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J Lo Had a Milestone Moment at the Billboard Music Awards

May 18 2014 - 8:23pm

Jennifer Lopez [1] brought serious star power to the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas on Sunday night. The songstress walked the red carpet in a sexy Donna Karan dress [2] on the arm of boyfriend Casper Smart, and was awarded with a big honor as she received the Billboard Icon Award at the end of the show. Past recipients have included Prince, Stevie Wonder, and Neil Diamond, but J Lo will is the first woman and the first Hispanic American to receive the award. Not only did she accept her honor after performing "First Love", but she also helped open the show [3] alongside Pitbull and Claudia Leitte.

Jennifer has a lot going on this week, as she is also gearing up for the season finale of American Idol, which will air on Tuesday and Wednesday. Next month, J Lo is expected to travel down to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to perform her song, "We Are One (Ole Ola)," which is the official song for the 2014 World Cup. Keep reading to see all the photos from Jennifer's big night at the Billboard Music Awards.

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