Jennifer Lopez performed just minute before the infamous ball drop during Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin Eve on Thursday (Dec. 31).
The New York native launched her performance walking through New York City and on the subway which was branded with her new beauty line before taking to the Times Square stage for a stunning performance.
Lopez performed a medley of songs including “In The Morning,” “Waiting For Tonight” and “Dance Again.” The superstar also performed an excellent rendition of Aerosmith’s “Dream On” during her medley performance.
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“2020 is almost over, we made it!” Lopez said during her performance. “this year taught us to be grateful for everything we have and to cherish every moment, we lost too many…”
The 49th annual New Year’s Rockin’ Eve also featured performances from Billy Porter, Cyndi Lauper, Miley Cyrus, Megan Thee Stallion, Doja Cat, Saweetie, 24KGoldn feat. Iann Dior, Nelly, Ella Mai, Machine Gun Kelly, En Vogue, Maluma, Lewis Capaldi, Brandy, Noah Cyrus, Jimmie Allen, JP Saxe, Julia Michaels and more.
Co-hosted by Ryan Seacrest alongside Lucy Hale, Ciara and Billy Porter, The live New Year’s Eve special aired live from New York City and Los Angeles on Thursday, December 31 (live 8:00-11:00 PM ET) on ABC. Following a break for the local news broadcast, the special returned from 11:30 p.m.-2:00 a.m. EST for the iconic ball drop.