She isn’t simply Jenny from the block — she’s an iHeartRadio icon.
Launched by Billy Porter, the drag queens strutted down the stage in J. Lo’s memorable appears over time.
“The phrase for tonight is ‘icon,’” he shouted on stage whereas wearing an all-pink ensemble.
Photographs and movies of Lopez flashed throughout the on-stage screens because the drag queens rocked related outfits.
When Lopez herself emerged on stage, she donned a white fur coat with the phrase “Equality” on the prepare, ultimately stripping it off as she carried out “On My Manner,” her newest track from her movie “Marry Me,” adopted by “Get Proper.”
In true J. Lo style, the “On The Flooring” singer shed the fur to indicate off her show-stopping dance strikes in an all-black quantity, full with glowing arm-length gloves.
The Icon Award, LL Cool J said earlier in the night as he presented it to J. Lo, is reserved for a true icon, or somebody who has reworked popular culture a lot it might be “inconceivable” to think about it with out them.
“An artist so iconic, you solely want to listen to three letters to know who they’re: J-L-O,” he stated as the gang cheered, adopted by a montage of her rise to stardom, from her beginnings as a dancer, then an actor and as a chart-topping music artist.
“I want I might let you know that awards are a very powerful factor to me, however that’s not true,” she stated, regardless of appreciating “the shiny issues.” “However it isn’t why I do that. It’s not what issues essentially the most to me.”
Actually, she continued, she does it for “you guys,” gesturing to the folks within the viewers. Love, appreciation and kindness from her followers are what issues essentially the most, she added.
Between interruptions of viewers applause and choruses of “I really like you” from the gang, she expressed her gratitude for her followers who permit her to do what she loves every single day.
Throughout J. Lo’s second within the limelight, the camera continued to pan to actor Ben Affleck, her present flame, standing alongside his son Samuel, 10, and Lopez’s daughter Emme, 14, within the viewers, beaming as she took the stage.
She stated she couldn’t have imagined the life she was going to dwell “as a bit lady rising up within the Bronx,” thanking her followers for making “that dream come true” and vowing to “by no means, ever take it with no consideration.”
“So I need to say thanks to each considered one of you for believing in me when different folks didn’t, even after I didn’t,” she stated. “Thanks for educating me who I actually am.”
“Icon,” she stated of her newfound title, stands for “I can overcome negativity.”