The 2020 American Music Awards air tonight on ABC, hosted by Taraji P. Henson. Get the rundown on the presenters who will share her stage this yr.
AMAs 2020 Presenters
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, ABC has launched the names of 10 presenters for tonight’s American Music Awards. This is a notable lower from the 30 presenters introduced for final yr’s show.
E! News first reported Anthony Anderson, Ciara, Christian Serratos, David Dobrik, Kristin Cavallari, Laverne Cox and Cara Delevigne had been becoming a member of the beforehand introduced Derek Hough, Paris Hilton and Tayshia Adams.
Anderson, Hough and Adams all fall underneath the ABC umbrella, starring on Black-ish, Dancing With the Stars and The Bachelorette respectively. Bachelor Nation followers might concentrate on Adams’ flip as a presenter after she debuted a brand new look on Instagram forward of tonight’s ceremony.
Ciara will likely be returning to the AMAs stage after internet hosting final yr’s broadcast.
Presenters Have to Take Extra Safety Precautions Amid the Pandemic
The American Music Awards‘ presenters is not going to look out onto a star-studded viewers like in yr’s previous. Similar to different in-person award reveals filmed throughout the coronavirus pandemic, the AMAs is not going to have an viewers, however that isn’t the solely precaution being taken.
“We have rigorous COVID-19 security pointers and protocols in place – accredited by the unions and with steerage from L.A. County Department of Public Health – which are past what’s required,” a Dick Clark Productions’ spokesperson told Rolling Stone. Dick Clark Productions is the manufacturing firm behind this yr’s broadcast.
This protocol contains in depth testing prematurely and all through the manufacturing, the spokesperson elaborated. Additionally, everybody should put on facial coverings and keep social distancing, with the exceptions of talking or performing presenters and artists. The set has been disinfected each evening, between rehearsals and will likely be accomplished between each efficiency.
To additional the security measures, some performances will likely be distant, dancers will put on masks and performers on stage can have a quantity cap.
Additional Details About Tonight’s Show
Tonight’s broadcast of the American Music Awards is airing on ABC from 8-11 p.m. ET/PT and 7-10 p.m. CT.
Viewers may also watch the Dick Clark Production on the community’s app or web site, in addition to streaming providers providing reside TV. This contains YouTube TV, AT&T TV Now and Hulu with Live TV.
The Weeknd and Roddy Ricch lead the nominations, every with eight. Megan Thee Stallion, who is ready to unveil a premiere efficiency, leads the feminine artists with 5 nominations.
Two first-time nominees, DaBaby and Doja Cat, have tied with Bad Bunny, Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga and Taylor Swift for 4 nominations every.
Bad Bunny, Lil Baby and Shawn Mendes are additionally premiering new songs, whereas BTS and Dua Lipa are making their debut performances.
Additional performances will likely be from Bebe Rexha that includes Doja Cat, Dan + Shay, Lewis Capaldi, Machine Gun Kelly, The Weeknd that includes Kenny G, Bad Bunny with Jhay Cortex, Bell Biv DeVoe, Billie Eilish, Jennifer Lopez with Maluma, Katy Perry and Nelly.
Fans should tune in to ABC tonight to see who the followers voted to win.