The "2017 American Music Awards®," World's Largest Fan-Based Awards Show, Broadcasts LIVE on ABC

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14 November 2017
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"2017 American Music Awards"
Sunday, November 19 at 8:00pm ET on ABC
          Golden Globe® award-winning actress Tracee Ellis Ross will host the 2017 American Music Awards®. dick clark productions and ABC have announced the many super stars to perform at this year’s celebration including Kelly Clarkson, Demi Lovato, Lady Gaga, P!NK, Slena Gomez, Nick Jonas, Shawn Mendes and BTS will perform. Music legend, Diana Ross, will take the stage for a rare performance and will be honored with the “American Music Award for Lifetime Achievement.” Christina Aguilera will pay tribute to Whitney Houston and music from The Bodyguard with a performance in honor of the film’s 25th anniversary, which falls on the same week as the awards ceremony.
          The 2017 American Music Awards is where music enthusiasts watch their favorite artists and pop culture icons come together to honor idols, newcomers and record-breakers in the contemporary music scene, will celebrate 45 years of music live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

           Nominations for the 2017 American Music Awards were announced last month. Bruno Mars leads with eight nominations, including Artist of the Year, Video of the Year, and Favorite Male Artist – Pop/Rock. The Chainsmokers, Drake, Kendrick Lamar, Ed Sheeran and The Weeknd tied with five nominations each, while Justin Bieber, Daddy Yankee and Luis Fonsi received four nominations each. Additionally, Keith Urban earned three nominations, and Rihanna and Halsey earned two nominations each. The Artist of the Year nominees are Bruno Mars, The Chainsmokers, Drake, Kendrick Lamar and Ed Sheeran.

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