Jennifer Lopez Shared the Sweetest Tribute to Alex Rodriguez at the VMAs

Ariana Grande Shawn Mendes 2018 VMAs performers

The Havana singer wrote to her past self: "You're not gonna believe this [small] Camila but in 2018 Madonna is going to give you an award for video of the year and your acne will clear".

But Lopez's speech was more stirring than her powerful performance: She was emotional as she thanked her children and beau Alex Rodriguez onstage at Radio City Music Hall in NY.

While Lopez's speech went for the heart, Cardi B aimed for jokes.

She stripped down into a more sparkly look.

She said: "Welcome to NY everybody, I am the empress, the liberals voted for me".

Cardi B, who opened the night by introducing a Shawn Mendes performance, was another big victor, taking home trophies for the Lopez collaboration, best new artist and song of the summer for "I Like It", which she'd recorded alongside Bad Bunny and J Balvin.




Supported by a slew of backup dancers and cameos from DJ Khaled and Ja Rule, J-Lo performed a career-spanning medley featuring "Waiting For Tonight", "On The Floor", "Dance Again", "Ain't Your Mama", "My Love Don't Cost A Thing", "I'm Glad", "All I Have", "Jenny From The Block", "I'm Real", "Ain't It Funny", "Dinero", and more.

Madonna, for her part, prefaced the presentation of Camila's award with her own lengthy personal tribute to Aretha Franklin, who died on August 16.

Lopez also thanked her longtime manager, Benny Medina, and just for an extra dose of awws, she thanked A-Rod. Top nominees include the likes of Drake, Beyoncé and Jay-Z, who are not expected to attend the awards ceremony.

After congratulating ex-Fifth Harmony member Cabello on her five nominations, Haddish said sarcastically, "Hi Fifth Harmony".

Nicki Minaj, who is nominated for best hip-hop video for her song "Chun-Li", will perform from a "secret, iconic location" in New York City. "The rapper, best known for the suicide prevention anthem "1-800-273-8255", wore a T-shirt that read, "(Expletive) the wall".

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