The American Music Awards will broadcast live from The Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles tonight (Nov 22) airing on ABC at 8 pm ET/PT. We will be tracking all the winners here tonight.
Actor, writer and producer Taraji P. Henson will make her American Music Awards (AMAs) hosting debut, and will take the stage for an unforgettable opening number to usher in music’s hottest night of the year. Justin Bieber and Shawn Mendes will open the show.
Fans can expect world premiere performances and unique collaborations from music’s biggest artists of the year, including Billie Eilish (“Therefore I Am”), BTS (“Dynamite” and “Life Goes On”), Dua Lipa (“Levitating”), Jennifer Lopez and Maluma (“Pa’ Ti” and “Lonely”), Shawn Mendes (“Wonder” and “Monster” feat. Justin Bieber), Katy Perry (“Only Love” with Darius Rucker), Lil Baby (“Emotionally Scarred”), Megan Thee Stallion (“Body”), The Weeknd (“In Your Eyes” feat. Kenny G, and “Save Your Tears”).
Additional appearances by 24kGoldn with Iann Dior (“Mood”), Bad Bunny, Bebe Rexha Feat. Doja Cat (“Baby, I’m Jealous”), Bell Biv DeVoe (“Poison” and “Do Me”), Dan + Shay, Justin Bieber (“Holy” and “Lonely” with Benny Blanco), Lewis Capaldi (“Before You Go”), Machine Gun Kelly with Travis Barker, Nelly with Cedric The Entertainer (“Country Grammar,” “E.I.,” and “Ride Wit Me”).
Presenters include Anthony Anderson, Cara Delevingne, Christian Serratos, Ciara, David Dobrik, Derek Hough, G-Eazy, Kristin Cavallari, Laverne Cox, Megan Fox, Paris Hilton and Tayshia Adams.
Nominees are based on key fan interactions – as reflected on the Billboard charts – including streaming, album and digital song sales, radio airplay, and social activity. These measurements are tracked by Billboard and its data partners MRC Data and Next Big Sound, and reflect the time period of Sept. 27, 2019, through Sept. 24, 2020. The AMA winners are voted entirely by fans.