Jennifer Lopez gives emotional speech and thanks her fans

Jennifer Lopez Receives the Icon Award at the iHeartRadio Music Awards. In an emotional acceptance speech, she thanks her fans.

the essentials in brief

  • Jennifer Lopez won the Icon Award at the iHeartRadio Music Awards.
  • The singer and actress gave a moving speech on stage.
  • Ben Affleck and daughter Emme were in the audience.

The singer and actress Jennifer Lopez (52) received another award. On Tuesday night, the radio network iHeart honored Lopez with the Icon Award at the iHeartRadio Music Awards. Lopez thanked her fans in an emotional speech.

“I appreciate all of that very much. I wish I could say that awards are the most important thing to me, but that’s not true. That’s not why I do what I do. I’ll do it for you.”

Lopez went on to say, “You guys let me do what I love. It’s a great blessing.”

Thank you “everyone who comes to a show, streams a song, watches a film, follows me. You made it possible for me to live a life that I could not have dreamed of as a girl in the Bronx.” The singer explained this to thunderous applause, which forced her to interrupt her speech several times.

Jennifer Lopez: “I’m just getting started”

Her partner Ben Affleck (49) and his ten-year-old son Samuel also cheered in the audience. Lopez’s daughter Emme (14) also waved to the singer. “Let me tell you something else,” Lopez concluded her speech. “I’m just getting started.”

Following her emotional acceptance speech, Jennifer Lopez performed a medley of her greatest hits. The singer was surrounded on stage by drag queens who showed off their biggest looks in years. From the Grammys’ iconic green Versace look to her outfit from the music video for Jenny From The Block.

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