Jennifer Lynn Lopez (born July 24, 1969) — often known by her moniker J.Lo — is an American actress, businesswoman, dancer and recording artist. She began her career as a dancer, subsequently venturing into acting. Her roles include the lead in Selena (1997). She has since starred in various films, including The Cell (2000), The Wedding Planner (2001), Maid in Manhattan (2002), Shall We Dance? (2004), Monster-in-Law (2005), and The Back-up Plan (2010).
Lopez has released 7 studio albums, since 1999. Her 2001 album J.Lo reached number-one status on the billboard charts. Her 2002 album J to tha L-O! The Remixes reached also number-one. Five of her singles have reached number-one.
On Sunday night, the Billboard Music Awards topped all other programming in viewership and scored a 12-year high for the awards show.
Miley Cyrus, Selena Gomez, Taylor Swift and Jennifer Lopez topped the best dressed looks of the evening while Madonna, Justin Bieber and Ke$ha failed to make an impression at the 2013 Billboard Awards.
Jennifer Lopez and Pitbull performed their brand new single Live It Up at the 2013 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday, held at the MGM Grand Garden in Las Vegas. The duo took to the stage for a live rendition of their song two days after the track's VEVO music video was released. The YouTube clip already garnered over 6 million views at time of publication. The two singers most recently performed the song on the season finale of American Idol.