Shakira announced on her website
, "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."
The 35-year old singer has been dating
Pique for two years, and the announcement ends weeks of speculation in the tabloids. But so far no due date has been released.
Earlier this week, it was announced
that Shakira and Usher would replace Christina Aguilera and Cee Lo Green as judges on The Voice next spring.