New York – Get ready to hear the soft voices of Kenny G and … The Weeknd.
The saxophone player will join the pop star in a live performance of his hit song “In Your Eyes” on Sunday at the 2020 American Music Awards. The Weeknd – Who Record Eight nominations And rapper Rudi Rich will do the most nominations – Save Your Tears.
The show will be broadcast live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, and will also include performances by Billie Eilish, Justin Bieber, BTS, Megan Thai Stallion, Shawn Mendes, Bad Bunny, Jennifer Lopez, Maluma, Dua Lipa, Katy Perry, and Baby Rexa with Doga Cat, Dan + Shay, Lewis Capaldi, Machine Gun Kelly, Lil Baby, Nelly and Bill Biff Dave.
Some shows have been pre-recorded due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The Weeknd and Ricch will be competing for the show’s Best Artist award, alongside Bieber, Taylor Swift and Post Malone.
Megan Thay Stallion, who on Friday released her highly anticipated debut album, received five nominations including Presentation of New Artist of the Year. Six artists earned four nominations each, including Bieber, Swift, Lady Gaga, Bad Bunny, DaBaby, and Doja Cat.
Oscar-nominated actor Taraji P. Henson will host the fan-voted show, and broadcast on ABC at 8 pm EST. Candidates are based on live broadcasts, album sales, digital sales, radio broadcasts, and social activity, and reflect the time period from September 27, 2019 through September 24, 2020.
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