The Weeknd: 2016 American Music Awards Performer

The Weeknd will be performing at the 2016 American Music Awards tonight, along with fan-favorites like Justin Bieber, Maroon 5 and Kendrick Lamar, Green Day, Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj, The Chainsmokers, Shawn Mendes, and many more. The show will be hosted by Gigi Hadid and comedian Jay Pharoah, and will kick off at 8pm ET. What other exciting events are set to occur? Sting will perform for the first time, and will receive the Award of Merit, and Drake is leading with a record-breaking 13 nominations. The Weeknd is a two-time AMA winner, and has three more nominations this year. Click through our gallery to learn more about The Weeknd and his AMAs performance. (Getty)