Bad Bunny canceled AMA performance after positive COVID-19 test
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Musician Bad Bunny had to cancel his performance at the American Music Awards (AMAs) on Sunday after testing positive for COVID-19, according to multiple outlets.

Representatives for the Reggaeton star confirmed that he tested positive for the virus on Monday, one day after the AMAs, where he won favorite male Latin artist and favorite Latin album for “YHLQMDLG.” 

The musician, whose real name is Benito Martínez Ocasio has not had any significant symptoms from the virus yet, his representatives confirmed to multiple outlets. 


Bad Bunny was scheduled on Sunday to sing his hit “Dákiti” with Jhay Cortez. Although he did not perform, he presented the AMA for favorite Latin female artist remotely.

The artist also premiered his new Flamin’ Hot Crunchy Cheetos commercial during the awards show. Cheetos is set to donate $500,000 in collaboration with Bad Bunny’s Good Bunny Foundation to give back to the Hispanic community, CNN reported.

Earlier this year, the musician performed in the Super Bowl halftime show, won seven awards at the Billboard Latin Music Awards and appeared in a remote episode of "Saturday Night Live."