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Top 10 Jennifer Lopez Songs

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Script written by Q. V. Hough. A big screen bombshell and an international icon of music. In this video, WatchMojo.com counts down our picks for the top 10 Jennifer Lopez songs. For this list, we’ve chosen our entries based on a combination of the artist’s fan favorites and their most commercially successful songs. J-Lo’s guest spots however will not be included. Be sure to also check out our list of the Top 10 Jennifer Aniston Biography. Special thanks to our users BDenum100, Sam Johnson, Deimante Paliukaite and for submitting the idea on our Suggest Page at WatchMojo.comsuggest
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Script written by Q. V. Hough

Top 10 Jennifer Lopez Songs


A big screen bombshell and an international icon of music. Welcome to WatchMojo.com, and today we’ll be counting down our picks for the Top 10 Jennifer Lopez Songs.

For this list, we’ve chosen our entries based on a combination of the artist’s fan favorites and their most commercially successful songs. J-Lo’s guest spots however will not be included.

#10: “All I Have” feat. LL Cool J
This is Me…Then (2002)


With a mid-tempo swing suitable for late night love sessions, this Jennifer Lopez jam kept the momentum of her third album moving in the right direction. Lyrically, “All I Have” confronted the perils of moving on after a breakup, but the beat was downright fresh to death and propelled J-Lo to the top of the Billboard charts. Whether it was the pride or the passion, the track exuded musical flavor that made fans lick their lips more than LL Cool J does.

#9: “Get Right”
Rebirth (2005)


After not dropping any new music for two years, Jennifer Lopez went all out for the worldwide phenomenon that would become “Get Right.” With a powerful saxophone loop and a straight-up funky composition, this track had people everywhere dancing to the infectious beat. The music video was pieced together by the future “Hunger Games: Catching Fire” director Francis Lawrence, and featured J-Lo as not one, not two – but eight different characters looking to get right by getting some lovin’. Catchy pop songs are just something that J-Lo keeps “getting right”.

#8: “Ain’t It Funny (Murder Remix)” feat. Ja Rule and Caddillac Tah
J to tha L-O! The Remixes (2002)


For the original version of this R&B hit, J-Lo released a saucy Spanish-themed music video. However things got real once the gruff-voiced rapper Ja Rule and pal Caddillac Tah came on board for a remix. With the five opening poetic words of “It must be the ass,” listeners quickly understood that it WAS indeed the ass once the music video hit the airwaves. Although the “Ain’t It Funny” remix was far from a club banger, the hip hop swag helped J-Lo reach more listeners as she geared herself in a new direction.

#7: “Let’s Get Loud”
On the 6 (2000)


J-Lo challenged fans with this sexy tune from her debut album and they have been dancing like maniacs ever since. Originally co-written by Gloria Estefan for her own album, “Let’s Get Loud” was given to Ms. Lopez after she dazzled critics in the1996 musical biopic “Selena.” The live music video was filmed at the 1999 Women’s FIFA World Cup, and the pounding track can now be found on tropical resort playlists everywhere. Once the first beat hits, all one can do is say “aww yeah” and let the music take over. That’s how J.Lo gets down.

#6: "Love Don’t Cost a Thing”
J.Lo (2001)


America was on the verge of an all-out J-Lo frenzy when this single dropped in 2001. Fresh off a break-up from record producer extraordinaire P. Diddy, Lopez unleashes a lyrical assault against materialism. Topping music charts around the world, Jenny saw many positive reactions to the track from critics, who compared the song to the likes of Destiny’s Child. The music video featured future husband Cris Judd along with some booty shakin’ that left younger MTV viewers drooling with astonishment.

#5: “Jenny from the Block” feat. Jadakiss and Styles
This is Me…Then (2002)


The lead single from J-Lo’s third album addressed her humble roots, while highlighting her blossoming romance with then-boyfriend Ben Affleck. Just as the old school sampling had fans poppin’ and lockin,’ the singer’s increasing fame had paparazzi snapping away with every opportunity. Lyrically, Jennifer Lopez confronted the haters of her pop culture persona, while the music video collaboration once again with Francis Lawrence showcased her most famous asset. Although “Bennifer” didn’t survive, “Jenny from the Block” will always remain a classic J-Lo jam.

#4: "On the Floor” feat. Pitbull
Love? (2011)


This international hit become one of YouTube’s most watched videos and re-established Jennifer Lopez as one of the world’s most iconic pop stars. The electronic style and repetitive lyrics made “On the Floor” an instant nightclub smash with the international sensation known as Pitbull dropping the rhymes. Lopez released the song around the same time as her debut as a judge on “American Idol”, boosting her fan base and creating even more success for the already established star.

#3: "I’m Real (Murder Remix)” feat. Ja Rule
J to tha L–O! The Remixes (2001)


This J-Lo hit not only marked a change in sound from pop to hip hop, but it demonstrated how the Bronx native works with others. Even though Ja Rule provided support on the remix and music video, the true message of “I’m Real” was that no man would make or break J-Lo. Though the slow-tempo beat and lyrics of Ja Rule brought more attention to Lopez in the hip-hop world, the pop world hadn’t seen the end of J-Lo.

#2: “If You Had My Love”
On the 6 (1999)


Both the Internet and the name Jennifer Lopez were relatively new concepts for mainstream America in the late 90s, so J-Lo capitalized on these concepts with an innovative music video. The lyrics convey a woman unwilling to play any games, while the mid-tempo beat offers all listeners a chance to get down. “If You Had My Love” somehow managed to knock off Ricky Martin’s “Living La Vida Loca” from the charts, and propelled Jenny from the Block as the new Queen of Pop. Put this track in a time capsule.

Before we unveil our top pick, here are a few honorable mentions.

“Papi”
Love? (2011)

“I’m Into You” feat. Lil’ Wayne
Love? (2011)

"I’m Gonna Be Alright (Track Masters Remix)” feat. Nas
J to tha L-O! The Remixes (2002)

"Dance Again” feat. Pitbull
Dance Again… The Hits (2012)

“Live it Up” feat. Pitbull
Single (2013)

#1: “Waiting for Tonight”
On the 6 (1999)


As America transitioned into the new millennium, this sensual dance track announced Jennifer Lopez as the next pop superstar and a fashion icon. With contagious lyrics and a steamy tropical video directed by Francis Lawrence, J-Lo effectively bottled the energy of her film “Selena” and re-introduced herself to the world as a legitimate recording artist. While many were contemplating a Y2K disaster, Lopez transformed fear to excitement with this Billboard hit and ushered in a new musical era.

So, do you agree with our selections? What is your favorite Jennifer Lopez song? For more mind-blowing Top 10s published daily, be sure to subscribe to WatchMojo.com.
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