UPDATE 11/18/2020: The American Music Awards announced the final batch of performers for this year’s show. Bebe Rexha and Doja Cat will perform a special collaboration, while Dan + Shay, Lewis Capaldi and Machine Gun Kelly have also been added to the lineup.
UPDATE 11/17/2020: Justin Bieber has been added to the 2020 American Music Awards lineup. The pop star will perform a special multi-song set that will include his latest tracks, “Holy” and “Lonely,” and feature special guest Benny Blanco and other surprises. The show will also feature a collaboration between the Weeknd and Kenny G.
UPDATE 11/13/2020: Katy Perry is the latest addition to the lineup for the 2020 American Music Awards, scheduled to perform “Only Love” from her new album Smile with Darius Rucker.
UPDATE 11/12/2020: Jennifer Lopez, Maluma, and Billie Eilish have been added to the performance lineup for the 2020 American Music Awards. Lopez and Maluma will perform together with their first ever live performance of “Pa’ Ti” and “Lonely,” while Eilish will deliver her world premiere performance of “Therefore I Am.”
Dick Clark Productions and ABC have announced the performance lineup for this year’s American Music Awards, airing live on Sunday, November 22nd at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT on ABC.
Bad Bunny, Lil Baby, Megan Thee Stallion, and Shawn Mendes will join previously announced artists BTS and Dua Lipa in delivering exclusive world premiere performances at the 2020 ceremony. Bad Bunny will be performing alongside rising reggaeton star Jhay Cortez, while Megan Thee Stallion will premiere a new song on the AMAs stage. Lil Baby will be performing his hit single “Emotionally Scarred” live for the first time ever.
The American Music Awards, the largest popular-vote awards show, will broadcast live from the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles. This year’s ceremony will not include a live audience due to Covid-19 safety measures.
American Music Award 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 September 27th, 2019, through September 24th, 2020. The American Music Awards winners are voted entirely by fans. Voting is now open for all AMA categories and fans can access the official voting ballot for the AMAs directly by visiting TheAMAs.com/Vote.