Nobody does it higher than Jennifer Lopez!
Earlier than accepting essentially the most prestigious award of the night time — the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award — the 49-year-old singer took the stage on the MTV Video Music Awards to carry out a medley of hits spanning her spectacular 20 years within the highlight.
Lopez, clad in a flowy costume, kicked off her efficiency at New York Metropolis’s Radio Metropolis Music Corridor together with her 1999 hit, “Ready for Tonight,” briefly suspended within the air and backed by a bunch of attractive (and shirtless!) male dancers.
She then went straight into “On the Ground,” later taking off her costume to reveal a surprising, gold bodysuit as she danced to “Dance Once more.”
Her feminine dancers hit the stage for an epic dance break to “Ain’t Your Mama” and “Booty,” adopted up by “My Love Don’t Price a Factor,” which featured some main booty shaking.
However that’s not all! She continued to deliver the fireplace with a medley of some of her most basic hits, “I’m Glad” and “Get Proper.”
And paying homage to the iconic music video, J. Lo stepped right into a white fur coat to sing the refrain of “All I Have” because the cameras panned to her cute 10-year-old daughter, Emme.
The perfect a part of Lopez’s efficiency, nevertheless, actually started when DJ Khaled got here out to hitch her onstage. Singing and dancing in entrance of a New York Metropolis-themed graffiti background that learn “Jenny From the Block,” the Bronx native belted out her 2002 hit after a fast change right into a glittery gold jumpsuit, full together with her signature New York Yankees hat.
Her frequent collaborator, Ja Rule, then hit the stage to sing their remixed hits, “I’m Actual” and “Ain’t It Humorous,” earlier than Lopez completed the efficiency with “Dinero.”
Watch Jennifer Lopez’s MTV VMA efficiency beneath.
Curiously sufficient, that is the primary time Lopez has carried out on the VMAs since 2001, when she introduced Ja Rule onstage to sing “I’m Actual”:
Whereas accepting her Video Vanguard Award, Lopez thanked her household, mates and boyfriend, former MLB star Alex Rodriguez.
“It has been a loopy journey, dreaming my goals and watching them come true,” she mentioned. “This profession has at all times been form of an obsession for me.”
In honor of Lopez’s huge night time on the VMAs, ET just lately took a visit down reminiscence lane. Have a look again at her finest music movies of all time right here and within the video beneath:
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