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Watch Normani Perform “Motivation” at the 2019 VMAs

NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: Normani performs onstage during the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/VMN19/Getty Images for MTV)

Following in the footsteps of former groupmate Camila Cabello, fellow ex-Fifth Harmony member Normani performed at the MTV Video Music Awards on August 26. The breakout solo artist, who has released only a handful of singles since her departure from the group, performed her recent song “Motivation” for tonight’s awards ceremony.

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Normani’s single “Waves” was nominated for Best R&B Song. The song is up against standout singles from Childish Gambino (“Feels Like Summer”), Anderson .Paak (“Make It Better” featuring Smokey Robinson), Alicia Keys (“Raise a Man”), Ella Mai (“Trip”), and H.E.R. (“Could’ve Been” featuring Bryson Tiller”).