001

CREDIT: SHAKIRAVEVO / YOUTUBE

After recording multiple songs in Spanish, Shakira turned things around in 2001 as she released her first album that was primarily in English: “Laundry Service.” Check out her sick drum skills and performance to her song, “Rules.” 

11. The One, 2001


Also from her album “Laundry Service,” was her song “The One.” Even though this song was much slower, you can see how much her fans enjoyed her performance. 💕✨


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