Prince William Says *This* Song Is His Kids’ Favorite: ‘The Children Just Enjoy Dancing’

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It seems Prince George (8), Princess Charlotte (6) and Prince Louis (3) are taking after one of their favorite musicians, Shakira. (Dance moves included.)

Prince William, 39, recently released a candid episode of Apple Fitness+’s Time to Walk podcast, which (according to the official synopsis) “features personal stories, photos and music from influential people to inspire Apple Watch users to walk more.” The Duke of Cambridge walked through Sandringham Estate in Norfolk while recording the installment, where he played music and talked about his personal life.

While discussing his three children, the proud dad revealed that his kids can’t get enough of “Waka Waka (This Time for Africa)” by Shakira. “One of the songs that the children are loving at the moment is Shakira, ‘Waka Waka,’” he said. “There’s a lot of hip movements going along. There’s a lot of dressing up.”

Prince William continued, “Charlotte, particularly, is running around the kitchen in her dresses and ballet stuff and everything. She goes completely crazy with Louis following her around trying to do the same thing.”

The royal explained that he enjoys creating family memories. “It’s a really happy moment where the children just enjoy dancing, messing around and singing. I hope you enjoy this one. Have some fun,” he said before playing the song for listeners.

Prince William also admitted that sibling rivalries happen on occasion, especially when it comes to choosing the song each morning.

“What I’ve been amazed by is how much my children already have inherited my family’s love of music. Most mornings there’s a massive fight between Charlotte and George as to what song is played in the morning,” he explained. “And I have to now basically prioritize that one day someone does this one, and another day it’s someone else’s turn. So, George gets his go, then Charlotte gets her go. Such is the clamor for the music.”

Royals, they’re just like us.

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