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Updated on Nov 29, 2019. Posted on Nov 25, 2019

12 Super Awkward Moments From The 2019 American Music Awards

Shawn and Camila...

Tonight was the American Music Awards and it did not disappoint. Performances from Taylor Swift, Lizzo, and all your favorite artists made it must-see TV. Still, there were a few awkward moments to appreciate throughout. Here are the ones that stuck out:

1. Selena Gomez sang a lot of her performance off-key — and people noticed:

selena singing selena actually “sang off key singing her in my chorus” chorus off key

2. Toni Braxton seemingly lip-synched:


3. Halsey gave a speech that confused people:


"OK, let me hold my brain. I grew up watching shows like this, and I would sit at home, wide-eyed, and watch artists in these beautiful gowns and handsome suits stroll up and hold up these awards, that were usually gold-plated and shiny and weighted, these metaphors, right? These trophies that were supposed to be some kind of validation for the soul-crushing and heartache-inducing work of bringing a song to life. I really believed that fairy tale. I believed these awards. But most of these awards really aren't what they seem. At all."

i’m confused is halsey using her award speech to shit on award shows lmao #AMAs2019

4. Billie Eilish won and the only artists who stood up were Taylor Swift and Halsey:

#📷 | Taylor and Halsey were the only artists who gave Billie Eilish a standing ovation during her first #AMAs win!

5. Jamie Lee Curtis stepped on Camila Cabello's dress:


6. The microphone was super low, which looked weird and made some artists hunch:


7. This was Ella Mai's face during Billie Eilish's performance:


8. Camila went in for the kiss — and then a hug — when she and Shawn won their award:

this was the most awkward thing i’ve ever seen camila was going to kiss him but he ignored her omg #AMAs

9. The camera caught Jenna Dewan saying, "She's always extra" about Camila.

10. Post Malone randomly said this at the end of his acceptance speech:


11. Carrie Underwood won an award, and then was randomly interrupted and told she won two. Like, give Carrie two separate award moments, people:


12. And lastly, Green Day teased that they were singing "Bad Blood," but literally sang like two words of it during their performance.



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