Spanish court orders pop star Shakira to face trial for tax fraud

45 year old pop diva accused of tax fraud

A Spanish court has ordered Colombian music superstar Shakira to be tried for tax fraud

Shakira charged with $16.3 million tax fraud, ordered to face trial by Spanish court

Spanish tax office of 14.5 million euros ($14.7 million) on income earned between 2012 and 2014

The singer says she has paid 17.2 million euros to the Spanish tax authorities and has no dues.

On September 19, a Barcelona court ordered the singer to stand trial for six tax offenses, according to a court decision made public on Tuesday.

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