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Shakira or Katy Perry?
by Staff
They're two of the most popular and prolific female superstars performing today. How well do know Katy Perry and Shakira? Take this quiz and find out.

Who said “My brain, I believe, is the most beautiful part of my body”?

  • Shakira
  • Katy Perry

Which woman passed Justin Bieber in 2013 to become the most followed Twitter user?

  • Shakira
  • Katy Perry

Who has won five MTV Video Music Awards, two Grammy Awards, seven Billboard Music Awards and has been nominated for a Golden Globe?

  • Shakira
  • Katy Perry

Both Katy Perry and Shakira have stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Which woman received her star first?

  • Katy Perry
  • Shakira

Which artist credits Freddie Mercury and Queen as one of her biggest musical influences?

  • Katy Perry
  • Shakira

Who was honored by the United Nations in 2006 for her humanitarian group, the Barefoot Foundation?

  • Shakira
  • Kary Perry

While we're on the topic of humanitarian efforts, who was named UNICEF’s Goodwill Ambassador in 2013?

  • Shakira
  • Katy Perry

Which woman holds the record of most-played pop song in a single week?

  • Shakira
  • Katy Perry

Which superstar's third album achieved a feat that's only been accomplished once before by Michael Jackson?

  • Katy Perry
  • Shakira

Who composed her first song at 8 years old and signed her first record deal at 13?

  • Katy Perry
  • Shakira

Which singer has also acted on television and lent her voice in film?

  • Katy Perry
  • Shakira

Who co-owns Bonds Cay island in the Bahamas?

  • Shakira
  • Katy Perry

Who do the lyrics “Maybe the reason why all the doors are closed, so you can open one that leads you to the perfect road” belong to?

  • Shakira
  • Katy Perry

Who has a 15-foot tall, 6-ton metal statue of herself erected in her hometown?

  • Shakira
  • Katy Perry

Which superstar’s fans go by a playful pet name?

  • Katy Perry
  • Shakira

Who broke concert attendance records in Mexico?

  • Katy Perry
  • Shakira

Which singer is known for her quirky costumes, colorful hair and outrageous stage props while on tour?

  • Shakira
  • Katy Perry

Who said, “I want to push the envelope and I want to do something different and exciting and make people, keep them on their toes at all times.”?

  • Katy Perry
  • Shakira

Which singer has performed duets on albums with superstars such as Beyoncé, Santana, Alejandro Sanz and Wyclef Jean?

  • Shakira
  • Katy Perry

Who was recently named Forbes’ Top-Earning Female Musician for 2015, earning more than $135 million in one year?

  • Shakira
  • Katy Perry

Speaking of Forbes, which female celebrity made the magazine’s World’s Most Powerful Women list in 2013?

  • Shakira
  • Katy Perry

Who sang, “When the friends are gone, when the party's over / We will still belong to each other.”?

  • Katy Perry
  • Shakira

Which woman has been part of a well-publicized feud with a fellow pop star?

  • Shakira
  • Katy Perry

Who recently became the face behind an app game by Rovio Entertainment?

  • Katy Perry
  • Shakira

Both superstars hold multiple Guinness Book of World Records. Who holds more?

  • Katy Perry
  • Shakira

Who has been quoted saying, “Maybe the biggest change is that I think about the future more . . . when it comes to living, it's all about the present."

  • Shakira
  • Katy Perry

Who topped YouTube’s Most Watched Video’s List for 2014?

  • Shakira
  • Katy Perry

Whose third album was inspired by rock groups such as Nirvana, Aerosmith, and Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers?

  • Katy Perry
  • Shakira

Which woman helped deliver a baby in a living room?

  • Katy Perry
  • Shakira

Who sat in the big red chair on "The Voice" in 2013 and 2014, replacing Christina Aguilera?

  • Katy Perry
  • Shakira