On Friday, MTV announced that one of its considerable particular person performers at the upcoming VMAs will now no longer invent. A tweet posted to the authentic VMAs anecdote be taught:
“As a consequence of a exchange in manufacturing formula, Lorde can now no longer invent at this three hundred and sixty five days’s describe. We love Lorde and can now no longer await her to invent on the VMA stage at some point!”
It’s unclear what manufacturing formula modified, but Lorde’s video for the title tune of her new album, Solar Energy, is nominated for Most efficient Cinematography at the describe.
As a consequence of a exchange in manufacturing formula, Lorde can now no longer invent at this three hundred and sixty five days’s describe. We love Lorde and can now no longer await her to invent on the VMA stage at some point! 💛
— Video Song Awards (@vmas) September 3, 2021
It’s now no longer the first VMAs controversy for the considerable particular person. The last time she regarded on the describe, in 2017, Lorde performed her music “Homemade Dynamite,” but did no longer bid. As a exchange, she did an interpretive dance onstage whereas the music played in the background.
Viewers had been confused. Lorde later posted and explanation on Twitter (which has since been deleted).
“that that you can furthermore’t disclose in these photos but i maintain the flu so base i wished an IV #showgoeson #cutelilproppedupcorpse,” she wrote.
She later equipped more on the self-discipline, saying that “Individuals got, relish, so offended about me performing at the VMAs.” In situation of singing, “I merely danced. I merely danced!” she explained. “And I danced with elephantine f*cking joy.”
Afterward she says she realized why some of us disliked the performance. “I’m relish, ‘Oh. It’s because it’s so deepest seeing somebody skills such joy publicly.’”
Justin Bieber, Kacey Musgraves, Chlöe, Doja Cat, Shawn Mendes, Twenty One Pilots, Camila Cabello, Lil Nas X, Machine Gun Kelly and Olivia Rodrigo are aloof a lumber for the tournament, which is able to be hosted by Doja Cat. It airs from Barclays Center on Sunday, September 12 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on MTV.