Megan Thee Stallion, Shawn Mendes and More to Perform at the 2020 American Music Awards

Ahead of the 2020 American Music Awards, more stars—including Shawn Mendes and Megan Thee Stallion—have been announced as performers. Scroll on for the show's newest musical additions.

By Samantha Schnurr Nov 10, 2020 3:30 PMTags
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It's almost time for the 2020 American Music Awards and, judging by some newly announced performers—it's going to be quite a show. 

Bad Bunny, Lil Baby, Megan Thee Stallion and Shawn Mendes will be delivering world premiere performances at the upcoming ceremony, dick clark productions and ABC announced on Tuesday, Nov. 10. In addition to the four hitmakers, BTS and Dua Lipa are also on the performance lineup this year, as was previously announced. 

As for what's in store from these music stars come the big night, Bad Bunny will be joining Jhay Cortez for a Latin music collaboration and Lil Baby will perform "Emotionally Scarred" live for the first time. Meanwhile, details of Megan Thee Stallion and Mendes' routines are even more limited. According to Tuesday's announcement, the "Savage" star will gives fans "an exhilarating performance of an unrevealed track in her AMAs debut" while the "Wonder" artist "will give fans the unexpected from the moment he takes the stage." 

Needless to say, fans are firmly on the edge of their seats. After all, they still haven't forgotten his steamy performance with Camila Cabello at last year's show.  

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In addition to being some of the most beloved performers in music, the newly announced group is also not lacking in nominations this year. Megan Thee Stallion is up for five first-time nominations, while Bad Bunny and Lil Baby are right behind her with four. Lipa and BTS are each also celebrating another two nods this year. 

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Meanwhile, after Ciara handled hosting duties in 2019Taraji P. Henson is taking over this time around. "I'm thrilled to announce that I'll be hosting the 2020 @AMAs!" she said in a Nov. 2 Instagram post. "It's going to be an electrifying night of music, so be sure to tune-in Sunday, November 22 at 8/7c on ABC! #amastnt WE GON HAVE SOME FUN!!!"

While the coronavirus pandemic continues, the awards will broadcast live from its usual spot: the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles. 

As for the rest, you'll just have to listen to Henson and tune in on Nov. 22.