The one and only Jenny from the Block turns 41 this weekend, and this past year has been huge for the multi-hyphenate diva! Jennifer Lopez is making a comeback in a major way, from international performances to a new album and film—this mom of two-year-old twins Max ane Emme is definitely proving that 40 is the new 30.
Take a look at her most memorable moments over the last year!
1. J.Lo Bday- Fresh Out the Oven
"Fresh Out the Oven," the first single off of J.Lo's yet-to-be-released new album, entitled Love?, is a club bumper featuring Pitbull, which is fitting since dance music is her specialty! The single also debuted Lopez's new alter ego, Lola, which also happens to be Marc's pet name for her. Awww...
2. JLo Bday- American Music Awards
Jennifer Lopez made a literal splash when she gave her first comeback performance at the American Music Awards. The diva took a little spill when she lost her footing on-stage, but popped right back up and showed us all how to handle adversity in style.
3. JLo Bday- Catsuit NY's Eve
All eyes were on La Lopez on New Year's Eve 2010 when she showed up to Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve to perform a medley of her greatest hits. But it wasn't the music that had everyone's tongue's wagging—it was her skintight catsuit!
4. JLo Bday- George Lopez monologue
The wrong Lopez stole the show on Lopez Tonight when J.Lo took to the stage to open her friend's talk show with a hysterical monologue. If all fails, Jenny may just have a future in stand-up!
5. J.Lo Bday- The Back-Up Plans
La Lopez's comeback year included a return to her rom-com roots with The Back Up Plan. The cute story followed Lopez in the role of Zoe, a thirty-something women about town who decides to get artificially inseminated right before she meets the man of her dreams!
7. J.Lo Bday- World Music Festival
J.Lo won the Legend award for outstanding contribution to the arts at the World Music Awards. "It means a lot to me—for the career I've had so far, but like I said it's just the beginning so it's a really special time," she told press.
8. J.Lo Bday- MTV Movie Awards 2/ Les Grosman
Tom Cruise (as alter-ego Les Grossman) and Lopez had us all in stiches when they performed together at the MTV Movie Awards. Cruise even learned J.Lo's incredibly complicated cane twirling dance from the "Step into My World" music video.