Shakira becomes most-liked star on Facebook

Colombian singer Shakira poses during a photocall presenting her new album

Colombian singer Shakira poses during a photocall presenting her new album "Shakira" in Barcelona March 20, 2014. REUTERS/Albert Gea

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Pop superstar Shakira has beaten her pop pal Rihanna to become the most-liked person on Facebook.

The Hips Don't Lie hitmaker has amassed 86.6 million followers, trumping Rihanna's 86.3 million to take the popularity title.

Reacting to the exciting news on Facebook, the singer wrote, "Wow... I was just told I now have the most-followed page on Facebook in the world! I still cannot believe it!

"I always wanted to have a lot of friends but never imagined it would be so many...86m! So humbled, can't thank you guys enough for your support. I feel so fortunate to have you. Giant kiss! Forever thankful, Shak".

The news comes just weeks after the pop stars teamed up for sexy duet Can't Remember to Forget You.
 


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