How Cardi B Made History At The 2020 AMAs

In addition to serving up the first-ever live performance of her single "Body," Megan Thee Stallion accepted an award for Favorite Song in the Rap/Hip Hop category at the 2020 American Music Awards for her song "WAP" with Cardi B. However, Cardi didn't make an appearance onstage or via video chat. One viewer tweeted, "awww where's cardi to accept the award with megan!" The rapper addressed her absence by tweeting: "Thank you guys soooo much .Me and Meg really appreciate all the love from fans ,celebs everybody that supported the song .Also thanks for voting .Ugh if I would of known all this was going down today I would of rescheduled my dentist appointment (sic).Im so swollen."

Along with that tweet, Cardi shared an audio message, saying, "I wish I would've known that I was going to get an AMAs or something, I wouldn't have f**king went to the dentist and f**ked with my teeth." Even though she was upset to miss the show, Cardi gave love to her supporters, saying, "I just want to say thank you everybody. ... I love you guys so much." She didn't just win an award though. She actually made AMAs history when she and Megan Thee Stallion won that trophy.

Cardi B broke a record at the AMAs

According to E! News, Cardi B became the first artist in history to take home the trophy for Favorite Song in the Rap/Hip Hop category at the American Music Awards two times. In 2018, she won the award for her breakout single "Bodak Yellow." At the 2020 AMAs, Megan Thee Stallion accepted the trophy in her honor.

In addition for winning the prize in the Rap/Hip Hop category at the AMAs. Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion were nominated for the Collaboration of the Year award for their song "WAP." However, they lost to "10,000 Hours" by Dan + Shay with Justin Bieber, per Variety. Additionally, she was nominated for the Favorite Female Artist award, which went to Cardi B's feuding partner Nicki Minaj. Even though she didn't win every category she was nominated for, making history with the win that she did have surely more than makes up for those losses.