Jennifer Lopez 'Live it Up' Singer Awarded 2,500th Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

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Jennifer Lopez was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Thursday morning.

The performer's star was unveiled in front of the W Hotel in Hollywood. It was the 2,500th star awarded and she received a brass dedication, which set hers apart from most of those awarded, to mark the milestone.

"I wouldn't be where I am today w/o all of YOU and your infinite love & dedication. So excited for all of you to share this day with me!!! :)," she tweeted to her fans.

"This landmark moment inspires me to work harder and dream bigger for all that is the future. I hope you feel as I do that it was all worth it, and I hope that I have touched your hearts even in a small way," she said at the event.

The 43-year-old actress, musician, entrepreneur and philanthropist got her start when she was cast as a dancer on Fox's In Living Color in 1990.

Keenen Ivory Wayans, who worked with Lopez on the sketch comedy show, spoke at the ceremony.

"I was there at the very beginning of the dream. I saw the dream almost not happen. I saw her continue to push, to work hard and make that dream happen," Wayans said.

Jane Fonda, Lopez's co-star in Monster-In-Law, also spoke at the event.

"She should have an entire block of stars," Fonda said.

"In my opinion, she's only scratched the surface of what she's capable of," she added.

Lopez's career reached new heights when she portrayed the late Latino singer Selena in the 1997 film of the same name.

She has had an extensive acting career and has starred in films including Selena, The Wedding Planner, Maid in Manhattan," Out of Sight, Jersey Girl and more.

Lopez has released more than 70 million records worldwide since her music career began in 1999 with the release of the hit single If You Had My Love, which reached top of the charts in the U.S. and five other nations.

She is also an executive producer of the ABC Family drama The Fosters, which premiered on June 3.

In 2012, Forbes Magazine named her the No. 1 Most Powerful Celebrity in the World. 

Watch a Video of the ceremony here:

http://walkoffame.com/

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