Just a few weeks after finishing her three-year residency in Las Vegas, Jennifer Lopez took the stage of the 2018 American Music Awards on Tuesday night.
The multi-talented 49-year-old star played "Limitless," a new song from her next movie. Second act, which also stars Leah Remini, Milo Ventimiglia and Vanessa Hudgens. The film is scheduled to hit theaters on December 14.
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After Lopez's emotional performance, the cameraman separated to receive Tracee Ellis Ross standing next to J.Lo's boyfriend, Alex Rodriguez. "Pretty impressive," said the proud boyfriend, whom the blackish The star nodded.
Lopez began her All I Have residency in January 2016. The 90-minute presentation, which took place at the Zappos Theater in Planet Hollywood, raised more than $ 100 million in ticket sales. On Instagram, Lopez promised the fans he would return.
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In August, Lopez accepted the Video Vanguard Award at the MTV Video Music Awards of 2018. She gave a heartfelt speech, thanking those who helped her along the way, her twin sons, Max and Emme, 10, and Rodriguez.
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"Alex, you're like my soul mate, we're like mirror images of the other," he said at the time. "My life is sweeter and better with you, because you make me understand that every day the sky is not the limit; the universe is infinite, and also what we can achieve together with love, trust and understanding. There is much more to do, experience, and there is no one with whom you prefer to do it. You are my male baby and I love you. "
During the VMA, he performed a mix of his popular songs, which include "Waiting for tonight," "On the floor," "I'm not your mom," "Dance again," "The Ring," "Booty," "The love costs nothing "," Do the right thing "and" Everything I have ".
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In 2015, Lopez opened the American Music Awards with a short version of his 1999 hit "Waiting for Tonight," and a mix of the best songs of that year.
Lopez has not been nominated for an American Music Award since 2011, when she won for the favorite Latin artist.
The 2018 American Music Awards will be broadcast live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Tuesday, October 9 at 8 p.m. EST on ABC.