The 2018 American Music Awards occurred earlier this week, and whereas the present featured some large wins and a few memorable performances from the likes of Taylor Swift, Cardi B and Mariah Carey, there have been additionally some equally enormous moments on the pink carpet outdoors Los Angeles’ Microsoft Theater.
Billboard’s Chelsea Briggs was on the scene to talk with a few of music’s greatest stars, chatting about the whole lot from new music to dream collaborations and the whole lot in between. Here’s a take a look at a few of the night’s highlights:
Khalid Talks Working With Normani
Khalid opened up about working with Normani on their music “Love Lies,” telling Billboard that the music is genuine, and that the whole lot you hear within the music is the connection that he shares along with her.
“She’s so wonderful, she’s so lovely and she or he’s an incredible good friend,” he says of Normani, including that he hopes that they will collaborate on music once more sooner or later.
Dua Lipa Says She’s “Such a Believer in Love”
Dua Lipa spoke about her new Silk City collaboration “Electricity,” explaining that filming the music’s music video was a "huge turning level” for her confidence as a result of she simply needed to bop and carry out and didn’t care what folks would give it some thought.
She additionally chatted about her forthcoming album and the way her relationship has impressed it, amongst different issues. “Love is wonderful and I’m such a believer in love, and I really feel so fortunate to be cherished,” she says, additionally revealing what she considers to be the important thing to a profitable relationship.
Ella Mai Talks New Music & Lessons Learned From Bruno Mars
Ella Mai dishes on her new music “Easy,” calling it a stripped-down love music that’s in contrast to something she has beforehand launched. She additionally chats about touring with Bruno Mars and what she's discovered from being on the highway with him: Energy is essential.
“Always carry your A-game, your power,” she says. “It doesn’t matter how drained you’re. His present is unbelievable. You would by no means know that he’s drained. … He’s a fantastic individual, he’s so pleasant, so good and so humble.”
Ty Dolla $ign Calls Lauren Jauregui's Solo Album “Fire”
Chatting about his girlfriend’s debut solo document, Ty Dolla $ign calls Lauren Jauregui's document “fireplace,” noting that he’s “tremendous happy with her” for writing the entire lyrics and “actually entering into…she actually has ardour for the music. I’m excited to see what the folks assume.” He additionally talks about new music and dealing together with his “homegirl” Dinah Jane, Jauregui's Fifth Harmony bandmate.
NCT 127 Talk Dream Collaborations, Show Off Their Favorite Photo Poses
Not solely do the fellows of NCT 127 chat about their forthcoming document Regular-Irregular, however in addition they reveal they’d like to sooner or later collaborate with Ty Dolla $ign, Post Malone and Camila Cabello. Plus, they sing snippets of Cabello’s “Havana” and Bruno Mars and Cardi B’s “Finesse” they usually adorably showcase a few of their go-to red-carpet picture poses.
J Balvin on Working With Cardi B & His New Album With Bad Bunny
J Balvin informed Billboard that his collaborator Cardi B is “wonderful,” including that she is “such a personality. I believe she’s probably the most loopy and beautiful lady…she’s so actual.” He additionally spoke about his upcoming album with Bad Bunny that’s stated to be within the works, with the rumored title of Oasis. “That’s my brother. I like him,” Balvin says of Bad Bunny.
Camila Cabello Watched Kobe Bryant's Documentary for Inspiration
After taking residence 4 awards, Cabello spoke with Billboard about how she mentally prepares herself for awards reveals. “I used to be watching Kobe Bryant’s documentary,” she shares, “And he simply talks about how he retains the arduous instances or any battle or something like that on the prime of his head when he’s gonna do one thing actually essential, and I used to be simply excited about all of the arduous instances and the highway to attending to this second.”
Normani Teases New Collaborations with Sam Smith & Calvin Harris
Normani revealed that she has one thing within the works with Sam Smith, in addition to Calvin Harris. “We undoubtedly laid some vocals down, I’ll say that,” she says of working with Smith, whereas additionally teasing that she has a document with Harris dropping “within the subsequent few days.” She additionally spoke about what followers can count on from her new album and confessed, “I really feel prefer it’s the primary time that persons are getting a way of who I’m.”
You can watch all of those movies and browse way more content material from the AMAs right here.