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Jennifer Lopez is about to make history as the first Latina ever to receive the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award for the 2018 MTV  Video Music Awards. Not only has she been delivering the most incredible music videos for the past 20 years, but she's also been attending the award show through the years serving some incredible looks. 

Jen's fashion choices tend to become not only iconic but also a gigantic part of pop culture. So much so that the green Versace dress that she wore to the Grammys in 2000 is the reason why we have Google images! The singer's looks have ranged from sexy to chic and some have also been super casual and down to earth. Remember the white pants and crop top with the bandana look? That whole outfit is engraved in our memories! Most recently, she wore a barely there sparkling silver gown in 2014 that was to die for. The cutoffs on the dress showed off how incredibly in shape she is--and she looked amazing. 

More from MamásLatinas: Here's why Jennifer Lopez deserves the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award

J.Lo first started attending the MTV show in 1998--when she wore quite the interesting outfit--and has been a part of it ever since. She has been transforming in front of our eyes, not only with her style but also as an entertainer. Now, her career as a singer and performer is about to be celebrated in front of millions of people in what will be a historic moment for not just her, but for all Latinos.

Jen will receive her award on Monday, August 20, and will no doubt leave everyone in awe when she shows up on the red carpet in what will definitely be a showstopping look. J.Lo will also be taking the stage so there's no doubt she will be doing various outfit changes throughout the night. While we cannot wait to see what she wears to the show, here's a look back at some of J.Lo's most unforgettable MTV Video Music Award looks through the years. 

This outfit she wore to the 1998 VMAs is, um, interesting. 1

Mark Wahlberg posted this throwback of them together on his Facebook in 2014 and captioned it: "#TBT with J-Lo at the '98 VMAs." Jen was dressed head to toe in a cream leather outfit and paired it with a matching cowboy hat. 

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J.Lo wore a high slit on the red carpet in 1999 alongside her then-beau, Diddy. 2

J.Lo wore a high slit on the red carpet in 1999 alongside her then-beau, Diddy.

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We love the glamour of that sparkling gold top paired with the edgy black leather skirt. 

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No one will ever forget this iconic look. 3

No one will ever forget this iconic look.

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Jen showed up to the VMAs in the year 2000 alongside her then-boyfriend P. Diddy. She was rocking an all white ensemble, with a crop top showing her abs and matching low-rise white jeans. She wore a white bandana on her head and the look has been recreated on Halloween every year since.

Jennifer Lopez protected herself from the Miami sun with a large hat. 4

Jennifer Lopez protected herself from the Miami sun with a large hat.

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It's no wonder her skin looks fantastic. Jen said one of her tricks for staying young was to stay out of the sun in her 20s and 30s and she did just that at the 2004 VMAs, which took place at the American Airlines Arena in Miami.

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This look from the 2006 definitely turned heads. 5

This look from the 2006 definitely turned heads.

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Jen sure shaved a lot of glam time by wearing a headscarf instead of getting her hair done. This was definitely a bold look, and of course, that beige dress fit her so well.

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She sure loves her floppy hats. 6

She sure loves her floppy hats.

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Jen walked the red carpet at the 2001 VMAs alongside her then-hubby Chris Judd. She wore an off-the-shoulder leopard print top and a matching tan hat, with thigh-high black boots.

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Her performance look that year was also on fire. 7

Her performance look that year was also on fire.

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J.Lo teamed up with Ja Rule and took the stage at the show in 2001 wearing a two-piece beige skirt and top outfit with a matching fedora. Of course her chiseled abs were on full display.

Check out that incredible performance. 8

She sang her hits "Love Don't Cost a Thing" and "I'm Real" and it was EPIC!

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She looked fierce in this tan dress while posing on the red carpet. 9

She looked fierce in this tan dress while posing on the red carpet.

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In 2009, back when she and Marc Anthony were still a happy couple, J.Lo showed up to the awards show in a more toned down look than we're used to from her.

This is the dress that reminds us all how timeless she is. 10

This is the dress that reminds us all how timeless she is.

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J.Lo showed up to the 2014 VMAs wearing a Charbel Zoe glittering silver dress with cutouts that showed her incredible figure. It makes no sense how good this woman looks, no matter what she wears!

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Jen look so classy at the 2002 VMAs. 11

Jen look so classy at the 2002 VMAs.

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Everything from the short, curly hair to the blazer and pencil skirt combo makes her look super sophisticated. 

J.Lo recently went down memory lane to take a look back at her past looks. 12

After it was announced that she would be the recepient for the Vanguard Award, Jenny appeared on TRL and discussed her favorite looks. 

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She said the white outfit was her favorite. 13

"I think the white jeans and the bandana," she said. "It's so right. I was really surprised that night that I won for 'I'm real.'" 

She's been hard at work preparing for her performance. 14

She opened up on the Today show about her performance and preparing to receive the award. Only time will tell the jawdropping outfits she will wear on the red carpet and on the big VMA stage!