The 'Never Ever' singer refused to read out her ex-fiance, Future's name as she announced the nominees for the Best Rap Artist category on live television. CiCi started calling the names of Drake, then Fetty Wap before going uncomfortably silent on the next name - which Ludacris finally called out - Future! She however completed the list with Wiz Khalifa and ended with Silento.

READ: Wendy Williams slams Ciara for being Future's 4th baby mama

The rap star, who is the father of her son Future Jr. was engaged to the singer in October 2013, but she reportedly called off the engagemen in August the following year. But things have remained messy between the pair.

READ: Kelly Rowland gushes over Ciara, Russell Wilson at Paris Fashion Week

As we previously reported in March, Ciara filed a $15 million lawsuit against the rapper for libel and slander over several offensive tweets, as well as for allegedly using her image to sell more music. In July 2015, Future slammed Ciara and her new fiance Russell Wilson, claiming she arranged for the NFL star to be photographed pushing his son in a stroller.

"'At the end of the day, I’m not for the publicity stunts. Leave my son out of the publicity stunts, just leave him out of your relationship," Future said in a radio interview.

READ: Ciara blasts Future for rubbishing Russell Wilson's relationship with son

Ciara and Russell, who are practicing no-sex-before-marriage due to the Seattle Seahawks quarterback's Christian beliefs, got engaged in March, with the pop star proudly saying the beefcake athlete "brings me joy."

UPDATE: There are claims Ciara's lawsuit doesn't allowed her to call Future's name on television.