JENNIFER Lopez wowed followers on the MTV Video Music Awards tonight with a shocking efficiency of her greatest hits.
The Jenny From The Block singer was honoured with the Vanguard Award, a gong recognising accomplishments in music and movie.
After 20 years within the trade and having launched eight albums in addition to starring in numerous films throughout her profession, Jennifer has actually earned the gong.
The 49-year-old took to the stage in a flowing robe surrounded by backing dancers earlier than revealing a glittering gold physique go well with.
She carried out hits together with Jenny From The Block, I’m Actual, Get Proper and My Love Don’t Price a Factor earlier than by some means becoming in a fancy dress change, reappearing on stage in a glittering jumpsuit.
The one-piece featured a plunging neckline and huge belt and Jennifer rocked a glittering baseball cap earlier than twerking for the viewers, shaking her well-known booty.
Previous recipients embody Janet Jackson, Madonna, Beyonce, Rihanna however Jennifer is the primary Latinx artist to obtain the accolade because the award was launched in 1984.
Her beautiful efficiency was her first since means again in 2001 but it surely was actually well worth the wait.
Quickly after she had completed, she was again on stage to obtain the award, which was launched by Shawn Mendes.
After receiving a standing ovation she mentioned: “ I grew up on MTV, it is a super honour for me.
“I’ve been dreaming my wildest desires and watching them come true.
“Music, appearing, performing… this profession has all the time been a type of obsession for me.
“Individuals mentioned ‘you’re doing an excessive amount of you may solely do one factor’, I all the time had it in my thoughts, I used to be all the time an individual who was like ‘why not?’
“I type of needed to forge my very own path and discover my very own path.”
Jennifer then acquired emotional as she thanked her 10-year-old twins Max and Emme.
She mentioned: “It wasn’t till I had two little angels come into my life that every little thing modified.
“I knew I needed to be higher, I knew I needed to go greater and be stronger than I had been earlier than.
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“Via that unconditional love that my profession turned higher than ever, so thanks higher Max and Emme.
“I’m stood right here stronger and higher than ever, the longer term is even brighter than something I may have completed due to you.”
Jennifer thanked her staff and individuals who had helped her profession through the years earlier than addressing boyfriend Alex Rodriguez who was within the viewers along with her mom and kids.
She mentioned: “And Alex, you’re like my twin soul, we’re mirror photographs.
“My life is sweeter and higher with you in it as you make me realise the sky just isn’t the restrict.
“There may be a lot extra to do and expertise and there’s nobody I’d somewhat do it with. I really like you.”
It wasn’t the one award she obtained on the evening, as she additionally picked up Finest Collaboration for her observe Dinero which featured DJ Khaled & Cardi B.
She mentioned: “I simply really feel blessed, extremely grateful and blessed.”
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