When it came to presenting the Icon Award to Bronx born Jennifer Lopez AKA ‘Jenny from The Block’, Iggy Azalea and Ricky Martin introduced the iconic artist singing Jlo’s praises and boasting the accomplishment’s of the first woman to be awarded the iconic award by Billboard. Jlo is an international superstar, as well as triple threat, who has most certainly earned the honor after selling over 75 million records worldwide! Watch the icon’s acceptance speech and sexy performance inside!

An overwhelmed JLo had some encouraging words for viewers at home and in the audience, “have faith, dream big, think big, and know that anything is possible,” she said. “You never know where you might end up.”

Lopez is the first women to receive the BBMA award. Past winners of the Icon Award include Neil Diamond, Stevie Wonder and Prince.

Full acceptance speech and pereformance

Jennifer Lopez, performs "First Love" ~ 2014… by HumanSlinky

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