Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Jennifer Lynn Lopez

Jennifer Lynn Lopez was born July 24, 1969,in the Bronx, New York, and raised on Blackrock Avenue in the New York City borough's Castle Hill neighborhood, also known by her nickname J.Lo, is an American music artist, actress, singer, dancer, record producer, fashion designer, television personality and television producer. Lopez began her career as a dancer on the television comedy program In Living Color. Subsequently venturing into acting, she gained recognition in the year 1995 action thriller Money Train. She is the daughter of Puerto Rican parents Guadalupe, a kindergarten teacher, and David Lopez, a computer specialist, both born in Ponce, Puerto Rico. She is financed singing and dancing lessons for her for 19 years.

Lopez's debut album "On the 6", a reference to the 6 subway line she used to take growing up in Castle Hill was released on June 1, 1999, and reached the top ten of the Billboard 200. The album featured the Billboard Hot 100 chart number one lead single, "If You Had My Love", as well as the top ten hit "Waiting for Tonight". "Let's Get Loud", the final single, earned Jennifer Lopez a Grammy Award nomination in the "Best Dance Recording" category in 2001 Grammy Awards. "No Me Ames" received two nominations at the 2000 Latin Grammy Awards "Best Pop Duo/Group with Vocal Performance" and "Best Music VDO".

Jennefer Lopez's second album, J.Lo, was released on Jan 23, 2001 and debuted at number one on the Billboard 200. This album was more urban oriented than "On the 6". Following the success of the release of J. Lo, Lopez decided to devote an entire album to the remixing effort, releasing J to tha L-O!, The Remixes, on February 5, 2002. This music album debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 Chart, becoming the first remix album in history to debut at the top on the chart. Lopez released her third studio album, This Is Me... Then, on Nov 26, 2002 which reached number two on the Billboard 200 and spawned four singles "Jenny from the Block" (ft. Jadakiss and Styles P), which reached number three on the Billboard Hot 100, "All I Have" Ft. LL Cool J, which spent multiple weeks at number one, "I'm Glad"; and "Baby I Love U!".

Jennifer Lopez released her fourth studio album, "Rebirth", on Mar 1, 2005. Although debuting and peaking at number two on the Billboard 200 chart, the album quickly fell off the charts. Rebirth was certified Platinum in the U.S.A by the RIAA. Lopez was then featured on LL Cool J's single "Control Myself", which was released on Feb 1, 2006 in same year Lopez and Marc Anthony were taking professional business meetings at the Church of Scientology Celebrity Centre in Hollywood, California. It reached number four on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 Chart and number two on the UK Singles Chart.

Jennifer Lopez officially released her first full Spanish language album, "Como ama una Mujer", in Mar 2007. Lopez released her fifth English studio album sixth studio album overall "Brave" on Oct 9, 2007, six months after "Como Ama una Mujer" was released. It features productions from Danja,Chris n Teeb, Jim Jonsin, Darkchild, Tricky Stewart, The Dream, D'Mile Mike Caren, Jean Baptiste and The Neptunes. On Nov 7, 2007, the last night of her "En Concierto" tour, Jennifer Lopez confirmed she was expecting her first child with husband Marc. The announcement ended months of speculation over the pregnancy. A song titled "Fresh Out the Oven" ft. Miami rapper Pitbull surfaced online in Oct, 2009 but her record label said that it was simply a buzz single. In Jan, 2011, Lopez released a new lead single titled "On the Floor" ft. Pitbull, it achieved worldwide success on the charts, peaking at No. 3 on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart, giving Lopez her first top ten on the chart since "All I Have" in 2003. The album "Love?" was released on May 3, 2011.


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