Watch J.Lo Dance Through Music Video History with Jimmy Fallon

September 11, 2019

Jimmy Fallon’s signature dance sketches are always a good time. But when he gets actual legit dancers to do them with him, they become something truly magical.

So when we heard that Jennifer Lopez—who a) is promoting the surprisingly dancy movie Hustlers, and b) started out as a backup dancer—would be stopping by “The Tonight Show” this week, we got excited. And hoo, boy: We were NOT disappointed.

Lopez and Fallon ended up breaking down the history of music video dancing, from the Hammer Time to the Macarena, “Single Ladies” to “In My Feelings.” They even worked in a pretty great Maddie-Ziegler-in-“Chandelier” impression, complete with bobbed blond wigs.

It’s three decades of music video fabulosity in four delightful minutes: