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Jennifer Lopez

 
Bio:
Jennifer Lopez plays Harlee Santos on the hit NBC drama "Shades of Blue," which she executive produces. She also serves as a judge and executive producer on NBC's new dance competition series "World of Dance," alongside judges Derek Hough and NE-YO and host/mentor Jenna Dewan. As an actor, global ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Jennifer Lopez plays Harlee Santos on the hit NBC drama "Shades of Blue," which she executive produces. She also serves as a judge and executive producer on NBC's new dance competition series "World of Dance," alongside judges Derek Hough and NE-YO and host/mentor Jenna Dewan. As an actor, global ... (read complete bio)

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Jennifer Lopez Biography

Jennifer Lopez plays Harlee Santos on the hit NBC drama "Shades of Blue," which she executive produces. She also serves as a judge and executive producer on NBC's new dance competition series "World of Dance," alongside judges Derek Hough and NE-YO and host/mentor Jenna Dewan.

As an actor, global music and dance superstar, singer, film and television producer, fashion designer, New York Times best-selling author, entrepreneur and humanitarian, Lopez has created one of the most successful and well-known brands in entertainment.

In 2016, Lopez had a remarkable year. She launched a Las Vegas residency, a new primetime television series and bid farewell to "American Idol." In January 2016, Lopez premiered her one-of-a-kind Las Vegas show, "All I Have," at the AXIS theater in Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. The sold-out shows - complete with original costumes, set design and choreography - have been praised by critics, with the Los Angeles Times hailing her the queen of the Strip. She is performing 40 shows a year through the end of 2018. Lopez also served as a judge alongside Keith Urban and Harry Connick Jr. on the final season of Fox's "American Idol." In 2017, Lopez shows no signs of slowing down. In addition to her "All I Have" residency in Las Vegas, the second season of "Shades of Blue" and new dance competition series "World of Dance," Lopez will be starring in NBC's live musical version of "Bye Bye Birdie" later in the year.

Lopez made her feature-film debut in the highly acclaimed "Mi Familia," which garnered her an Independent Spirit Award nomination. She followed that performance with her portrayal of the Latin music sensation Selena, which earned her widespread acclaim, including a Golden Globe nomination and an ALMA Award. Lopez has had five films open at number one: "Maid in Manhattan," "Monster-in-Law," "Anaconda," "The Cell" and "Antz." Her recent film "The Boy Next Door," which she starred in and produced, was her highest January-grossing film and second highest box office opening of her career. Lopez also starred alongside Rihanna and Jim Parsons in Fox and DreamWorks Animation's "Home," which opened at number one at the box office and featured Lopez's song "Feel the Light" on its soundtrack. Other film credits include "Shall we Dance?," "Enough," "Out of Sight," "Angel Eyes," "Parker," "An Unfinished Life," "Money Train," "Jack," "Lila & Eve," "Blood and Wine" and "El Cantante." In addition to continuing her role on "Shades of Blue," Lopez is set to star in "Griselda" for HBO. The script will be written by Terence Winter.

Since Lopez's first album, "On the 6," debuted in 1999, she has been transforming the global music scene and has sold more than 75 million records worldwide. She has had 16 Top 10 hit songs and three No. 1 albums. Her music achievements include winning three AMAs, three ASCAP Pop Music Awards, eight Billboard Latin Music Awards and two VMAs and becoming the first woman to receive the lifetime-achievement Icon Award at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards for outstanding contribution to pop music. Lopez is also a two-time Grammy Award nominee. In 2015, she released her 10th album, A.K.A., which includes singles "I Luh Ya Papi," "First Love" and "Booty." Lopez continues to work on new music and in 2016 returned to her previous label, Epic Records, where she works with L.A. Reid. She is also releasing a new Spanish-language album with Sony Music Latin in 2017.

In 2001, Lopez made history by being the first female artist to have a number one movie and No. 1 album simultaneously. "The Wedding Planner" was the nation's top-grossing film, while her second album, J.Lo, was No. 1 on the Billboard Top 200 chart.

Lopez joined the cast of "American Idol" in 2010 and helped make it the most-watched U.S. television series for two years in a row. She won the People's Choice Award for Favorite Celebrity Judge for her work on "Idol" as well as a Teen Choice Award for Favorite TV Personality. She was also named World's Most Beautiful Woman by People Magazine in 2011.

Lopez's career achievements continue to grow. In 2013, Lopez received the honor of having a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame; won Favorite Actress and the World Icon Award at the Premios Juventud Awards; was honored at the amfAR Inspiration Gala; and received the March of Dimes' Grace Kelly Award for her charitable work. In 2014, she received GLAAD's Vanguard Award and was honored at Variety's Power of Women event for her philanthropic efforts. Previous awards include the Glamour Woman of the Year Award, ShoWest Female Star of the Year, multiple Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards, a Blockbuster Entertainment Award, multiple ALMA awards and a Women in Film Crystal Award. In 2012, Forbes Magazine named her the number one most powerful celebrity in the world.

Nuyorican Productions is Lopez's motion picture and television production company, which has produced the box office hit "Boy Next Door," "Dance Again" and "Neighborhood Sessions with Jennifer Lopez," in addition to "Shades of Blue." Nuyorican has branched into scripted and unscripted television, producing the critically acclaimed, groundbreaking hit ABC Family series "The Fosters," from creators Peter Paige and Bradley Bredeweg. In unscripted projects, Nuyorican's credits include the bilingual Latin America talent show "Q VIVA!" for both Fox and Univision, and "House of Joy" and "A Step Away" for the NUVO network, the English-language cable channel for which Lopez is chief creative officer. In early 2014, NuvoTV acquired Fuse TV, a channel dedicated largely to music, and features original series and specials, live concerts and blocks of music videos.

In 2002, Lopez joined forces with the international beauty company Coty to release Glow by J. Lo. The fragrance broke sales records and continues to be one of the most popular scents sold in the world today. Since that time, Lopez has released multiple fragrance lines, including Love & Glamour, Still, Live, Glowing and JLove. In 2015, Lopez's 22nd fragrance, JLuxe, was made available exclusively at Kohl's as part of the Jennifer Lopez Collection, an affordable line of fashionable clothing, home goods and accessories for the modern woman.

In 2014, Lopez released an autobiographical novel, "True Love," which became an instant international best-seller landing at number five on The New York Times hardcover nonfiction best-seller list. The book, which was published in English and Spanish, also landed on the USA Today best-seller list, and "Amor Verdadero" was the number one Spanish-language nonfiction hardcover in the first week of release according to Bookscan. "True Love" is an intimate look at one of Lopez's most defining moments - a two-year period of great personal growth in the wake of her divorce as she created and set out on her first world tour. Like many other women balancing the demands of motherhood and career, Lopez found herself at a crossroads, determined to confront her greatest challenges and identify her biggest fears. The book is an honest and revealing personal diary with hard-won lessons and heartfelt recollections and an empowering story of self-reflection, rediscovery and resilience.





Jennifer Lopez News

Sheila E Comes to City Winery Boston For Two Shows Next Month Photo Sheila E Comes to City Winery Boston For Two Shows Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Jan 20, 2023

Percussion icon and Prince collaborator Sheila E will play 2 shows at City Winery at 6pm and 9:30pm on Friday, February 10.  Playing with “A band that can go wherever we need to, whatever genre. New Orleans grooves, jazz, funk, or pop songs,” Sheila E's performance will include both her classics and new works.  

Video: Meet the Broadway-Bound Choreographer of THE WIZ, JaQuel Knight Photo Video: Meet the Broadway-Bound Choreographer of THE WIZ, JaQuel Knight
by Nicole Rosky - Jan 18, 2023

Choreographer JaQuel Knight, known already for his iconic work in the music industry, will make his Broadway debut with the show. What moves him? He explains in this video.

Tony Award Productions Renews With White Cherry Entertainment to Produce the Tony Awa Photo Tony Award Productions Renews With White Cherry Entertainment to Produce the Tony Awards Through 2026
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 12, 2023

Tony Award Productions has announced that White Cherry Entertainment will serve as the production team for the American Theatre Wing's Tony Awards through 2026.

Taylor Swift, Adele & More Nominated For iHeartRadio Music Awards - Full List of Nomi Photo Taylor Swift, Adele & More Nominated For iHeartRadio Music Awards - Full List of Nominations!
by Michael Major - Jan 11, 2023

Artists receiving multiple nominations include, AJR, Anitta, Bailey Zimmerman, Bad Bunny, Bebe Rexha, Beyoncé, BLACKPINK, Black Eyed Peas, Blxst, Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Silk Sonic, BTS, Calibre 50, Carrie Underwood, Lady Gaga, Lil Baby, Lil Nas X, Lizzo, Rihanna, Sam Smith, Selena Gomez, Shania Twain, Taylor Swift, and more.

Macy Gray, Sarah Evans, L. Shankar And More On Sale At BergenPAC This Friday Photo Macy Gray, Sarah Evans, L. Shankar And More On Sale At BergenPAC This Friday
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 14, 2022

bergenPAC announces new shows coming to its recently renovated theater: Macy Gray on Feb. 10, 2023; Country star Sarah Evans on Feb. 25, 2023; L. Shankar on March 2; The Robert Cray Band on March 7, 2023; KC & The Sunshine Band on March 9, 2003; Oh What a Night of Doo-Wop & Rock N Roll returns May 6, 2023.

Sean 'Diddy' Combs & PARTYNEXTDOOR Drop Single 'Sex In The Porsche' Photo Sean 'Diddy' Combs & PARTYNEXTDOOR Drop Single 'Sex In The Porsche'
by Michael Major - Dec 14, 2022

“Sex in the Porsche,” is the second single from Diddy’s long awaited new album under his LOVE RECORDS imprint, in partnership with Motown Records, and follows the success of his number one hit “Gotta Move On” featuring Bryson Tiller. Written by PARTYNEXTDOOR and, DIDDY and produced by Nyan and DIDDY.

Santino Fontana to Step Into the Cast of A MAN OF NO IMPORTANCE This Week Photo Santino Fontana to Step Into the Cast of A MAN OF NO IMPORTANCE This Week
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 7, 2022

Tony Award winner Santino Fontana (Tootsie) will perform in the role of Father Kenny in Classic Stage Company A Man of No Importance, starting tonight, December 7.

Video: Jennifer Lopez Says She Hopes to Come to Broadway Someday Photo Video: Jennifer Lopez Says She Hopes to Come to Broadway Someday
by Stephi Wild - Dec 1, 2022

Does Jennifer Lopez have plans to head to Broadway someday? She seems to hope so! Check out the video here!

Simu Liu to Return to Host The 2023 JUNO Awards Photo Simu Liu to Return to Host The 2023 JUNO Awards
by Michael Major - Nov 30, 2022

The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) and CBC announced that Simu Liu, star of the first Asian-fronted movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings, will return for a second year as host of The 2023 JUNO Awards Broadcast.

Jennifer Lopez to Release New 'This Is Me…Now' Album Photo Jennifer Lopez to Release New 'This Is Me…Now' Album
by Michael Major - Nov 28, 2022

The music project is set to release in 2023, which is unveiling to be a big year for Jennifer Lopez as she also is releasing her star studded action packed film, SHOTGUN WEDDING which stars Lenny Kravitz, Josh Duhamel, Jennifer Coolidge amongst many others and is set to release on Prime Video, January 27, 2023.

Jennifer Lopez Videos

VIDEO: Brian D'Arcy James Discusses Star-Studded INTO THE WOODS Audiences on GMA Videoplay
VIDEO: Brian D'Arcy James Discusses Star-Studded INTO THE WOODS Audiences on GMA

by Michael Major - Aug 16, 2022

Brian D'Arcy James sat down on GMA3 this morning to discuss starring in the Broadway revival of Into the Woods. During the interview, James discussed working alongside his 'stage wife' Sara Bareilles and Jennifer Lopez, Hillary Clinton, Scarlett Johansson, and Colin Jost coming to the show. Watch the new video interview now!

VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda & Ariana DeBose Reunite in Conversation Videoplay
VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda & Ariana DeBose Reunite in Conversation

by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 16, 2022

Lin-Manuel Miranda & Ariana DeBose discuss the first time they met during Bring Bring It On: The Musical, their recent projects including West Side Story, tick, tick...BOOM! and Encanto, plus more! 

VIDEO: Jennifer Lopez Discusses Getting Roasted by Jimmy Fallon in Upcoming Film MARR Videoplay
VIDEO: Jennifer Lopez Discusses Getting Roasted by Jimmy Fallon in Upcoming Film MARRY ME

by Marissa Tomeo - Feb 5, 2022

Jennifer Lopez appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon last night to discuss her starring role in the upcoming romantic comedy, Marry Me. The film is set to debut in theatres on February 11th. It will also be available for streaming on NBC's platform, Peacock.

VIDEO: Jennifer Lopez and Maluma Perform 'Marry Me' on THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMM Videoplay
VIDEO: Jennifer Lopez and Maluma Perform 'Marry Me' on THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON

by Marissa Tomeo - Feb 5, 2022

Jennifer Lopez appeared yesterday on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to discuss her starring role in the upcoming romantic comedy, Marry Me. She and Maluma performed the title song from the film's soundtrack.

VIDEO: Rita Moreno on Her Career, Racism, WEST SIDE STORY, and More Videoplay
VIDEO: Rita Moreno on Her Career, Racism, WEST SIDE STORY, and More

by Stephi Wild - Nov 29, 2021

Rita Moreno recently sat down with 60 Minutes to talk about her exceptional career, enduring racism, West Side Story, and more. In the interview, Moreno speaks with Bill Whitaker about the turmoil she went through early in her career, her 1961 portrayal of Anita in “West Side Story,” and her new role in Steven Spielberg’s upcoming adaptation of the Broadway classic.

VIDEO: Watch Amanda Kloots' Tango in Her First DANCING WITH THE STARS Performance Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Amanda Kloots' Tango in Her First DANCING WITH THE STARS Performance

by Stage Tube - Sep 21, 2021

Amanda Kloots made her Dancing With The Stars debut dancing the tango to “Dance Again” by Jennifer Lopez ft. Pitbull on the show's season 30 premiere. Kloots' partner is Alan Bersten.

VIDEO: Jennifer Lopez Performs 'Sweet Caroline' as Part of Global Citizen's VAX LIVE  Videoplay
VIDEO: Jennifer Lopez Performs 'Sweet Caroline' as Part of Global Citizen's VAX LIVE Concert

by Stage Tube - May 9, 2021

Actress, singer, and dancer Jennifer Lopez sang “Sweet Caroline” as part of the VAX LIVE concert to celebrate her mom, who was recently vaccinated against COVID-19.

VIDEO: Annaleigh Ashford Talks B POSITIVE and More on THE LATE LATE SHOW Videoplay
VIDEO: Annaleigh Ashford Talks B POSITIVE and More on THE LATE LATE SHOW

by Stage Tube - Jan 13, 2021

During last night's episode of The Late Late Show With James Corden, James checked in with fellow Broadway alum Annaleigh Ashford.

VIDEO: Watch Kevin McHale & More in STAY INSIDE Musical from SIX Composers Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Kevin McHale & More in STAY INSIDE Musical from SIX Composers

by Stage Tube - Dec 11, 2020

Composers of Broadway and West End hit SIX, Toby Marlow & Lucy Moss, and world-renowned choreographer, Kyle Hanagami, have collaborated to produce a captivating visual that lightheartedly reflects a newfound reality in a quarantine environment.

VIDEO: Jennifer Lopez Sings 'People' from FUNNY GIRL Videoplay
VIDEO: Jennifer Lopez Sings 'People' from FUNNY GIRL

by Robert Diamond - Apr 18, 2020

Amongst numerous appearances and highlights, Jennifer Lopez paid tribute to one of Barbra Streisand and to 'People' from FUNNY GIRL. Watch the video below!