Great news and bad news, Shakira fans. The great news first: The singer is expecting her first child with her soccer player boyfriend Gerard Piqu�. And now the bad news: She’s had to pull out of the IHeartRadio festival in Las Vegas because of the little bundle of joy.
The singer posted a note on her website explaining the situation, writing, “As some of you may know, Gerard and I are very happy awaiting the arrival of our first baby! At this time we have decided to give priority to this unique moment in our lives and postpone all the promotional activities planned over the next few days.”
Unfortunately, that means the Vegas festival. “I’m sure this weekend in Las Vegas will be spectacular and I will be closely following everything that happens there!
I’d like to thank Clear Channel and my fans for their constant love and understanding,” she writes.
And will see you very soon!”
Piqu�, 25, and Shakira, 35, confirmed their relationship in March of 2011.
No word on whether this changes things for the singer regarding the spring season of NBC’s “The Voice” — she recently came on board to replace Christina Aguilera while the current judge tours in support of her new album.