AMAs 2020: Jennifer Lopez, Maluma Performance Is a Beyonce, Jay-Z Déjà Vu

by Jeremy Spirogis
Maluma and Jennifer Lopez at the AMAs 2020

Jennifer Lopez and Maluma made the American Music Awards 2020 steamy and sizzling. The Latin stars took to the stage to carry out their songs “Pa’Ti + Lonely” and it was all that followers have been asking for. Both tunes are a part of the soundtrack of their upcoming movie Marry Me which is scheduled to be launched in May 2021.

Maluma and Jennifer Lopez at the AMAs 2020
Maluma and Jennifer Lopez on the AMAs 2020 | Kevin Mazur/Kevin Winter/AMA2020/Getty Images for dcp

The musical quantity began with JLo taking the stage to sing in a mesh bodysuit that left nothing to the creativeness. Lopez rolled round on a desk with a sultry dance that most certainly left the theatre steamy.

Maluma then appeared premiering his new buzzed blue hair whereas dancers did their factor within the background. The pair then met up whereas teasing one another in what regarded like a second too sizzling for TV.

As the Selena actress crawled on a desk attempting to seduce Maluma, she then broke out into dance with a chair and issues kicked off. JLo confirmed why she’s one of many high performers within the leisure business displaying off her finest strikes.

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Fans evaluate it to Beyoncé and Jay-Z

Although the help for Maluma and Lopez was off the charts, as soon as the efficiency hit social media, many felt it was déjá vu of Beyoncé and Jay-Z.

“Beyoncé ‘Drunk in Love’ Grammy vibes,” an Instagram consumer mentioned.

“Beyoncé did it first,” a follower added.

“The way this whole vibe is stolen from Beyoncé’s Grammy performance of ‘Drunk In Love,’ just minus good vocals,” one other consumer talked about.

“She wanna be Beyoncé so bad,” one other follower mentioned.

Fans are referencing the Grammys from 2014 the place Beyoncé took the stage and danced with a chair, identical to Lopez on the AMAs. You can watch the efficiency beneath and evaluate!

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Jennifer Lopez is an icon

Lopez has been extremely in style through the years. Although this week she gave an impressive efficiency on the AMAs, final week she made an look on the People’s Choice Awards. The Bronx queen was honored with the 2020 Icon Award for her contribution to popular culture.

“Man, 2020 was no joke, right? I mean, before 2020, we were obsessing about winning this award or getting nominated for that award, or we were caught up on who sold the most records or who had the biggest box office opening… but not this year. This year was the great leveler that showed us what mattered and what didn’t,” Lopez mentioned throughout her acceptance speech on the PCAs.

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Jennifer Lopez on the AMAs 2020 | Kevin Winter/AMA2020/Getty Images for dcp

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“For me, what mattered most: People. All of us, together, helping each other, loving each other, being kind to each other, and the importance of that connection, that human touch. And I realize it’s what I strive for in everything I do, to reach people, to touch people. I believe that’s what we all want: Those shared experiences to know that we’re not in this alone.”

The Hustlers star additionally talked about her struggles being a Latina and a lady, attempting to be taken significantly within the business and leisure world.

“As a Latina and as a woman, sometimes we have to work twice as hard… sometimes my big dreams and ambitions made the people around me nervous,” she added. “People would say, ‘You’re a dancer, you can’t be an actress… you’re an artist, you won’t be taken seriously as a businesswoman.’ The more they said I couldn’t, the more I knew that I had to.”

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