The internet was abuzz earlier this year with what turned out to be a rumour that Bangkok might welcome Latina songstress Jennifer Lopez, or J Lo, who has been touring the world since the release of her first greatest hits album Dance Again... The Hits. As it turned out, however, the closest fans here have ever got to party with J Lo and her troupe of muscled dancers was in Singapore recently _ a good two-hour flight from Bangkok.
The fans were among 40 lucky winners of the True Move H campaign that entitled them to free tickets to her "Dance Again World Tour" concert last week at the Meadow Garden by the Bay in the island-nation.
Hours before the show rain poured down turning parts of the concert ground wet and muddy, prompting a good part of the audience to stay a safe distance from the stage. But once the show started, the mud, humidity and drizzle couldn't stop some 15,000 people who had braved the conditions to be there and have a good time. And at the end of it some women even left the arena walking barefoot, their high-heels in hand to prevent damaging them.
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