Ciara and Missy Elliott joined forces at the American Music Awards on Tuesday to perform a remix of the song "Level Up".
The duo showed their impressive dance moves during the collaboration, and there was even a special cameo! Elliott's "white, funky sister", Mary Halsey, who went viral during the summer after posting a video of her performing "Work It" online, was proud to see women perform from her seat.
It has been more than a decade since any of the artists has performed in the AMA. While Ciara, 32, has hosted the three previous shows, the "Ride" artist performed for the last time in 2005, when she appeared in "Like You" by Bow Wow. Elliott, 47, performed for the last time in 2003, with her hit song "Work It."
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"Level Up", which was released in July, is Ciara's first single from her next seventh album. The remix featured Elliott and Fatman Scoop.
Elliott has won two AMAs in the retired category, a favorite female hip-hop / rap artist. His fourth studio album, In construction, was nominated for his favorite rap / hip-hop album. The prize was finally 50 Cent Get rich or die in the attempt & # 39;. In 2005, Ciara received a nomination for the favorite soul / R & B artist, a nomination she repeated in 2013.
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In November of 2017, Elliott revealed on Twitter that he was at the hospital the night before he made his 2001 hit "Get Ur Freak On" during the 2015 Super Bowl.
In August, Bruno Mars announced that Ciara would join his 24K Magic tour along with Charlie Wilson, Ella Mai and Boys II Men after Cardi B withdrew due to her pregnancy.
Ciara welcomed her second daughter, her daughter Sienna Princess, in April 2017. Speaking with Cosmopolitan for her November issue, Ciera exercised three times a day after giving birth.
"It was like waking up in the morning, breastfeeding, eating a small meal, going to train, going back, breastfeeding, eating another meal, going to train, then returning, having another meal and then a third training session at night", shares "It was a good challenge, one that I set out to, not for anyone else, taking care of me makes me feel very good, and I also want to keep it sexy, you know."
The singer, who is married to Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, expressed her desire to become a self-made billionaire and said: "No dream is too big." I want to be a multimillionaire. I never thought it could not be because of the color of my skin, it could not be because of my gender. The more resources, the more you can do. "
The American Music Awards 2018 are broadcast live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Tuesday, October 9 at 8 p.m. ET