Dua Lipa shocks fans as she does a ‘trust fall’ at the AMAs

That's quite a stunt!

Dua Lipa

by Anna Sky Hulton |
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Dua Lipa shocked fans during her recent performance at the American Music Awards (AMAs). The Number 1 selling artist performed her singles 'One Kiss' and 'Electricity' and midway through her set she did a trust fall from some steps above the stage, being caught by her dancers.

Whilst obviously it had been practiced several times, Dua Lipa surprised fans as many took to social media to express their shock. One fan tweeted, 'I’m sad you didn’t win New Artist of the Year but your performance was amazing and that trust fall..', with another saying, 'Wow wow wow @DUALIPA went in hard for that performance!! That fall made me yelp at my tv !!!!! 💘💘💘💘💘💘'.

Watch the moment Dua Lipa does a trust fall below: (1 min 53 secs)

Sadly Dua didn't take home any awards at the AMAs, however, big winners on the night included Taylor Swift and Camila Cabello who took home four awards each. Taylor took home Artist of the Year, Favourite Female Artist Pop/Rock, Favourite Album Pop/Rock for 'reputation' and Tour of the Year. Meanwhile, Camila took home Favourite Song Pop/Rock and Favourite Music Video, Collaboration of the Year, all for for 'Havana', and New Artist of the Year.

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Dua Lipa's lookbook: Swipe through to see how her style has changed through the years

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February 2016

Dua made her BRIT Awards debut in February 2016, wearing a floor-length, gothic black dress, four months after releasing her second single 'Be The One'.

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April 2016

Two months later, Dua rocked a co-ordinated two-piece with tassels to perform on Italian TV show Che Tempo Che Fa - giving off serious Pocahontas vibes.

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February 2017

Fast-forward to the BRITs 2017, and Dua has certainly smartened up her dress sense, wearing a Men In Black-inspired suit to the ceremony.

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June 2017

Dua chose a fancy top and tracksuit bottoms combo for an appearance on Good Morning America in June 2017, topping the look off with some VERY fashionable slanted sunglasses in the same month that her debut album, 'Dua Lipa' was released.

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July 2017

A month later, the 'Hotter Than Hell' singer put in an appearance on the red carpet at the premiere for Dunkirk last summer, wearing a slightly boho maxi dress and her long black slicked down behind her back.

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September 2017

Dua chose a very punk-chick look to perform at a music festival in Las Vegas in September 2017, a month before her appearance on Later... With Jools Holland.

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October 2017

Dua performed at KISS FM's Haunted House Party in London for Halloween 2017, choosing to dress up as Winona Ryder's Beetlejuice character, Lydia Deetz.

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February 2018

Dua took to the stage at the February 2018 BRIT Awards, first wearing a puffy pink dress for the red carpet, before changing into a Beatles-inspired outfit to perform her smash hit, 'New Rules'.

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May 2018

Three months later, Dua wore a beautiful silk playsuit to perform at the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, once again performing 'New Rules' for the audience and debuting her brand new chopped hair.

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June 2018

Another US performance saw Dua don a patchwork playsuit for the occasion, sporting her new bob after ditching her long locks.

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June 2018

Another US performance in June saw Dua wearing yet another playsuit - this time, she went for a bronze colour.

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July 2018

The 'Blow Your Mind' singer sported a very intriguing playsuit for an appearance on US talk show, The Late Night with Stephen Colbert.

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August 2018

She was back to her uniform cropped top with trousers combo to perform at the Lollapalooza festival in Chicago.

'One Kiss' was the mammoth hit single that Dua Lipa released with Calvin Harris earlier this year. It spent weeks at Number 1 and became one of the most popular songs this year. In May, Calvin tweeted his fans saying, 'One Kiss @DUALIPA is the biggest song in the world rn number 1 global iTunes, Apple Music & Spotify thank you so much !!!!!!' [sic]'

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The second song Dua performed at the AMAs was her current single, 'Electricity', which is another collaboration, with producers Mark Ronson and Diplo, known collectively as Silk City. In what has been a totally unstoppable year for Dua, 'Electricity' was another hugely successful song, with over 10 million views!

Dua took to Twitter to celebrate this latest achievement, having previously celebrated the 1 million mark, the day it was released. She tweeted four stills from the video saying, '10 MILLION VIEWS ON ELECTRICITY!! CRAZY LOVE FOR YOU GUYS ⚡️⚡️⚡️⚡️'.

The music video features Dua dancing around an empty, dark apartment, wearing a white top and red hot pants. As more and more friends arrive an impromptu party gets started! At the time of writing, the video has now had over 34 million views!

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