Security tight at J.Lo arrival


J.LO ARRIVES IN MANILA Jennifer Lopez, more popularly known as J.Lo, arrives at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Sunday evening for her Monday performance as part of her “Dance Again” world tour.  J.Lo’s  Manila’s concert was made possible by Vista Land, the country’s biggest home builder and the major sponsor of the event. PHOTO/ JASPER LUCENA

A chartered plane flew in pop star Jennifer Lopez to Manila past 7 p.m. Sunday night. The New York-born Latino dancer-actress-singer is performing Monday night at Mall of Asia (MOA) Arena, Pasay City.

Security was tight, with most members of Philippine media disallowed from covering Lopez’s arrival at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport.

After her Nov. 24 show at the Mercedes Benz Arena in Shanghai, Lopez’s Manila concert is the 42nd stop of a 55-city world tour, “Dance Again,” to promote her 2012 compilation album, “Dance Again…the Hits.”

The tour also marks the first time that Lopez is on the road as a solo artist; her two previous tours featured her performing back-to-back – with ex-husband Marc Anthony in 2007, and with Enrique Iglesias this year.

The most pricey tickets to Monday night’s show at the MOA Arena (almost P26,000 per VIP seat) have been sold by the block to major sponsors Vista Land, Zenea and PLDT Fibr.

The patron (reserved seat and standing), lower box and upper box section seats are likewise priced much more expensive than previous concerts that featured major acts. General admission at more than P2,500 per ticket is still quite steep for the average-income fan.

However, if the MOA Arena – which accommodates 10,000 people for concerts – is filled to capacity Monday night, it only means that Lopez’s diehard fans saved enough money to watch her perform live.

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  • Roberto G. Facun

    WOW!! Price is too pricey for this show. Only the rich can afford tickets for these price.

    • hustlergalore

      do you mean to say that ticket prices are not commensurate to her crappy music? LOL

  • charlie_oscar

    I liked JayLo’s movie about Salina..and the music from that…but not too much more as far as her music…I say it’s more Holiday Inn lounge act or local music festival…but not BIG league!

  • Koneksyon

    Welcome, JLo…….have fun….break a leg…..

  • DarkSideOfTheMoon2

    she can’t sing….

  • peach black

    parang has-been naman na siya. kaya nga naisipan nang mag-concert dito. pero no’ng kasikatan niya di mo yan makitang pahara-hara sa Asia. ANd yes boses pato naman. At may eded na. Nag-inarte pa. No media allowed. Para namang gano’n tayo ka-interesado sa kanya.

    • Pepe Mayagimat

      bobong bayot 

      • peach black

        gurang! ah ha ha ha!!!! ano’ng panama niya sa talent ng Maroon 5? Lola ka na kasi, eh hi hi hi

      • Pepe Mayagimat

        bayot nga. tangang bayot

      • peach black

        Grandma, it takes one to know one, you know? ah ha ha ha

  • ever green

    marunong bang kumanta talaga iyan??? oh well, break a leg….no,  break both legs…….

  • kuraratsa

    mas mahal pa sa general admission ni elton john hehe….di naman marinig ang boses. siguro puro backup singers ang kumakanta. mahuli nga baka lahat lang lipsynch hehe.

  • TinimbangNgunitKulang

    She’s nothing but a second rate trying hard wanna be singer but will never be one.

  • jason jaucian

    andami atang hindi nakakayanang bumili ng tickets kaya kung anu-anong basura ang pinagsasabi kay JLo dito. 

  • Juan Tamadachij

    From the comments I have read below , it seems we have likewise lost our famous hospitality in addition to other common sensibilities. Anyway:

    Welcome J. Lo. I hope you enjoy your brief stay. 

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