2011 – Jennifer Lopez: With the new season of “American Idol” premiering Wednesday, you’d think Jennifer Lopez would have enough on her plate. However, the singer/actress is working hard at a full-blown musical comeback as her brand-new single, “On the Floor,” featuring Pitbull, premiered early Tuesday morning (January 18) on Ryan Seacrest’s radio show.
In the track produced by RedOne, Lopez commands the dance floor over a techno beat, which incorporates a sample of Kaoma’s worldwide hit “Lambada.” “If you go hard, you gotta get on the floor/ If you’re a party freak, then step on the floor/ If you’re an animal, then tear up the floor/ Break a sweat on the floor/ Yeah, we work on the floor,” she sings.
Jenny fans got their early fix when the demo for the Pitbull-assisted tune hit the Internet on Friday. Later that day, Seacrest sent Lopez fans into a frenzy when he revealed he would debut the finalized version of the track this week. Lopez is expected to make a radio appearance with her “Idol” co-star on his radio show Wednesday. “Fun talking to you on the carpet last night … look forward to catching up Wednesday morning on air!!!” she tweeted.
J. Lo has been teasing fans about her collaboration with super-producer RedOne (Lady Gaga’s “Just Dance” and “Bad Romance”) via Twitter. “I see u @RedOne_Official! We’re making BIG things happen ‘On the Floor’ this new year!!!” she wrote last week.
Back in November, RedOne spoke to Blackbook magazine about his studio sessions with the singer, saying, “Musically, I’m trying to combine all the elements that [make] her who she is. We connected, and it was easy to work together. She’s in another headspace. She’s very positive and content. She knows what she wants to do.”
In addition to “On the Floor,” the entertainer’s viral clip for her buzz track “Good Hit” also surfaced online. In the minute-and-a-half clip, the Latin bombshell instructs her all-female class on the latest in “Advanced Fierceology/ Work It Out 101.”