Composed by Shakira and Tim Mitchell, with additional songwriting input from Gloria Estefan, for Shakira‘s third studio and first English-language album. Said Shakira of making her first English-language album “of course I was feeling ready for it, a little bit scared, actually a lot scared. But I knew I could do it and my instincts always told me to go ahead and jump in the water”. The song talks about fate and how it has played a major role in Shakira‘s romance. The Spanish version of the song is called Suerte (meaning luck) and is about how fortunate Shakira is to have found her romantic partner. Whenever, Wherever reached No.1 in multiple countries. Chart-History. The music video won the 2002 Latin Grammy Award for Best Short Form Music Video. Genres: Latin, Worldbeat.