11/23/2013 05:11 pm ET

Jennifer Lopez Will Honor Celia Cruz At AMAs

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Jennifer Lopez is a superstar in her own right, but come Sunday, she will have even bigger shoes to fill at the American Music Awards, when she pays tribute to musical legend Celia Cruz.

“I felt very honored and a little scared, I don’t think there is anything better for this year’s AMA,” Lopez told the Associated Press during a phone interview from the set of his next film “A Boy Next Door” in Los Angeles.

“I know that a lot of fans who will watch the show will know who she was, but we will also educate a lot of people reminding them of the impact she had in the music scene, not just in Latin American countries, but also in the United States.”

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