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How to Watch the 2020 American Music Awards

The American Music Awards are back. Get ready to celebrate your favorite artists, their talents as well as some new and rising stars on Sunday, Nov. 22 at 8 p.m. ET. The big night will be filled with exciting performances, touching tributes and major fashion moments.

Keep reading below to find everything you need to know about how to watch the 2020 American Music Awards.

How to Watch the Award Show?

The 2020 AMAs will broadcast live on ABC on Sunday, Nov. 22 at 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. ET. You can stream the show through ABC.com/watch-live with a cable subscription. Fans also can view the show through Hulu Live TV and YouTube TV, both of which offer free trials for first-time users.

The show is produced by Dick Clark Productions.

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Who Is the Host?

Actress Taraji P. Henson will host the 2020 American Music Awards.

Actress Taraji P. Henson arrives on the Red carpet at 2016 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 20, 2016 in Los Angeles, California, United StatesPictured: Taraji P. HensonRef: SPL1398148 201116 NON-EXCLUSIVEPicture by: SplashNews.comSplash News and PicturesUSA: +1 310-525-5808London: +44 (0)20 8126 1009Berlin: +49 175 3764 166photodesk@splashnews.comWorld Rights
Actress Taraji P. Henson arrives on the Red carpet at 2016 American Music Awards.
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Of the gig, Henson shared: “The AMAs bring together the music community to celebrate what really drives all artists — the fans. I’m proud to take the stage as this year’s host — and also a fan — for what promises to be an electrifying night of music.”

Who Is Nominated?

The Weeknd and Roddy Ricch are in the lead this year as both artists have received eight nominations, including Artist of the Year.

Megan Thee Stallion is up for five awards, making her the most-nominated female artist this year. Her nods include, New Artist of the Year and Collaboration of the Year alongside Cardi B for their breakout track “WAP.”

LOS ANGELES, CA, USA - OCTOBER 09: Cardi B (Belcalis Marlenis Almanzar) wearing a Dolce and Gabbana dress (styled by Kollin Carter) arrives at the 2018 American Music Awards held at the Microsoft Theatre L.A. Live on October 9, 2018 in Los Angeles, California, United States. (Photo by Xavier Collin/Image Press Agency/Splash News)Pictured: Cardi B,Belcalis Marlenis AlmanzarRef: SPL5032422 091018 NON-EXCLUSIVEPicture by: Xavier Collin/Image Press Agency/Splash News / SplashNews.comSplash News and PicturesUSA: +1 310-525-5808London: +44 (0)20 8126 1009Berlin: +49 175 3764 166photodesk@splashnews.comWorld Rights
Cardi B on the red carpet at the 2018 American Music Awards.
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Bad Bunny, Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, Taylor Swift and first-time nominee DaBaby all earned four nominations.

First-timer Doja Cat also received four nominations, including Favorite Music Video for “Say So” and Favorite Female Artist — Soul/R&B.

Who Is Performing?

Popular ’90s group Bell Biv DeVoe will perform their mega hits “Poison” and “Do Me.” Nelly and singer-shoe designer Katy Perry, who recently welcomed her first child with fiancé Orlando Bloom, will also perform.

Celebrities arrive for the red carpet of the American Music Awards 2017 in Los Angeles, CA.Pictured: Shawn Mendes,Shawn MendesAlessia CaraAnsel ElgortCiaraNick JonasCorinne FoxxJamie FoxxDj KhaledfamilyNicole KidmanKeith UrbanJenna Dewan TatumRef: SPL1626959 191117 NON-EXCLUSIVEPicture by: SplashNews.comSplash News and PicturesUSA: +1 310-525-5808London: +44 (0)20 8126 1009Berlin: +49 175 3764 166photodesk@splashnews.comWorld Rights
Shawn Mendes at the 2017 American Music Awards.
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Other performers include: Bad Bunny, Jhay Cortez, BTS, Billie Eilish, Jennifer Lopez, Maluma, Lil Baby, Megan Thee Stallion and Shawn Mendes.

See the red carpet arrivals at the 2020 American Music Awards. 

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