Shakira has confirmed that she is splitting from her boyfriend of 12 years—Gerad Pique

The Colombian singer's PR firm confirmed the news in a statement

We regret to confirm that we are separating. For the well-being of our children, who are our highest priority, we ask that you respect our privacy. Thank you for your understanding

Shakira first met Gerard at the 2010 world Cup promotional event, during which time Shakira sang Waka Waka

Shakira and Gerad were together since 2011 and have two kids— Sasha and Milan

With her unique vocals and popular songs, Shakira has won several awards including Grammys.

She performed with Jennifer Lopez at the halftime show of the NFL's Super Bowl championship final in Miami