But instead of performing, the 25-year-old rapper got us all good by opening the show with a prank seemingly involving her newborn baby. She is attempting to break a hush money agreement she signed that requires her to stay quiet about an affair she says she had with Trump.
"I think the party has yearned for a fighter - a fighter for good, if you will - for a significant period of time", Avenatti told the Des Moines Register. She even reunited with Ja Rule for that aforementioned collaboration.
Her boyfriend, Alex Rodriguez, looked stunned as Lopez launched into "Dinero".
Because every single one was so good - and we don't expect anything less from the superstar - we're breaking down all of her show-stopping ensembles from her red carpet arrival to the custom Versace pieces she shook her famous booty in. Cardi gave a special speech to accept the award, and the crowd went wild for her.
"I had the baby, I carried the baby and now I'm still winning awards", she said.
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She then waved to the group down the camera as they weren't at the awards.
But that wasn't her only trophy of the night.
There was one posthumous victor: Avicii, who died in April, won for best dance for "Lonely Together" alongside Rita Ora.