Megan Thee Stallion announced that she will no longer perform at the American Music Awards. The award-winning rapper was going to share the stage with BTS to perform their hit track Butter.
Megan in her Twitter posted, “Hotties I was so excited to go to the @AMAs and perform with @BTS_official, but due to an unexpected personal matter, I can no longer attend,” adding two crying emojis. “I’m so sad! I really can’t wait to hit the stage with my guys and perform #BTS_Butter real soon!” The 26-year-old musician didn’t disclose any additional details.
E! News reached out to Megan’s reps, as well as the American Music Awards for comment, but they still didn’t get any response. The awards show shared a statement on their Twitter account regarding Megan’s Tweet “We will miss you, @theestallion!” with a red heart emoji.
Fans gave her their support to the “Body” rapper in the comments section, one of the followers wrote, “I hope everything is okay. Take care.”
“OMG NOOOO!!!” another person responded. “I’m so sorry Megan, we hope whatever is going on in your life gets sorted out as soon as possible, and that someday we’ll have a performance with you and @BTS_twt. Take care!!!.” Someone else added, “Oh no Megan, don’t worry, the important thing is that you are well, there will be another occasion where you can present yourself together with the boys and we will wait for them.”
The American Music Awards revealed that BTS will perform not only once, but twice in the award ceremony. The K-Pop group is nominated for three awards including Favourite Pop Song for “Butter,” Favourite Pop Duo or Group, and the prestigious Artist of the Year. Additionally, Megan was nominated for three awards. She is nominated for Favourite Female Hip-Hop Artist, Favourite Hip-Hop Album for Good news, and Favourite Trending Song for “Body.”
Others scheduled to perform at the award event are Bad Bunny, Olivia Rodrigo, who will make her debut at the show, Tyler, The Creator, Diplo, and many others. Cardi B will be there as a host. The 2021 American Music Awards will air live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, November 21, at 8 p.m. on ABC.