updated 11/21/2011 AT 11:10 AM ET
•originally published 11/21/2011 AT 12:00 PM ET
First she turned heads – and brought audience members packed in Los Angeles’s Nokia Theatre L.A. Live to their feet – as she shook and shimmied through a medley of her hits in her first of two performances.
Then she picked up honors for favorite artist in the Latin music category.
And there was someone special by her side to help celebrate the night: her rumored beau, L.A.-based dancer Casper Smart, who sealed Lopez’s big night with a kiss at her AMA after-party, held at Greystone Manor.