New York, NY (Top40 Charts)
dick clark productions and ABC announced today that legendary singer/songwriter Carole King
will present the coveted Artist of the Decade honor to Taylor Swift
at the "2019 American Music
The show, hosted by Ciara
and broadcasting live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, November 24 at 8:00 p.m. EST on ABC, will feature performances from Swift, as well as Christina
Aguilera & A Great Big World, Toni Braxton, Camila
Cabello, Billie Eilish, Green Day, Selena
Gomez, Jonas Brothers, Kesha feat. Big Freedia, Dua Lipa, Lizzo, Post Malone
Scott & Ozzy Osbourne, Thomas
Rhett and Shania Twain.
"I'm thrilled to have the opportunity to present Taylor with the Artist of the Decade honor," said King. "She is an extraordinary songwriter who has cultivated a unique and personal relationship with her audience. As a woman songwriter who also got into the music world at a young age, I know the kind of determination, struggle and single-minded perseverance it has taken for her to reach such heights."
Presenters at the "2019 American Music
Awards" include King, as well as Paula Abdul, Kelsea Ballerini, Tyra Banks, Chadwick Boseman, Kane Brown, Misty Copeland, Rivers Cuomo, Jamie Lee Curtis, Dan + Shay, Jenna Dewan, David
Dobrik, Michael Ealy, Maddie Hasson, Maya Hawke, Jameela Jamil, Jharrel Jerome, Taran Killam, Regina
Klum, Katherine Langford, Dan Levy, Megan Thee Stallion, Ben Platt, Billy Porter, Patrick Schwarzenegger, Cobie Smulders, Pete Wentz and Constance Wu.
The American Music
Awards is where the world's biggest artists and pop culture icons come together to honor idols, newcomers and record-breakers in the contemporary music scene. As the decade comes to a close, this year's show celebrates the past ten years with some of the best moments in music and live performances from the biggest names in the industry. From Pop and Rock, to Country, Hip Hop and beyond, it only happens here.
Awards nominees are based on key fan interactions as reflected on Billboard.com, including streaming, album and digital song sales, radio airplay, social activity and touring.
These measurements are tracked by Billboard and its data partners, including Nielsen Music
and Next Big Sound, and reflect the time period of September
28, 2018 through September
26, 2019. The American Music
Awards winners are voted entirely by fans.
The "2019 American Music
Awards" is sponsored by Dolby, T-Mobile and Wells Fargo.
The "2019 American Music
Awards" is produced by dick clark productions. Barry Adelman and Mark Bracco are Executive Producers. Larry Klein is Producer. For the latest American Music
Awards news, exclusive content and more, be sure to follow the AMAs on social and join the conversation by using the official hashtag for the show, #AMAs.