2021 AMAs Add Carrie Underwood, Jason Aldean as Performers

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MRC Live & Alternative and ABC  announced the performers for this year’s new AMAs featured segments, “My Hometown.”

They will join the star-studded lineup for the 2021 American Music Awards, With Cardi B in her hosting debut, the AMAs will air live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, Nov. 21, at 8:00 p.m. EST/PST on ABC and streaming next day on Hulu.

2021 American Music Awards Nominees: Carrie Underwood, Gabby Barrett

This year’s new “My Hometown” segments will feature the towns, humble beginnings, influential individuals and mentors that helped shape today’s superstars, and will take fans for a walk down memory lane.

Carrie Underwood will join fellow 2021 nominee Jason Aldean for a special performance of their  hit duet “If I Didn’t Love You,” while showcasing their hometown influence and Southern roots.

Kane Brown will perform at Tennessee State University (TSU), a notable HBCU (Historically Black Colleges and Universities). Brown will give fans a look into his Tennessee and Georgia roots and personal musical journey as an artist, culminating in a performance of his hit “One Mississippi” at TSU.

The AMAs will be grounds for an epic “Battle of Boston” that will see the two iconic boy bands from Beantown, New Edition and New Kids on the Block sharing the stage for the very first time for a can’t-miss performance.

Two-time AMA winners New Edition will make a much-anticipated return having last performed at the AMAs in 1997, while this will mark the return of two-time AMA winners New Kids on the Block, who last performed on the show in 2010.

Underwood, Aldean, Brown, New Edition and New Kids on the Block join previously announced performers Bad Bunny, with the world premiere performance of “Lo Siento BB:/,” BTS with Megan Thee Stallion for the world television premiere performance of “Butter,” and Olivia Rodrigo for her AMAs performance debut.  

Voting for all awards is now open globally via TikTok. Fans can vote once per category per day by searching “AMAs” on TikTok.


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