The show tweeted out a friendly message regarding New-Zealand’s premier onion-ring critic absence;
Due to a change in production elements, Lorde can no longer perform at this year’s show. We love Lorde and cannot wait for her to perform on the VMA stage in the future! ?
— Video Music Awards (@vmas) September 3, 2021
The cryptic message of “a change in production elements” has left some guessing what this actually means.
AV Power guessed Covid as a possible reason for the stars absence.
Deadline pointed out that her 2017 VMA’s performance was replaced with a interpretive dance routine due to the star having flu.
The performance was set to feature performance’s from the No.1 album Solar Power.
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