Jennifer Lopez Stuns Fans with Sparkly Surprise at MTV VMAs in Laced-Up Skirt and Crop Top

Jennifer Lopez pleasantly surprised her fans by showing up unexpectedly at the MTV VMAs on Sunday night. The 52-year-old star had the audience cheering as she made her way to the stage at Barclays Center to present the first award of the night. Back in 2018, she received the show’s Vanguard Award. On this occasion, she appeared in a lace-up mini skirt and flaunted her well-known abs in a revealing crop top designed by David Koma.

Surprise! The 52-year-old entertainer delighted the crowd at the MTV VMAs when she made a surprise appearance to present the first award of the evening

Guess what? The 52-year-old artist pleasantly surprised everyone at the MTV VMAs by unexpectedly showing up to present the first award of the night.

Fan love: After walking out she delighted fans as she touched hands of those in the stage pit

Fan adoration: Exiting the stage, she thrilled fans by reaching out to touch their hands in the pit area.
The stunning performer received cheers as she made her way to the audience, connecting with fans on a personal level by feeling their hands.
For the event, she rocked a jewel-adorned mini skirt with lace detailing that highlighted her stunning legs.
Paired with a matching lace-up turtleneck by David Koma, the outfit showcased her cleavage and toned abs.
Completing the look with black and clear stilettos, she exuded her signature ‘JLo glow’ and smiled brightly throughout the evening.

Queen: The crowd was sent into a frenzy at the sight of her

Queen: The audience went wild when they caught a glimpse of her, the excitement was palpable.

Glowing: She showed off her famous JLo glow and phenomenal figure in the outfit

Radiant: With her signature JLo glow, she confidently flaunted her incredible figure in that outfit.

Good to be back! Lopez snagged the Vanguard Award in 2018 but returned to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the award show

It’s great to be back! Lopez won the Vanguard Award back in 2018 but came back to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the award show. “Happy 40th birthday, MTV!” she exclaimed while on stage. “Tonight is all about you, and I have to say, it feels amazing to be here in my hometown for the VMAs.” This year’s show at Barclays marks the first time in eight years. JLo then announced that she would be presenting the Song Of The Year award, which was won by Olivia Rodrigo for her song “Driver’s License.” The 18-year-old artist beat out tough competition from Bruno Mars w/ Anderson Paak, BTS, Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion, Dua Lipa, and 4kGoldn ft. iann dior.

Overjoyed: 'Happy 40th birthday, MTV! Tonight is your party and I gotta tell you, tonight it feels so good to be here in my hometown for the VMAs,' she said

Ecstatic: ‘Congratulations on turning 40, MTV! I’m thrilled to be celebrating with you at the VMAs in my hometown tonight,’ she exclaimed.

Youthful: Her look for the evening consisted of a jewel embellished paneled mini skirt which was laced together that exposed her incredible legs

Hometown: The Brooklyn born beauty said she was overjoyed to be back home

Young: For the night’s outfit, she rocked a jewel-adorned mini skirt with unique paneling and lace details, effortlessly showing off her stunning legs.

Kicking it off! Lopez presented the award for Song Of The Year at the 40th annual show

Starting things off! Lopez handed out the Song Of The Year trophy at the 40th annual ceremony. Many were surprised to see her there, as she had been in Venice, Italy just recently with her boyfriend Ben Affleck to attend the premiere of his movie The Last Duel.

During their time in Venice, the couple also made their first official red carpet appearance together. However, they hurried back to New York City on September 11 in time for the Met Gala on September 13.

Although it was initially thought that Affleck had a prior work commitment, it seems likely that the two of them will walk the steps of the Metropolitan Museum together.

The winner is! The Song Of The Year award went to Olivia Rodrigo for Driver's License

And the champion is finally revealed! Olivia Rodrigo clinched the Song Of The Year accolade for her hit track “Driver’s License.”

Sharing a moment: The duo were seen embracing before JLo gestured to the crowd

Capturing a sweet moment: The pair shared a hug before JLo waved to the audience.

Let's go! She shared some pre-show moments to social media and said 'Let's go #VMAS'

Let’s do this! She posted some behind-the-scenes moments before the show on social media with the caption ‘Let’s go #VMAS’.
Back in 2018, Lopez received the prestigious Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at the MTV event.
Despite the event being held in person, MTV prioritized safety due to the ongoing surge in COVID-19 cases, with all audience members required to wear face masks.
The three-hour show was hosted by Doja Cat and featured performances by top artists such as Justin Bieber, The Kid Laroi, Camila Cabello, Doja Cat, Kacey Musgraves, and Lil Nas X.
Before hitting the stage, the singer of “Jenny From The Block” was spotted arriving in a deluxe sprinter van but chose to skip the red carpet to keep her entrance a surprise.

Takes a village! The superstar was seen with a team around her as she stepped into a sprinter van to head to the award show

It definitely takes a team! The popular celebrity was spotted surrounded by her entourage as she climbed into a sprinter van to make her way to the prestigious award show.

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