J.Lo will once again embody Selena Quintanilla

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Jennifer Lopez Will Pay Tribute to Selena at the Billboard Latin Awards
Jennifer Lopez will be performing a musical tribute to Selena at the Billboard Latin Music Awards (which will air live on Telemundo) on April 30.

It's been 18 years since J.Lo first portrayed Selena in the 1997 biopic of the same name.

Via Billboard.com

"People like that don't come along every day," Lopez told Billboard, reflecting on the young singer's legacy on the 20th anniversary of her death. "There is never going to be another Selena. The grace with which she handled the business, the grace with which she handled her life, the humor. Her spirit of loving what she did. Her sense of family. That's the tragedy of everything that ­happened and why she left such an imprint -- because she was gone way too soon."


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HOLLYWOOD, CA - MARCH 23: Actress Jennifer Lopez, who plays Selena in the movie 'Selena,' performs in one of the scenes from the movie. 'Selena' is about the tejano singer who is murdered by her fan club president. (Photo credit: SCOTT DEL AMO/AFP/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - MARCH 23: Actress Jennifer Lopez, who plays Selena in the movie 'Selena,' performs with her band in one of the scenes from the movie. 'Selena' is about the tejano singer who is murdered by her fan club president. (Photo credit: RICCO TORRES/AFP/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 18: Actress Jennifer Lopez (R) and her husband Ojana Non (L) arrive for the 55th Annual Golden Globe Awards 18 January at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, CA. Lopez is nominated for a Best Actress award in the Comedy or Musical category for her role as Selena in the movie 'Selena'. (Photo credit: HAL GARB/AFP/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - OCTOBER 18: Cast members from left: Jon Seda, Becky Lee Meza, director-writer Gregory Nava, Jennifer Lopez and Constance Marie make funny faces for photographers at the world premiere of the film 'Selena' 13 March in Hollywood. Meza and Lopez star in the title role which documents the life of Latina singer Selena, who was mudered by her manager in 1995.  (Photo credit: VINCE BUCCI/AFP/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - OCTOBER 18: Actress Jennifer Lopez (L) waves to fans as she arrives with husband Ojani Noa for the world premiere of the film 'Selena' 13 March in Hollywood. Lopez stars in the title role in the movie about the superstar Latina singer, who was tragically murdered by her manager in 1995. (Photo credit: VINCE BUCCI/AFP/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, : Actress Jennifer Lopez (L) signs a poster for fans as she arrives for the world premiere of the film 'Selena' 13 March in Hollywood. Lopez stars in the title role about the life and death of superstar Latina singer Selena.(Photo credit:  Vince Bucci/AFP/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, UNITED STATES: Becky Lee Meza (L), 9, and Jennifer Lopez (R) stand during a press conference in Beverly Hills, 18 June. The duo are the stars of the upcoming Warner Brothers Studios movie about deceased Tejano singer Selena. Behind the actresses sit Selena's parents Marcella (L) and Abraham Quintanilla Jr. (R). (Photo credit: TIZIANA SORGE/AFP/Getty Images)
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