Brown appeared to throw shade at the show's low ratings after the cancellation.
American Music Awards Producers Address Canceled Chris Brown Michael Jackson Tribute By Devin /11.22.2022 The producers of the American Music Awards are speaking out after Chris Browns performance at Sundays show was canceled. The R&B superstar was slated to take the stage in honor of the 40th anniversary of Michael Jacksons Thriller, but Chris claims that the AMAs scrapped his performance for unknown reasons. He shared video of rehearsals where he opened with Under the Influence, followed by a medley of MJ hits including Beat It, Wanna Be Startin Somethin, Billie Jean, and Thriller. U SERIOUS? he captioned the clip before revealing that the performance was for the AMAs. WOULDVE been the ama performance but they cancelled me for reasons unknown. On Monday, the producers behind the show, Dick Clark Productions, released a statement addressing the cancelation. Live shows change all the time, its the nature of this business; unfortunately, this element of the AMAs didnt come together as we couldnt align on the performance, to no fault of Chris Brown, a spokesperson for DCP