Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony reunited at the Latin GRAMMYs on Thursday, where the former couple shared a few sweet moments on stage.
After Anthony sang a few numbers by himself, Lopez joined him on stage at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas to perform a duet of the classic 1984 Spanish tune “Olvidame y Pega la Vuelta.” Considering that the two are currently working together on a Spanish-language album, this could be a glimpse at what fans might be able to expect off the upcoming release.
Throughout the duet, the audience were on their feet and cheering loudly. The friendly exes embraced after the song and held hands until the cacophony of applause died down.
After their duet, Lopez was tasked with presenting Anthony with the Latin Recording Academy’s Person of the Year award, and she had a few kind words about the celebrated singer.
“Marc is a living legend,” Lopez said, delivering her entire speech in Spanish. “He’s a pure artist, who shares classics with us that will last forever.”
During her speech, the excited crowd began to egg Lopez on to kiss her ex-husband, chanting “Beso” at the top of their lungs.
Smiling, Lopez continued her speech, sharing, “He will always be a lot of things to me. He’s my kindred spirit. My love.”
As she turned to congratulate Anthony, she planted a sweet kiss on his lips and the entire crowd went wild.
In his acceptance speech, the 48-year-old recording artist dedicated the award to the people who have meant the most to him, and who have inspired him to achieve success.
“I want to dedicate this award to my kids. You guys have sacrificed more than anyone to see Daddy standing here after 30 years. You guys are living this moment with me,” he shared. “I want to dedicate this award to everyone that said no to me, who said I would never make it, who told me it was impossible, I want to say, ‘This is for you.’”
Lopez and Anthony, who share 8-year-old twins Emme Maribel and Maximillian David, filed for divorce in 2012 after seven years of marriage. However, they’ve remained close friends in the years that followed.
Back in August, Anthony and his third wife, model Shannon de Lima, came out to support Lopez at her All I Have show at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. Check out the video below for a look at the amiable exes.
Reporting by Elisa Osegueda.