During the performance, host Taraji P. Henson was filmed dancing in the front row multiple times. The trio released Three Stripes, their first new album in 16 years, in 2017. Microsoft may earn an Affiliate Commission if you purchase something through recommended links in this article. The trio of Ricky Bell, Michael Bivins, and Ronnie DeVoe sang their two most enduring hits, “Do Me!” and “Poison,” at Los Angeles’ Microsoft Theater on Sunday. (I Thought It Was Me? When you look at people that are 60 and 50 and all the way down to two- and three-year-olds singing our song and dancing and trying to do that breakdown, it’s just an amazing achievement for us.”. )” from Poison. Want more Rolling Stone? AMAs 2020: Watch Bell Biv DeVoe Perform “Poison”. Thirty years of generational success. The Making of the Video for Bell Biv DeVoe's. New jack swing legends also deliver “Do Me!” during first AMA performance in nearly 30 years. Show full articles without "Continue Reading" button for {0} hours. Watch it all go down below. "Poison" was the first single taken from Bell Biv DeVoe's debut album of the same name. Bell Biv Devoe performed on a stage that looked straight out of MTV’s Nineties heyday, with school lockers and Lakers jerseys decorating the backdrop as they crooned through their iconic singles. In 2017, Bell Biv DeVoe released their album Three Stripes, BBD’s first collection of new music since 2001. We want to hear from you! Sign up for our newsletter. Ronnie DeVoe, Michael Bivins, and Ricky Bell of Bell Biv DeVoe perform onstage for the 2020 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 22, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. © Copyright 2020 Rolling Stone, LLC, a subsidiary of Penske Business Media, LLC. Jared Polis tests positive for COVID-19, AOC's Among Us stream on Twitch nets $200K for coronavirus relief. This song, in the style of new jack swing, a late-1980s/early-1990s hybrid of R&B, hip hop and swing, was the group's most successful. https://twitter.com/opinion8dmecom/status/1330705058774835204, Like us on Facebook to see similar stories, Colorado Gov. Ricky Bell, Michael Bivins, and Ronnie DeVoe made their AMAs stage debut in 1991, when they performed their hit single “B.B.D. The song's swing sample is similar to "Taking U Out" by Rockwell Noel & The Poet. Send us a tip using our anonymous form. Bell Biv DeVoe performed their hits “Do Me” and “Poison” from their classic 1990 album Poison at the American Music Awards 2020 this evening (November 22). American Music Awards, American Music Awards 2020, Bell Biv DeVoe, Hip-Hop. The three-time AMA-winning group last took the American Music Awards stage in 1991, where the trio performed “B.B.D. "Poison" is the debut single by the American vocal group Bell Biv DeVoe. R&B greats Bell Biv Devoe commemorated the 30th anniversary of their classic Poison album at the 2020 American Music Awards this Sunday (Nov. 22) with performances of … Bell Biv DeVoe performed their hits “Do Me” and “Poison” from their classic 1990 album Poison at the American Music Awards 2020 this evening (November 22). Ronnie DeVoe, Michael Bivins, and Ricky Bell of Bell Biv DeVoe perform onstage for the 2020 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 22, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. (I Thought It Was Me)?”, Not Bell Biv DeVoe showing us they still got it 3 whole decades later #AMAS pic.twitter.com/sCuPrceN8Y, — é’ ᴮ (@_bvrzdalyricist) November 23, 2020, The trio said of their return to the AMAs: “It’s a living room moment during Thanksgiving…and I think the good thing is, the moms, the uncles, the dads, the older brothers and sisters, they get to reminisce on how they felt when they were in high school and college.”, BBD continued: “Thirty years of triumph. Heart Biopic Written and Directed by Carrie Brownstein in the Works, Attention-Starved Trump May Start 2024 Campaign During Biden’s Inauguration, Report Says, Watch Four Sheryl Crows Cover Tom Petty’s ‘You Don’t Know How It Feels’ on ‘Fallon’, How to Watch Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr. Online, Sore Loser Trump Snaps at Reporter for Doing His Job, Van Morrison, Eric Clapton Announce Anti-Lockdown Song ‘Stand and Deliver’, Frank Zappa Documentary Soundtrack Gathers Career Highlights, Unreleased Tracks. Read “The Making of the Video for Bell Biv DeVoe's Poison” over on the Pitch. In This Article: Nearly 30 years after Bell Biv Devoe first performed at the American Music Awards, the new jack swing legends returned to the AMAs to deliver a medley of their songs. The lyrics, written by Elliot Straite, describe the dangers of falling in love with a deceptive woman.