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Shakira wants to sing in Arabic

Shakira revealed during a recent press conference in Morocco that she plans to record new music in another language. 

The 'Hips Don't Lie' singer has enjoyed success with hits sung in both English and in Spanish, but she would like to expand her vocabulary and cultural horizons with music performed in Arabic. She explained:

"It would be a challenge to do an album in Arabic. I would first have to learn Arabic. I am completely open to that experience. At some point I would love that to happen in my life."

She added that it wouldn't be an easy project because the only Arabic phrase she knows at the moment is "ateeni boosa", which means "can I have a kiss". 

Watch Shakira talk about Barcelona winning the UEFA Champions League match on Saturday, May 28 live on stage in Morocco here: