Tonight is the 2016 American Music Awards and the roster of performers is filled with A-list musicians across the board from Sting to Ariana Grande to Bruno Mars. Previously, Britney Spears was rumored to be performing with the recent release of her song “Slumber Party”. Get the rundown on what time the show airs, red carpet details, what channel to watch and more below.
DATE: November 20, 2016
SHOW TIME: 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT
E! RED CARPET TIME: 6 – 8 p.m. ET – E! Live From the Red Carpet special on E! Network.
TV CHANNEL: ABC – Check with your local TV provider (ie. Verizon FIOS, Optimum, etc.) for network channel. You can also use the ABC Channel Finder by clicking here.
HOSTS: Gigi Hadid and Jay Pharoah
PERFORMERS: Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj, Bruno Mars, Fifth Harmony, Sting, James Bay, The Weeknd, Green Day, John Legend, Lady Gaga, Shawn Mendes, Twenty One Pilots, Niall Horan, DJ Khaled, Rick Ross, Future, August Alsina, Maroon 5, Kendrick Lamar, The Chainsmokers, and Halsey.
PRESENTERS: Bebe Rexha, Ryan Seacrest, Hailee Steinfeld, Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Nina Dobrev, Ciara, Matt Bomer, Heidi Klum, Zoe Saldana, Karlie Kloss, Steven Yeun, Robert Downey, Teyana Taylor, Idina Menzel, Julianne Hough, Blake Jenner, Gigi Gorgeous, Erin Foster & Sara Foster, Florida Georgia Line, Ansel Elgort, Rebecca Romijn, Mark Cuban, Jenny McCarthy, Olivia Munn, Chrissy Teigen, Rachel Platten, Bella Thorne, and Keke Palmer.
AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS MERIT AWARD RECIPIENT: Sting
LOCATION: Microsoft Theater, Los Angeles, California