Shakira Faces Call For 8- Year Jail in Spain Over Tax Froud Charge 

Spanish prosecutors said they would seek a prison sentence against  Shakira, after she rejected a plea deal on accusations of tax evasion

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Prosecutors in Barcelona will also demand a fine of nearly 24 million euros ($24.5 million) from the 45-year-old "Hips don't Lie" songstress

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Prosecutors accuse of defrauding the Spanish tax office out of 14.5 million euros on income earned between 2012 and 2014.

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Shakira reject a plea deal saying in a statement that "absolutely certain of her innocence" 

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Did you know Shakira, who has sold over 60 million albums,

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Lawyers for Shakira, one of the biggest names in the global music industry, say an agreement remains possible until the start of any trial

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Shakira slammed the "complete violation of her rights" and "abusive methods" carried out by the prosecutor's office.

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She claimed prosecutors insisting on claiming money earned during my international tours on which she was a judge in the United States, when she was not yet resident in Spain

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She says she has paid 17.2 million euros to Spanish tax authorities and that she has "no debt to the Treasury for many years".

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A Barcelona court in May dismissed an appeal from the Shakira to drop the charges.

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