The 47-year-old On The Floor singer will headline the South African of the Year (SATY) Awards taking place on 25 November at the Ticketpro Dome. 
“It is an honour to secure an international artist like Jennifer Lopez for the SATY awards. Hosting Jennifer Lopez, one of the greatest international acts in the world, proves how we have become a draw card as a country”, ANN7 Editor in chief, Moegsien Williams, expressed in a statement.
As previously announced, R&B crooner Robin Thicke will also perform at the awards.
The awards will be hosted by Bonang Matheba.
Black Coffee, Chad le Clos, Somizi Mhlongo, Brian Molefe, Terry Pheto and Wayde van Niekerk have all received nominations