Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Jennifer Lopez to receive honors at MTV Movie & TV Awards

LOS ANGELES ( Associated Press) — Jennifer Lopez will be honored at the MTV Movie & TV Awards for her film and television achievements.

The network announced Friday that Lopez will receive the Generation Award Sunday in Santa Monica, Calif. The award honors actors whose diverse contributions to both film and television have turned them into household names.

Past recipients have included Scarlett Johansson, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Tom Cruise, Sandra Bullock, Robert Downey Jr., Chris Pratt, Will Smith and Reese Witherspoon.

Her first breakthrough came as a dancer in the 1990s sketch comedy series “In Living Colour”. She pursued an acting career and landed a major role in “Selena” in 1997. She appeared in such films as “Anaconda,” “Out of Sight,” “The Wedding Planner,” “Hustlers” and her latest. “marry me.”

The 52-year-old actress will release a new Netflix documentary titled “Halftime” on June 14. The project focuses on the second half of her career and depicts her milestones and growth as an artist.

As a singer, Lopez has found great success on the pop and Latin charts with several hit songs and albums. She released her multi-hit debut “On the 6” in 1999 and topped the Billboard Hot 100 chart with songs like “If You Had My Love,” “All I Have” and “I’m Real” and “Ann” . ‘Tea’s funny.’

And in 2020, Lopez performed with Shakira during the Super Bowl halftime show.

“Spider-Man: No Way Home” enters the awards show as the lead nominee with seven nominations. HBO’s “Euphoria” earned six nominations, and “The Batman” garnered four. Vanessa Hudgens will host the awards, which will be broadcast live from Barker Hangar. The nomination covers 26 gender-neutral categories.

Jack Black will receive the Comedic Genius Award.

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