Shakira could face Eight Plus years in Spanish prison for tax fraud

The Grammy award-winning singer faces up to eight years in prison if she is convicted of tax evasion.

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Prosecutors say they will be asking the court for a sentence of eight years and two months if she is found guilty.

45 years old Shakira recently divorced Barcelona defender Gerard Piqué, residing in Barcelona with their two children.

Shakira Isabel was charged by authorities for failing to pay the Spanish government 14.5 million euros ($15 million) in taxes between 2012 and 2014. 

The prosecutors said they would also seek a fine of 24 million euros ($25 million).  Spanish tax Agency was accused by publicists of violating Shakira's right.

According to Shakira's Spanish PR team, the artist deposited the amount she is said to owe (including 3 million euros of interest) 

Shakira's publicists in London made it clear that she had always cooperated with and followed the law.

Further details on the trial date have yet to be revealed, however, Stark’s statement hints that the singer is more than ready to take on what's coming her way.

The singer has rejected a settlement offer by the prosecutor, considering the sale of over 80 million records worldwide

Famous Singer  Shakira gave various hit albums with hits such as "Hips Don't Lie" earlier this week. 

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