“The Hips Don’t Lie” singer will receive the award at the Latin Grammys, set for November 10th at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas.
Shakira is being honored for her philanthropic contributions as well as her successful recording career. The 34-year-old singer is the youngest person to receive the tribute. Previous recipients include Placido Domingo, Carlos Santana, Gloria Estefan, Julio Iglesias and Ricky Martin.
Shakira is also up for three Grammys, including album of the year.