Latina stars say their halftime performance will be 'message of unity'
(KYMA, KECY)- Jennifer Lopez and Shakira are ready to make history this Sunday during the Super Bowl's halftime show.
NBC News reports this is the first time two Latinas star on that stage and the first time the two global superstars perform together.
Both JLo and Shakira call their upcoming performance a very important moment for U.S. Latinos.
“Two Latinas doing this in this country at this time is just very empowering to us,” Lopez, a mother of twins, said. “It’s very important for us to convey a message of unity and also to show what a relevant force the Latin community is in this country,” Shakira added.
Shakira, 42, is a three-time Grammy winner who is remembered for her performances at the 2010 and 2014 World Cups.
Lopez, 50, has won multiple Billboard awards and was recently nominated for a Golden Globe for her performance in the movie "Hustler."
According to NBC News, the halftime show will have an empowering message that honors Latino roots; the performance will also pay tribute to NBA star Kobe Bryant.