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11/18/20

Bebe Rexha, The Weeknd & More Set to Perform at 2020 AMAs

BEBE REXHA & DOJA CAT, DAN + SHAY, LEWIS CAPALDI, MACHINE GUN KELLY, & THE WEEKND SET TO PERFORM AT THE “2020 AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS”

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Los Angeles, CA (November 18, 2020) – dick clark productions and ABC today announced the final additions to its A-list lineup of performers for the “2020 American Music Awards” (AMAs), which include Bebe Rexha featuring Doja Cat, Dan + Shay, Lewis Capaldi, Machine Gun Kelly, and The Weeknd featuring Kenny G. Hosted by Taraji P. Henson, the show will broadcast live Sunday, Nov. 22 at 8 p.m. EST/ PST, on ABC.

  • 10x Platinum Diamond-certified, GRAMMY®-nominated singer Bebe Rexha will join multi-nominee Doja Cat for a funky and fierce performance making for another must-see collaboration on the AMA stage.
  • Three-time 2020 AMA nominee Dan + Shay will showcase their powerful vocals in their AMA performance debut.
  • GRAMMY® Award nominated, multi-platinum Scottish singer-songwriter Lewis Capaldi will make his first AMA appearance when he performs one of his chart-topping hits. He is up for three awards this year, including New Artist of the Year.
  • Machine Gun Kelly, fresh off his #1 album debut, will rock out the Microsoft Theatre for his very first American Music Awards performance.
  • Fans will be awestruck by The Weeknd, an RIAA Diamond certified artist and a top nominee this year with eight nominations, when he delivers his biggest and wildest performance to date – a rendition of “In Your Eyes” featuring Kenny G, and the world television premiere of “Save Your Tears.”

The 2020 AMAs stage will be filled with global superstars and performances spanning all music genres including Bad Bunny with Jhay Cortez, Bell Biv DeVoe, Billie Eilish, BTS, Dua Lipa, Jennifer Lopez and Maluma, Justin Bieber, Katy Perry, Lil Baby, Megan Thee Stallion, Nelly, and Shawn Mendes, making for a spectacular night of music. Performers and presenters will continue to be announced in the days leading up to the world’s largest fan-voted awards show, as the AMAs promises to give fans the entertainment thrill they’ve been waiting for all year.

The American Music Awards will broadcast live from The Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles and is seen in more than 200 countries and territories around the world. 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 American Music Awards winners are voted entirely by fans.

The “2020 American Music Awards” is produced by dick clark productions. Amy Thurlow, Barry Adelman, Mark Bracco and Linda Gierahn are executive producers. Larry Klein is producer. For the latest American Music Awards news, exclusive content and more, be sure to follow the AMAs on social (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and YouTube), online at theamas.com and ABC.com, and join the conversation by using the official hashtag for the show, #AMAs.

The “2020 American Music Awards” is sponsored by Cheetos, T-Mobile and Xfinity.

About ABC Entertainment
ABC Entertainment airs compelling programming across all day parts, including “Grey’s Anatomy,” the longest-running medical drama in prime-time television; riveting dramas “The Good Doctor,” “A Million Little Things” and “Station 19”; trailblazing comedy favorites “American Housewife,” “black-ish,” “The Conners,” “The Goldbergs” and “mixed-ish”; the popular “Summer Fun & Games” programming block, including “Celebrity Family Feud,” “Holey Moley,” “Match Game,” “Press Your Luck” and “To Tell the Truth”; star-making sensation “American Idol”; reality phenomenon “Shark Tank”; “The Bachelor” franchise; long-running hits “Dancing with the Stars” and “America’s Funniest Home Videos”; “General Hospital,” which has aired for more than 55 years on the network; and late-night talk show “Jimmy Kimmel Live!”; as well as two critically acclaimed, Emmy® Award-winning “Live in Front of a Studio Audience” specials.The network also boasts some of television’s most prestigious awards shows, including “The Oscars®,” “The CMA Awards” and the “American Music Awards.”

ABC programming can also be viewed on demand and on Hulu.

About dick clark productions
dick clark productions (dcp) is the world’s largest producer and proprietor of televised live event entertainment programming with the “Academy of Country Music Awards,” “American Music Awards,” “Billboard Music Awards,” “Golden Globe Awards,” “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest” and the “Streamy Awards.” dcp also owns one of the world’s most extensive and unique entertainment archive libraries with more than 60 years of award-winning shows, historic programs, specials, performances and legendary programming. dcp is part of MRC Live & Alternative, a division of diversified global entertainment company MRC. For additional information, visit www.mrcentertainment.com.

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