Jennifer Lopez

Jennifer Lopez Brings Out Ja Rule, Fat Joe, & French Montana at Bronx Concert

Jennifer Lopez

Jennifer Lopez has sold out shows across the globe, but she brought it back to the Bronx during a free concert for State Farm’s Neighborhood Sessions on Wednesday. Fifteen years after the release of her debut On the 6, the international superstar performed her biggest hits and brought out some special guests at Orchard Beach in Pelham Bay Park.

She opened the 90-minute set with “Same Girl” and ran through her catalog of hits including “If You Had My Love,” “Love Don’t Cost a Thing,” “Waiting for Tonight,” and her latest single “First Love” off her upcoming 10th album A.K.A., due June 17.

Ja Rule appeared for “I’m Real” and “Ain’t It Funny.” She also debuted a new song with Fat Joe, who delivered his hit “Lean Back.” French Montana joined J.Lo for “I Luh Ya Papi” and performed his own hits, “Ain’t Worried About Nothin” and “Pop That.”

Additionally, she paid tribute to Selena and covered Diana Ross’ “Theme from Mahogany” and Barbra Streisand’s “My Man” before closing with her 2001 hit “Jenny From the Block.”

“It feels super at home for me,” J.Lo told “GMA.” “It took me right back to Sundays in the Bronx.”

Backstage, she was joined by friends and family including T.I., Khloe Kardashian, Angie Martinez, her mother, and her sister.

Watch Jenny go back to the block.

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Video: Jennifer Lopez – ‘First Love’

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Jennifer Lopez turns up the heat in the black-and-white video for “First Love.” The sexy superstar gets intimate with British model David Gandy in the Anthony Mandler-directed clip, which was shot in the desert outside L.A. earlier this month. J.Lo braved a sand storm, but still looked stunning, while shooting the steamy scenes.

“He’s a great guy and we had such a great time making the video,” J.Lo said of her hunky co-star. “He may have been shirtless occasionally, but for the most part he had clothes on.”

Her 10th album A.K.A. arrives June 17 featuring Iggy Azalea, Nas, Rick Ross, T.I., Pitbull, and more.

Watch sparks fly in the sizzling video.

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Jennifer Lopez Performs ‘First Love’ on ‘American Idol’

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Jennifer Lopez capped off the latest season of “American Idol” with a bang. After receiving the Icon Award at Sunday’s Billboard Music Awards, the pop superstar made her way from the judges’ table to the stage to perform her Max Martin-produced single “First Love” on Wednesday’s finale. With the wind whipping through her hair, the hot mamacita sexed up the stage with an exhilarating set.

The 44-year-old credits her fit physique to her 22-day vegan diet, which she recently completed. “I enjoy eating that way. I never did,” she told Ryan Seacrest. “And I didn’t know how good you can feel when you put healthy stuff in your body.”

In addition to J.Lo, Aloe Blacc, Paramore, and Demi Lovato also performed at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live before an “Idol” winner was crowned.

J.Lo’s 10th album A.K.A. drops June 17 featuring Iggy Azalea, Nas, T.I., Rick Ross, and Pitbull.

If that wasn’t enough, she will release a book, True Love, on October 28.

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Tracklisting: Jennifer Lopez – ‘A.K.A.’


On June 17, Jennifer Lopez will release her 10th album A.K.A. After recording with everyone from Maxwell to Wiz Khalifa over the past year, the multi-faceted superstar has whittled it down to 14 tracks.

The star-studded set includes appearances from Iggy Azalea, Nas, T.I., Rick Ross, and Pitbull, plus contributions from Chris Brown, Diplo, Detail, Harmony, Roccstarr, Max Martin, and more.

“Usually I do an album in a few months, but this one’s taking me a year to really put together,” J.Lo told Rap-Up. “Because it’s my 10th album, I think it feels a little more special.”

Find out which tracks made the final cut.

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Jennifer Lopez Receives Icon Award, Performs at Billboard Music Awards

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From the block to the Billboard Music Awards. Jennifer Lopez became the fourth artist and first woman to receive the Icon Award at Sunday’s annual ceremony in Las Vegas. Iggy Azalea and Ricky Martin introduced the international superstar, who has sold over 75 million records worldwide.

Her peers including Rihanna, Mary J. Blige, and Taylor Swift paid tribute to her in a video montage before J.Lo took the stage in a shimmery bodysuit to perform her new single “First Love” off her upcoming album A.K.A.

An overwhelmed J.Lo thanked her family including her mother and sister, who were both in the audience. She also shared some encouraging words for the young kids at home watching.

“Have faith, dream big, think big, and know that anything is possible,” she said. “You never know where you might end up.”

Watch J.Lo make BBMA history below.

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Pitbull and Jennifer Lopez Perform ‘We Are One’ at Billboard Music Awards

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Dale! Pitbull brought Rio to Las Vegas for the 2014 Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday.

The Miami rapper opened the show with a Carnival-themed performance of the official FIFA World Cup Song “We Are One (Ole Ola)” with some help from Jennifer Lopez and Brazilian singer Cláudia Leitte.

On June 12, they will perform the song at the FIFA World Cup Opening Ceremony at the Arena de Sao Paulo.

Watch them kick off the show with a bang.

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J.Lo, Wiz Khalifa, YG, Trey Songz, & ScHoolboy Q Perform at PowerHouse 2014

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Hip-hop and R&B’s biggest stars packed the Honda Center in Anaheim for the biggest West Coast concert of the year, PowerHouse 2014. Presented by L.A. radio station Power 106, Saturday’s star-studded lineup featured everyone from Jennifer Lopez to YG.

Sage the Gemini kicked things off with special guest Iamsu! followed by Juicy J, who turned the stage into a strip club with his turn-up anthems.

Trey Songz serenaded the ladies with his latest Trigga singles including “Na Na,” plus a cover of Chris Brown’s “Loyal” and his remix to Kid Ink’s “Show Me.”

Ahead of her performance at the Billboard Music Awards, Jennifer Lopez delivered a dance-heavy retrospective of hits including “I’m Real,” “Jenny From the Block,” and “Get Right.” She also premiered her new Diplo-produced song “Big Booty” off her upcoming album A.K.A., due June 17.

Nicki Minaj took it back to her mixtape days, performing with only a DJ, and brought out Soulja Boy for their collaboration “Yasss Bish!!!” (Watch her complete set here).

ScHoolboy Q and Isaiah Rashad repped for TDE, and Wiz Khalifa tore up the stage with “We Dem Boyz.”

With some help from DJ Mustard, YG closed out the evening with his West Coast bangers and some OG guests including Kurupt, Daz, and Warren G.

Earlier in the day, Iggy Azalea headlined the “New@2″ outdoor stage, performing her hit “Fancy,” and L.A.’s own Tinashe turned up the heat with her single “2 On.”

If you missed the live stream, catch some of the performances below.

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