Cardi B hosted the American Music Awards last night on ABC. In addition to a wild red carpet outfit, Cardi was also on hosting duty for the show. Her crazy pre-show look and the job she did moving the show along received a generally positive reaction from fans.

During the show, Cardi B was flooded with support from fans of the Korean boy band BTS, who react any time anybody mentions their favorite group’s name. Their fans got so excited every time she mentioned their name that the rapper had to tell the crowd to calm down. The BTS army are known to be a powerful force on social media.

“THE WAY CARDI B GOT EXCITED SAYING BTS’ NAME YES GURL”

“This award show is basically BTS winning awards, celebs taking selfies with them and cardi b telling the predominantly ARMY crowd to calm down”

“CARDI B TOTALLY SCREAM OUT FANGIRLING FOR BTS”

“cardi said bts got money because they’re performing twice HSJSJHSJS help she’s a mood.”

BTS took home several prizes at the ceremony. The South Korean band took home Artist of the Year, the ultimate prize at the AMAs. They also won Favorite Pop Duo or Group, and Favorite Pop Song for “Butter.” Cardi B won Favorite Hip-Hop Song for “Up.”

Michael Perry

Michael Perry is a new contributor for Ringside News and Thirsty for News. Michael has an M.A. in Communication Technology from Point Park University in his hometown of Pittsburgh, PA.

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