Spanish prosecutors accused the artist of failing to pay 14.5 million euros ($13.9 million) in 2018.

If a prosecutor is convicted of tax evasion

So they are seeking an eight-year sentence and a huge financial demand.

 a punishment. Shakira has repeatedly denied any wrongdoing

And has tied up with the authorities to avoid going to trial.

The public relations firm has said that it has already paid all its dues

Plus an additional 3 million euros in interest.

The Esplangs de Llobregat city court near Barcelona announced that

Shakira will face six counts of tax fraud.

The date of hearing has not yet been fixed.