MUMBAI: Latin American singing sensation Shakira performed at her first ever concert in the Middle East, in Dubai on 23 March 2007, on the eve of her India visit.
More than 25,000 fans attended the concert at the Dubai Autodrome for a sold out mega concert, say reports. Shakira kicked off her concert with a rendition of a song made famous by Lebanese diva, Fairuz. Several hits and many a belly and hip shake later, Shakira achieved the distinction of having performed at the most attended live concert in Dubai.
The all day event at Dubai Autodrome coincided with the regional launch of PlayStation 3. Nine thousand grand stand seats and a 16,000 capacity standing area erected in front of a massive stage at Dubai Autodrome, which offered Shakira fans a show production similar to that of any other large scale concert arena in the world.