Jennifer Lopez's 19 Best 'American Idol' Moments

by John Boone 4:15 PM PDT, April 05, 2016
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There are so many things we'll miss about American Idol, but at the top of our list is having Jennifer Lopez on our TVs every week.

The pop diva joined the singing competition during the 10th season and only sat out one season since then -- the infamous Mariah Carey-Nicki Minaj cycle. As the show comes to an end, we're looking back on J.Lo's 19 best Idol moments, from chic ensembles to emotional moments to epic performances.

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1. This blinged-out red number that might be the hottest thing J.Lo ever wore.

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2. How excited she got when Kanye West name-dropped her during his "audition."

3. Her performance of "Feel the Light" that was out of this world -- literally.

4. When she slow-danced with a contestant with Keith Urban playing guitar and Harry Connick, Jr. on piano.

5. This glittery gold mini that's only out-fierced by J.Lo's fiiiiiiiiiiierce pose.

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6. Every time she danced in her judge's chair.

7. And every single time she whipped her hair.

Because nobody whips their hair like Jennifer Lopez.

8. When she brought the house down with her performance of "I Luh Ya Papi."

9. This sexy little black dress that put all other little black dresses to shame.

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10. Only to turn around and also pull off this adorably school girlish frock.

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11. When she cried after making a homeless contestant's dream come true.

12. When she cried while a sweet little girl sang "Let It Go" from Frozen.

13. And her emotional reaction to a contestant's history of domestic violence.

14. When she acted out a soap opera scene with a contestant, dramatic slap and all.

15. The adorable faces she makes, best of all whenever she stuck her tongue out at whomever.

Guaranteed GIF-worthy, every time.

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16. When she coined the term "goosies." And used it over and over and over again.

17. Her flawless performance of "Live It Up" with Pitbull that was basically peak J.Lo.

18. This leather look that accents Jenny from the Block's best ass...ets.

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19. And whatever is happening here.

Viva la J.Lo! We'll miss American Idol and we'll miss you.

Now, find out why Lopez says she sometimes feels "chunky" in the video below.