Jennifer Lopez is an American actress, singer, and dancer born on July 24, 1969. Popularly known as J-Lo, she is one of the greatest pop and dance recording artists. She used to be a dancer for Fly Girl In Living Color until she decided to pursue acting in 1993. Luckily she landed a leading role in a musical drama film called Selena, and in 1997 she starred in Anaconda horror film and Out of Sight comedy film. With her popularity, she successfully crossed over to the music industry with her first debut studio album, On The 6, in 1999. After releasing the album, J-Lo, she became the first woman to have the number one movie and album in the same week. Jennifer Lopez has subsequently released numerous albums and is seen as an influential Latin triple-treater entertainer. Jennifer Lopez is a powerful celebrity globally, and Forbes ranked her as the 38th most powerful woman in the world. Here is our ranking of the top ten Jennifer Lopez songs.
10. Am Into You
The song features Lil Wayne, who adds an extra element to this song with his deep voice. “Am Into You” is the third track from Jennifer Lopez’s seventh studio album, Love, released on April 29, 2011. Taio Cruz and Lil Wayne wrote the song and Mikkel S. Eriksen and Tor Erik Hermansen produced it. In the song, Jennifer Lopez expresses her feeling of love and attraction towards his lover. The song has nice lyrics that are catchy. The song received positive reviews and emerged number one in Greece and Lebanon Charts and 41 on the US Billboard Hot 100.
9. Aint Your Mama
“Ain’t Your Mama” is a song that empowers women not to accept a partner who needs care. It symbolizes the second wave of the feminist movement. It is a pop song that has a tempo of dancehall, reggae, and Latin music. Epic Records released the song in April 2016 and became a hit in some European countries for over four years. This single was awarded Diamond Certification in Poland and France.
8. Let’s Get Loud
“Let’s Get Loud” was released on Jennifer Lopez’s debut studio album On The 6 in 1999. Gloria Estefan wrote the song and gave it to Jennifer Lopez, who gave it a new spin. The song was a hit, peaking number one in Hungary and reaching the top ten in five European countries. It is an upbeat song and has always been a favorite making Jennifer Lopez land a second-consecutive nomination for the Grammy Awards for the Best Dance Recording.
7. I’m Real
Jennifer Lopez did a remix on “I’m Real,” a track originally from her second studio album, with Ja Rule. The two songs use the same title, but they are different songs. The remix received positive reviews and became a success. It remained at the top of the Hot 100 Airplay Chart and Billboard Hot 100 for five weeks.
6. Dance Again
“Dance Again” is a terrific dance song. It features Pitbull, who adds a ton to the track. The song was her first most significant hit from the album Dance Again..the Hits. She released this song in 2012 after going through a divorce from her husband, Marc Anthony. She expresses herself surviving a rough divorce and wanting to dance and fall in love again. After its release, it topped the US Billboard Dance Club Songs Chart and Billboard Global Dance Track chart.
5. Jenny From The Block
Epic Records released the song in September 2002 as the lead single from her third studio album, This Is me..Then. It features Jadakiss and Styles, both members of the LOX. This single is old-school hip-hop and R&B song that Jennifer Lopez uses to convey that she is still a simple girl from the block and that money and success haven’t changed her. The song became number three on the US Billboard Hot 100
4. Waiting For Tonight
This song is another hit from her debut album, On The 6. Jennifer recorded her version of this song after the original recorder Christensen’s girl group 3rd party disbanded the group. The song is brilliant and has been used severally as a celebratory anthem for the dawn of the new millennium. This hit became Jennifer Lopez’s first song to emerge top of the US Billboard Hot Dance Club Songs and also became number one on European radio. It is still a great club tune to date.
3. On The Floor
“On The Floor” is one of the standout tracks from the album, On The Floor. It is the highest-charting song on billboards to date, having more than 30 national charts. It was a worldwide hit that was full of energy. Island Records released the song in February 2011 as the lead single from her seventh studio album, Love. It features American rapper, Pitbull. The song was a success as the Recording Industry Association of America awarded it triple platinum certification. The music video has over 1.3 billion views, and the song became one of the biggest hits of the year 2011.
2. If You Had My Love.
“If You Had My Love” has to be one of Jennifer’s best-selling singles, selling over 1.2 million units in the US alone. It was a commercial success, and it generated instant attention giving her a smooth transiting to the music industry. It is the lead single from her debut single album, On The 6, released in May 1999. The single became number one on the US Billboard Hot 100 for five weeks and earned Jennifer Lopez four MTV video music awards.
1. Love Don’t Cost A Thing
“Love Don’t Cost A Thing” has to be on top of the list because it gave Jennifer Lopez mainstream attention. Epic Records released the song in November 2000 as the lead single in her second studio album J.Lo. In this song, Jennifer Lopez expresses frustration toward her materialistic lover Sean Combs. This song provoked Sean, and they broke up shortly after the release of the song. The song was a success, and it charted on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart for 21 weeks and emerged number 3 in February 2001. The music video was brilliant, and it received two nominations at the MTV Video Music Award.