Justin Bieber and Shawn Mendes opened the 2020 American Music Awards on Sunday with the world premiere efficiency of their new track, amongst different jams.
Bieber received issues began with the identical tremendous unhappy songs he is been acting on TV for the previous few weeks (“Lonely” and “Holy”) earlier than being joined by a long-locked Mendes for the TV debut of “Monster.”
Watch footage of the efficiency beneath, which we’ll replace with official video if/when it turns into accessible:
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Though Mendes wasn’t nominated for any American Music Awards this yr, Bieber entered Sunday’s ceremony with 4 nominations: Artist of the Year, Collaboration of the Year (for “10,000 Hours” with Dan + Shay), Favorite Male Pop/Rock Artist, and Favorite Country Song (for “10,000 Hours”).
Bieber has a protracted, profitable historical past with the AMAs. Debuting in 2010, he took house Artist of the Year, New Artist of the Year, Favorite Male Pop/Rock Artist and Favorite Pop/Rock Album (for My World 2.0). He went on to win Artist of the Year, Favorite Male Pop/Rock Artist, Favorite Pop/Rock Album (for Believe) in 2012; Collaboration of the Year (for “Where Are U Now” with Jack U) in 2015; Favorite Male Pop/Rock Artist, Favorite Pop/Rock Album (for Purpose), Favorite Pop/Rock Song (for “Love Yourself”), and Video of the Year (for “Sorry”) in 2016; Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Song (for “I’m the One” with DJ Khaled, Quavo, Chance the Rapper and Lil Wayne), Collaboration of the Year (for each “I’m the One” and “Despacito” with Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee), and Favorite Pop/Rock Song (“Despacito”) in 2017.
Mendes, in the meantime, has taken house three American Music Awards throughout his profession: Favorite Adult Contemporary Artist in 2017 and 2018, and Collaboration of the Year (for “Senorita” with Camila Cabello) in 2019.
Taraji P. Henson is internet hosting the 2020 AMAs from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, and Bieber and Mendes aren’t the one huge names on the ticket. This yr’s ceremony additionally consists of performances by Bad Bunny and Jhay Cortez, Bebe Rexha and Doja Cat, Bell Biv DeVoe, Billie Eilish, BTS, Dan + Shay, Dua Lipa, Jennifer Lopez and Maluma, Katy Perry, Lewis Capaldi, Lil Baby, Machine Gun Kelly, Megan Thee Stallion, Nelly, and The Weeknd and Kenny G.
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