Jennifer Lopez breaks down in tears as she talks about the death Luigi Massi

Jennifer Lopez will be wearing Versace to this year's Met Gala in NYC.

The World Of Dance star broke the news as she took to her " frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen channel over the weekend.

The , 49, was sharing a tribute to Versace master tailor Luigi Massi who passed away earlier this month at the age of 56. Shedding tears in the video, the Dance Again singer confessed he was working on her 2019 Met Gala dress. 

Her choice: Jennifer Lopez will be wearing Versace to this year's Met Gala in NYC. The World Of Dance star broke the news as she took to her YouTube channel over the weekend. She teared up when she talked about one of the Versace designers dying

Her choice: Jennifer Lopez will be wearing Versace to this year's Met Gala in NYC. The World Of Dance star broke the news as she took to her YouTube channel over the weekend. She teared up when she talked about one of the Versace designers dying

Sad news: The beauty, 49, was sharing a tribute to Versace master tailor Luigi Massi who passed away earlier this month at the age of 56. Shedding tears in the video, the Dance Again singer confessed he was working on her 2019 Met Gala dress; seen with Donatella in 2014

Sad news: The , 49, was sharing a tribute to Versace master tailor Luigi Massi who passed away earlier this month at the age of 56. Shedding tears in the video, the Dance Again singer confessed he was working on her 2019 Met Gala dress; seen with Donatella in 2014 

'He passed away in the middle of making my MET Ball gown and I was one of the first people that they called cause we had such an amazing time creating looks for me and they know how much I loved him and how much fun we had,' she shared. 

Jennifer added that he only spoke Italian and even though she couldn't speak the language, they always understood each other. 

Luigi has been the mastermind behind many of Jennifer's iconic Versace for the past 20 years.  

Heartbreaking: 'He passed away in the middle of making my MET Ball gown and I was one of the first people that they called cause we had such an amazing time creating looks for me and they know how much I loved him and how much fun we had,' she shared

Heartbreaking: 'He passed away in the middle of making my MET Ball gown and I was one of the first people that they called cause we had such an amazing time creating looks for me and they know how much I loved him and how much fun we had,' she shared

He was a friend: Jennifer added that he only spoke Italian and even though she couldn't speak the language, they always understood each other. Luigi has been the mastermind behind many of Jennifer's iconic Versace dresses for the past 20 years

He was a friend: Jennifer added that he only spoke Italian and even though she couldn't speak the language, they always understood each other. Luigi has been the mastermind behind many of Jennifer's iconic Versace for the past 20 years

Man behind it all: Luigi has been the mastermind behind many of Jennifer's iconic Versace dresses for the past 20 years. The last time she wore Versace to the Met Gala was in 2015 (pictured)

Man behind it all: Luigi has been the mastermind behind many of Jennifer's iconic Versace for the past 20 years. The last time she wore Versace to the Met Gala was in 2015 (pictured)

The 2019 MET Gala will be held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City on May 6, with the theme - Camp: Notes On

The last time she wore Versace to the Met Gala was in 2015.

In 2018 J-Lo wore Balmain and in 2017 she modeled Valentino.     

Also in her video she told the

read more from dailymail.....

Get the latest news delivered to your inbox

Follow us on social media networks

NEXT Emily Ratajkowski highlights her trim figure and toned legs in a mini skirt in ...