“Shakira Shines in White, Delivering Emotional Performance of John Lennon’s Imagine for Pope Francis at United Nations”

Shakira took the stage at the United Nations General Assembly in New York City on Friday, captivating the audience with her performance before Pope Francis delivered his impactful speech. The 38-year-old singer impressed attendees, including Bond star Daniel Craig, with a stirring rendition of John Lennon’s Imagine. Dressed in an elegant white gown, Shakira charmed the crowd with her powerful vocals and ended the performance with a warm smile. Watch the video below to see her unforgettable performance.

A beautiful woman with a beautiful voice: Shakira performed during the opening ceremony at the United Nations General Assembly in New York City on Friday, before Pope Francis delivered a powerful speech

Shakira, a talented woman with a mesmerizing voice, graced the stage at the opening ceremony of the United Nations General Assembly in New York City. Before Pope Francis delivered a moving speech, the UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador arrived at the United Nations with her adorable seven-month-old son Sasha in tow. Alongside her partner Gerard Pique, Shakira also has a two-year-old son named Milan. Both hailing from South America, Shakira was born in Colombia while the Pope is from Argentina.

Moving: The singer wowed the crowd in New York City with her rendition of John Lennon's Imagine

At a recent performance in New York City, the singer impressed the audience with her amazing version of John Lennon’s classic song “Imagine”.

Happy to be here: Shakira gave a warm smile to the large audience after finishing the song

Happy to be here: Shakira gave a warm smile to the large audience after finishing the song

Excited to be present: Shakira flashed a friendly grin at the crowd following her performance. During his six-day visit to the US, Pope Francis delivered a powerful speech in the middle of his tour, urging global leaders to take action against climate change, halt nuclear programs, and uplift the less fortunate. His address at the UN marked the largest gathering of prestigious figures in the organization’s 70-year history, with notable attendees including Cuban President Raul Castro, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, and Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai. Addressing a packed General Assembly hall, Pope Francis emphasized the importance of recognizing the environment as a fundamental human right.

Angelic: The 38-year-old looked stunning as she belted out the lyrics on stage in a flowing white dress

Angelicious: Dazzling at 38, she owned the stage in a graceful white gown, pouring her heart out through the lyrics.

Charitable star: Shakira, who like the Pope hails from South America, is a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador

Shakira, a well-known philanthropist from South America and a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, has a heart as big as the Pope’s. She believes that we are all stewards of this beautiful universe and must use it responsibly for the benefit of others and to honor the creator. We should never exploit or harm it in any way. The Pope also emphasizes the importance of caring for our planet and those less fortunate. He warns against the dangerous pursuit of power and wealth, which often leads to the exploitation of natural resources and the neglect of the vulnerable in society. He calls for immediate action to provide the essentials like food, water, and shelter to those in need, as well as ensuring religious freedom for all. He advocates for a restructuring of international organizations to give a voice to impoverished nations and promote a more equitable global community. Let’s all follow the example set by Shakira and the Pope, and work together to create a better world for everyone.

My baby: The star was dressed casually as she arrived at the United Nations building with seven-month-old son Sasha in her arms

My child: The celebrity showed up at the United Nations building in a laid-back outfit, carrying her seven-month-old son Sasha in her arms.

Listening intently: Bond star Daniel Craig was among the crowd there to see Pope Francis's speech

Attentively listening: Actor Daniel Craig, famous for his role in the James Bond franchise, was spotted in the audience, tuned in to Pope Francis’s address.

Powerful speech: The Pope called on world leaders to combat climate change, end nuclear programs and elevate the poor

During a powerful address, the Pope urged global leaders to take action against climate change, halt nuclear programs, and uplift the underprivileged. Later in the day, Pope Francis paid tribute to the 3,000 individuals who lost their lives during the 9/11 attacks in a poignant speech at the site of the former Twin Towers. Actress Kerry Washington, known for her role as Olivia Pope on Scandal, excitedly caught a glimpse of the Pope’s motorcade while attending a red carpet event. She shared her admiration for Pope Francis, describing him as her “celebrity crush” due to his generosity, revolutionary ideas, and compassion. Despite not being Catholic, Washington praised the Pope for emphasizing service over judgment and carrying the message of God in an extraordinary way.

Big event: His speech marked the largest gathering of dignitaries in the UN's 70-year history and attendees

Major occasion: The address he delivered brought together the highest number of important figures ever seen in the 70-year history of the United Nations with a record number of attendees present.

An honour: Celebrity chef Sandra Lee, the partner of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, met the Pope at the 9/11 memorial, where he gave an emotional speech honouring the 3,000 victims

What a special moment for Sandra Lee, the famous chef and partner of Governor Andrew Cuomo of New York, as she had the privilege of meeting the Pope at the 9/11 memorial. During the visit, the Pope delivered a heartfelt speech to honor the 3,000 victims of the tragic events.

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