“Live It Up” is a song recorded by singer Jennifer Lopez for her upcoming eighth studio album. It features guest vocals from Cuban rapper Pitbull. The song was written by Alex Papaconstantinou, Björn Djupström, Viktor Svensson, Pitbull, Achraf Janussi and Bilal “The Chef” Hajji and RedOne, who also produced the song. “Live It Up” marks the third collaboration between Lopez and Pitbull on one of her lead singles, following “On the Floor“ (2011) and “Dance Again“ (2012), which both achieved commercial success. Lyrically, “Live It Up” features Lopez singing inspirational lyrics about living it up over a dance-pop and Euro-pop electro beat.
The song received generally positive reviews from music critics, with several critics predicting that it could be the summer hit of 2013. Lopez performed the song live for the first time on the season 12 finale of American Idol on May 16, 2013. The following day, the song’s music video was released. Set in France, it features Lopez in the middle of chaotic fashion show in contrast to the care-free environment of the beach. Watch JLO’s new music video featuring Pitbull down below after » Read more..