Jennifer Lopez gets emotional before accepting Michael Jackson Vanguard award at VMAs

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Neither Mars, Drake, Gambino, Beyonce nor Jay-Z attended the awards show in New York City, which featured performances by Ariana Grande - who won best pop video for "No Tears Left to Cry", - Nicki Minaj, Aerosmith, Shawn Mendes and Travis Scott.

Ja Rule emerged for "I'm Real" and "Ain't It Funny".

Previous recipients of the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award include Pink (2017), Rihanna (2016), Kanye West (2015), Beyonce (2014), Justin Timberlake (2013), Britney Spears (2011), U2 (2001), Janet Jackson (1990) and George Michael (1989) and, of course, Michael Jackson (1988). Joined by an army of gold-clad dancers, she ended with her latest single "Dinero", surrounded by an army of dancers.

But Lopez's speech was more stirring than her powerful performance: She was emotional as she thanked her children and beau Alex Rodriguez onstage at Radio City Music Hall in NY. [I'm] honored, it's just insane for me.

She also acknowledged her Alex Rodriguez. When people have said, 'You're doing too much, you can only do one thing, ' I always had it in my mind.

King Kohli reigns over England in third Test
The nearest England came to a breakthrough was when Jos Buttler dropped Pujara off James Anderson when the batsman was on 19. The Indian captain had looked untroubled, over an hour into the final session, when Adil Rashid tossed a leg-break wide.

NY rapper Cardi B, 25, made her first public appearance since giving birth to her first child in July. But the feisty "Bodak Yellow" singer failed to make good on her leading 10 nominations going into the show as fans spread their votes far and wide.

"I had the baby, I carried the baby and now I'm still winning awards", she said.

She also took the opportunity to praise the other women that were nominated. When Minaj accepted an award moments later, she looked to Haddish and said, "Don't be coming for Fifth Harmony because Normani is that (chick)".

There was a political moment when Logic was joined onstage by young immigrants wearing T-shirts that read, "We are all human beings", to protest the Trump administration's separation of migrant children from their parents after they illegally crossed the U.S. -Mexico border.

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