Cardi B is Performing Fiery Hit “I Like It” for the First Time Since Giving Birth at the 2018 AMAs

The 8-time nominee will be joined by Bad Bunny and J Balvin for the legendary hit.

Having a baby isn’t slowing Cardi B down by any means — she’s headed to the AMAs only THREE months after giving birth!

The multi-platinum rapper, singer and songwriter has been added to the star-studded list of performers for the 2018 American Music Awardsas she’ll be bringing her genre-bending, Latin-trap hit “I Like It” to the AMAs stage. Featuring appearances from Bad Bunny and J Balvin, the trio join previously announced performers benny blanco with Halsey and Khalid, Mariah Carey, Post Malone featuring Ty Dolla $ign, and Carrie Underwood

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“I Like It” earned Cardi B her second No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart (now totaling three No. 1s) – the most for a female rapper in the chart’s history. The song which also marks the first No. 1 for both Bad Bunny and J Balvin – landed the No. 3 spot on Billboard’s Pop Songs airplay chart, and went on to earn the No. 1 spots on the Dance/Mix Show Airplay, Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and Rhythmic Airplay charts.

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Cardi B ties for top-nominated AMA artist this year with a total of eight nominations, including New Artist of the Year presented by Capital One® Savor® Card and Favorite Artist – Rap/Hip-Hop, and this performance marks the first time on the AMAs stage for all three artists.

Hosted by Tracee Ellis Ross, the 2018 American Music Awards air LIVE from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Tuesday, October 9th @ 8PM ET/PT on ABC.

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Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.