Jennifer Lopez was picked to honor the record label on its 69th anniversary as act to perform at the 2019 Grammy Awards in honor Motown Records has generated lots of lash back on social media.
Jennifer Lopez has never won a Grammy but was once nominated for two Grammys including Best Dance Recording in 2000 (“Waiting for Tonight”) and again in the same category in 2001 (“Let’s Get Loud”).
The label was home to some of the finest soul singers ever seen in the music industry e.g Michael Jackson, Dianna Ross, The temptations
The critics said,the singer is not fit for the role because she lacks the vocal range the artistes on the label are known for.
The critics also wonder why a Latina is picked to honor a black entertainment platform especially on Black History Month.
They said, she’s just a dancer who doesn’t have the kind of voice range most of the singers of the record label had.