Jennifer Lopez scores Hero honor at Radio Disney Music Awards

Jennifer Lopez to receive Hero Award at the Radio Disney Music Awards on April 25.

Jennifer Lopez is often characterized as a diva. But for the Boys & Girls Club of America, she's a hero.

Lopez will receive the second annual Hero Award at the Radio Disney Music Awards in recognition of her work with the Boys & Girls Club of America. Lopez, who is a judge on "American Idol," is the organization's national spokesperson.

Two Radio Disney listeners, Sloan Peterson of Los Angeles and Maryah Sullivan of Orlando, Fla., will receive the Radio Disney Music Awards Heroes for Change Award in recognition of their efforts to make a difference in their communities.

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FOR THE RECORD

12:47 p.m.: An earlier version of this article stated that Jennifer Lopez would be presenting the Heroes for Change Awards. Singer/songwriter Rachel Platten will present those awards.

2:14 p.m.: An earlier version of this article stated that singer/songwriter Rachel Platten would present the Radio Disney Music Awards Heroes for Change Award. She will not.

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The awards show is to take place April 25 at L.A. Live's Nokia Theatre and be broadcast on the Disney Channel on April 26.

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