Dhe year 2020 with the corona pandemic and presidential election Jennifer Lopez helped to concentrate on the essentials. “For me, people are the most important thing. To help one another, to love one another, to be good to one another, “said the singer and actress in her acceptance speech at the People’s Choice Awards. Lopez was honored as an icon 2020 at the audience award ceremony on Monday night in Santa Monica near Los Angeles.
The New Yorker with Puerto Rican roots was most recently in front of the camera for the stripper film “Hustlers”. The fifty-one-year-old received the gold trophy of the People’s Choice Awards for her unusually long time Career with highlights such as the film portrait “Selena” in 1997 and the appearance at the Super Bowl halftime show At the beginning of the year with titles like “Jenny from the Block” and “Get Right”.
More than a billion votes
Jennifer Lopez said in her speech that she would like her career to encourage many girls around the world. The true measure of their success is “to inspire girls of all ages and skin colors from all over the world, to know that you can do anything you want, (…) and to be proud of who you are , no matter where you come from. “
The actress Ellen Pompeo, known from “Grey’s Anatomy”, was voted Female TV Star of the Year at the awards – while “Grey’s Anatomy” also received the award for best series. The script tells of “love and tolerance”, said the 51-year-old Pompeo in her acceptance speech and called on viewers in view of the tension after the election in America to “care for one another”.
The action comedy “Bad Boys for Life” starring Will Smith and Martin Lawrence was voted Film of the Year. Received the award for the best talk show Ellen DeGeneres – a surprise, because the presenter had only caused a stir in the summer with a scandal. According to the American media, their employees complained of a poisoned work atmosphere and spoke of intimidation and racism behind the scenes. DeGeneres sent a letter to her team to apologize.
The People’s Choice Awards, presented this year by the American singer Demi Lovato, were presented in 44 categories. These are audience awards. According to the American broadcaster “E!”, Which broadcast the show, more than a billion votes had been received. Fans could submit 25 per category on the internet every day.