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May
16
Jennifer Lopez and Pitbull Perform ‘Live It Up’ on ‘American Idol’ Finale

Jennifer Lopez

Jennifer Lopez returned to the “American Idol” stage to perform on Thursday’s finale. Before the winner was read, the former—and possibly returning—”Idol” judge performed her RedOne-produced single “Live It Up” live for the first time. Pitbull kicked things off before J.Lo commanded the stage with her female dancers. Watch her explosive set below (starting at the 5:30 mark).

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May
8
New Music: Jennifer Lopez f/ Pitbull – ‘Live It Up’

Live It Up

Jennifer Lopez takes the dance floor hostage once again with “Live It Up,” the first single off her upcoming album. The pop megastar reunites with Pitbull on the high-energy RedOne production, which features a drum-patterned electro beat and a bilingual verse from Mr. 305 (“We don’t believe in defeat, that’s why we’re back for a threepeat”).

They recently shot a video for the song on the beach in Miami with model/actress Eva Marcille and director Jessy Terrero.

J.Lo’s 10th album is due in late 2013 on Capitol Records. She has been in the studio with Chris Brown and Future and will perform her new single at the 2013 Billboard Music Awards on May 19.

Pump it up below.

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May
6
Jennifer Lopez Parties with Pitbull in ‘Live It Up’ Video

Jennifer Lopez and Pitbull

Jennifer Lopez took Miami by storm while shooting the summery video for her new single “Live It Up” over the weekend. The hot mama partied on the beach with Mr. 305 and “America’s Next Top Model” alum Eva Marcille, who has a starring role in the Jessy Terrero-directed clip.

J.Lo cozied up to boyfriend Casper Smart between takes and showed off her curves in a skin-toned swimsuit, while Mr. 305 hit the sand in a neon blue suit.

The RedOne-produced song will premiere May 8, while J.Lo’s 10th album arrives this summer. She is also set to perform at the 2013 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas on May 19.

See more pics from the beach party below.

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Apr
24
Jennifer Lopez Enlists Pitbull for New Single ‘Live It Up’

Jennifer Lopez and Pitbull

If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. Jennifer Lopez is returning to familiar territory with her new single.

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Apr
14
New Music: Pitbull – ‘Open Letter (Freestyle)’

Pitbull

Pitbull didn’t keep quiet when he thought Lil Wayne had dissed his hometown of Miami. Now Mr. 305 rides for freedom and addresses the politics surrounding Cuba in the wake of Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s controversial trip.

“C-U-B-A, hope to see you free one day,” the Cuban-American MC raps about the communist island over Jay-Z’s “Open Letter.”

He also defends the Carters on his bilingual freestyle. “Question of the night, would they have messed with Mr. Carter if he was white?/ … Happy fifth year anniversary, Jay and B/ Don’t worry, it’s on me.”

Pitbull explained his decision to speak out. “I’m cuban american i was born politically incorrect here is my open letter daleee,” he tweeted.

Hear Pit’s “Open Letter” below.

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Mar
24
Pitbull and Christina Aguilera Perform ‘Feel This Moment’ at Kids’ Choice Awards

Christina Aguilera and Pitbull

What’s a party without Pitbull? Mr. Worldwide had everyone on their feet with his electrifying performance at Nickelodeon’s 26th Annual Kids’ Choice Awards on Saturday.

He opened with “Don’t Stop the Party” before bringing out Christina Aguilera for their hit collaboration “Feel This Moment” off his album Global Warming.

Dressed in all black, they worked the stage as mini Pits and Xtinas danced along during the high-energy set, which ended with Pitbull getting covered in slime.

You can catch Mr. 305 on tour with Ke$ha starting May 23.

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Mar
22
Beyoncé, Pitbull Lend Voices to ‘Epic’ Movie [Trailer]

Epic

Beyoncé is preparing for an Epic role. The pop icon rules over the forest as Queen Tara in 20th Century Fox’s animated 3D film. In the second official trailer, we get another peek at the peaceful queen, along with other characters including a frog named Bufo, voiced by Pitbull.

“I’ve always imagined being in an animated film. I’ve always wanted to be a queen,” said B. “Queen Tara is very important in Epic. She’s preserved the beauty of her natural world and the safety of her people.”

The fantasy-adventure film, which also stars Colin Farrell, Steven Tyler, and Aziz Ansari, follows the battle between good and evil in the forest.

Epic opens in theaters on May 24. Watch the new trailer below.

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