The Latin hunk reveals his sexy Back It Up collaborator has been sharing key pieces of advice to help widen his fan base as he continues to promote his first English-language album, Double Vision.

"Jennifer is just an icon," he told U.S. breakfast show Today on Thursday (08Oct15). "She's really been a great part in this English process for me. She even helped me out choosing the set list for the tour."

J.Lo also gave him a big ego boost when she encouraged him to show off his toned body on the road as he tours with Ariana Grande.

"She did tell me to take my shirt off!" he confessed. "I said, 'Jen, I don't know if I'm ready.' She said, 'Take your shirt off, let me see.' And she's like, 'You're ready!' OK then...!"