Chris Brown – AMAs Canceled Michael Jackson Tribute Performance

Chris Brown – AMAs Canceled Michael Jackson Tribute Performance

Chris Brown is shaking his head after announcing that the American Music Awards canceled his scheduled Michael Jackson tribute performance a day before the event.

Chris Brown hopped on his Instagram page on Friday (Nov. 18) and shared rehearsal footage of his tribute to Michael Jackson in celebration of the 40th anniversary of the late singer’s 1982 iconic album Thriller. In the caption, CB wrote, “U Serious?”

In the comment section, Brown revealed that the AMAs canceled his MJ tribute performance that was scheduled for the awards ceremony on Sunday night (Nov. 20). “WOULDVE been the ama performance but they canceled me for reasons unknown [man shoulder shrug emoji],” he typed.

Chris Brown claims the American Music Awards canceled his Michael Jackson tribute performance.


So far, the AMAs have not responded to Chris Brown’s claims.

XXL has reached out to reps at Dick Clark Productions, which produces the American Music Awards, for comment.

In the aforementioned video, Brown is performing his latest hit single “Under the Influence” before he segues into a dance medley featuring MJ’s Thriller hits “Beat It,” “Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’,” “Billie Jean” and “Thriller.”

Upon hearing the news that the AMAs canceled Breezy’s MJ tribute performance, fans went on social media to voice their disproval of their decision.

“That’s fucked up the AMAs canceled Chris brown performance,” tweeted comedian Lil Duval. “He ain’t did nothing wrong publicly lately that y’all can say is the reason.”

Another fan commented,

Watch Chris Brown’s Rehearsal Footage of his Michael Jackson Thriller Tribute Performance Below

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