It debuted at #3 on Billboards Hot 100 and moved to #2 in the second week. The song became her fourth number one single in the United States. It became the most successful dance song of the year by a female artist. In the U.S., the song sold 3,000,000 copies in its first week, making it the fastest selling single by a female artist. The song then went on to sell 3.
It did not crack the Top 40 the first week, which was a new low. However, it eventually climbed to a #29 peak in its second week on the charts. Her first number one single, 'Hips Don't Lie', became one of the most successful singles in the history of the Billboard Hot 100. In the U.S. alone, the song sold 1.75 million digital downloads in its first week. On the Latin Billboard charts, the song debuted at #2 in the Top Latin Song Sales chart. In the U.S., the song sold 3,000,000 copies in its first week, making it the fastest selling single by a female artist. The song then went on to sell 3.9 million digital downloads, becoming the third best selling single of the 2000s in the U.S.
On April 1, 2010, Shakira announced via Twitter that the album would be released on November 23 for the United States, and January 26 for the rest of the world. In Colombia the album was released on April 30, 2010.
The album also includes a DVD with behind-the-scenes material, a documentary, and a series of videos called She Wolf Specials. The DVD was previewed at the She Wolf Specials on October 23, 2009. The DVD contains some of the videos that would be on She Wolf Specials, like the 827ec27edc