Jennifer Lopez Paid Tribute To Queen Of Salsa Celia Cruz And The Internet Felt Strongly About It

Most were proud to see JLo pay tribute to a legend — others not so much.

1. Jennifer Lopez paid tribute to salsa legend Celia Cruz with a high-energy medley at the American Music Awards hosted by Pitbull.

2. JLo had a lot to live up to in stepping into the beloved Cuban singer’s shoes.

9. “@jlo killed last night #AMA #Tribute to the great #CeliaCruz”

10. Others, not so much.

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17. A popular sentiment was that Lopez did a fine job, but it was a reminder that there was only one Celia Cruz.

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20. Like most contested pop culture debates, we’ll have to let Justin Timberlake decide this one.

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21. Nice job, JLo.

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