Charlie Puth and Meghan Trainor made out at the AMAs and it was pretty awkward

Charlie Puth and Meghan Trainor...who knew? Everything was going so well, too. The American Music Awards happened tonight, with music fans voting for their favorite music artists. There was nary an event. Presenters handed out awards; performers performed, people tweeted. It was a show screaming for something to happen, a talking point for the chatty patties and, of all people in the Microsoft Theater, Meghan Trainor and Charlie Puth came through with a strange, oddly moving, awkward, makeout session that went on for entirely too long.

And, from the beginning of the night, nothing indicated that Meghan Trainor was about to eat Charlie Puth’s face. Here’s both of them on the red carpet:

The two were set to perform “Like I’m Gonna Lose You” and their collaboration “Marvin Gaye.” Say what you will about the fact that Charlie Puth and Meghan Trainor have a song together called “Marvin Gaye,” but it’s a thing. You just have to deal with it. So the stage was ready, and Chloe Moretz and Nick Robinson introduced the duo:

Trainor entered the stage wearing an overcoat and did a respectable rendition of her song:

At least, that was probably the case. It seemed like the perfect opportunity to hit the bathroom, especially because Puth soon joined her on stage. Yep, right on cue:

Wait. What? No. But that happened. If you craned your neck slightly, you could hear thousands of people looking up from their phones to watch these two artists lip-locking on stage:

And it kept going:

And going:

Forever, ‘till the ash:

Thankfully, someone in the production booth finally felt weird and let viewers off the hook, and kept the show rolling. But the gif is now forever implanted in our brains:

Sources over at E! say that the kiss was rehearsed, but whatever the case, backstage Puth confirmed that Trainor was a “great kisser." So now we know.

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