Jennifer Lopez Receives the Vanguard Award
10:26: Jennifer Lopez floated on stage with cables as she sang her throwback hit "Waiting for Tonight." The winner of the Michael Jackson Vanguard Award then switched to another hit – "On the Floor" – as the stage exploded with neon lights, fireworks and fog.
She quickly rode through her most famous songs, including "Ain 'Your Mama," "Love costs nothing" and "Right."
When she opened her song "All I Have," the stage turned into a winter wonderland As the singer said in a fur coat, DJ Khaled distracted the audience before Lopez came back on stage and drove a 6 train as she sang "Jenny From the Block." Yes, Rule Lopez joined in for a performance of "I'm Real" before singing "Is not It Funny."
Her friend, Alex Rodriguez, looked stunned when Lopez started in "Dinero." His lower jaw took Lopez's appearance with his cellphone from the audience.
Shawn Mendes presented her with the Vanguard Award, calling her a "classic triple threat." He said, "Their journey took them from the Bronx, where she began to dance at the age of five, to the red carpets of Hollywood and to the top of the Billboard charts. "He also pointed out that Lopez was the first artist to make a No. 1
Lopez held up her Moon Man trophy and said, "I grew up on MTV, and this is truly a great honor for me, it was an incredible journey to dream my wildest dreams and then watch them come true Music, acting, performing, this career has always been a kind of obsession for me. "
Then she said, when her children came into her life," Everything has changed ". She said, "I knew I had to be better, I knew I had to go higher, I had to be stronger than before." The singer thanked her children and said, "The future is brighter now because of you," before thanking her friends, family, and staff.
She thanked Rodriguez and said, "Like my twin soul, you are like mirror images of each other … There is so much more to experience and there is no one else I would rather do it with."