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Shakira: Manchester Arena ****

Dave Simpson, The Guardian, 15 December 2010

"I'M HERE to please you," begins the Colombian superstar Shakira. Then, wearing what may be a coat of paint rather than trousers, she hauls girls onstage for a masterclass in bum-waggling.

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