Beyonce, Jay Z make surprise ‘appearance’ at American Music Awards 2020

Beyonce, Jay Z make surprise ‘appearance’ at American Music Awards 2020

- Beyonce and Jay Z were among the few guests who made a "live" appearance at the American Music Awards 2020

- Cardboard cutouts of the singer and her husband were put in the front row of the auditorium as the show host, Taraji P, needed some company while presenting the awards

- The 2020 edition of the award was carried out differently as there was no live audience due to the coronavirus pandemic

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The 2020 edition of the American Music Award (AMA) was interestingly entertaining as Hollywood's favourite couple, Beyonce and Jay Z made a very special appearance at the show.

Movie star, Taraji P Henson, who was the host for the award show, did not want to be alone during the presentation so she had cardboard cutouts of the star couple placed in the front row of the auditorium.

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Taraji P Henson at the American Music Awards 2020
Taraji P Henson was the host of the award show. Photo credit: ABC
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Cutouts of country music legend, Dolly Parton and Fleetwood Mac singer Stevie Nicks were also seen sitting in the audience.

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According to Metro, the 2020 AMA was quite different as there was no live audience due to the coronavirus pandemic.

However, viewers enjoyed performances from the likes of Jennifer Lopez, Katy Perry, Megan Thee Stallion and Machine Gun Kelly who was introduced by his girlfriend Megan Fox.

Katy Perry also returned to the stage for the first time since giving birth to her daughter in August and performed her song Only Love from her latest album, Smile.

The American Music Awards which took place on Sunday, November 22, saw two singers Taylor Swift and The Weeknd becoming the biggest awardees of the night.

The Weeknd scooped three trophies in the soul/R&B category for favourite male artist, favourite album, and favourite song.

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The Earned It crooner, who was present at the ceremony, wore bandages that covered his entire face apart from his mouth. He dedicated his awards to late musician Prince, noting he had last accepted the award from the late musician.

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