news dropped that she was no longer performing at the music awards ceremony, the pop artist released an explanation days later.“We were planning this insanely amazing many-bodied intimate dance performance, not fully understanding the (very necessary!) safety protocols that are in place,” she wrote. “I can’t make something less than outstanding for you guys.”She addressed her fans’ concerns and assured them she’s “totally fine.”“There will be many more TV performances, don’t you worry,” Lorde promised.The announcement comes amidst a surge of COVID-19 cases in Los Angeles County.
As of Sept. 9, there are 2,218 new cases, 49 new deaths and 1,385 current hospitalizations in the county. MTV’s award show is slated for Sunday, Sept.