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Kelly Rowland Corrects the Audience at the AMAs: Chris Brown's Performance Was Cut Last Minute

The American Music Awards canceled Chris Brown's performance, which would have been a tribute to Michael Jackson. Chris reportedly wanted to pay homage to one of his favorite entertainers at the AMAs because this year is the 40th Anniversary of Michael Jackson's heavily celebrated album, Thriller.

Brown stated on Instagram that his performance was cut days before the show without any explanation. However, Chris won the Favorite Male R&B Artist Award, which Kelly Rowland accepted on his behalf, as he was absent from the awards. The crowd booed when Kelly received the award, and out of allegiance to Brown, she quickly shut down the audience by saying, "excuse me, chill out!"

Although there is no real explanation as to why the performance was cut, it's rumored the AMAs had a change of heart because of the child molestation allegations that followed Michael Jackson for part of his career and Chris Brown's legal troubles with domestic violence. Rowland, the former Destiny's Child singer, made a statement to TMZ regarding Chris Brown "We all come up short in some sort of way. And grace is real, and we're all humans. And everybody deserves grace. Period."

Chris shared his sentiments about the performance being cut on Instagram (see the post below):

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