During her performance, Lopez touched on all of the classics, such as "Papa Was A Rollin' Stone", "War", "Square Biz", "Another Star, Do You Love Me?", "Please Mr. Postman", "Dancing In The Street", "The Best Things In Life Are Free", and "My Girl".
On social media, many folks noted that the choice wasn't a great stylistic match for J.Lo, and others wondered why contemporary black singers, who built their careers on the legacy of Motown, hadn't been chosen instead, especially during Black History Month.
The singer, who now has a residency in Las Vegas, shared how Grammy producers and Motown Records founder Berry Gordy were "thrilled" about her tribute.
"This summer I am celebrating", Lopez says. However, if you ask a mid-60's black dude from Detroit, they may not agree, and that seems to be the general consensus on Twitter. Admonishing people to "stop hating", he said the critics should "get your perspective together and think about the hate you're spreading".
Jennifer Lopez has responded to criticism that she shouldn't have taken centre stage during the Motown tribute at the Grammys.
'It's just a small amount of shows, but we'll be out all through June and July, I think, ' Jennifer said. Though she has been performing regularly in Las Vegas with her "All I Have" residency at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, this will be her first tour since 2012.
But considering the barriers that black artists from the Motown era faced to get recognition, the choice seems especially thoughtless. I could cry. It's such a good moment. Huffington Post editor Phillip Lewis posted, "I'll never understand why they didn't choose someone Black for a MOTOWN tribute".
"They [Grammy producers] know how much I have been influenced by that music, and so it was a natural fit for them", the "Second Act" star shared.
'You gotta do what's in your heart'. Motown was music for everybody.
Chelsea midfielder Ross Barkley inexplicably headed a clearance back toward danger and Aguero pounced by shooting on the turn. The hat-trick was complete from the penalty spot after Sterling was brought down inside the Chelsea box in the second half.
Cardi B's Grammy night was a grand one! The singer even defended Cardi B . after a fan called the "Money" rapper "trash". When a fan pointed out that the Academy invited his parents but didn't give him an award, Grande responded in agreement.
But Grassley said he would support Barr's nomination, despite his reluctance to commit to releasing Mueller's findings. In his January 15 confirmation hearings, Barr vowed to allow the special counsel to finish his investigation.
The people spoke on condition of anonymity because the National Basketball Association trade call has not yet been completed. Shumpert is also a fashion guy - another reason why he should fit well with Chris Paul and James Harden .
Since then Thomas and Meghan's half-sister Samantha have continued to speak critically of her to United Kingdom tabloids. How much longer must I say it?? "You watched me silently suffer at the hand of her vicious lies, I crumbled inside".
Delays for high-sided vehicles on exposed routes and bridges are also likely, while heavy rain could see flooding in some parts. Storm Erik is set to bring strong gusts and heavy rain to the United Kingdom , as the weekend gets off to a wet and windy start.
They want to invade and intervene in Venezuela - they say, as they said then - in the name of democracy and freedom. He insisted that Venezuela is not facing a crisis, though during the news conference, the power went out twice.
Can't they all just get along? "And at the same time, because she's a daughter, she has a lot of sympathy for him". The pair tied the knot on May 19, 2018 and are now awaiting the arrival of their first child this spring.
Grande first opened up about the inspiration behind the single during her Billboard "Woman of the Year" cover story in December. It sounds like Grande might have to go back in the chair for a third time.
Powering the smartphone is the octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 chipset, paired 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. The device gets a dual rear camera setup, consisting of a 12-megapixel f/1.8 sensor and a 5-megapixel f/2.2 sensor.
It's also unclear how James drafted his team as the National Basketball Association didn't yet televise the event. During the player selection, LeBron made a decision to take Anthony Davis with his first pick in the second round.
He had 53 career interceptions, seven of which he returned for TDs. "I was there 12 years but only three playoff games". Law's career spanned 15 seasons, with the New England Patriots, New York Jets, Chiefs and Broncos.
Casey resumed with a three-foot par putt at the 16th hole on Monday, while Mickelson had already completed the hole. Mickelson never came close to making bogey and won for the 44th time on the PGA Tour.
This will be the 11th time the Patriots compete in the Super Bowl , and the third straight year they've contended for the title. Online betting site, Bodog has bets for what the Super Bowl champions will be served when they visit U.S.
So while Flacco is unlikely to bring a Super Bowl victory to Denver, the Broncos' move to bag him works as a domino effect. Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reported that Denver will send a mid-round draft pick to the Ravens in return for Flacco.
The fire is believed to have been caused by a short circuit but the evacuation was hampered by narrow corridors, panelled in wood. Satyendar Jain, Delhi's urban development minister said that the hotel will be investigated for building code violations.
Brown was charged in November for driving his black sports auto over 100 miles per hour in a 45 miles per hour zone. What the Steelers end up doing with Brown could end up having some major ramifications on the receiver market.
Per PEOPLE , this is the first time a Korean album has been given the nod in any category by the Recording Academy. Being part of a big night for women was huge to her, Carlile said backstage after the show.
The Raptors reportedly offered Valanciunas and Kyle Lowry for Gasol and Mike Conley , but that deal was rejected by the Grizzlies. It's not a surprise that Toronto made a move because Philly added Tobias Harris and Milwaukee added Nikola Mirotic .
She felt " insulted " after producers initially refused to allow her to perform "7 rings" , the latest single from her next album. During an interview with Billboard a year ago , Ariana made it very clear that she is not a pushover in the industry.
Michael Conaway of Texas and Chris Stewart of Utah, confirmed the outcome of the vote, which took place behind closed doors. It is unclear if Mueller has since requested any other transcripts, or if he has already seen any of them.
Trump then offered his theory that the election of Hillary Clinton would've resulted in war between the nuclear powers. "Our hostages have come home , nuclear testing has stopped, and there has not been a missile launch in 15 months".