by Muthoni Kimani
November 25, 2020
It was history in the making night at the American Music Awards for rapper Cardi B.
She has become the first artist in history to win Favorite Song in the Rap/Hip Hop category at the AMAs twice. She first earned the award in 2018 with her hit single "Bodak Yellow," and returned to the AMAs stage to take home the prize again for her song 'WAP'with Megan Thee Stallion.
Unfortunately, she couldn't be at the show in Los Angeles virtually or in-person to accept the award, but on Twitter, Cardi shared her appreciation to fans who voted for her and Megan's track.
"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 have known all this was going down today I would have rescheduled my dentist appointment.Im so swollen."
She also attached an audio message to the tweet.
"I wish I would've known that I was going to get an AMAs or something, I wouldn't have went to the dentist and f---ed with my teeth," Cardi said with a laugh. "Now I'm all f---ing talking all crazy. But I just wanted to say thank you everybody. I love you so much."
Though she didn't make a formal speech this year, in 2018, Cardi thanked her daughter Kulture during her AMAs acceptable speech for 'Bodak Yellow.'
"I really want to thank my daughter. And not just because she's my daughter,When I was pregnant, I was so influenced to be, like, 'Yo, I got to do this, I got to show people wrong. I got to prove people wrong.' Because they said I wasn't going to make it after I had a baby."
Although Cardi was absent, her "WAP" partner Megan did. Megan was nominated for four additional awards and put on a show-stopping performance of her new song "Body" at the event.