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On November 20, Megan Thee Stallion announced on Twitter that due to a personal matter , she would not be able to attend the upcoming American Music Awards ( AMAs ) as scheduled. The American rapper wrote, “Hotties I was so excited to go to the AMAs and perform with BTS , but due to Megan Thee Stallion , who featured on a special remix of BTS ’s “Butter” released in August, was originally set to perform the song together with BTS at the award ceremony on November 21. Meanwhile, BTS and Coldplay are still scheduled to perform their collab single “ My Universe ” together for the first time on

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Megan Thee Stallion's debut performance of "Butter" will not be happening this weekend.

a woman wearing a dress: © Paras Griffin/Getty "I'm so sad!" Megan Thee Stallion wrote on Twitter as she pulled out of her performance with BTS at Sunday's 2021 American Music Awards

The upcoming college grad, 26, has pulled out of her planned appearance with BTS for the televised world premiere performance of their nominated collab at Sunday's 2021 American Music Awards, announcing the last-minute cancellation Saturday on Twitter.

"Hotties I was so excited to go to the @AMAs and perform with @BTS_official, but due to an unexpected personal matter, I can no longer attend," Megan wrote. "I'm so sad! I really can't wait to hit the stage with my guys and perform #BTS_Butter real soon!"

Megan Thee Stallion Pulls Out of AMAs Due to 'Unexpected Personal Matter'

  Megan Thee Stallion Pulls Out of AMAs Due to 'Unexpected Personal Matter' The rapper was set to make her world premiere performance of the 'Butter' remix with BTS.The "Hot Girl Summer" rapper took to Twitter on Saturday explain why she could no longer attend the AMAs slated for Sunday from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Megan said she was "so excited" to perform alongside BTS for their world premiere performance of "Butter" remix, but it'll have to wait.

Megan Thee Stallion claims that her label, 1501 Certified Entertainment and CEO Carl Crawford, barred her from debuting the "Butter" remix with K-Pop group BTS . “Such irreparable injury to her personal goodwill and the silencing of her artistic expression in music cannot be compensated in the way of monetary damages,” the document added. But late on Tuesday, a judge ruled in Megan ’s favor regarding the lawsuit and she has been cleared to release the remix this week, Billboard reported.

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The AMAs shared the news to their Twitter profile, writing: "We will miss you, @theestallion!"

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They later confirmed that BTS will still perform twice at the awards show after it was previously announced they will take the stage with Coldplay for the their chart-topping collaboration "My Universe." The K-pop group is nominated for three awards, including artist of the year and favorite pop song for "Butter."

Megan, who is also nominated for three awards, dropped her remix of the BTS song in August after a judge blocked her record label 1501 Certified Entertainment from preventing the release.

Hosted by Cardi B, Sunday's AMAs will feature performances by Olivia Rodrigo, Bad Bunny with Tainy and Juliete Venegas, Carrie Underwood and Jason Aldean, Kane Brown, New Edition, New Kids on the Block, Diplo, Måneskin, Mickey Guyton, Tyler, the Creator, Walker Hayes, and Zoe Wees.

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Rodrigo leads the pack with seven nominations while The Weeknd follows with six. Bad Bunny, Doja Cat, and Giveon each have five nods.

The AMAs will air live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday at 8 p.m. ET/ 5 p.m. PT on ABC, streaming the next day on Hulu.

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