Cardi B isn’t any stranger to awards reveals, however on the 2021 American Music Awards later this month, she’ll be in a brand-new function: host.
On the most recent Billboard Pop Store Podcast, we speak about why the hip-hop famous person — who can also be a three-time nominee on the awards present — makes a lot sense as host. She’s had smaller roles in Hollywood tasks like Hustlers and F9, however in relation to emceeing, the one expertise Cardi has up to now is guest-hosting The Tonight Present Starring Jimmy Fallon and interviewing Bernie Sanders main as much as the 2020 presidential election. So will the infectious persona we see each time she goes reside on Instagram or provides an interview come by means of on the AMA stage? We’ll have to attend till Nov. 21 to seek out out.
Take heed to our full dialogue about Cardi’s internet hosting gig on the podcast beneath:
Additionally on the present, we’ve bought chart information on how Lana Del Rey and Elton John each notch their newest high 10 albums on the Billboard 200, how an outdated album from The Rolling Stones and a brand new album from Duran Duran each hit the highest 40 on the chart, and the way Adele’s “Simple on Me” holds agency at No. 1 on the Billboard Scorching 100, whereas Doja Cat lands her fourth high 10 with “Have to Know.” Plus, we’ve got information about Ed Sheeran being out of COVID quarantine and able to carry out on Saturday Night time Stay this weekend.
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