- The three-hour special will feature musical performances and signature breathtaking moments uniting music fans across America on November 22 on ABC.
Music’s hottest night of the year, the 2020 American Music Awards returns to ABC on Sunday, November 22 at 8PM ET.
The three-hour special event will feature marquee musical performances and signature breathtaking moments uniting music fans across America, as announced today by ABC and dick clark productions. The awards ceremony intends to honor artists of all musical genres, alongside special awards for New Artist of the Year, Collaboration of the Year, Video of the Year, Favorite Song and Artist of the Year.
The AMAs have been telecasted from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles since 2007, however, at this moment no further details on how the show will be produced were given until a later date.
The American Music Awards hosted by Ciara in 2019 saw some historic milestones. Taylor Swift became the artist with the most AMA wins ever, surpassing any record held previously by Michael Jackson, whilst receiving the honor as the Artist of the Decade. The 2019 AMAs also delivered ABC’s biggest entertainment audience in Adults 18-19 on a Sunday night since the Oscars nine months earlier. K-Pop global phenomenon BTS and Khalid also won three wins each. Taylor Swift, Billie Eilish, Green Day, Jonas Brothers, Lizzo and many others shared some unforgettable performances on the show.
Nominees for the American Music Awards are based on key fan interactions as reflected in Billboard and on Billboard.com, including album and digital song sales, radio airplay, streaming, social activity and touring. These measurements are tracked by Billboard and its data partners, including Nielsen Music/MRC Data and Next Big Sound.
The producer and creator of the American Music Awards, dick clark productions, is owned by Valence Media, who owns Billboard.